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0 Ugress Kids at J. G. Ballard sci-fi festival, Oslo

Only Connect is a sci-fi music festival in Oslo inspired by the ideas and the universe of the influential British author J.G. Ballard. This year’s festival is dedicated to Jon Bing (1944-2014), author, professor and science fiction enthusiast who got J.G. Ballard translated to Norwegian. Mr Bing was instrumental in creating this years festival but…

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0 Report from Lisbon, March 2014

A one minute music and video report from work with Gui Garrido in Lisbon, march 2014. We’re working on a project for 2015, with the theme of realtime music videos. Recreating the ever-changing Youtubian music video experience, but live on a stage, with ourselves as the performing band and the Youtube video-makers at the…

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0 Sound Of Hardanger – Expedition Performance

A mad hybrid of David Attenborough and Indiana Jones reports in video-game style on his incredible musical findings within the sounds of Norwegian fjord region Hardanger. The performance is part of the 2014 Norwegian Constitutional Anniversary, and is shown at Oslo Konserthus March 29th, 2014. The mad explorer reports finding…

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0 Swarms Of Ghost Clones

I’m comissioned to create a work for Norwegian contemporary music ensemble BIT20. Premiere is set for spring 2015. Work will take place through 2014 in public, the first tryout Swarms Of Ghost Clones is at the BITLounge part of BIT20’s Secret Theatres at Bergen Kjøtt on January 18th.

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0 Nebular Spool – Strømløs

The dead comes down with the rain. Nebular Spool is post-apocalyptic, dystopic music from a broken future. A lone individual is trying to figure out what has happened. Strømløs is the fourth release from this dark, ambient side-project from Ugress. Download in HD from Bandcamp, or listen in Spotify, Wimp, iTunes, Amazon. Production notes, location photos.

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0 La Passion De Jeanne D Arc

The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928) is considered a landmark of cinema, especially for its stylistic visual production, Dreyer’s unique direction and Falconettis captivating acting. The film is renowned for its spectacular set design and art direction – of which there are only brief glances in the film – but most famous for it’s…

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0 Yasgur’s Farm: La Muda

Production: Carte Blanche. Choreography: Nuria Guiu Sagarra. Photo by Yaniv Cohen. Written and performed live music and sound-design to contemporary dance performance La Muda, performed at the Opera, Oslo and Studio Bergen, 2013. Núria Guiu Sagarra moves in an Alice in Wonderland-inspired hyper-reality in which “the copy of reality is…

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0 Aelita – Queen Of Mars

Aelita – Queen Of Mars (1924) is a magic treasure of vintage cinema. Aelita was the first Soviet science-fiction film, and also the first film to depict life on another planet. With its impressive constructivist sets and costumes, Aelita introduced fantastical elements and tropes still echoing in current sci-fi. The music for Aelita is built…

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0 TryAngle Art Laboratory

Production: TryAngle EU TryAngle is a contemporary performing arts laborotary, inviting artists from different fields to a 14 day collaborational effort. I participated at the lab in Dusseldorf, summer of 2012. I wrote a report of the stay in the blog, and also making-of reports of two projects developed at the laboratory; The Sounds…

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0 NRK BlimE!

NRK, 2010 BlimE! was a broad national TV and web campaign initiated by broadcaster NRK, promoting the importance of friendship towards youth. The campaign consisted of multiple bumper segments, with a multitude of celebritites communicating various personal messages, either telling a story alone or as a spoken song in collage. All…

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