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Design

Noise perceivers

Industrial designer and sound-enthusiast Lola Mijouin is not indifferent about noises.

Artists

Radio live

Rava vavàra is an experimental radio broadcast and sound art/sound poetry project created by Italian artist Eva Macali.

Sound art

Horns at art’s service

A sound artist Yuri Suzuki unveils a new participatory artwork at Tuner Contemporary. Once again horns occupy the lead role.

Sound art

Bodily music to the letter

One-plus-one-is-three performs using EEG signals to control sounds, lights and images.

Exhibition

Speaker park

Speaker Park steers thoughts away from the commercial hi-fi markets.

Books

In the shadow of Schubert and Beethoven

Georg von Wright is widely known for his enormous contribution to the philosophy of the 20th century. But what do we know about his relation to music? And sound, if any?

Exhibition

Men, masculinity and technology

Two recent independent exhibitions reflected masculinity. Neither of them too optimistically.

Blog

What is it that he loves?

Hi-Fi seems to be thoroughly gendered.

Sound art

Zach this out

Zach Rowden does most peculiar things with his double bass, and does it sensibly and with a meaning.

Sound art

Plastic heart

Mika Taanila’s multi-channel sound installation pays homage to the Futuro-house.

Design

Habitare – HiFi

The best in the Helsinki Hifi Show 2018.

Artists

No sound is audible

The form does not follow the function, it outruns it!

Design

filigree. solid. modular.

Kombatibel designs makes modular furniture from concrete for consumer electronics.

Artists

Biblioteq Mdulair

Analog sound devices are popular, and so is modularity. The sound artist Emma Souharce commands both the analogue and digital sound sources.

Artists

Winners and loosers

Carlos Aires’ vinyl cuttings depict the life behind fairytales.

Exhibition

Long live the LP cover

The sound may be essential to music, but in making a brilliant album so is the cover. And no cover can compete with a LP cover.

Blog

Sorting out one’s record collection

There must be fifty ways to collate your record collection. Here are some suggestions.

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.