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The Nordic Sound Art, Joint Study Programme is a Nordic collaboration established within the KUNO network, aimed at providing high level education within the field of sound art.

Place and Displacement, Pictures

Pictures from the Place & Displacement workshop by John Grinich at KHBI, Bergen NO Improvisation session with various objects. Improvisation session with various objects. Improvisation session with various objects. Drawing sound Drawing sound Field recording Visit to Lydgalleriet Visit to Lydgalleriet

Bergen course: Place and Displacement

Place and Displacement: Site-Specific responses through sound Workshop for the Nordic Sound Art programme by John Grzinich KHIB, Bergen Norway, December 8-12 2014 In this workshop we will work on not only raising our awareness of the connections between sound and space, but also how we can creatively use sound to redefine our connection to […]

New cycle – introduction course

The new cycle (fall 2014-summer 2015) of the Nordic Sound Art programme begins with an introductionary course Oct. 27-Oct 31. at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. The main topic of the course will be an introduction to the nature of sound, acustics and microphones. Lectuers Jonas Olesen and acustician Eddy Bøgh Brixen. […]

Nordic Sound Art exhibition – pictures

Photo documentation from the Nordic Sound Art exhibition. Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå Sweden 2014. Tuukka Haapakorpi Gallery view Jonas Gazell Jonas Gazell Jonas Gazell Jonas Gazell Hannah Anbert Hannah Anbert Hannah Anbert Tuukka Salonen Tuukka Salonen Tuukka Salonen Gallery view Michael ‘Stoffer’ Christensen Michael ‘Stoffer’ Christensen Gallery view Troels Holmstrøm Troels Holmstrøm Helene Førde […]

Sound art exhibition in Umeå, Sweden

Nordic Sound Art exhibition, Umeå Degree show at The Umeå Academy of Fine Art Thursday 11th, Friday 12th & Saturday the 13th of September 2014 Official opening: Friday the 12th of September at 18:00 An intense three-day exhibition including sound installations, performances and concerts, with artists graduating from the Nordic Sound Art programme. Several inside, […]

Field recording

18th Nov – 22 Nov. 2013 at the Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen Denmark. Introduction to microphones and recording techniques. Historical recordings and listening sessions. Lectueres; Jonas Olesen, Rune Søchting, Eddy Bøgh Brixen.  

The Dirty Ear Forum

Perfomances at Landmark + Marken in connection with the The Dirty Ear Forum at Khib. The Dirty Ear Forum aims to focus on listening as a practice, questioning in what ways it participates in social life and cultural work. On 1 November the forum invites to an afternoon seminar at KHiB with presentations by sound […]

Reverberation Lab: The site-specifity of sound – Helsinki incubator

Prof. Caspar Stracke with Marianne Decoster-Taivalkoski, Eero Pulkkinen, Jonas Olesen May 27th – May 31th. 2013, KUVA Helsinki, Finland The second Helsinki module of the 2012/13 Nordic Sound Art cycle will include a lecture and workshop and investigate various aspects of the notion of reverberation, defined as both, an acoustical phenomenon and a conceptual strategy […]

Sound as Image / History of sound art Helsinki.

Petri Kuljuntausta lectures. ‘History of sound art’ Petri Kuljuntausta did lectures spread over three days, covering the history of sound art and experimental music. The lectures included listening examples. Of the many subjects covered were: Sound art (concept) – sound in the arts (Douglas Kahn) Early sound instruments (mechanical), Heron Mammoth Ivory flute Léon Scott: […]

Neanderthal Electronics – Cph

Week one: Definition of sound Lecture given by Jonas Olesen on the nature of sound. The following subjects were described: – Sound as waves, wavelength, pitch, frequency, amplitude and phase – Measurement units: HZ, DB – Ultrasound, infrasound and sound as vibration – Mechanical recording (Edison and Berliner) – Basic sound visualization, waveform and spectrogram […]