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tacit or loud: where is the knowledge in art?



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Symposium and festival for artistic research

Nov 28-Dec 3, 2014

Call for contributions

Tacit or Loud is an international symposium and a festival for experimental arts at the Inter Arts Center in Malmö, Sweden. Tacit or Loud focuses on intermedia art and presents several international world premieres. Inter Arts Center (IAC) is an organization within the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts located in the old Mazetti chocolate factory in Malmö. IAC provides good facilities for interdisciplinary projects, including fine arts, music and theatre, but also other arts and disciplines. For information on the venues please see  http://www.iac.lu.se.

Where is the knowledge in art?

We embrace an ecological perspective on knowledge that stretches from the tacit and embodied knowing of the artist to propositional and scientific knowledge production. Indeed, the knowledge in art can sometimes be more loud than silent. We now welcome proposals to a symposium that challenges the format of the scientific symposium. Contributions may be in artistic form (encouraged), as conference papers or in a format that combines the two. The ambition with Tacit or Loud is to merge various kinds of knowledge production in the arts with analytical modes of thinking.  Hence, it is centered around the concept of the lab as a venue for a review of artistic work and research as process.

For the complete call and more information, please see Tacit or Loud: call for presentations.

arrival cities: hanoi



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A new work as part of the artistic research project Music in Movement and Nguyen Thanh Thuys PhD project at Malmö Academy of Music in collaboration with Teatr Weimar will begin with video recordings and a concert at the end of May. Kent Olofsson will compose the music. The premiere of the final work is scheduled for November/December 2014.

nguyễn thanh thủy 25% seminar



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Where: Inter Art Center, Red room, MalmöIMG_8910
When: 13.00-16.00, February 5, 2014

The choreography of gender in traditional Vietnamese music

This artistic research project is concerned with the function of gesture in traditional Vietnamese music. One of the aims is to investigate the social function and meaning of musical gesture in this traditional culture. The findings will be subject to a critical reading from a gender perspective. From this point of departure I will attempt to expand the expressive scope of my performance, both in the context of traditional music but also in experimental projects.
In my 25% seminar I will discuss the performance/installation Inside/Outside and the film project Seven Stories in two online papers that include video material and parts of the pieces. The seminar moves seamlessly between performance and discussion and includes a live performance of a scene from Seven Stories.

Researchg documentation and text in Research Catalogue:

  • Inside/Ouside http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/55919/55920
  • Seven Stories http://www.researchcatalogue.net/view/61130/61131
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  • Published: Oct 5th, 2013
  • Category: Performance
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go to hell



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gotohell_web_finalWhen: October 7, 8 and 9 at 19:30. October 8 also 12:00
Where: Reaktorhallen, Drottning Kristinas väg 51, KTH, Stockholm

Go To Hell: gesture and sound on the threshold.
Go to Hell is an installation and performance work set on the threshold between gesture and sound and between the worlds of the dead and the living. The three musicians of the Vietnamese/Swedish group The Six Tones move through the subterranean landscape of the dismantled R1 nuclear reactor like mythological after-images. Fragments from the myth of Orpheus are double-exposed with the tale of a beheaded ghost from Vietnamese Tuong theatre. Evoked by the potential danger of the location, the audience is invited to explore an interactive and open form installation that relates to ancient myth and its bearings on experimental art of today. The choreographies and video art all relate to the gestural and conceptual content of Toccata Orpheus, a composition for guitar solo by the German composer Rolf Riehm.

Choreography: Marie Fahlin
Sound and light installation: Gerhard Eckel
Video and sound installation by Anders Elberling och Henrik Frisk
Video by Jörgen Dahlqvist
Music by Rolf Riehm, Henrik Frisk, Richard Karpen and The Six Tones
Lightdesign Sutoda.

wlabs activities: seven stories in hanoi



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Hanoi Sound Stuff, Vietnam
April 12, 20.00

Seven Stories: the female general

Seven Stories is a collaborative and experimental project in a collaboration with the Vietnamese/Swedish group The Six Tones with members Stefan Östersjö, Thanh Thuy (Malmö Academy of Music), Tra My Tran (Hanoi Conservatory), Jörgen Dahlqvist (Teatr Weimar), Marie Fahlin (freelance choreographer) and professor Richard Karpen, (composer and dean at the School of Music, University of Washington). The project will be presented in several forms (film, orchestra concerto with video, and as a video installation. The first performance, however, will be at Hanoi Sound Stuff Festival, Vietnam April 12 with the Six Tones and Henrik Frisk (laptop) and Tri Minh (laptop).

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