Bergen Center for Electronic Arts
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Eidsvåg skole (7. klassetrinn, 4 kvelder, dato ikkje satt,
Møhlenpris skole (4.-7.klassetrinn, 2 kvelder: 3. april og 8. april kl. 17-19,
Bergen off. Bibliotek (8-12 år, 6 torsdager, kl 18-19:30, første gang 6.mars
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Sound installation by Katy Penny, where BEK develops the interactive side of the installation. A door is placed in the middle of the room, it can be opened and closed, but you can also walk around it. What you choose affects the soundscape of the installation.
At Galleri VOX the 22. – 30. March 2014
The installation is designed so that visitors are encouraged to actively relate to the sounds in the room, since their own actions affect what happens. The focus is on human interaction and power relations. The experience is characterized, possibly broken by the actions of other people in the room. The exhibition will be experienced differently about visiting it alone or in a group .
The installation also puts focus on what it is that creates a space, this space is not defined by walls but by the sounds and human interaction.
Stian Remvik at BEK will develop solutions previously used by Jana Vinderen and Trond Lossius in the installation " The Art of Walking on Water " ( 2004-2006 ). Here, sensors are used to trigger different sounds and soundscapes as a result of the public’s footprint.
The exhibition opens Saturday 22 March 2014 on Gallery VOX. Katy Penny is holding a concert at the opening, where the installation itself becomes the instrument. The audience will be involved in designing the concert in that they affect the sounds Katy has to work with. The concert will also include Tor Erik Olsen on guitar .Time and place:
- VOX - 22/03/2014 to 30/03/2014
Fredag 14. februar vart Gamle Rådhus nytta som konsertlokale – kanskje for første gong. Det 500 år gamle renessansebygget har ei lang og dramatisk historie med brannar, halshogging og politiske feidar. Fredag kveld vart huset på Rådstuplassen igjen ”satt i fyr” med framføringa av Obamix, eit storslått nytt musique concrète-verk for vokal med utdrag av tre av Barack Obama sine viktigaste talar.
Med Obamix, skaper Langham Research Centre og sopran Alwynne Pritchard venleik av Barack Obama sine håpefulle ord. Musikken blir til gjennom lesing mellom linjene av talane frå Obama sin første presidentperiode. Obamix tek føre seg den blomstrande retorikken til Obama, med ein libretto beståande av fire av Obama sine mest avgjerande talar. Det inviterer publikum til å spørje etter den antatte koreografien i talar, og korleis kroppsspråket tener orda våre.
Obamix består av live vokal og manipulerte lydopptak, og undersøkjer mekanikken i stemmer og maskiner.
Aria med Fontana mix (Cage, 1958) for solo vokal med tre utøvarar
Cartridge Music (Cage, 1960)
Obamix (LRC, Pritchard, 2009-12) for sopran og tapemaskiner
Langham Research Centre starta opp i 2003 med siktemål å halde liv i prosessane og gløden til musique concréte (lydar frå den verkelege verda, som blir tatt opp på lydband og bearbeidd elektronisk). Dei har spelt på Borealisfestivalen, Tate Modern og Coliseum i London, og har urframført fleire av John Cage sine elektroniske verk. Langham Research Centre lagar musikk frå tradisjonen etter Radiophonic Workshops, med bruk av ”reel-to-reel” tapemaskiner, sinusbølge-oscillatorer og andre vintagemaskiner.
Alwynne Pritchard er ein britisk komponist, vokalist, og kunstnarisk leiar i Borealisfestivalen sidan 2008. Ho har spelt i gruppene Fat Battery, Myrtle, Fig., Ding Dong og unterPritperTingerchard. Komposisjonane og prestasjonane hennar har blitt høyrde både i Europa, Amerika og Indonesia. Vokalprestasjonane hennar har blitt skildra slik: ’between that of a rock-music diva and a verbal and physical contortionist (All About Jazz, New York) og musikken hennar som ’energetic and provocative’ (The Wire).
PASSAGE (Part 1)
Passage (Part 1) is a digital Video Projeksjon 2013. It will be shown at Galleri S12, during the month of Januari. The projection is only to be seen from the outside, so it is best to pass by at night. BEK supported the exhibition with equipment.
Passages (Part 1) is a series of projections that examines the phenomenon of light moving across water and our perception of movement as it relates to light and time. The vessels that we travel in are so enormous, that when we observe the world moving past us at speed, in time, the sensation of moving ourselves is lost. It somehow appears as if the world is moving under us.
Along with the last work that I exhibited at S12, “Present in Place”, this series takes into account it’s own location within the City of Bergen: it’s proximity to the historic harbor, and the seasonal light conditions that make a projection like this viewable for a longer part of a day.
Aric Snee is currently teaching Neon and Light based Sculpture at Ball State University in Muncie Indiana, USA.Time and place:
- S12 - 14/01/2014 to 30/01/2014
Just about everything we surround ourselves with has been in a container at some point. The exhibition CARGO examines questions of communication across borders by land and by sea, the distribution of goods and benefits, access to resources and consumption and transport routes. It relates these themes to the schoolroom or classroom, a place where worldviews are made and knowledge is imparted to those who are to further develop society and democracy.
The project is a result of Urstad’s interest in and fascination with the different methods and technologies used to communicate across distances in our recent history: from the communication between captain and engineer in older ships where one would stay above deck and the other in a noisy engine room, via telegraphy, Morse code and other types of radio communication across oceans and great distances, to the innovation of our time – the digital terrestrial network and use of fibre optics.
CARGO circles around the connection between technological development, mobility and the historical development of our conception of the contemporary and the global, and our accumulated personal ballast in the form of experiences and our location in a geographic, economic, social and cultural field.
Nine modified school desks, audio recordings of individuals’ stories from different parts of the world and a multi-channel sound composition are the main elements in CARGO. As such it contains a supply of stories that expands by incorporating new stories for each new place the project is presented.
In CARGO we encounter personal stories, stories that have been collected by Urstad through interviews with different people she has met and who are a part of her life. In the Bergen version we meet the Zimbabwe-born curator Clare Butcher, who relates and reflects on her experiences from the streets of Madrid and Cairo in spring 2011, and how she, as a white person growing up in Zimbabwe, could not take part in public protests. Vassilij Vassilevich, a 92-year old radio operator from Kaliningrad, recounts his experiences as a radio operator back in The Soviet Union years and up till the present day, and talks about the importance of radio as a means of communication in Russia throughout several decades. Smallholder Alfhild Toft puts technological development in perspective in her personal story about doing laundry in the river. Michel Mutambuyi shares the story of his journey from Congo, his homeland, to South Africa ten years ago, and speaks of his work as a tour guide and how he for the past ten years has struggled to obtain a residence permit, work, house and a home in the new country.
Maia Urstad works at the intersection of audio and visual art, predominantly with sound installations and performances. She has a degree from Bergen Academy of Art and Design and a background in rock, as a keyboardist and electric guitarist in the ska/new wave band Program 81, among other things. Her works have been presented at Johannesburg Art Gallery, Prefix ICA in Toronto, Museo Reina Sofia Radio in Madrid, Moderna Museet in Stockholm, KODE in Bergen, Mamam do Patio Recife in Brazil and Electrohype at Malmö Konsthall. She is part of the international sound art collective freq-out, curated by CM von Hausswolff and is co-founder of Lydgalleriet in Bergen. Her last project, Meanwhile, in Shanghai… was presented in five different versions in 2011–2012: in Riga Kortrijk, Maastricht, Bergen and Berlin, the latter as a solo exhibition at Singuhr Sound Gallery in May 2012. She is part of the Marrakech Biennale in 2014.Her soundworks are published by Touch Music in London. http://www.maia.no
The project is a collaboration between BEK and Nordnes School and is supported by Bergen Municipality and Arts Council Norway – Art and New Technology. Volt is supported by Bergen Municipality and Arts Council Norway. http://www.v-o-l-t.noTime and place:
- Volt - Visningsrommet USF - 07/02/2014 to 18/02/2014
Jamoma developers from France, US, England and Norway team up for a workshop at BEK in March. The workshop will focus on finalising specifications and implementation of model-view-controller separation for the upcoming 0.6 release, and speculate on future directions for development.
Jamoma is an open-source set of software libraries for multimedia processing in Cycling’74 Max, C and C++ applications and other hosting environments. It has been in development since 2003, and is being used for a wide range of artistic projects internationally, including music, works for stage, installations and more. It is also being used for research into spatial audio and issues in music cognition, sensor technologies and machine learning.
The schedule for the workshop is available here.
The workshop is supported by Hordaland County Council.
Time and place:
- BEK - 01/03/2014 to 09/03/2014
During a period of two months Anders Elsrud Hultgreen has been working and developing Evighetens Avkom, a video commisioned by BEK. This video has recently been shown for the first time at Stavanger Screen City, and now Anders will present his process and the work to us. The presentation will take place on 14.02 from 12h – 13h. We will serve soup! Welcome!
EVIGHETENS AVKOM (THE PERPETUAL PROGENY) is a circular film.
A description of two parallel landscapes -
A being’s journey through a landscape beyond nature;
in a landscape lying parallel to the visible world.
Anders uses the landscape as main character. In comparison to his last work, The Pyramidical Silence, where there was a clear linear narrative, an obvious beginning and an end, here he makes a circular structure, where the feeling of infinity rules. The work revolves around a research on circularity, eternal repetition, things that moves in circles…. (more)
BEK has supported the realization of this project, through equipment, working space and funding.Time and place:
- BEK - 14/02/2014 12:00
Se og Les Barne- og ungdomslitteraturkonferanse finner sted i Bergen 3-5 februar 2014, og samler forfattere, formidlere, illustratører, foredragsholdere, kulturarbeidere og kritikere fra hele landet. I løpet av konferansen vil deltagerne benytte installasjonen Bergen Leser ved Bergen offentlige bibliotek til å lese inn diktsamlingen “Skogen i hjartet” av Hanne Bramness.
I “Skogen i hjartet” fangar og formar Bramness både augneblinkar og ei forteljing om ein liten frosk.
Kva skjer med frosken når vinteren kjem og isen legg seg over vatnet? Bramness tek oss med ut i skogen, ned i djupet og inn i frosken si verd. I eit leikent språk, rikt på saneslege bilete og metaforar, etablerar ho samanhenger mellom språk og natur.
“Skogen i hjartet” er vakkert illustret av Laurie Clark og er Hanne Bramness si fjerde diktsamling for born.
Bergen Leser er en høytlesningsinnstallasjon utviklet av BEK for Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek. På biblioteket er det satt opp et TV-studio hvor publikum kan lese inn bøker avsnitt for avsnitt. Opptakene blir så satt sammen til en videobok som kan oppleves på denne websiden.Time and place:
- Bergen Leser - Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek - 03/02/2014 to 05/02/2014
BEK will unfortunately have to close the office and booking service this and the next two weeks (weeks 3, 4 and 5). The reason is traveling, monitoring of ongoing projects and sick leave. Existing agreements will be followed up, new ones must wait. We expect to be fully operational from Monday 4 February. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
As part of Apichaya Wanthiangs’s aspirant stilling at BEK – that is coming to an end in January 2014 – She is organizing a groupshow at KNIPSU. Aiming to put newly emerging artists and recent graduates in the spotlights as a way to contribute to an international flow of activity and network. The participating artists are: Mathijs van Geest (NL), Bjorn Mortensen (NO), Jake Davidson (US), Christopher Holloran (UK), Nina Barnett ( ZA), Robyn Nesbitt (ZA), Ming-Hwa Yeh (TW)
This group exhibition is a play on the two verbs ‘to deceit’ and ‘to decipher’: The works chosen are works that ontologically function like proposals for alternative readings – readings that are playing either with the visual structures of objects or either with the digital on screen surfaces. Goal is to explore visual structures that are advancing the materiality of objects and sculptures or this materiality can also be the syntax, the structures, layering, rhythm and flow of video.
In particular the artists are touching on following themes: A visual language that is a breaking down of thoughts as proposed in Christopher Holloran’s work Fully Functional Family – a structure that is guiding the eye, slowing down movements, making sure you get awakened and engaged through minimal narration such as in Jake Davidson’s two channel video Elsewhere and Present. Furthermore we are looking at spatial relationships that shift the hierarchy of objects, and make you wander and relate in Bjorn Mortensen’s spatial installations and in the poetic play on banality that emphasizes the thin line, between art and life in Mathijs Van Geest sculptures. Finally Nina Barnett and Robin Nesbitt in collaboration with dancer Ming-Hwa Yeh in the work Experiments in Mirage-Making III are working with ideas relating to that of the director and the performer, and the eye of a subject in contra disctinction to the eye of the camera: where bodies perform with the idea of a ‘mirage’. In the work Same Seine, Nina Barnett is investigating what it means to encounter new places and the movements, observations and passing of time, where narration is not hidden under the skin but rather it is carried through it. The works are flirting with the themes ‘to decipher’ and ‘to deceit’: aim here is to explore not in words but through making.
On the opening night we will release a small publication Called I Love Your Manners Full of Deceit, a compendium in collaboration with Apis Press. This booklet with hint and give us information on the artists’ engagement. Basically it is an inter-textual guide to the exhibition.
On Friday the 24th of Jan, J. Davidson and C. Holloran will give artist presentations at BEK, from 2pm to 4pm.
Mathijs van Geest (b.1985)
Through subtle and cryptic traces in the sideline of the everyday, Mathijs van Geest looks for simple ways to question cultural understandings in which established conveniences and materials are re-arranged and re-valued. His practice oscillates between traditional and domestic sculptural techniques, creating a relationship that is both formal and deeply subjective.
Mathijs van Geest received his BA at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and his MA at the National Academy of Arts and Design in Bergen in 2011. He has curated and exhibited widely nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include I-Traces Ayent Switzerland, Side Effects EKKM Tallinn, Mondays Begin Online Ytter.no and Det Glade Bergen in Bergen. Beside his own practice Mathijs van Geest is part of the artist collaboration Katla. In collaboration with Bjørn Mortensen he runs the small publishing house: Apis Press.
Bjorn Mortensen (b. 1977) Often composed of craft-like objects with a home-made aesthetic, which may remind the viewer of utility articles, Bjørn Mortensen’s work readily appropriates the form and dimensions of recognisable domestic objects such as decorative items and ornaments, interior design, tie-dye and flower pots. Formally the work often meditates on the formless and amorphous, crashing with strict and rigid geometric models or architectural components. The work frequently engages in a dialog with (art) history, while underneath the surface, a psychological space of dysfunctionality and repression is lurking.
For this show, Bjørn is planning to show a large landscape painting as a backdrop for an assemblage of objects.
Bjørn Mortensen has recently had Solo shows at Pasatge in Barcelona and Tagteam Studio in Bergen. Most recently he also was part of the parasite exhibition to Bergen Assembly, “Potsyd” in Bergen. Bjørn also runs several small publishing houses including “Apis Press” (w/Mathijs van Geest) and “Sherpa Press”. He also runs the project space “tollbodallmenningen 39” out of his studio, sporadically showing collaborative projects or group exhibitions.
Jake Davidson (b.1986) is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He makes objects, interventions, and moving images that encourage indirect, subjective, and minor moments of political realization. He holds a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts and an MFA from Bard College. In 2013 he travelled through Palestine to shoot Elsewhere and Present, a 2 channel video installation that focuses on an intimate relationship alongside Palestine’s telecommunication industry.
Christopher Holloran (b.1987) is UK born artist living and working in Amsterdam, NL. His applied mediums range from projection based installations to films and animations but each with a firm basis in exploring hyperreality and derealisation. His new work Fully Functional Family shown at Knipsu combines interviews, sound / video recordings, original rap songs and animations of a one week chance meeting in Berlin between four individuals – the work becomes a recapitulation of a seemingly insignificant week, and how the deception of recollecting memories is all we have to re-live a bygone moment in time.
Robyn Nesbitt (b.1984) and Nina Barnett (b.1983) have been working collaboratively for eight years, mostly at a distance (Barnett currently lives in Chicago, Robyn in Johannesburg) and periodically in close proximity on residencies. Over time, they have begun to describe the collaboration as a “third person”, separate from their individual lives and practices. Their sense of the others presence, when together or apart, makes space for a distinct way of thinking and making. There particular personalities (one subjective and sensitive, the other cerebral and pragmatic) form a necessary duality in the process, and in the work that results. In Experiments in Mirage-Making III (2013) the artists collaborated with Ming-Hwa Yeh, a Taiwanese choreographer and dancer, who placed and directed their bodies within a constructed studio setting. These sequences reflect a silent but palpable connection between the artists and the choreographer – based on an understanding through movement rather than language. The gestures are slow and methodical, and there is an awareness of the third person watching intently behind the camera.
Nina Barnett (b.1983) is a South African artist currently based in Chicago. She uses drawing, moving image and installation to examine particular landscapes in relation to time and vertical scale. Her work seeks connections between geology, narrative history and the physicality of surfaces, and playfully questions the relationship between theoretical and experienced qualities of site. Same Seine (2009) is about the Parisian river as a sightseer’s construct – this landmark as seen from the vantage point of a map, from one of the city’s 35 bridges or from the deck of a tour boat. In the video, boats filmed from a Paris bridge float in and out of the split screen frame, creating patterns and mesmerizing shapes from their moving forms.
This group exhibition is curated by Apichaya Wanthiang for BEK. It has generously been supported by BEK, KNIPSU and Bergen KommuneTime and place:
- KNIPSU - 23/01/2014 to 26/01/2014
BEK ved Anne Marthe ble kalt inn til oppdrag på Bergen Offentlige bibliotek for prosjektet ‘Bergen leser-Sammen’, og det er det jaggu noen som har skrevet dikt om! Les Alf Kåre Blindheims tekst her:
Mer om Bergen leser sammen her:
The ongoing project Korsmos ugressarkiv by Kristin Tårnesvik & Espen Sommer Eide will have its first exhibition at Entrée Bergen. The project ascends from biologist Emil Korsmo’s (1863-1953) profoundly detailed and methodically preserved compilation of own material from a lifelong research into combating weeds.
In 2012 the artists found crates filled with well-preserved posters, books, letters, documents, roots, printing plates, seeds and a neatly protected herbarium. They got the privilege to work on site in the archive, where they began an exploration of historical materials as well as a systematization of their own artistic process and collaboration, all in the spirit of Emil Korsmo.
More info and opening times at Entrée.
Emil Korsmo was a skilled communicator whose knowledge of weeds was spread as never before in Norway and internationally. This was a time, after World War 1, concerned by food shortages and low production. Natural diversity in the fields was a key reason for reduced harvests and Korsmo’s research became central in a battle towards more profitable and efficient agriculture. The byproduct is an assembly of unique material that has been waiting to be rediscovered and activated.
Both artists have previously been devoted to collecting material in similar ways to that of Korsmo, be it endangered languages (Sommer Eide) or historical vintage documents (Tårnesvik). It’s been a pleasure to follow this process along side, through their constant blogging (formativedager.tumblr.com) of discoveries and respectful tryouts interfering with the archive. With an experimental and poetic approach Tårnesvik & Sommer Eide are searching for new expressions in their first major collaborative project, resulting so far in four different constellations. Last year at Rad # 5, Bergen; Performance Now 4, Bergen; Cabinet, New York and most recently in a radio-play entitled A Trial of Weeds, as part of Performa 13, in collaboration with Hordaland Art Center. The latter is part of the publication Words at a Distance and will be launched at Hordaland Art Center on February 11. The project Korsmos ugressarkiv/The Korsmo Weed Archive is part of Arts Council Norway’s larger seven-project canopy; What’s With The Archive?
Following the exhibition is a catalogue including essays from Line Ulekleiv and Espen Søbye.
The exhibition and project is supported by BEK.Time and place:
- Entrée - 24/01/2014 to 02/03/2014
BEKs first workshop this semester is in collaboration with Lydgalleriet. Nic Collins, known as the writer of “Handmade Electronic Music – the Art of Hardware Hacking” will hold a 3-days workshop in connection with the building of the Alvin Lucier exhibition. If you want to participate, please sign up by sending a mail to tolga at lydgalleriet.no
This is a workshop in hardware hacking for audio applications such as battery powered radios. No previous electronic experience is assumed.
16th January 12:00-18:00
Typical Schedule Introduction The Victorian Oscillator (Chapter 5)
Laying of Hands: the radio-cracklebox (Ch. 11) Alternative microphones:
Speaker-as-microphone (Ch. 4) Contact Mikes (Ch. 7) Coil pickups (Ch. 3) Tape Heads (Ch. 9)
Electret and binaural microphones (Ch. 10) Using speakers as drivers
Signal process with drivers and contact mikes on various materials (springs, metal plates, etc.)
17th January 12:00-18:00
Oscillators (Ch. 18-19): Basic
Mixing with resistors, diodes Chain diode modulation Triangle wave output 4093 oscillator with modulation
18th January 12:00-18:00
Mixers (Ch. 26) Signal processing with light (Tremolo, pan, etc.) (Ch. 21) Preamplifiers, distortion (Ch. 22) Signal processing
Distortion 4093 modulation
- Østre - 16/01/2014 12:00
- Østre - 17/01/2014 12:00
- Østre - 18/01/2014 12:00
In 2014 Baltan Laboratories in Eindhoven celebrates the centenary of the establishment of the Phillips Natlab. For the anniversary Marieke Verbiesens has written an essay, which takes a short detour around Natlab’s rich and unique’s history in relation to 100 years of Natlab and Baltan’s future ambitions.
On the 2nd of january 1914, Gilles Holst was appointed the director of Philips Natlab. Holst created an academic atmosphere, inviting prominent scientists, including Albert Einstein to give guest lectures at Natlab. Natlab’s philosophy had become allied to Einstein’s quote: "Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” A number of activities are planned for the celebration.
- Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven - 02/01/2014 to 15/01/2014
Leie totalt pr.mnd. i 2013 kr.3317,- + strøm (egen måler).
Husleien indeksreguleres og stiger dermed fra 1.1.2014
Depositum totalt 3 x månedlig husleie.
Tilgang til vareheis og fellesverksted.
Elektronisk søknad med CV og portfolio sendes innen 3.01.2014 til
v/styreleder Karen Kipphoff.
AVGARDE – Bergens konsertserie for ny musikk søker produsent.
Foreningen AVGARDE ble i 2006 etablert som et åpent samarbeid mellom komponister, utøvere, musikkstudenter, og ulike organisasjoner og kreative miljøer i Bergen, som Ny Musikk, Borealis, Griegakademiet med flere.
AVGARDEs fremste mål er å knytte sammen alle de ulike miljøene rundt den nyskapende musikken i Bergensregionen. Dette gjør vi ved å skape en åpen plattform for samarbeid og utprøving på tvers av generasjonsskiller – og sjangergrenser. De jevnlige konsertkveldene bærer mer preg av klubb enn av konsertsal, og skjer ofte i høyst forskjellige byrom. I perioden 2013-2015 driver også AVGARDE sitt eget eksperimentelle workshop-ensemble, finansiert via Hordaland Fylkeskommunes Kulturelle Utviklingsprogram (KUP).
Vår nåværende produsent begynner nå i en ny stilling, og vi søker derfor etter en dyktig og selvstendig produsent i 25% stilling, som hennes etterfølger. Arbeidstiden vil være uregelmessig. Engasjementet igangsettes med en opplæring i janaur 2014 i form av en overlappingsperiode med nåværende produsent under ferdigstilling av årsrapporter og regnskap for 2013, samt planleggingen av vårens aktiviteter sammen med styret.
Arbeidsoppgavene vil hovedsakelig være administrative, og omfatter økonomistyring, kontraktsarbeid, søknadsskriving, kontakt med samarbeidspartnere, markedsføring og utadvendt virksomhet, web, logistikk, personalansvar og produksjonsavvikling, samt et produsentopplæringsprogram som administreres av produsenten.
AVGARDE har et styre som også fungerer som programkomité, med ansvar for det kunstneriske programmet. Produsenten fungerer som sekretær for styret. Produsenten bør ha interesse for å medvirke til utviklingen av samtidsmusikkfeltet, og bør også ha en oversikt over kunst-og kulturfeltet mer generelt. En kunnskapsrik og engasjert produsent vil kunne være med å utforme programmet sammen med styre/programråd. Det forventes at produsenten har sitt daglige virke i regionen.
For mer informasjon om AVGARDE og/eller produsentstillingen, kontakt:
Morten Eide Pedersen, styreleder
Tlf. +47-900 55 827 // Skype: morteneide
Rebecka Ahvenniemi, produsent
Tlf: +47 450 08 520
E-post: email@example.com ; www.avgarde.no
Søknad med CV og referanser sendes digitalt til firstname.lastname@example.org innen utgangen av fredag 10. januar 2014.
Velkommen til informasjonsmøte om Bergen kommunes tilskuddsordninger for det profesjonelle kunst- og kulturfeltet i Bergen, mandag 13. januar, klokken 17.00-19.00 i rådhusets kantine, 1. etasje.
I møtet vil seksjonssjef Øyvor Johnson sammen med staben av rådgivere informere om følgende saker:
- Kort informasjon om kulturbudsjettet for 2014
- Informasjon om prosjekt- og driftsmidler innen musikk, litteratur, scenekunst, film, visuell kunst, graffiti, elektronisk kunst, samt teoriutvikling og ymse kulturformål.
- Informasjon om tilskudd til internasjonale prosjekter, herunder tilskuddsordningen Rask Respons
- Informasjon om arrangementstilskudd
- Informasjon om etableringsstipend, kulturstipend og arbeidsstipend
- Råd og tips til søknad, budsjett, regnskap og rapport
- Informasjon om overgang til elektronisk søknadsportal
Det vil være mulig å snakke med den enkelte fagrådgiver etter presentasjonen
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at BEK. Our office and booking service are closed for the season, and opens again January 6th. See you then!
Photo: FoodArt at RAD#5 (Anne Marthe Dyvi)
Coming up in January:
- Line Hvoslef & Søren Andreasen :/: Interactive Painting, pre production
- Anne Marthe Dyvi :/: Performance for the Borealis Festival, pre production
- Elin Vister :/: Surround Sound, student work, pre production
- Open workshop in mid January: Nic Collins :/: Hardware Hacking (external link)
- Piya Wanthiang :/: I Love Your Manners Full of Deceit, exhibition the 23. – 26. January at Knipsu
Trond Lossius will be on an expedition to Svalbard, organized by Tromsø kunstforening.
Marieke Verbiesen will be working in the Nederlands, and back at BEK to complete the documentation on Moviestar.
Stian Remvik will join the Jamoma development team as a trainee, and contribute to the developement of the next version.Time and place:
- BEK - 19/12/2013 to 06/01/2014
BEK is involved in the light festival in Solund in November 2013. Anne Marthe Dyvi and HC Gilje are participating artists and have contributed to the development of the format.
“All Lights on Solund” is an exciting and innovative project where creativity, artistic expression and lighting technology meet.
The frame is the distinctive Solund-nature and theme is how light can be used to create activities and experiences and simultaneously engage both the community and others been attached to the project.
The project aims to create three different, yet coherent results, which projects each of which is independent installations where the interaction between expression and technology will create a unified expression.
The areas that are pointed out in consultation with Solund Municipality, all the central area in the center of the municipality.
The 15th and the 16th of November there will be a lightfestival and seminar in Hardbakke in Solund. More information and full program at:
- Hardbakke, Solund - 15/11/2013 to 17/11/2013
OpenMusic is a freely available graphical program for computer-aided composition. With many tools and services for working with musical structures, OpenMusic is well-suited for work or musical composition and analysis.
BEK offers a one-week workshop with Anders Vinjar. The workshop will provide an introduction to composition in OpenMusic for composers and creative musicians, combining joint presentations and more individual support for each participant and their projects.
Update: Please note that the dates for this workshop has been changed to December 9-13.
The workshop lasts for five days, running from 10:00 to 16:00. Participants are expected to participate for the whole of the week.
The workshop is free, but participants are expected to bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows).
Sign up by sending an email to email@example.com, with the following information: Name, contact info (email and cell phone), a brief intro on yourself, your prior experience (if any) with work on sound and music software, why you want to join the workshop and whether there’s anything particular you would want to work on.Data-assistert komposisjon
Musikknotasjon har blitt utviklet over de siste 1000 årene som et system av instrukser og konvensjoner som beskriver hvordan et musikkstykke skal fremføres. Lenge var dette eneste løsning for å lagre musikk for ettertiden. Parallelt med utvikling av lydfesting og lydbearbeiding de siste 140 årene, har det også skjedd en digitalisering av musikk-notasjon, slik at det musikalske materialet kan tallfestes og beskrives matematisk. Et tidlig eksempel er Arnold Schöenberg sitt 12-tone-system utviklet ved inngangen til modernismen. Et nyere og utbredt eksempel er MIDI. Når musikalsk materiale kan tallfestes, kan det også gjøres til gjenstand for dataprosessering. Data-assistert komposisjon (computer-aided composition) er et sentralt felt særlig innen samtidsmusikk; et digitalt komposisjonsverktøy for å utvikle og bearbeide ulike typer kompositorisk materiale. Resultatet kan uttrykkes og bearbeides videre som noter, eller på andre måter, f.eks. som sett av OSC meldinger, eller som Csound scores. Data-assistert komposisjon kan også brukes for å kontrollere lydprosesser med rike sett av styrbare parametre, og blir et viktig hjelpemiddel i avansert lyddesign.OpenMusic
For komponister innen dette feltet er musikkprogramvaren OpenMusic (OM) det foretrukne verktøyet. OpenMusic er utviklet over mange år ved IRCAM, Centre Pompidou i Paris, og blir benyttet av komponister over hele verden. OpenMusic er et visuelt programmeringsspråk for musikk, bygget på Common Lisp. Denne kombinasjonen gjør OM lett tilgjenglig for alle som arbeider med komposisjon uten å kreve spesielle ferdigheter i programmering, samtidig som OM dekker behovene til dem som vil gå videre og begynne å programmere på egen hånd. OM legger ingen føringer på hvordan komponister skal komponere. Alt fra enkle note-editorer til avansert løsninger basert på vilkårlige egnede programmeringsparadigmer som kunstig intelligens og constraint-systemer er lett tilgjenglig. Fleksibiliteten gjør verktøyet anvendelig og skalerbart, og attraktivt både for nybegynnere og avanserte brukere. OpenMusic har svært god støtte for behandling av tradisjonelle musikalske strukturer i form av musikalske editorer og høynivå funksjoner for musikk. Etter hvert som brukere og ulike typer behov har kommet til, har OM også blitt brukt med hell til alt mulig annet – som eget programmeringsspråk, i arbeid med bilde, tekst, koreografi, spatialisering og svært mye annet.Anders Vinjar
While studying ethnomusicology and linguistics, Anders experimented with potentials of programming-languages and AI-techniques to work on issues of music-analysis. He got interested in using the same tools to create music, stopped studying and started composing. Main interests are acousmatic music and other electroacoustic art, algorithmic composition, DSP and programming for music. He spends most of his composition-hours either doing field-recordings or musical programming away inside functional programming-environments for music such as OpenMusic, Common Music, CLM, SuperCollider and other FLOSS-ware. Output includes concert-music of various kinds, installations, music for movies, streams/web-art, hacks, applications, workshops, lectures, occasional articles etc.
The workshop is supported by Bergen Municipality and Arts Council Norway.Time and place:
- BEK - 09/12/2013 to 13/12/2013