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Ulrich Troyer’s artistic approach is dominated by an interaction between architecture, music and fine arts. He created the radio play Sehen mit Ohren (Seeing with Ears), an acoustic study on the spacial perception of blind people.The acoustic space and the reverberation of sound events form a circular theme in his work.

Troyer’s commitment to dub production methods offer the perfect playground for his sonic experiments. His interest in sound system music (bass, dub, techno and their abstractions) led to the trilogy Songs for William (released on 4Bit Productions and Mala’s label DEEP MEDI). The project combines music, hand drawn visuals for the live performance, and a graphic novel telling the story of a guitar effect pedal named William.

His debut Nok was released in 2000 by the renowned Viennese label MEGO and brought him international attention and an honorary mention at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. International performances followed. In 2003 Troyer released Rose De Shiraz on the American label Deluxe Records and in 2007 the aforementioned radio play Seeing with Ears

Since 2005, Troyer has performed actively as a member of The Vegetable Orchestra.

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This artist participated in the SHAPE platform which concluded in 2022. The current version of the project is SHAPE+. Like its predecessor, it is co-funded by the European Union.