Moritz Fehr (*1981, based in Berlin) works in sound, experimental film and photography.
His studies of Media Arts at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany and Tokyo National University of the Arts, Japan were followed by a practice-based Ph.D. in Fine Arts at Bauhaus University and Studio for Electroacoustic Composition (SeaM) at Franz-Liszt Academy, Weimar. He received scholarships from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Bauhaus Research School Weimar and the State of Thuringia, Germany. His projects have been presented at exhibitions, screenings and festivals around the world.

Current / Upcoming:

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
September 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Das Gesicht - Eine Spurensuche
An exhibition by the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
August 19, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Sound Scene X: Dissonance / DC Listening Lounge
Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
July 8, 2017

Continuous Drift: Balance
Public Sound Installation at Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin
New works by Peter Cusack, Moritz Fehr, Marco Fusinato, Jennie Guy, Christina Kubisch,
and Hans Rosenström. Curated by Sven Anderson
Launch: April 6th 2017

Hotspot Lagos (in collaboration with Willy Sengewald)
Goethe Institute Lagos, Nigeria
From April 1, 2017

Listen Hear: The Art of Sound
Philip Beesley, Moritz Fehr, David Grubbs, Elisa Hamilton, Ernst Karel, Lee Mingwei, Helen Mirra,
O & A, (Bruce Odland and Sam Auinger), Philippe Rahm, Teri Rueb and Su-Mei Tse
March 8 – September 5, 2017
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Selected projects:

Undertone (2017)
Site-specific ultrasonic sound installation

A sonic evocation of The Concert, by Vermeer, which was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. The fragmented sound of a contemporary rehearsal of the piece "Ombre de mon amant" by Michel Lambert appears from the empty frame that once held the painting.
Featuring musical recordings performed by the Four Nations Ensemble: Pascale Beaudin (Soprano), Andrew Appel (Harpsichord), Daniel Swenberg (Lute).

The installation is part of the exhibition Listen Hear: The Art of Sound.

Colosseum (2015)
Stereoscopic 3D film with ambisonics surround sound

A film about an abandoned gold- and copper mine that reenacts its spiraled appearance through the use of spatial images and sound.

Inversion (2014)
Site-specific immersive sound installation for 32 animal voices and a counter tenor
Tieranatomisches Theater Berlin, 2014

Voice: Johannes Reichert. Produced with support from the Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik and the Animal Voice Archive, Museum of Natural History, Berlin. Curated by Felix Sattler


Every word you say (2014)
Collaboration with artist Clemens von Wedemeyer
Kunstverein Braunschweig


Mojave (A person was here) (2013)
Stereoscopic 3D film with ambisonics surround sound

Experimental documentary on the technical landscape of the Mojave Desert.
On view at the Desert Research Station of the Center for Land Use Interpretation
November 2014 - September 2017

Immersive sound Installation for the Jerusalem Panorama Altoetting, Germany
Permanent since 2009
For 16 speakers installed in the panoramic space.

Effulgence of the North (2007)
Immersive surround sound installation for the Velaslavasay Panorama in Los Angeles.
Permanent since 2007

Vehicles, Tokyo (2007)
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