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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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0 Live at Festival InShadows 16, Lisbon, Portugal

December 3rd I’m performing There Is No Here, Here at the InShadows Festival in Lisbon, Portugal. There Is No Here, Here creates a hyper-real, ever-shifting music video reality, live on stage. On stage we see a musician. He plays electronica, works his machines like a hacker. We also see him on…

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0 “There Is No Here, Here” at Oktoberdans 2016

I’m performing a teaser pre-premiere of “There Is No Here, Here”, on Friday Oct. 28th at USF for Oktoberdans 2016. The performance is a musical show which creates hyper-real music videos live on stage, using green-screen technology and multi-camera live sfx processing. A musician is performing in a green-screen setup, next to a large cinema…

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0 It Came From Beyond Eternal September

The Ugress album It Came From Beyond Eternal September is released Oct 21st 2016. Dramatic bubblegum-cinema. Monstrous tripod basses striding in post-apocalyptic ruins, thunderous beats move tectonic plates, tentacle choirs calling in despair, broken telephones endlessly calling into dead aether, highspeed pod chases, neurotic guitar clones and shuriken stars zooming by in slow motion…

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0 Portal at BOF, Eindhoven, Sept. 1st

With long time collaborator Nuria Guiu we are performing Portal at the BestOfFest contemporary dance festival in Eindhoven, September 1st. The piece revolves around the themes in Douglas Rushkoff’s book Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now and his term digiphrenia, which tries to capture the experience of living multiple editions of…

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0 Ut Av Skogen at Festspillene Bergen 2016

Sunday June 5th I’m performing the final version of Ut Av Skogen at Festspillene i Bergen, an absurd musical forest performance. The work remixes, mashes and recycles the music of Norwegian composer Harald Sæverud to explore and expose the different cultural “isms” of his century, in an epic battle of…

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0 Stjerneføyk – Arctic sci-fi and ice skating battles, Finse 17 mai

I’m performing Stjerneføyk at Finse, on May 17th 2016. Stjerneføyk is a post-romantic national-electronic work based on famous Norwegian stars of the previous century, gathering them in one epic musical battle – set on the ice-planet Hoth of Star Wars. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic explorer and scientist. Sonja Henie was a Norwegian olympic ice skater and Hollywood movie star.…

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0 wOwls in the mOss – Reykjavik, Apr 28th

wOwls in the mOss is an interactive media art installation, realtime performance, song and music video. There will be a 10 minute performance at 18:00 during the opening. It uses Icelandic moss and mobile devices, and is part of the “Fylltu okkar glös með þínum veigum” group exhibit. A dark, lonely…

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0 Residency at SIM Reykjavik

For the month of April 2016 I’m on Iceland, at an artist residency with SIM Reykjavik. The working title of the project is “Ulfuglar i mosa”, roughly translated “Wolf-owles in the moss”. The title is a portmanteau based on a Scandinavian proverb, “There are owles in the moss”, used to…

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