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Variation II (2021) Erika Matsunami
- Post-contemporary art for the Joint Artistic Research: Performance in the site-specific and spatial installation (in the real space), that will consist of the conjunction between gaps of the different artistic fields, mediums, and techniques, and their materiality and dynamics. - The artistic approach of the Joint Artistic Research through the Intersubjective connections in different artistic fields and their gaps: Social relationship and as well as economy and social system immediate within the digital society after the corona pandemic, that suggests exploring the transformations, which are new imaginaries, and which aims in the Joint Artistic Research towards the underpinning of contemporary social space. - Problem of the cross-disciplinary artistic research: A problem in a collective artistic research is contextualism and relativism in different artistic disciplines, that might be impossible to explore a new artistic dynamic technically. Another problem is functionalism, especially which refers to multiple realizability in a cross-disciplinary artistic research collectivity. - Solution of the cross-disciplinary artistic problems: For example, in a collaboration with a composer and conductor Valerio Sannicandro in which research subjects of decentralization, and sonic and visual space(s). The gaps between visual arts and music (composition): What are the specific creativity in each artistic field and the individual artistic characters? How can we work dynamically? Therefore, we need to explore the new artistic method for the conjunction from the wide perspectives in each artistic field, that is the aim of the Joint Artistic Research "Variation II". In the case of Karlheinz Stockhausen, he explored "Lautsprecher Musik", it was a starting point of musical automatization, however, it was a new music method of monophonic and polyphonic, heterophonic texture and homophonic texture, and so on for a multi-layered sonic space and time in a concert space, was neither music nor symphonic orchestra. It was rather something new sound and sonic texture as a new music composition in post-war. In the real space (environment), we can de- and reconstruct and transform "spatialization" into the multi-layered phonic texture as the musical and sonic expressions very simply. On the topic of spontaneous, there are many possibilities and opportunities for combining diverse artistic layers and actions, such as by humans (performers or participatory way of randomness or interactive way) and/or by nature. Thereby the communication means very widely. ...
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Silence surrounds us, silence around us (2021) Erika Matsunami
Post-contemporary artistic research: I back to the Method of Roland Barthes in cognitive linguistics, and semiotics. Artistic methods are in literature, drawing, photography, Video, Sound, and Performance together with diverse materials, as well as in an object, objects and spatial installation within the representational theories, which will be transformed into another artistic medium(s). The sources are magazines (virtual and paper), as well as my environment in the real space of everyday life (reflection of living space, and also global communication, its changing of thinking in time and space) Do you have silence surrounds you? This question applies to an autonomic environment, which is not automation space(s) in the centralization system.
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Meetings with Remarkable and Unremarkable Trees (2021) Annette Arlander
This exposition serves as an archive for the project "Meetings with Remarkable and Unremarkable Trees", where Annette Arlander spends time with specific trees and poses for camera together with them. The exposition is under construction
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Home page JSS (2021) Journal of Sonic Studies
Home page of the Journal of Sonic Studies
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Nine Sleeps (2021) Eva Mohn
Transcript for NPP 2021 Audio series
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JAZZ DRUMS: 5 unconventional comping examples (2021) Dimitris Koutantos
After a long investigation of the jazz discography from 1920s until today, Dimitris Koutantos chose 5 recordings which contain drum-comping styles with these two characteristics: 1)not-cymbal-oriented 2)non-repetitive. For his research exposition, he uses a variety of media (such as videos, musical notation & text) to show you his path: -searchng and choosing recordings -transcribing them -analyzing them -creating different exercises (to solve problems) -turning what he learned into action -looking for his own comping style (inspired by those drummers) -sharing his thoughts and conclusions. With this research, Dimitris hopes to help other drum-students: -explore these 'unconventional' styles of comping -improve their time & co-ordination -search for their own style.
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