Hanns Holger Rutz

I'm an artist in sound and digital media, I create software, I experiment with algorithmic processes

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I am a digital artist, I make sound installations and music, and I am also the creator of various free and libre open source software focused on music and art.

Any funds received through Liberapay will help me maintain the level of engagement with these developments and encourage me to contribute to the open source and creative commons domains. Your kind contributions will encourage me to especially work on documenting the software projects better, improving their usability, producing tutorials and manuals, responding to user requests, fostering communities, etc.

My GitHub account contains several hundred open source repositories, many of them being libraries usable by others, and also a number of applications for non-programmers and programmers alike, of which I would like to highlight:

  • Mellite: an extensive computer music environment for experimental music and sound art. It includes many modules, such as real-time synthesis with ScalaCollider, non-real time signal processing with FScape, live improvisation with Wolkenpumpe, electroacoustic music composition with DAW-like timelines.
  • FScape: a sound rendering suite with many unusual transformations.
  • Eisenkraut: a multi-channel supporting sound file editor.

...and many more.

My artistic portfolio is available at https://www.sciss.de/ . If I receive funds through this platform, I am also happy to make more of my music freely available, contribute to sound collections such as Freesound.org, etc.

Thank you for your time and your help!

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