Category Archives: Excursions

Field Recording Workshop Grant

SonicMmabolela

It is great pleasure to announce a one-time PNEK grant for one Norway-based artist to attend the Sonic Mmabolela workshop/residency in South Africa, November 2014. This unique 2-week experience is conceived and will be led by Francisco Lopez, who has long experience with similar work. The grant is 4000 EUR, and includes travel expenses, insurance, food, workshop fee etc. Applicants should send a short letter of motivation incl bio/cv to pnek@pnek.org. (Please do NOT send us large sound files etc.) Deadline: July 11! The winner

Researching the extreme north

Nikelculture

“The mission is to look for the possibilities to organise an art event, or a series of events, which connects to this region, but also reaches out further. […] We have to get to know the area better, meet people, see places and venues, get a feel for the culture and politics of the region. I also have to further develop the concept and a guiding idea for such an event, both in terms of formats, possible institutions and people involved, and as a theme. There is now a preliminary idea, based on the notion of Dark Ecology'”.

Al Khowarizmis Mekaniske Orkester

al Khowarizmis Mekaniske Orkester @ Island #1

Rapport fra al Khowarizmis Mekaniske Orkesters tur til Island og Nordiske Musikkdager 2011 Sent i september ble al Khowarizmis Mekaniske Orkester pakket i kassen sin for å ta sin første utenlandsreise. Island og Nordiske Musikkdager 2011 skulle inntas. Det nye konserthuset HARPA var siste stans for DHLs mann i brunt. Det var i en periode da alt skulle skje.

Greg Pope: Rapport fra Australia

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Australian visit, April 2011 Video installation 380 Flying from London to Singapore in the vast technology of the Airbus 380 aircraft. There is a perfect feature, a perfect video installation that is present at all times during the flight. Choose skycam channel from your personal screen. A camera is situated on the highest point in the tail of the aircraft; the image shows the fuselage and (80 metre) wings from which hang the four huge jet engines. It’s hard to grasp

Planer for 2011

Det nye året er godt igang, og vi planlegger flere reiser de kommende månedene: * Rotterdam International Film Festival (Jan 26 – Feb 1) * Transmediale/Club Transmediale, Berlin (Feb 1-6) * Create/Share/Listen, Conference on Digital Storytelling, Lillehammer (Feb 5-7) * Sao Paulo: Meetings with institutions/artists/festivals/organizers (Feb 11-25) I tillegg skriver vi søknad til Norsk Kulturråd om å drive et treårig pilotprosjekt om arkiv for videokunst (frist 1.mars) I løpet av våren planlegger vi å arrangere et dagsseminar om medielabbens framtid ut fra en norsk kontekst.

Peter Sinclair presentasjon i Bergen

Peter Sinclair er en engelsk lydkunstner bosatt i Marseille. Siden 2004 har han vært leder for lydkunst/forskningslabben Locus Sonus som er tilknyttet l’École Supérieure d’Art i Aix-en-Provence og l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Art i Villa Arson, Nice. Mer info her. Presentasjonen vil foregå på engelsk. Åpent for alle – velkommen! Sted: Kunstakademiet, C. Sundts gt 53, 4.etg. Tid: Fredag 9.okt kl 14-16 Arrangementet faller sammen med at styret og nodene i PNEK-nettverket møtes uformelt i forbindelse med HC Giljes åpning av