Electric Indigo shuttles between Vienna and Berlin. Kirchmayr started her DJ career in Vienna 1989 and lived in Berlin for three years (1993-1996) to work at the legendary Hard Wax record store. In those years she began to produce music, first releases came out in 1993. In 1998, she founded female:pressure, a network and database for female, transgender and non-binary artists in electronic music and digital arts that was awarded with an Honorary Mention at Prix Ars Electronica 2009. Amongst other prizes, she received the Outstanding Artist award in the computer music category in 2012 and the national grant for composition 2013 from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
She often holds workshops about granular synthesis and is frequently invited to talk about gender and diversity issues. Electric Indigo curates the Atelier Elektronik workshop series at the Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music 2018. Important works in recent years include multichannel compositions like Chiffres (2012), 109.47 degrees (2014), MORPHEME (2014/2015), Barry Duffman (2015) and Tolkowsky's Refraction (2017). Her compositions and commissioned works premiered at festivals like Wien Modern, CTM and Heroines of Sound. Read more on Last.fm.
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