Brandauer reads Bowie

live performance with Runar Magnusson and Klaus-Maria Brandauer

Pop superstar David Bowie visited the Gugging artists in person several times in 1994 in order to be inspired by their works and especially their independent way of working. With the impressions gained on site he, together with producer Brain Eno, went on to conceive the experimental album “1. Outside” (1995), and once again reinvented himself and surprised his fans and critics.


With the presentation of the texts by Klaus Maria Brandauer at the former place of encounter, the gallery gugging and curator Michael Martinek focus on the result of this artistic exchange and the timelessness of Bowie’s lyrics. The two sound artists Jana Irmert and Runar Magnusson frame Klaus Maria Brandauer’s reading with sound and gently take the listeners with their live generated electronic-experimental soundscapes into intermediate worlds inspired by Bowie texts.

Galerie gugging, Austria 2018

part of concert series gallery gugging special edition