█ IN-SONORA VIII
The 2nd installment of VIBRANT DISTURBANCE II, now showing in Madrid, Spain at ‘IN-SONORA VIII - Muestra de arte sonoro e interactivo’. The exhibition is at ‘Cruce Arte y Pensamiento Contemporáneo’ localed on the gallery street Doctor Fourquet. The exhibition period is March 20-30.2014
█ solo album
Upcoming solo album has now been shipped to Rashad Becker for mastering & vinyl cut at D+M, Berlin. More info soon.
█ DR showing Eksil and Liberty
DR K is broadcasting the theatre dramatization of Jakob Ejersbo's Africa trilogy. EKSIL is showing March 29 and LIBERTY April 5.2014 and for a limited time the shows will be available for online streaming at dr.dk
Working together with soprano Nickie Johansson on a new piece to be premiered March 13.2014 as a part of Aalborg Opera Festival.
█ Axis Mundi
█ Behind The Wind
█ Team Spirit
From the opening of the Wooloo project Team Spirit, with the GOG liga players forming in a circle during the new intro anthem. Photo: Kim Rune
On a Norwegian mini-tour with Adrian Fiskum Myhr. Here a photo after the performance November 27.2013 at Bidrobon in Oslo.
Working on a new project together with the art collective Wooloo. Wooloo constructs site-specific sculptures and interventions with the aim of imagining new social systems, and this project, revolving around Gudmefyrstens Hal and GOG Arena, will be premiered December 7.2013 in Gudme, Denmark.
█ LAK - Festival of Nordic Sound Art
█ Don't Eat Salon-Service
█ Don't Eat Aalborg
Don't Eat Group at the Open Days Festival. The performance took place September 14.2013 at Biffen - Art Cinema in Aalborg, Denmark. Photo: Edit E. Vizer
█ Don't Eat Group in Denmark
Two performances coming up in Denmark together with the hungarian Don't Eat Group; September 14. in Biffen - Art Cinema, Aalborg (as a part of the OpenDays Festival ), and September 15.2013 at SpLab/The Jutland Art Academy in Aarhus (organized by Salon-Service).
█ Eksil Republique
EKSIL is playing at Republique, Copenhagen September 4-12.2013. All performances are sold out.
█ Inversion documentation
█ Kunsthal Nord
Before a performance August 15.2013 at Kunsthal Nord in Aalborg, Denmark with Adrian Fiskum Myhr.
█ LAK 2013
Will be participating at this years 'LAK - festival for nordisk lydkunst' (Festival of Nordic Sound Art) with an installation and a workshop. The festival will be held September 26-29.2013 at PB43, Copenhagen.
█ Propuestas Seleccionadas
The jury of the 'VIII Exhibition of IN-SONORA Muestra de arte sonoro e interactivo' just selected 'Vibrant Disturbance I' to
Creating sound and music for the theatre dramatization of LIBERTY – the third and last book of Jakob Ejersbo's Africa trilogy. The premiere is October 26.2013 at Teater Nordkraft, Aalborg. Other people involved; Director: Mikkel Flyvholm. Set designer: Louise Beck. Manuscript: Nis Momme-Stockmann. Cast: Esben Smed, Anele Situlweni, Henrik Birch, Mette Kolding, Amelia Höy, Thomas Jacob Clausen, Spirit Mba, Ebby Weyime, Christine Gjerulff, Alexis Rodney, Ole Eriksen, Bolette Harritsø Winther, Lucca Sander, Thomas Oyoo Omondi, Lilian Gune.
█ Inversion documentation
█ exhibition of Inversion
'Inversion' is now exhibited at Furreby Strand as a part of BunkerLove 2013. More info on the installation can be found on this page. Other artists exhibiting at the festival include Erik Peitersen (dk), Elin Strand Ruin & Spridd (s), Edit E. Vizer (hu), Inge Tranter (za/dk), Objartiste (pl) among others.
Circuitry for sound installation 'Inversion' converting light to sound.
At Furreby Strand near Løkken, Denmark testing the final version of the new sound installation 'Inversion' to be premiered July 21.2013 at the Bunkerlove Festival.
█ Bunkerlove Festival
Performance June 20.2013 with Zsolt Söres aka Ahad at Dampfzentrale, Bern in Switzerland. Thanks to WIM Bern and Christian Kobi for the invitation and making this happen.
█ Østbyens Maskinsnedkeri
A shapshot from the noisy performance May 9.2013 in the basement of
Working on a new site specific sound installation commissioned by the BunkerLove Art Festival 2013. The festival is taking place in July at the westcoast beaches of the northern part of Denmark. About the festival:
"BunkerLove is an annual art festival based on a long-term strategy of creating a physical and virtual cultural transformation of Hitler's Atlantic Wall WWII bunkers. Around 14000 bunkers dot an extensive system of coastal fortifications from France to Norway, forming a bleak reminder of a dark episode in European history. BunkerLove aim to breathe new life into the bunkers with cultural happenings which both commemorate lives lost and ponder past mistakes as well as look to the future positively."
█ Drone domino
New stereo output instrument capable of producing dense Niblock-ish drones.
Mini-tour in Norway with double bass player Adrian Myhr. Two of the concerts were recorded intened for a record release. A shapshot from the performance April 14.2013 at Trondheim Kunstmuseum. Photo: Anita W. Lande
█ Perceptual Ecologies: KLIK
The third piece of the art installation series Perceptual Ecologies is currently exhibited in the public atrium/arcade between Main Library and City Council Chamber of Aalborg. The installation 'KLIK' can be experienced day and night from April 12 until May 20.2013
█ ToBe Continued
March 24th 2013 is World TB Day. Here the Global Health Incubator of Topolò and Stazione di Topolò have organized and curated the project ToBe Continued. ToBe Continued is a un-interrupted 24 hour marathon, where musicians and sound artists from all over the world each have a 30-minute window at their disposal. Anybody with an internet connection can listen in at the ToBe Continued website. This year the project also includes several public listening points at cultural centers, art galleries, shops, bars, libraries.
More info and streaming here.
The theatre dramatization of Jakob Ejersbo's 'Eksil' is now playing at Teater Nordkraft, Aalborg DK. It's on until March 27.2013. Photo: Tom Ingvardsen
█ Vibrant Disturbance I
Working on sound and music for the theatre dramatization of the EKSIL – the first book of Jakob Ejersbo's Africa trilogy. The premiere is March 02.2013 at Teater Nordkraft, Aalborg, where it will play the rest of the month before being brought to Ridehuset, Aarhus in August and Teater Republique, Copenhagen in September. Other people involved; Director: Mikkel Flyvholm. Set designer: Louise Beck. Manuscript: Andreas Garfield. Cast: Mia Lerdam, Sofia Saaby Mehlum, Mette Kolding, Esben Smed Weinholt Jensen, Henrik Birch, Jacob Ulrik Lohmann, Thomas J. Clausen, Signe Skov, Anele Situlweni, Spirit Mba.
█ Ahad & Chr S
Recording for two days at Tonometer Studio with Ahad aka Zsolt Sörés (H) after a
Three days of recording new Klapper-Skjødt material at Tonometer Studio early December 2012.
█ Vibrant Disturbance I
█ Testing circuitry
Finished creating 40 light-to-sound circuits – the heart of 'Vibrant Disturbance I'.
█ Uncò Libri book
Two performances of the new project 'Ahad's Masters Garden: Musik für's Deutsche Haus' as a part the series 'Raumklänge – visual notations – musik intermedial' curated by Georg Dietzler. The first performance took place in Alte Feuerwache, Cologne and the second (depictured above) in Scheune Schall, Stommeln, Germany. Involved in the project are Zsolt Sörés (H) on viola and electronics and J. Milo Taylor (UK) on video and processed grammophone records. Further info (in german only) can be found at gerngesehen.de.
█ Simple Interactions?
Silent loudspeaker installation. Dedicated to John Cage (1912-1992)
█ New instrument
Yet another simple electro-acustic instrument.
█ Det Obelske Auditorium
Playing two concerts with the legendary dutch reed player Ab Baars and young norwegian bassist Adrian F. Myhr in Aalborg. Depictured is the concert at Det Obelske Auditorium at the Utzon Center that took place August 23.2012. Both performances were recorded with a record release in mind. Photo: Søren Skjødt
█ Gör-det-själv-konsert med Christian Skjødt
After a two-day workshop building several different electro-acustic instruments with a handful local kids in Gårdsjö, Sweden, a 'Gör-det-själv-konsert' (do-it-yourself-concert?) was announed to take place in a bus (Rättbuss) parked in the forest. Here the audience became the performers in a 30 minute cacophonic improvisation on these new instruments without any instructions on how to play them what-so-ever .
Working with Edit E. Vizer on prototypes for the soft circuitry sound piece 'FARM'. The project is a practical attempt to create a new musical interface and to integrate various elements of the arts, new technology, music, play and senses connected to these. Moreover, it focuses on results in social interaction and integration of children and youngsters with different backgrounds. Video demostrations of the first prototypes can be found here.
█ Braun instrument Series
The Braun shaver enclosure instrument series are slowly expanding with the introduction of a 4x4 matrix mixer (left).
█ Objects in the Field
█ Conservatorio Di Verona
█ Verona Risuona 2012
Participating in the Verona Risuora in Italy with a workshop and performance. With this years theme - mobility - unsual concerts, sound installations, performances and improvisations will animate the streets and squares of the historic center of Verona.
█ Interface experiments
New nonlinear instrument using two 2-axis joysticks as the main part of the user interface to achieve a more intuitive approach.
█ Dronninglund Kunstcenter
Confirmation of a new sound installation to be presented at Dronninglund Kunstcenter October 14 to December 16.2012, as a part of a contemporary arts exhibitions series presenting artists from North Jutland.
█ Mark Rothko project
New live setup involving two portable gramophones, a 4-channel sound system and a computer running Max/MSP. Created for two readings of the manuscript 'RED' evolving around the work and life/death of Mark Rothko. The project is a collaboration between The Theatre of Aalborg and Kunsten - Museum of Modern Art and also consisted of actors Morten Kirkskov & Andreas Berg and stage director Mia Lipschitz.
█ Tonometer Music - SYNTH 02
New instrument 'R' commissioned by good friend and enfant terrible, Mikkel Ring.
█ Mini-tour with Dr.Chad
█ DR P8
DR (The Danish Broadcasting Corporation) made a 50 minute interview/reportage from a day in the life of Christian Skjødt one cold November day last year. The programme was made by Mikkel Rønnov and broadcasted on DR P8 December 23.2011 and will air again March 22.2012.
█ Geiger Festival
█ Two black boxes
Two new electro-acoustic instruments have seen the light of day.
A snapshot from the car on the way to the hotel after a day leading a workshop at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers et Multimédia de Bamako (CAMM) in Mali, Africa.