Photos in full resolution (left to right, top to bottom): Photo #1 by Marijo Zupanov / Kamizdat archive, 2023. Photo #2 by Miha Godec / Cona Institute, Švicarija, 2022. Photo #3 by Carlos Yoder, KUD Mreža, FriForma+AV, Osmo/za, 2019. Photo #4 by Urška Boljkovac. Švicarija, MGLC, 2020. Photo #5, still from Kamizdat / video by Črt Trkman and Stella Ivšek. Camera by Adam Mulalić, 2020. Photo #6 by Sean McIntyre, 2021. Photo #7 by Aleš Hieng – Zergon, 2020. Photo #8 by Aleš Hieng – Zergon, 2020. Photo #9 by Robertina Šebjanič, 2020. Photo #10 by Sunčan Stone / Cona Institute, 2020. 

Short BIO

beepblip (Ida Hiršenfelder) is a sound artist and archivist. She makes immersive bleepy psychogeographical soundscapes with analogue electronics, DIY and modular synths, field recordings and computer manipulations. She is interested in bioacoustics, experimental music and sound spatialisation. She was a member of the Theremidi Orchestra (2011–2015) and is currently a member of the Jata C group for bioacoustics and sound ecologies (2018–) and the Clockwork Voltage community for modular synthesis. Her solo albums Noise for Strings, Vol. 1 (2019) and Noise for Strings, Vol. 2 (2020) were published by the Kamizdat label. She completed her Master of Sonology studies at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague (2023). Web: https://beepblip.org/

Communities

Jata C, a group for bioacoustics and sound ecologies (C Flock)
Clockwork Voltage, Modular synth community, Slovenia (EU)
ČIPke, Initiative for Women with the Sense for Science, Technology and Art
CENSE, Cross European Network for Sound Ecology

Longer BIO

beepblip [Ida Hiršenfelder] is a sound artist and archivist. She makes immersive bleepy psychogeographical soundscapes with analogue electronics, DIY and modular synths, field recordings and computer manipulations. She is interested in bioacoustics, experimental music and sound spatialisation. She was a member of the Theremidi Orchestra (2011–2015) DIY sound collective, performing in over 30 concerts at many international platforms for media art such as CT-SWaM & Eyebeam (New York), LiWoLi (Linz), Piksel (Bergen), Spektrum (Berlin), Share (New York), Radiona (Zagreb), Zagorje Noise Fest International (Trbovlje), Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova – U3 (Ljubljana), Artos (Nicosia), KSEVT (Vitanje), Kino Šiška (Ljubljana). She is a co-founder of ČIPke Initiative for Women with a Sense for Technology, Science and Art with artist Saša Spačal, with whom she also collaborated on the production of two sound installations and a sound album. She collaborates with media artist Robertina Šebjanič and sound artist Aleš Hieng – Zergon on a series of chemical sound installations Sound Disposition / Crystal Gardens and Time Displacement / Chemobrionic Garden. The latter was presented in many shows including Ars Electronica (2016) in The Radical Atoms and the Alchemists of Our Time and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in The Beauty of Early Life (2022) group exhibition. She is a member of Jata C band (with Brane Zorman, Boštjan Perovšek, Bojana Šaljič Podešva, OR poiesis) for bioacoustics in the production of Cona Institute (Steklenik – Gallery for Sound, Bioacoustics and Art), a member of CENSE Central European Network for Sonic Ecologies, and a member of the Clockwork Voltage community for modular synthesis. Her solo albums Noise for Strings, Vol. 1 (2019) and Noise for Strings, Vol. 2 (2020) were published by the Kamizdat label. She completed her Master of Sonology studies at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague (2023). Web: https://beepblip.org/

BIO: archivist

Ida Hiršenfelder (1977) was employed at the +MSUM Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (2014-2021) on projects related to digital archives: editor of Web Museum, a repository for contemporary audio-visual art, editor of Moderna galerija home page. She was a member of L’internationale Online editorial board and co-curator of the Glossary of Common Knowledge. She is an advisor for Nomad Dance Academy network contemporary dance archives from the former Yugoslavia region. Previously, she was an archivist of DIVA Station, Digital Video Art Archive at SCCA, Centre for Contemporary Arts-Ljubljana (2007-2013) containing over a thousand local artists’ video works. She co-created Art-area bi-weekly edition on contemporary art and was an editor of feminist monthly Sektor Ž at an alternative radio station Radio Študent (2006-2014). She worked as a correspondent and critic at Dnevnik Daily. Amongst other media, she published texts in Art Words Magazine (Ljubljana), Maska Magazine (Ljubljana), Digicult.it online magazine (Milano), FurtherField online magazine (London), Dialogi Magazine for Culture and Society (Maribor) and in exhibition catalogues. To this day, she writes on media art, and feminism in archives. She finished her BA studies in Sinology (2016) at the Faculty for Arts in Ljubljana and an MA in Sonology (2023) at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.

Link: Academia.edu