Sirenfestivalen: ”EAM-konsert”, Nilssonsalen / Blackbox (A306), the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. Duo with Christian Munthe.
Technologies and Improvisation: Tools and theories for uncertain futures, at Campus Lindholmen, Gothenburg, in the Kuggen building, mostly. I had a 10 min presentation: “Case studies in the invention of some Experimental Musical Instruments (EMIs) by an improvisor” to be seen here, and performed at the dinner party.
TAPE loop night /spaghetti all'arrabbiata/ wine & more, at Hufelandstraße 31, Berlin, private test audience for the new project Sonic Hypnotic.
Sonic Hypnotic / experimental sound performance, Tu Centrum, Szczecin, poland, with Luc Kerléo, a colleague and me.
Kulturkraft i Härryda kommun, Hulebäcksgymnasiet, Mölnlycke, Inspiration Day for art teachers, lecture about my work + improvisation workshop (with discussions).
Full Moon Pub 2/3 (first of two moons), Haket - Bar å sånt, Göteborg, lecture: “Unusual Entrances into Musical Instrument Acoustics, the Backyards of Musical Instrument Systematics, many inspiring examples in pictures, film and sound”, arranged by Vetenskap och Folkbildning.
Högskolan för scen och musik, Eternity of a moment, duo with Magda Mayas.
vinyl & tape-à-tête, Habeat Records, Athens. (sonic hypnotic) — - - - > tape&human loops, with Luc Kerléo, a colleague and me, supported by The Swedish Society of Composers FST 1918-2018 100 years.
criss-cross night, Chimeres, Athens, I performed I Have Been In You, You Have Been In Me, supported by The Swedish Society of Composers FST 1918-2018 100 years.
Improvisation ur sångens perspektiv (Improvisation from the perspective of song), Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Schélestudion A502. I performed the piece “Koltrast på Masthugget” uniting sound poetry, dialog with a bird and voice improvisation.
Candyland, Stockholm: Book launch - Caress. A Candid Approach. The Great Learning Orchestra performed Caress a musical score written by the editorial team and a selection of scores from the a4-room project. At this event, GLO consisted of Johannes Bergmark gopychand, mongolian cymbals, indian jingles, playing card, comb, egg slicer etc, Lily Bigestans voice, Daniel Borgegård Älgå alto saxophone, Mats Dimming bass, Anders Erkéus ektara, harmonica etc, Pelle Halvarsson cello, Leif Jordansson ukulele, Aina Myrstener stylophone, Paul Pignon clarinet, Malvin Karlsson flute.
Syros Sound Meetings' Sounding Paths Residency, Ano Syros, greece, 2-12 July 2018 (I participated 3-9th)) Syros Sound Meetings, Sounding Paths Residency 2018, Sounding Paths 2018 Showcase, Playlist. Sound works made of found materials in and around the Syros Monastery: 1. Acoustic performance with Anna Lerchbaumer using found objects 2. A sketch for a sound sculpture left for other participants to use or not 3. Short object improvisations for the camera, one left for showing at the final public performance. Film clip: Looking around for objects.
Domus, Athens, trio w Nicolas Malevitsis and a colleague.
MCV-dagen (Utbudsdag Musikcentrum Väst), Storan, Göteborg
Lecture at Alytus Art School with Redas Dirzys and students about Hieronymus Bosch, surrealism and my experimental musical instrument making.
Lecture at Composers' Guesthouse, Druskininkai, lithuania: From the backyards of musical instrument acoustics, unusual examples. For composers, musicians and organizers at the composers' residency.
Contemporary Music Concert at Druskininkai Church (Šiuolaikinės muzikos koncertas Druskininkų bažnyčioje), lithuania: new works of DAR-resident composers Edgars Rubenis, Johannes Bergmark, Thanos Chrysakis, Burkhard Beins. Musicians were students of contemporary music and improvisation at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater: Kristupas Gikas (flute), Simonas Kaupinis (tuba), Kazimieras Jušinskas (saxophone), Monika Kiknadze (viola), Domantas Razmus (percussion) and Kristupas Kmitas (percussion), led by Vykintas Baltakas. Sponsored by: Lithuanian Cultural Council, Latgale, Nordic-Baltic Mobility Program and Druskininkai Youth Employment Center”. Press 1, translation. Press 2, translation. Press 3, translation. I played a piece with the musicians that I named “Digestion (for Cecil Taylor)”.
Workshop with Jon Halvor Bjørnseth, concert at Gullmarsgymnasiet and exhibition at Lysekils Konstförening/Konsthall, part of Klangbotten project (Elsbeth Bergh organizer) and Lysekil Kulturvecka. Installation clip 1. Installation clip 2.
Torsdag @Konstmuseet: Vernissage and concerts, Skövde Kulturhus: Klangbotten c/o Konstmuseet - Maskinernas dans! with Karin Hellqvist, Heloisa Amaral, Johan Svensson, Johannes Bergmark, students from Konstskolan, Västerhöjds gymnasium and Musikskolan i Skövde. Film clip 1; Film clip 2; Film clip 3.
Workshop inventing and making instruments with art students and concert, Gerlesborgsskolan, part of Klangbotten project.
Workshop to make a sound art piece with students at Hillared and Sexdrega schools in Svenljunga, part of the project LjudKonst 7Härad to be performed in the autumn of 2019, with support from Skapande Skola.
The tram is full (Spårvagnen är fullsatt) – Improvised text-sound-composition at Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. Lunch concert at Artisten, Schélestudion A502, with Johannes Bergmark and Pär Thörn.
Torsdag @Konstmuseet: Lecture and performance, Skövde Kulturhus. Experimental Musical Instruments, Musical Performance Art and Why Do You Make Music? in connection with the exhibition Klangbotten c/o Konstmuseet - Maskinernas dans!.
Eternity of a Moment II, Artisten, Lindgrensalen A302, Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. I performed The Hell Harp of Hieronymus Bosch, first public work-in-process invitation.