Workshop during the day and concert in the evening linked to the Lisa Ullén & Nina de Heneys duo concert.
Lisa Ullén-piano, Johan Arrias – klarinett/saxofon och Henrik Olsson – kontaktmikrofoner, friktion, objekt.
Lisa Ullén-piano, Johan Arrias – clarinet/saxophone and Henrik Olsson – contact mics, friction, objects. Compositions by Hanna Hartman, Michael Pisaro & Nomi Epstein
Now we would like to develop, compose and realize a serie of site specific pieces as a logic continuation of our previous work but this time without using any written scores. The room in which we perform will be the composition.
In Nomi Epsteins piece portals the musicians are moving back and forth between different clearly defined sonic designs: harmonics, rhythmical loops, white noice, birdsong, vinyl crackle. An internal sound hiking, playfully searching and finding itself in constantly new contexts.
Nomi Epstein, D.M.A, is an active composer, curator/ performer, and music educator. Her works have been performed at Ostrava Days, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Darmstadt, Bang on a Can etc. and she was twice invited as an Artist-in-Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Function in RM: composer Projects. Performances.
In Hanna Hartmans piece Foreign Fridges we get a new point of view on how a graphic score can be transformed into a musical performance. A score that resemblance a number of wiring diagrams, circuits or simply depicting the back side of an imaginary fridge.
Having developed her very own language, the Swedish sound artist and composer Hanna Hartman creates compositions that are exclusively made up from authentic sounds which she has recorded around the world. Sounds are taken out of their original context and thus perceived in their purity. Function in RM: composer Projects. Events.
Born in Buffalo in 1961. He is a composer and guitarist, a member of the Wandelweiser Composers Ensemble and founder and director of the Experimental Music Workshop, Calarts.His work is frequently performed in the U.S. and in Europe, in music festivals and in many smaller venues. Function in RM: Composer Projects. Events.
Born in 1975 in the village of Kyrkhult, a small industrial community in the south of Sweden. Studied drums, classical percussion, improvisation and composition at The Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg and received his MFA in 2001. Henrik moves freely between notated music and free improvisation, blending acoustic and amplified sounds with… Continue reading Henrik Olsson
Johan Arrias is a saxophone and clarinet player active in the field of improvised, experimental and contemporary music. He works with deconstructing and fragmenting the traditional ways of playing his instrument with extended techniques and preparation, regarding sound as an autonomous matter. Function in RM: musician, organizer, producer, artistic leader Projects. Events.