Filip Caranica

Composer and producer Filip Caranica develops music and sound within the audio visual formats of contemporary art. His work is concerned with forms of intensity and the embodiment of sound.

Works created in collaboration with artists have been shown at the Tate Modern London, M HKA Antwerp, Biennale de Lyon, Schaustelle der Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, the GAK Bremen and Mousonturm Frankfurt am Main.

His works for classical instruments have been performed by various ensembles at the Sophiensaele Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Tape Club Berlin, Merkin Concert Hall New York, and at the festivals ArtLinks Paris, Intersonanzen Potsdam and Klangwerkstatt Berlin.

Filip Caranica is the co-founder and artistic director of the concert series SCHWELBRAND - MUSIK ZWISCHEN RAUSCH UND UTOPIE. 


Selected Projects

· WEIGHTLESS TRAVELLER - Two Channel Video Sculpture
Basis, Frankfurt am Main, DE - 2016
Collaboration with artist Simon Speiser

· DIE INTERESSEN EINES ANDEREN - Multichannel Sound and Video Installation
Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main - DE, 2015
Collaboration with artist Ayla Pierrot Arendt

· SCHWELBRAND - Concert Series
Sophiensaele, Berlin, DE - 2014                                                               
Collaboration with composer Martin Grütter  

· G.H.O.S.T. - Piece for Ensemble, Drums and Electronics                              
Sophiensaele, Berlin, DE - 2014
Collaboration with Schwelbrand Orchestra

· DAS MUSEUM - Multichannel Sound Installation
Schaustelle, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, DE - 2013
Collaboration with artist David von Westphalen

· NO(I)SE - Multisensual Film
Crossing Europe Film Festival / OK-Lab, Linz, AT - 2013
Collaboration with artist Wolfgang Georgsdorf

· PRO PERSON - Piece for Solo Viola
Festival ArtLinks, Paris, FR - 2013
Collaboration with Ensemble Links

· KASKADEUR - Piece for Oboe, Cello and Keyboard
Intersonanzen, Music Festival, Potsdam, DE - 2012   
Collaboration with Ensemble Mosaik                                                                                     

· SCHWELBRAND - Concert Series
Tape Club, Berlin, DE - 2011                                                              
Collaboration with composer Martin Grütter  

TÄT, Berlin, DE - 2010 

· POPSHOW – Popmusique Concrète Instrumentale - Music Theatre
Heusteigtheater, Stuttgart, DE - 2009

· PUPPE - Piece for Ensemble
Merkin Concert Hall, New York, US - 2008
Collaboration with Argento Chamber Ensemble

· ON AIR – Three Channel Sound Installation
TÄT, Berlin, DE - 2008
Collaboration with artist Julio Herrera

Halle 6 - Galerie Christine Hölz, Düsseldorf, DE - 2006
Collaboration with artist Andrei Loginov

· TREIBGUT – Piece for Large Ensemble
Klangwerkstatt, Music festival,  Berlin, DE - 2005
Collaboration with Ensemble Experimente



· Diploma in Composition
Academy of Music Hanns Eisler, Berlin, DE - 2012
Arnulf Herrmann, Michael Beil and Stefan Winkler
· Electronic Music
Conservatory of Music CNSMDP, Paris, FR - 2011
Frédéric Durieux and Tom Mays


Prizes and Grants

· Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung - 2014
· Hanns Eisler Prize, Berlin, DE - 2009
· Hanns Eisler Prize, Berlin, DE - 2008
· Young Composition, Berlin Brandenburg, DE - 2004