Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty


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Sound Campus

August 7, 2023
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Excerpts from Minute/Year will be included in Sound Campus, a sound-art festival co-presented by Ars Electronica and Kunstuniversität Linz, which will be happening from September 5. to 8., 2023, in the courtyard of Kunstuniversität, Hauptplatz 6, Linz, Austria. Specifically, they will be included in the Stream Compilation Listening Session, on September 8, starting at 6pm. The excerpts that will be presented are two seven-minute-long ‘streaks’ of recordings from Minute/Year, each… | More »

Minute/Year: Seven Years documentation

August 7, 2023
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Some video and photo documentation from the exhibition Minute/Year: Seven Years at Halfsister, in Schöneberg, Berlin, in June 2023. Minute/Year: Seven Years was a visual and sonic archive of Minute/Year, the process-based installation which has been ongoing since 2016. See more about the exhibition here. | More »

Repatterning, Season 1

August 6, 2023
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The first season of Repatterning is now complete. Take a listen. Repatterning 10/1 · Nina Nastasia · August 6, 2023 Nina Nastasia is an American singer-songwriter. Her seventh and most recent album, Riderless Horse, was released by Temporary Residence Records in 2022. Repatterning 9/1 · Maya Indira Ganesh · July 16, 2023Maya Indira Ganesh is a technology and digital cultures researcher, writer, and educator. She co-leads a Masters program on… | More »

Minute/Year: Seven Years

May 14, 2023
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From June 16. to 21., we will be presenting the exhibiton Minute/Year: Seven Years at Halfsister, a new space for artistic projects in Schöneberg, Berlin. Minute/Year: Seven Years is a visual and sonic archive of Minute/Year, our process-based installation which has been ongoing since 2016. Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty · Minute/Year: Seven YearsHalfsister · Torgauer Str. 1 · 10829 Berlin-Schöneberg Vernissage: Friday, 16. June, 2023 · 19:00Exhibition: Saturday, 17.–Wednesday,… | More »

Open minute at SPEKTRUM, Rumelange

May 3, 2023
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This Friday, May 5., 2023, we will be having an open minute event for Minute/Year at SPEKTRUM in Rumelange, Luxembourg. The interventions in the work during the event will come from Ahmed Radwan, the artistic director of BELONG — an international ensemble based in Esch, Luxembourg. Ahmed will combine Egyptian oud and violin with the one-minute automated drones of the work, adding a layer and a resonance to the work… | More »


January 30, 2023
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We are beginning a new series of conversations and interviews, called Repatterning. The first talk, with Wanda Gaimes, is out now. | More »

Minute/Year 2023 at Spektrum

January 1, 2023
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The eighth annual iteration of Minute/Year will begin later today. As in previous years, the change of the year also brings a change in location. In 2023, Minute/Year is installed at Spektrum, a space for process-based art in Rumelange, Luxembourg. Throughout 2023, from the beginning of January until the end of December, the work will record and layer one minute of audio, at 8:23pm — or, 20:23 — each day.… | More »

Looking at the moon, twice

October 20, 2022
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Coven Berlin recently published a text, Looking at the moon, twice, by Gabriela Gordillo, which references our work. It’s a short poetic essay juxtaposing two aspects: Gabriela’s father’s dedication to taking photographs of the moon, and the repetitions and layerings inherent in our durational work, Minute/Year. Diptych of photographs of the moon, by JLG The constant of the moon is change. Every time you look at it, you know it… | More »

Other Trains updates

August 22, 2022
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With the support of the Neustart Kultur program of the Deutscher Künstlerbund, we have been undertaking further practical research related to our work, Other Trains. Specifically, most recently, we have been gathering video material related to the work in Brandenburg and Berlin. Shooting video in Brandenburg with a state-of-the-art tripod The first part of this most recent round of work involved retracing the route of the Angermünde–Bad Freienwalde line in… | More »

Open minute at Lely, Sunday, 15. May 2022

May 1, 2022
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Minute/Year is an automated, multi-year, sound-based durational installation artwork, currently installed in the stairwell at Lely in Amsterdam. On Sunday, 15. May 2022, there will be an ‘open minute’ event at Lely. During this event, attendees will be able to directly experience — and contribute to — the sounds and images that this ongoing automated work generates. Date: Sunday, 15. May 2022Time: 8:00–9:00pmLocation: In the stairwell, Lely, AmsterdamEntry: Free If… | More »