Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty


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Minute/Year: Four Years

November 2, 2019
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Minute/Year: Four Years, an event at grüntaler9 from 28. November to 1. December, will present the entire archive of the four years to date of Minute/Year, incorporating video, audio, and mural. Full details are available from Field Notes or the grüntaler9 website. | More »

PARSE Conference

October 2, 2019
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The 2019 PARSE Conference (13.–15. November, 2019) at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will include a video and lecture on Minute/Year. | More »

Carried Bells at Hošek Contemporary

August 29, 2019
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Carried Bells, a new work, will be presented at Hošek Contemporary in Berlin from 5.–25. October, 2019. | More »

Carried Bells: An Introduction

August 23, 2019
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The text below is from an artist talk about Carried Bells given at Ponderosa, Stolzenhagen, Germany, in August 2019, before the work had initially been presented. This post has been updated to now also include images and video from the work when it was presented in October 2019 at Hošek Contemporary in Berlin. Carried Bells, as presented at Hošek Contemporary, Berlin, in October 2019 One of the most immediate and… | More »

Minute/Year open minute, grüntaler9

August 16, 2019
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The next open minute event of Minute/Year will be at grüntaler9 on Thursday, 12. September. | More »

Minute/Year interview

May 24, 2019
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There is an interview about Minute/Year (in German) on Gallerytalk, by Lynn Kühl. Seit bereits vier Jahren nehmen die Künstler Kata Kovács und Tom O’Doherty täglich für die Installation Minute/Year eine Minute lang den Sound im Raum auf. Das künstlerische Experiment erschließt akustische Basisnoten, die Räume unterscheiden können. Ob diese Klänge wohl auch die Atmosphäre von Orten verändern?Space Tone: Das Künstlerduo Kata Kovács und Tom O’Doherty erforscht den Klang von… | More »

Minute/Year: Open Minute #2, 2019

May 4, 2019
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Minute/Year is an automated, multi-year, sound-based durational installation artwork. For the entirety of 2019 — beginning on January 1., and continuing until December 31. — it is installed in grüntaler9, for its fourth annual iteration. And on Monday, May 20., 2019, there will be a special open minute event, at grüntaler9. This event is free, and unticketed — just come by. During this event, attendees will be able to directly… | More »

P.O.R.C.H. 2019

March 16, 2019
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We will be guest artists for P.O.R.C.H. 2019, in July, at Ponderosa, Stolzenhagen. | More »

Minute/Year podcast

January 16, 2019
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The recordings from Minute/Year are now available as a weekly podcast. Minute/Year is a work that generates one minute of audio every day — and each daily one-minute recording builds on and transforms the one before, which builds in turn on the one before that, in an iterative series. So, to get a sense of the progress of the work, it can often be helpful to listen to a series… | More »

Minute/Year (2019)

January 4, 2019
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The 2019 iteration of Minute/Year has been running since 1. January, 2019, in grüntaler9, Berlin. About grüntaler9: grüntaler9 is a space towards the performative. It is the only space in Berlin dedicated solely to performance and time-based art. The space is focused not only on hosting live performances, but also deeply committed to being a platform for collaborative processes of research for performative and time-based work.Since its beginnings in 2011,… | More »