Ludger Brümmer

Portrait of Ludger Brümmer
Year of birth, place
1958, Werne, Germany
At the ZKM

    1993–2003 Gastkünstler am ZKM | Institut für Musik und Akustik

    Seit 2003 Leiter des ZKM | Institut für Musik und Akustik

    Seit 2017 Leiter des ZKM | Hertz-Labor



Ludger Brümmer is a composer and professor of composition. Since 2017, he has been working as director of the Hertz-Lab at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. From 2003 to 2017, he was head of the former Institute for Music and Acoustics. His music focuses on the use of the computer both as an artistic means of composition and for electronic sound production.


AI Activities of the ZKM | Hertz-Lab

The ZKM | Hertz-Lab is a transdisciplinary research and development platform within the Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, operating at the interface of media arts, science and society. The Hertz-Lab focuses on artistic production and media technology research. This presentation gives an insight in the Lab’s AI-related activities. It opens the discussion by linking to their past activities in algorithmic research, presents currently useful applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for artistic projects, exemplified trough ongoing cooperations with artists-in-residence or other research institutions as well as in-house productions, and gives an outlook in the Hertz-Lab’s future actions and topics to shape machine learning and artistic research from inside the art institution.

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