Christina Kubisch | Foto Frank Paul
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Christina Kubisch, born in Bremen in 1948, has studied painting, composition and electronic music in Hamburg, Graz, Zurich and Milan. Besides her work as a sound artist and performer she has produced numerous electroacoustic and instrumental compositions and audio works for radio. Kubisch belongs to the first generation of sound artists. She has artistically developed multiple techniques based on electromagnetic induction, solar energy and special lighting systems. Since 2003 she has started the series Electrical Walks, where the public can listen on special custom-made headphones to the hidden electromagnetic waves around us. She has been a professor for audiovisual arts in Berlin, Paris, Saarbrücken and Oxford. She is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin. Her installations, compositions and audio-visual works have been presented worldwide.