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born 1960 in Essen

His compositions in electronic music since 1978 are in the contexts of live performances, mixed-media events, installations, experimental videos, tv-film, radio broadcasts, theatre- and CD-productions.
He pursued studies in philosophy and history at the Ruhr-Universität in Bochum/Germany, finishing in 1986 with an MA degree.
1983-1998 he worked for public radio stations in Germany as author of radio-features about art and science.

"Heimat & Antarktis" (1994)
"Fragrance" (1999)
"LIVE" (2003)

Awards and Scholarships:
2002 = Frank Niehusmann's composition "Untertagemusik Nr.1" was honoured at the 29th International Competition of Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art in Bourges in the category "works for electroacoustic and sonic art".
2000 = Award of the "Stiftung Kunst und Kultur des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen" for the theatre-production "Mama" by Rolf Dennemann and Frank Niehusmann,
1998 = Second award at the film-festival "Blicke aus dem Ruhrgebiet" in Bochum for the Video "Emscher Park Overdrive" by Arnd Stein and Frank Niehusmann,
1997 = Special award for the video "Heimat & Antarktis" at the "3. competition for history in the Ruhr-Area" of the "Forum Geschichtskultur",
1992 = scholarship for composition "Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf" (Brandenburg/Germany).

Selected Activities:
* 2002-2003: "ear-popping sounds!" - curator of the listening theatre events' series "ear-popping sounds!" in Dortmund.
* 2001-2002: "Abenteuer Ruhrpott" - music for the four hours tv-documentary "Abenteuer Ruhrpott" (director: Werner Kubny), first night: 3-sat 2001, repetitions wdr-tv, phoenix-tv, arte-tv

Frank Niehusmann

Komponisten im Ruhrgebiet
TU Berlin

    Available at NURNICHTNUR:
  'Kabel' - CD 2019
  'STROM' - CD 2016
  'RAL 5005' - CD 2012
  'RAL 2011' - CD 2011
  'Day Tracks 3' - CD 2007
  'Day Tracks 2' - CD 2006
  'Day Tracks 1' - CD 2005
  'live: schnitt!, untertagemusik nr.1' - CD 2003
  'Fragrance' - 4CD Box 1999
  'Heimat & Antarktis' - CD 1994