Together with partners including the Academy of the Arts, field notes initiates and organises annual conferences on current discourse in contemporary music in order to transfer knowledge and create a forum for dialogue within the scene. These conferences help Berlin's music makers network with a national and international audience of professionals and to forge new connections between institutions and the independent scene.

Time to Listen

Save the Date: Time to Listen 2024

On 1st and 2nd October, inm / field notes and the Academy of Arts welcome you to the third part of the “Time to Listen” symposium on sustainability in contemporary music. Through open discussions, artistic interventions and performances, a communal meal and lectures spanning music, politic...

Time to Listen Wort-Bildmarke

Time to Listen 2023

On 19th and 20th August 2023, inm/field notes and the Academy of Arts were welcoming participants to the second part of the symposium »Time to Listen – Sustainability in Contemporary Music«. Through open discussions, expert presentations, and artistic contributions, the symposium explored ...

Kundgebung Time to Listen

Time to Listen 2022

Am 7. und 8. Oktober haben die Akademie der Künste und die inm / field notes zu einem Open Space zum Thema Nachhaltigkeit in der zeitgenössischen Musik eingeladen, bei dem Wissen ausgetauscht und in Aktion übersetzt wurde. Künstler*innen, Kurator*innen, Aktivist*innen aus der zeitgenössisc...



What does Freedom Sound Like

What Does Freedom Sound Like?

Curating Diversity

Curating Diversity 2020

The symposium Curating Diversity in Europe, taking place on- and offline, offers a platform for keeping the discourse on diversity in contemporary music in Europe alive, developing potentials for transformation during a time of limited international encounters and swelling nationalistic cu...

2019 Open Space

Open Space 2019

Im Rahmen des Monats der zeitgenössischen Musik haben field notes und die Akademie der Künste in einem zweitägigen Symposium am 26. und 27. September 2019 erstmals dazu eingeladen, über interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit und Arbeitsformen in globalen Zusammenhängen nachzudenken.