Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty


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Minute/Year: Seven Years

May 14, 2023

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. Minute/Year: Seven Years will comprise screenprints, video, photography, and spectrography, and will present the entire archive of over 2,500 one-minute recordings generated by Minute/Year over… | 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 »

Minute/Year 2022 at Lely

January 1, 2022
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The seventh annual iteration of Minute/Year begins today. As in previous years, the change of the year also brings a change in location. In 2022, Minute/Year is installed at Lely, in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Throughout 2022, from the beginning of January until the end of December, the work will record and layer one minute of audio, at 8:22pm—or, 20:22—each day. Lely is a building in western Amsterdam, designed by… | More »


September 8, 2021
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We are presenting a new work, Harvest, on Saturday, September 25., as part of the Sound→Walk→Berlin series of events. The piece is a performance based on recordings of bells in Kreuzberg, and will happen in the centre of the bowl in Görlitzer Park from 5:45pm sharp. See full details on Field Notes or Artconnect. | More »

Minute/Year 2020 tape

September 7, 2021
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Gabriela Gordillo and Sebastian Six, from the bb15 collective in Linz, Austria, have released a tape, Minute/Year 2020, as part of bb15’s ongoing tape release series. The release comprises interwoven excerpts from the six hours of one-minute-long recordings that were created by our durational installation work Minute/Year throughout the entirety of 2020 — the year that the installation was in situ in bb15. The release is limited to 120 copies,… | More »