CURRENT & UPCOMING residencies 
NOVEMBER 2017 - SUMMER 2018
Architect, founding member of the architects' collective raumlaborberlin, whose work addresses city and urban renewal as a process, with a special attraction to difficult urban locations that need activation through citizens participation, opening up new perspectives for alternative usage patterns, collective ideals, urban diversity and difference. In the context of his residency, Mayer designs and leads a series of workshops for young architects, artists and designers, in order to build the physical and conceptual space of LABattoir - the brainchild and sustainability project of Artecitya by Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the Municipality of Thessaloniki. A series of workshops take place between November 2017 and Summer 2018.
Dr Evi Karathanasopoulou has worked as a radio producer and presenter in Greece and the United Kingdom. She studied classical music in Athens and then went to the United Kingdom to study Media Production and Radio. She gained a First Class (Hons) BA in Media Production: Television and Radio at the University of Sunderland and an MA in Radio at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She gained her PhD at the University of Sunderland, researching Radio Theory and issues around the Radio Voice and Intimacy. Her research work combines theory and practice. She is now a Lecturer in Audio Production at Bournemouth University, teaching on a range of media production and theory units, including interactive documentary production. She is currently involved in practice-based research, using Audio Production as a means to further research the intimate capacities of aural media. She is also producing work with an interdisciplinary focus on Audio Media, Sound Studies, Architecture and Education.
MORE INFO ON EVI'S RESIDENCY PROJECT COMING SOON.
Thomas Koch is a freelance sound engineer specialized in the use of immersive audio technologies, working on both the technical and artistic sides of audiovisual media. Alongside his research activities, he works with media artists to design and realize concepts for the use of modern audio reproduction technology in artistic projects. In 2010, he joined Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute's TiME Lab project to investigate new uses of 3D-Audio technologies in the context of immersive video environments. His work is mainly focused on reproduction formats like Wave Field Synthesis, multichannel 3D-Audio reproduction systems and binaural audio for VR and AR applications. Since 2013, he is teaching the class 'Raumkomposition' in the postgraduate (Master) program Sound Studies at the University of Arts, Berlin with an emphasis on balancing the use of innovative technology with integrity of artistic concept. Since 2016, he is also teaching 'Klang und Raum' at SRH Hochschule der populären Künste (hdpk). His practice-oriented Seminars introduces to the technological, creative and market potential of immersive media technologies.
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