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Silence surrounds us, silence around us - X (2022) Erika Matsunami
This artistic research "Silence surrounds us, silence around us" was started in 2020 after the corona pandemic. "X" is a new beginning of artistic research in the research series "Silence surrounds us, silence around us". I continuously explore the research method of "work in progress" in artistic research from the perspective of biology. (For a new geometry and a new topology in the arts, in the 21st century) Transdisciplinary artistic research in the visual arts with architecture and music, with regard to transversal aesthetics. The keyword "Ageing" in this artistic research is philosophical consideration. For instance, "capital" in Marx's theory, "immateriality" and "materiality" in capitalism, thereby, how is "Ageing" viewed? What gaps between cultural and mental aspects and social conditions? What role can art play in answering these questions? Therefore, my attempt in artistic research is through string theory as well as Einstein's special relativity theory in the 21st century, to explore the new value (as well as, quantum) of ageing towards capitalism of all democratic social systems and their ideologies for something new. This artistic research addresses the study of ecology in the sense through art. "Ecology is the process by which organisms interact with each other and their environment, with the environment as a stage and ecology as the performance." (Ecology: A Very Short Introduction, Jaboury Ghazoul, Oxford: OUP, 2020) On the subject of "interaction" from the aspect of ecology, there are gaps between physical phenomenon and virtual phenomenon, between our sense (perception, cognition and recognition) and measurement, the fact what that is. (Normative and Normativity) Thereby, I deal with these topics through art in the artistic research "Silence surrounds us, silence around us" – X.
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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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Zö Kramers 1978-1983 (2022) Olof Halldin
Zö Kramers var en orkester i en blandning av punk, reggae, ska, marschmusik, blues, pop, rock men inte jazz. Medverkande i olika roller: Calle Ottestam / bas, sång, text, musik Per Sommarström / gitarr, sång, text, musik Martin Fälthammar / trummor, text Olof Halldin gitarr, klaviatur, musik, röst, slagverk, mixning Mikael Södersten / klaviatur, sång, text, musik dessutom Peter Söderblom / synt Persa Jacobson / text Katte Salomon / sång Joakim Pirinen har tecknat och skrivit texter För individuella insatser - klicka på "Vilka Vem När Var Hur Vad". Historik: Zö Kramers originalsättning var Calle Ottestam, Per Sommarström, Olle Halldin, Martin Fälthammar och till en början Peter Söderblom. Tillkom efter ca ett år gjorde Mikael Södersten. Först på trummor var Jolly Bod men ersattes snart av Martin. På inspelningarna från 1983 sjöng dessutom Katte Salomon. Musik och text skrevs av bandmedlemmarna men texter skrevs även av Joakim Pirinen och Persa Jacobson. Bandets första namn var "Arne & his anabola steroider". Namnet "Zö Kramers" kommer från Kramer-Pollnows hyperkinetiska syndrom - (danssjuka) ett psykotiskt tillstånd kännetecknande för bandets dansinspirerande stil. Mellan 1978-1983 skrevs ett fyrtiotal låtar. Ett tjugotal konserter hölls mestadels på Lidingö. Bandets största "hit" var Tyska marionetter. Liveinspelningar finns sedan begynnelsen och ca 25 konserter genomfördes men mer studiomässiga mixningar gjorde i fyra omgångar där den första gjordes 1979. Inspelning gjordes med en fyrkanalig TEAC rullbandspelare samt TEAC mixerbord. Ljudförbättringar gjordes 2002 samtidigt som digitalisering samt 2020 inför lanseringen av denna webbsida.
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“Sonic Spaces for the Stray”: (Dif)Fusing Dis-location in Sound Installation and Performance (2022) Andrea Parkins
This project examines subjectivity and its embodiment through the application of interactive electronics within sound installation and performance. It employs a merging of theory, method and practice that has not been fully researched to date and which represents a valuable addition to sound performance and electroacoustic composition. My artistic research focuses on an ongoing series of improvisational/compositional experiments, moving between a dedicated workspace and sound production studios where I will work with acousticians, engineers, and programmers. The aim is to develop gestural/embodied approaches for applying interactive electronics within sound performance and fixed-media composition—mining tensions between failure and fluency; and diffusion strategies that highlight correspondences between embodiment, sound and space—emphasizing tensions between absence and presence. Foundational research includes studying methods and applications for investigating spatialization and psychoacoustics, employed by artists including Maryanne Amacher. I will also study concepts/methods developed by artists such as George E. Lewis, focusing on interaction between algorithmically-based technology tools and physical gesture in musical improvisation. This research also engages with Julia Kristeva’s psychoanalytically-based writing on abjection and the sublime, grounding my studio-based research in theoretical inquiry that engages with subjectivity and embodiment. Supplementary research will address psychoacoustics, aural architecture, and spatialization theory and technologies. The outcome of the project will be twofold: a body of sound installations and performances demonstrating an interactive approach to addressing relationships between the body, materiality, sound, space and situation; and a set of reflective writings that articulates the poetics and affective aspects of this multi-layered inquiry. The completed project will offer new knowledge production in the field of artistic research, and transmission of interdisciplinary knowledge to creative practitioners.
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Pen and Paper Quartet - A telematic performance (2022) Anders Lind
A telematic performance of a simulated Pen and Paper Quartet. Delay chains of both audio and video, as well as, three approaches to work with dynamics are used as main parameters in this digitally mediated live music performance. Part of an artistic research project by Anders Lind at Umeå University in Sweden.
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