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Choreography of Sound

Choreography of Sound

Date:November 5, 2013
Location: Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany

Magne gave two presentations during the international symposium called “Choreography Of Sound – Between Abstraction and Narration” in Karlsruhe, Germany. The two day event was free and open to the public. The related update on Magne’s site can be found here.

Everybody Is A Composer
Art Slam with Magne Furuholmen
Tuesday, 5. November – 3:45 pm

Magne Furuholmen is an artist, musician, writer and performer (most notably from the now disbanded music group a-ha). In projects like “Everybody is a Composer” (Oslo National Museum) or “Cathedral Footsteps” (Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin) he examines the conditions of a space and the dynamics between performer and audience together with the artist-collective Apparatjik. Through audience participation, new compositions emerge as collective works of art. How does everyone become a composer? How does such a heterogeneous sound find its form? How does rhythm become image? This presentation takes the form of a dialogue with author and pop-expert Jenni Zylka.

Complicate Your Life
Magne Furuholmen
Tuesday, 5. November – 4:30 – 5:15 pm

– Decomposing and recomposing a pop song

Since Pete Townsend – inspired by his encounter with Gustav Metzger – in the 60’s made the destruction of instruments into a dramatic live gesture, destruction and decomposition have become as fundamental to rock music as its connection with visual art.

In Magne Furuholmens workshop the participants will experience how de- and re-constructing a pop song can create new meanings. By reconfiguring pop songs Furuholmen refers to the emergence of sampling in the 90’s that radically challenged questions of ownership and copyright.


Related Links

Program Information:

Fan Content: a-ha Live || German a-ha Forum || a-ha Italia


Photos

From the German a-ha forum: Photo 1 || Photo 2

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