Ludger Brümmer is currently Professor of Composition with Digital Media and Head of the Hertz Labs at the ZKM Karlsruhe. He studied composition (artistic maturity) at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen and was Visiting Scholar at the "Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics" at Stanford University USA from 1991-1993. Since 2000 he has been a Reserach Fellow at Kingston University London, in 2001 Professor of Composition at the Sonic Research Centre in Belfast and since 2003 Director of the Institute for Music and Acoustics, now Hertz Laboratory, at the ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Technology and Visiting Professor at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. In 2009 he was appointed a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin and has been a professor at the Musikhochschule Trossingen since 2017.
Prizes and awards as a composer: among others "Busoni Prize" of the Academy of Arts Berlin, "Golden Nica" of the Prix Ars Electronica, 1997 and 2001 "Pierre d'Or" at the "Concours International de Musique Elecroacoustique" Bourges, Larry Austin Prize of the ICMA San Francisco and Honorary Mention at the "Russolo Competition" and "Musica Sacrae" Fribourg.
He has created works for fixed media, multimedia interdisciplinary projects, as well as works for dance, live electronics and live video. The opera project Amazonas was performed in 2010 at the Munich Biennale and in Sao Paulo. Collaborations with rosalie include Lichtblick Bad Rodenfelden, with Susanne Linke for the Ruhrort dance project and with Bernd Lintermann for the Spin project.