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0 Crowd-sourcing voice samples for next album

On the next Ugress album “The Wrong Future”, the Internet will be one of the featured artists. I am asking fans, listeners and followers on social media to participate by recording a simple phrase, through a simple process on the artist website. After just a few days, I’ve already received…

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0 “I And The AI” (2019) starts pre-production

How do Artificial Intelligences (AI) develop emotions? When is their heartbreak real enough? “I and the AI” is a musical performance using realtime virtual reality and AI, exploring the emotional challenges of developing, co-existing and breaking up with machines. The work will be realised as a 45 minute performance, and…

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0 September residency in Rome, Italy

For the month of september 2017 I have a residency at Circolo Scandinavo in Rome, Italy. As part of the residency, there will be an artist presentation and I will create a new work, tentatively titled Librum Canticum (the singing library).  I’m researching and developing the sound of wisdom; what…

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0 “No Here, Here” at Art App Awards, ZKM

I’m performing segments of “There Is No Here, Here” at the Art App Awards, ZKM, Karlsruhe July 7th, 2017. The Art App Awards honors the best new art created in app format, both taking into consideration artistic and technological merit. The award is hosted by ZKM, Center for Art And…

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0 “No Here, Here” at TechnArte, Bilbao 2017

I’m presenting and performing a new version of “There Is No Here, Here” at TechnArte, Bilbao, Spain, on May 11th and 12th 2017. TechnArte is an international conference on the fusion of technology and art, gathering artists and professionals from the world of art, technology and science, who “attend…

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0 Hardingtokt – Live Ferry Fjordtronica

May 31st – June 3rd 2017 we will be roaming and raiding the western Norwegian fjords with the vintage ferry M/F Hardingen, performing the comissioned work “Hardingtokt” live in the fjords and in Vågen, Bergen. “Hardingtokt” is a work that uses the ferry itself as instrument, performer, stage and transport. The work incorporates…

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0 Live at Orgelnatt, Stavanger 2017

Together with composer and organist Nils Henrik Asheim and visual artist Birk Nygaard we’re creating a brand new electro-acoustic media-work for the huge, epic organ of Stavanger Concert Hall. The work sets out to investigate both sonically and visually what happens inside an organ – what are the all the invisible mechanics,…

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0 Live music videos, rave, at Østre, Bergen

February 24th and 25th 2017 we are creating live music videos at Østre, Bergen, Norway. “There Is No Here, Here” is a realtime multi-cam video performance that brings the challenges of our social media digital existence to hyper-real music video levels. These performances hosted by BIT Teatergarasjen will transition from music video mayhem to post-show…

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0 Nordic Film Music mashup, Berlinale 2017

Monday February 13th, I’m doing a live mashup / hommage / DJ set of contemporary, retro and cult Nordic film music at the Nordic Film Music Days at the Berlinale 2017. Nordic Film Music Days gathers and presents the film and media-composers from all five Nordic countries, in keynote talks, presentations and seminars.…

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0 Live music vidoeos, Hiroshima, Barcelona

A great disturbance in the cyber: January 19th to 22nd 2017 we are creating live music videos at Hiroshima, Barcelona. “There Is No Here, Here” is a realtime multi-cam video performance that brings our digital existence to hyper-real music video levels. “There Is No Here, Here” uses our own Ugress music to create a hyper-real,…

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