Nathalie Singer – AiR jury
Professor of Experimental Radio at the Bauhaus University, Weimar, Nathalie’s main interest have always been the creation of bridges between different countries as well as the artistic and sensual communication of new ideas by the use of diverse media.
Singer was born in Munich as a child of a German-French marriage. She studied Musicology, Communication and Psychology at the universities of Berlin and Paris. In 1995 she completed her Masters in Berlin in Modern Music and Sound Art. Along with her scientific work, she studied electro-acoustic composition at the GRM with Beatriz Ferreyra in Paris. Since 1995 she has worked as writer, director and producer for German and French radio stations such as Radio Berlin Brandenburg, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur, West Deutscher Rundfunk, Radio France as a composer of radio drama, theatre and movie as well as a scientific writer on sound and radio art.
Singer has organized several international art festivals such as INVENTIONEN 1996/1998 as well as composition classes for children and adults CYBERSONGOSSE (Academy of Arts, 2002 Berlin). In cooperation with the Festival MAERZMUSIK she founded the SONIC ARTS LOUNGE in Berlin in 2003.
From 2002 to 2007 Singer worked as editor at the Radio Drama and Documentary Department for Deutschlandradio Kultur (2002 department for ARS ACOUSTICA; 2003 radio drama for young authors FREISPIEL, 2004 2007 headship of the WURFSENDUNG).
In 2004 she introduced a new mini radio drama format, the WURFSENDUNG (www.dradio.de/wurfsendung), to Deutschlandradio Kultur program. The project was presented at several national and international festivals and conferences and was taken over by the BBC and Radio Denmark (VUPTI) while receiving the RADIO JOURNAL BROADCAST AWARD in 2005.
Singer currently holds the position of Professor of Experimental Radio at the Bauhaus University, Weimar. Her main interest has always been the creation of bridges between different countries as well as the artistic and sensual communication of new ideas by the use of diverse media.