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On Sunday August 20, at 3:30PM we welcome Sound Artist Malu Peeters, for a conversation about her work on [Posthuman Wombs], a VR experience that takes you into a colorful virtual womb, your host for a trip that will expand your perceptions of pregnant bodies. Hosted by CGL´s own Sonia Fitzek the conversation will take place in front of the [Posthuman Wombs] exhibition pavillon in the patio of Schanzenstraße 28.

Pre-registration by mail is appreciated hello@somafest.de to plan sitting arrangements accordingly. However, feel free to drop-in as well.

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Malu Peeters is a multifaceted creative specializing in crafting immersive (spatial) sound and music experiences for a diverse range of mediums, including XR installations, performing arts, radio, and experimental film. With a unique blend of field recordings, Foley techniques, synthesized elements, voices, and custom-made instruments, Peeters brings sonic landscapes to life in captivating and innovative ways.

Since 2012, Malu Peeters has been an integral part of the Berlin-based media artist collective „machina eX,“ where her mastery of sound design takes on new dimensions in the form of games and toys. This collaboration not only showcases her remarkable talents but also highlights her innovative approach to soundscapes within interactive media.

Further expanding her horizons, Peeters became a member of the internationally acclaimed performance collective „henrike iglesias“ in 2016. Their dynamic performances have graced renowned stages like FIBA Buenos Aires, Brut Vienna, Münchner Kammerspiele, Heidelberger Stückmarkt, and Sophiensaele Berlin, solidifying her reputation as a versatile and sought-after creative force.

Peeters‘ impact extends to the realm of film, where she serves as a supervising sound editor and sound designer for films and documentaries. Notably, her collaboration on „Aasivissuit“ (2020) with Dutch filmmaker and visual artist Jasper Coppes earned global recognition, premiering at the Nuuk International Film Festival in Greenland.

With an innate ability to craft immersive spatial audio design, Peeters‘ installations have graced prestigious venues such as the Eye Film Museum Amsterdam, Humboldt Forum Berlin (in collaboration with Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese), Centraal Museum Utrecht (in partnership with Louis Andriessen & Madelon Hooykaas), and Fondazione Baruchello Rome (alongside Erica van Loon).

Currently residing and operating between Berlin and Amsterdam, Malu Peeters continues to push the boundaries of sound, music, and spatial experiences. Her work resonates with audiences worldwide, captivating them in a sonic universe that bridges the gap between imagination and reality.

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