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Design

Vitra Design Museum

Frank Gehry’s best deconstructivist work.

Exhibition

Totality or nothing

When it is about everything, Louise Nevelson named it Totality. For the smaller collages she gave no name.

Sound art

Clocks ticking

Time composed and decomposed. By Petri Kuljuntausta.

Artists

Hidden sounds

Christina Kubisch lectures on inaudible and imperceptible sounds at CAMP high in the French Pyrenees.

Artists

MIMStuudio

Where technology, theatre, applied art, sound art and new media meet.

Exhibition

Eesti Rahva Muuseum

The new National Museum of Estonia is taking off from the old runway.

Exhibition

Creative non-adaptiveness

Children of the Flowers of Evil is an insightful trip to Estonian Decadent Art. A strong case for technological pessimism?

Sound art

Audiokinetica

Music, art, engineering. In all of us.

Sound art

A mad scientist

Is he interesting? Is it music?

Blog

I walk the line

Reflections on Paul Klee’s Twittering Machine.

Artists

Origines Mécaniques

Michael Lavorgna’s images tell you more about your relationship to mechanics and technology than you actually knew.

Artists

Michael Lavorgna interviewed

The specialist in digital images answers questions about digital audio.

Blog

Could sound be a catalyst for a social change?

In Raza Kazim’s evolutionary thinking, music and sound play a major role.

Sound art

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

And his six steps. A finished work decomposed questioning over-determination.

Artists

Song of Lahore

Ever thought how Dave Brubeck’s Take Five would sound if played with a sitar and a small orchestra of string instruments?

Artists

Anna Zemánková

Four in the morning she would wake up and start working on her drawings in a manic manner, Bach, Beethoven or Dvorak on the background.

Design

Cover art simplicity

Musicians too have pursued simplicity in their album covers. Three famous examples.

Sound art

Skin noises

Taina Riikonen’s Skin Archive is a collection of selected ephemeral touches.

Sound art

Un-contaminated electronic sounds

An artist and composer Ann Rosen makes sound art out of white noise and electronic artefacts.

Blog

Simplicity

The desire to simplify, to weed out excess and get to the heart of the matter is a cyclical human tendency both historically and personally.

Artists

Critically pop

Harro Koskinen is best known for his socially critical works which draw on Pop Art. In one, a turntable plays black crispbread.

Design

Poetic reinvention

When string instruments become body, tool, weapon, toy, machine, phallus, creature, fetish, sculpture, icon, symbol, and voice.

Sound art

Sound of work

No work without sounds. Blacksmiths live in the midst of a rich sound world.

Artists

Carved book cases

Manolo Valdes’ Bookcases may not be accurately calculated in terms of wavelengths, but could still be excellent diffusors.

Exhibition

Skin deep

Berlinde de Bruyckere uses hanging and stacked animal hides to make us think of the delicate difference between being an animal and becoming mere material.

Design

Woodnotes k Chair

In this series of articles, we present chairs that have a potential of becoming the audiophile’s favorite resting place.

Design

Space and events

Still empty is not empty talk.

Sound art

City Mirage

Different cities of Europe are brought together through seven musically improvised video sequences.

Artists

A master of wood

The sculptor and audiophile, Veijo Ulmanen (b. 1955) passed away August 2016. His exceptional sensitivity to wood handling was reflected in his pursuit for life-like hifi sound.

Sound art

WYSIWYG

What you see is what you get.