Ernst Karel

Ernst Karel works between experimental nonfiction sound and electroacoustic music. He composes and performs with location recordings and/or analog electronics, often for multichannel environments. Karel teaches a course in Sonic Ethnography in the Sensory Ethnography Lab at Harvard University.

Single Stream

(PaweĊ‚ WojtasikToby LeeErnst Karel, 2014)

Single Stream explores a recycling facility in the Boston area, where hundreds of tons of refuse are sorted daily.  Blurring the line between observation and abstraction, Single Stream plunges the...