“Meanwhile, in Shanghai … (berlin)”

April 28, 2012 § 1 Comment

Following installments in Kortrijk, Riga, Maastricht and Bergen, Resonance‘s German partner Singuhr is currently hosting the fifth installment of Norwegian artist Maia Urstad‘s “Meanwhile, in Shanghai …”

In the Berlin version of her work, Maia Urstad continues her gathering of sonic details about time and place from local radio stations around the world, which are woven together in a subtle polyphony of voices, tones and white noise, transmitted via local FM-frequencies by a spiraling, labyrinthine collection of some 40 portable radio’s…

“Meanwhile, in Shanghai … (berlin)” opened on Wednesday April 25th in Kunsthaus MEINBLAU, Pfefferberg, Haus 5, Christinenstraße 18/19, Berlin. It can be experienced there each week from Wednesday till Sunday between 14h and 18h, until May 27th.

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Sounding City: Public Sound

April 27, 2012 § 3 Comments

The final presentation of the first two year-phase of Resonance, before continuing for (at least) another two years with a new series of commissioned works of sound art by European artists, will be part of this year’s Sounding City, the sound-art-music program of the yearly Festival van Vlaanderen (Festival of Flanders) in Kortijk, Belgium.

Alongside works by Chris Watson, Jana Winderen, Christoph de Boeck & Patricia Portela, Leif Brush, Guy de Bièvre & Sofie von Bustorff, Erik Nerinckx, Alvin Curran, Dawn Scarfe, David Helbich and Bent Sørensen, the 2012 edition of Sounding City will present installations by Stefan Rummel (the Kortrijk installment of his Resonance work Articulated Chambers) and Evelina Deicmane.

This year’s edition of the Festival of Flanders’ Sounding City focuses on the relationship between sound and the public space. It opens on Saturday April 28th, with a guided tour, starting at 16h from the Budascoop, Kapucijnenstraat 10.

The Sounding City sound art works can be experienced in Kortrijk on Saturdays and Sundays, until Sunday May 13th.
For details, see the Sounding City web pages.

Pierre Berthet – Sketches for ‘Extended Drops’

April 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

The series of artist drawings below, by Pierre Berthet, give a comprehensive view of Pierre’s Resonance installation Extended Drops.

Extended Drops currently can be heard and see at the Archéoforum de Liège, Belgium, from March 30th until April 29th, every day (except on Mondays), from 10h – 17h.

Pierre Berthet this spring also does a number of concerts. In Germany. He will perform on April 21st in Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst, in Hörstel (Staubsauger und Tropfen – Two sound performances with air & water, 19h), on May 4th in the Maschinenzentrale/Lohnhalle Zeche Westfalen, Ahlen (Staubsauger, Messertisch und Blumentöpfe, 19h) and on May 5th in the LWL-Industriemuseum / TextilWerk Bocholt / Spinnerei, Bocholt (Staubsauger, Messertisch und Blumentöpfe, 19h). Details can be found on the Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhors web site.

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