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Summer sound art
Sound art was launched on the west bank of Porvoo, as part of Avanti Music’s summer festival.
The Preserving Machine
A lone robotic bird flies over an abandoned landscape.
Sensory mixes of the future
Sougwen 愫君 Chung’s new large-scale kinetic installation features a new multi-robotic Drawing Operations Unit.
Jeannette Ehlers: Black Bullets
A video work on the French colonial rule and Haitian revolution.
Not just rivers
The Landscape Series is an immersive sound art work by Natalia Beylis, Óscar Mascareñas and Irene Murphy .
Apollo and Dionysos
The story of Beogram 4000 is a story about the two sides of humanity and how they can be reconciled.
From Spark to Icon
From Spark to Icon is Jens Bang’s ambitious and beautiful take on B&O’s industrial history.
B&O Beoplay S8
Confident in style, less certain with technology. Which side the new BeoPlay S8 is on?
Amphion design philosophy
Leans on three basic principles of functionalism.
For the Asia-Europe 5 exhibition the skin is deep, and leaves a lasting impression.
Does transparency of the cabinet translate to transparency of the sound? Some examples.
Ääni sauna #1: Jaakko Eino Kalevi
A Finnish multi-instrumentalist heating up the sauna in Norway.
The power of naming
Marguerite Humeau’s new sound piece Weeds aims to make silenced and invisible knowledge visible. The solo exhibition opens today.
Ceramics and sound united
Interbeing is an ambitious international ceramic and sound art project creating new collaborations between British and Chinese artists.
The new book of the Basque sound artist Mikel R. Nieto contemplates current lack of sensitivity toward the sound of water, snow and ice. A vinyl is attached.
Industrial designer and sound-enthusiast Lola Mijouin is not indifferent about noises.
Rava vavàra is an experimental radio broadcast and sound art/sound poetry project created by Italian artist Eva Macali.
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.
Bodily music to the letter
One-plus-one-is-three performs using EEG signals to control sounds, lights and images.
Speaker Park steers thoughts away from the commercial hi-fi markets.
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?
Men, masculinity and technology
Two recent independent exhibitions reflected masculinity. Neither of them too optimistically.
What is it that he loves?
Hi-Fi seems to be thoroughly gendered.
Zach this out
Zach Rowden does most peculiar things with his double bass, and does it sensibly and with a meaning.
Mika Taanila’s multi-channel sound installation pays homage to the Futuro-house.
Habitare – HiFi
The best in the Helsinki Hifi Show 2018.
No sound is audible
The form does not follow the function, it outruns it!
filigree. solid. modular.
Kombatibel designs makes modular furniture from concrete for consumer electronics.
Analog sound devices are popular, and so is modularity. The sound artist Emma Souharce commands both the analogue and digital sound sources.
Winners and loosers
Carlos Aires’ vinyl cuttings depict the life behind fairytales.