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From threefoldness to multi-foldness (2022) Erika Matsunami
From threefoldness to multi-foldness: On Personal AI in visual arts and its perception in an artwork – What is artistic authenticity with AI in arts? In this project, I explore practically and theoretically, in particular rethinking philosophical reflection on “A thousand plateaus” (originally published as Mille Plateaux, volume 2 of Capitalisme et Schizophrenic © 1980 by Les Editions de Minuit, Paris) by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. I've been dealing with this book in my project since 2000. Therefore, I agree with the approach "Kunst kommt aus dem Schnabel, wie er gewachsen ist" (the title of an art catalog with 11 disabled artists) by Mosaik e.V. in Berlin, 2011. This artistic research addresses the issue of technology and humanities in arts. (Theorie und Praxis im künstlerischen Schaffensprozess)
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Pondering with Pines - Miettii Mäntyjen Kanssa - Funderar med Furor (2022) Annette Arlander
This exposition documents my explorations of pondering with pine trees. Tämä ekspositio dokumentoi yritykseni miettiä mäntyjen kanssa. Den här ekspositionen dokumenterar mina försök att fundera med furor.
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Meridiana: Lines Toward a Non-local Alchemy (2022) Søren Kjærgaard, Niclas Hundahl
“Meridiana: Lines toward a non-local Alchemy” investigates the line as a sonic, textual and visual phenomenon. Taking off from the four literary voices: the Dutch philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677), the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) and the Chinese Taoists Lü Yan (796 C.E.) and Sun Buer (1119–1182 C.E.), a multitude of meanings are interwoven in a rich network of musical, textual and graphic lines. The line as a basic concept is emphasized by the first word of the title, Meridiana (plural for meridian), which has terminological roots in both the East and the West. In Western terminology, it denotes one geographical line connecting the North and South Pole. In the East, originating from ancient China, meridians (经络) are energy pathways of the body (both human and non-human), which connect internal organs and a number of vital points in a neurological network. The meeting between these two interpretations of a "meridian", between the geo-physical and sub-physical, between East and West, are the cornerstones of the project, which intention is to weave together the various meanings and emphases of meridian, while at the same time unfolding an expanding an intersection of lines: sonic lines, textual lines, graphic lines.
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Vietnamese Diasporic Voices: Exploring Yellow Music in a Liminal Space. (2022) Nguyen Thanh Thuy
This exposition seeks to identify artistic strategies and challenges in intercultural experimentation with nhạc vàng (yellow music)—a Vietnamese popular music genre. It builds on the author’s experience as a professional musician and đàn tranh player on the Vietnamese traditional music scene, and on her long-term international and intercultural collaborations with performers and composers, as a member of the Vietnamese/Swedish group The Six Tones. In three video essays, the exposition presents the artistic process developed by the participating artists, and an analysis of how these strategies relate to the rule systems of traditional and popular music in Vietnam.
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Tree of Dawn: Translation as a Method (2022) Aurora Del Rio
This research is part of my doctoral project Archetypes of Contamination, which focuses on the relationship between symbolic images and processes of environmental transformation. This exposition, Tree of Dawn, develops by looking for the correspondence between radioactive contamination and the traditional Latvian image of the Sun-Tree as found in the Dainas, an ancient form of poetry transmitted orally through songs. My artistic process uses a re-creation and re-interpretation of ritualistic practices. With a focus on radioactive contamination, my research looks at how the experience of contaminated spaces can be read through specific myths connected to the land to interfere with the creation of personal and collective realities. The exposition moves through methods of translation as a way of reflecting on the limits of knowledge, where translation is thought of in the wider senses of transposition, deciphering, decoding, and reading through.
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Tradering, oppløsing (2022) Ingfrid Breie Nyhus
TRADITIONING, DISSOLVING: What does 'traditioning' mean, what can the 'traditioned' become? On exploring rules and possible spaces in tradition and creation. To Ingfrid Breie Nyhus, the apparently impossible combination of folk music and grand piano, is a creatively generative musical situation. The rules of the 'slått' tradition are transposed to a new space in the grand piano, and the rules of the grand piano are destabilized in the meeting with the 'slått'. This exposition unfolds questions, reflections and new questions, from a longer process with the music "Slåttepiano".
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