Antje Vowinckel is a Berlin based  composer, adio artist and musician. Her works can be heard on radio stations such as Deutschlandfunk, SWR, WDR, HR, BR; at festivals such as Ruhtrienale, Eclat-Festival Stuttgart or at  concert venues uch as ZKM Karlsruhe, Issue-Project Room New York, Sophiensäle Berlin.

For her compositions with O-Ton she developed the Methodes of Automatic Speaking and  Dialect-Karaoke .  Furthermore, she creates installations and performances in public spaces, which are aimed at a random and wider audience. The main focus of her work is in Germany, but her pieces are also presented internationally, e.g. her piece “Call me Yesterday” was broadcast and presented in 17 countries.
Broadcasts, performances and competition participations in: France, Switzerland,Austria, Italy, Croatia, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Portugal, USA, Canada, Australia. In addition, she occasionally works as a juror (Berlin Senate, HBK Braunschweig, inm-Berlin), curator, essayist and lecturer, among others at UDK Berlin, HFG Karlsruhe. She has received numerous international awards for her work, including the Prix Europa and the Karl Sczuka Prize (see below).

Studies: literature with minor subjects music (flute/piano) and sociology. Subsequently doctorate (Collages in radio play. The development of a radiophonic art) and radio traineeship at SWR Baden-Baden. 3 years as assistant director and one year as dramaturge. Further training at the Klangkunstbühne of the UDK-Berlin with Christina Kubisch, Ruedi Häusermann and George Aperghis.

awards, mentions

2021    Honorary mention, Phonurgia Nova/Paris
2020    nomination for Deutscher Musikautorenpreis
2018    special mention 60secondsradio competition, Canada for buttermilk
2014    balonbabel, category best sound composition, CMMAS Mexico, for The goal
2012    Honorary mention Prix Ars Electronica for Terra Prosodia
2011    ZKM-Award „Ferrari recouté“ for Ferrari entre
2007    Honorable mention, Phonurgia Nova for rochenununterbrochen
2005    Karl-Sczuka-Förderpreis for Call me yesterday
2005    Ars Acoustic Award of Radio Classica/ Madrid for Call me yesterday
2001    Radioplay Award of the Acadamy of Arts (together with Falk Richter)
2000    Plopp-award, Acadamy of Arts Berlin for Nachricht aus Bastia
2000    Prix Europa, European Radioplay Award for Daily Soap

awarded pieces under my direction:

2021    Prix italia for Totenschädel und kein Ende by Bernhard Pfletschinger
2001    Hörspielpreis der ADK/ARD for  Nothing hurts by Falk Richter

 residencies, grants

2022    Schloss Wiepersdorf
2019    Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia Bamberg
2019     Arbeitsstipendium,  Berliner Senat
2015    Tour funding, Goethe-Institut
2013    Binauralmedia/Portugal with Goethe-Institut München
2011/12 Artist in residence Cité des Arts, Paris
2009    Artist in residence Künstlerhaus Worpswede
2009    Artist in residence Casa Baldi/Rom
2008    Artist in residence GRM/INA- Paris
2008    Artist in residence Villa Aurora – Los Angeles
2007    Artist in residence Künstlerhaus Lukas – Ahrenshoop
1998    Fellowship „Literarisches Colloquium Berlin“

project funding

2021    Film- und Medienstiftung, NRW
2020   Gwärtler-Stiftung, CH
2019    Musikfonds
2018    inm-Berlin
2014    Haupstadtkulturfonds
2013     Turn-Stfitung
2006    Film- und Medienstiftung, NRW
2004    Film- und Medienstiftung, NRW