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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  July 4, 2019 8:45pm-9:01pm CEST

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we begin with musician composer i would cold experimental sound all taste she's played in bands but in more recent years she's been a solo artist although on how the latest album she has recruited to rob the special collaborator and not a human was. all about that in a minute after we hear a taste from the album proton. and holly and it's have would be in the studio welcome now you've been dividing your time between california and lynne until recently and i just got your doctorate
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from stanford university may be the 1st to call you dr. composition congratulations and you've moved sort of permanently it's about then so what's the attraction of. all of course i was drawn to the bathroom is a community here but also there seems to really be a public appetite for critical music and culture oh ok very true now on your latest album protests. there are other musicians you're sort of office but you use other musicians but you have enlisted the help of an ai machine that is fascinated me and that you create is called spoke. why did you want to do this well so i've been a laptop musician for about 10 years now and so working with machine learning really felt like kind of the next step and so i started processing my own voice digitally trying to find a way to make a laptop perform it. it's more embodied and so i always dreamed of having
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a vocal ensemble where i could process other voices and i thought why not add another in human intelligence to that ensemble that's both a human and chewing on its own and how does it would you write the music and then you put it into the machine or and kind of have it changed you know does it change it or do obviously change that but do you control the changes well so we really take an approach of seeing spawn as an ensemble member so i'm working with matt dry hurst and jules the place and of course our expanded ensemble and all right music for spawn and then spawn will interpret that or perform that and then that will combine with the ensembles voices for finished. playing this music this is also from your latest album broadside and it's a trying cold it's a. so
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you wrote the music is the arranger i would face fun as a performer or maybe interpreter ok.d. oh but. that's got rid of another course. before we but now what about videos you bake video. down the years that she but these latest ones are even more intriguing of they manipulated by by as well well so for internal the video that you just saw we used a kind of facial recognition algorithm to help align the faces in kind of the lower ensemble numbers together are you now with do you think generally the
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boundaries between physical selves and the digital world blurring is this part of what you know. i mean and many ways they already have i really see artificial intelligence or machine learning as as an extension of us or part of us i mean all spahn really knows as what we have taught her so it's all of our kind of collective imagination and our collective labor that goes into the creation of spawn so i really just see us in spawn and finally is is this something you will now rely on in the future is the no going back. i don't think there's ever going back regardless of the topic but yes it's definitely something that i want to continue to. thank you very much for being with us keep surprising us with your music you might be interested in the next report that's coming up right now because it's also about electronic music. there's a lot of it as you know but for now thank you for the clearance but lynn is
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renowned for its techno clubs which are considered some of the best in the world if not the best and this for a very long time when the berlin wall came down 30 years ago the burgeoning techno scene found great venues in abandoned warehouses or factories which were ideal for tech. but now with rents going up on the wood gentrification being associate the lot with the city the club culture is in danger. it's a saturday night at christmas one of the most popular techno clubs in berlin. were the 1st t.v. crew that's ever been allowed to film here normally even taking photos strictly from border. even before we go in we can feel be intense vibes coming off the dance floor and this is. it's almost like an addiction for you just do it you always look forward and never back. david cura started working in clubs at 17
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for 8 years he's been the manager of police made them one time factory. like most clubs in berlin it started off small and now the venue hosts $150.00 parties a year employs 70 people and brings in more than $2000000.00 euros annually. the waterfront location and garden are particularly popular in summer parties that last all weekend. parties alone don't bring in enough cash the business has to host flea markets show movies as well to stay alive. american d.j. d.e.v.'s one has been part of the berlin techno scene for about a decade. but he isn't sure how much longer it'll last we meet him at space hold his favorite record shop where he comes to look for the latest sounds.
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t.v.'s one is a champion of real underground techno some have called him techno as global conscience and there's a reason why berlin is his 2nd home. to the culture is so. relevant here you know the amount of record stores that are here the amount of other artists that i can be influenced by and communicate with and even in passing can gain inspiration from it you don't have that and really anywhere else in the world. but d.e.v.'s one says tourists are watering down the unique character of berlin's party meanwhile real estate investors are forcing clubs out of town but freedom space and creativity of berlin's techno scene are under threat. at some point it's going to the bubble is going to burst and i've already heard about some clubs of course facing closures facing problems noise restrictions and will destroy the city at some point. not far from policemen on the other side of the canal new
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illegal techno clubs have popped up on the underground is still alive. but berlin city government says last year 7 clubs shut down and 16 more are at risk including policemen. david shearer has long been fighting for the club survival the owner of the property will only give them leases for half a year a time. that i'd like to see politicians put a stop to the whole thing. the investors and gentrification that are pushing us out that are definitely threatening all of us all the clubs but. it's uncertain how much time ravers have left to keep dancing in berlin or whether someday the lights will even go out and the capital of free radical techno. i think we're all becoming more aware of what global warming is doing to our planet
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or no where is this more power than in the polar regions where the ice is melting rapidly and raising sea levels photographer olof otto baca has been fascinated by icebergs and glaciers for years and has been documenting their fates in the arctic as they slowly disappear. has been exploring the world of icebergs and places since 2003 he's become an eyewitness to its decline ever since if the temperature were to rise by 5 degrees celsius by the end of the century such images would no longer exist. when you know that there is global warming and you see an iceberg like this and you can see how it is sweating all the ice is wet and shiny and water trickles down everywhere. drips down into the sea everywhere. then you can see how fast it goes.
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becca was born in the 1959 in taba mendel in the baltic sea. he works with a large format camera that looks like it dates back to another era he says it's like putting up an easel and painting a picture. only 2 exposures are possible percocet so he sometimes travels with days to find the material if there's a hitch when the film is developed it was all in vain. all of us are used to be a carpenter then a graphic designer until he got both. then he had it for iceland and greenland today many of his photographs hang in major museums the world over. he almost always too is alone once 200 kilometers from the nearest village he had a serious accident. the right for. sex in the eyes of god with their blood being on the boat nonstop for 36 hours because there was nowhere to stop and had 3 or 4
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o'clock in the morning i had to drive straight north to the sun. it was just above the horizon and blinded me and the next moment everything was quiet and dark dr wan i woke up again and felt something cold pointy on my chin and i couldn't move i spoke good on i opened my eyes and realized that i had landed on an iceberg and i had concussion of the blood was running down me i had broken ribs my bow to drifted off on. one and then there was no one around. and i went into the water and followed the boat after 15 minutes i reached the boat i was exhausted because i was stuck that hanging on to the boat and i could not get in and i put my toe on the propeller fell for the engine and pushed myself up at my feet and informational looking good. he survived and kept going in greenland so much melt water is generated each year that an area the size of germany would be flooded
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under one meter of water. the icebergs are melting and author because images testified to that. and they are amazing images but slightly disturbing as well sold for this edition of arts and culture don't forget to check out the website at g.w. dot com slash culture.
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