Cathy Van Eck
Nominated for the Swiss music prize 2015
Cathy van Eck was born in Netherlands in 1979 and has been lecturer in music and media arts at the Bern University of the Arts since 2007. A sound artist, she seeks out the relationships between everyday objects and human beings, exploring ways of using loudspeakers and microphones as musical instruments. In her conceptually based performances and sound installations, she manipulates microphones, loudspeakers and sound objects she has designed herself. She often works with directors and choreographers on an interdisciplinary basis.