INFOBOXGenre(s): Contemporary Music
From: Styria, Austria
Margarethe Maierhofer-Lischka, born 1984 in Regensburg, is a double bassist, improviser, researcher and sound artist. Besides being an active ensemble musician, she collaborates with artists from all fields, creating performances, radio art and sound installations. She is a member of several initiatives for contemporary music, improvisation and interdisciplinary art, among which are Ensemble Schallfeld, v:nm, mur.at and IMA – Institute for Media Archaeology.
Her work has been supported by scholarships of the Austrian Federal Government, the DOMS Foundation Basel and the Karlheinz Stockhausen foundation. In 2018 she received the Theodor Körner award for arts&science.