Final exhibition of the Acoustic Commons project in Aix-en-Provence, France

exhibition of the Acoustic Commons project
Aix-en-Provence, France
5 – 9 Oct 2022

From 5 – 9 Oct, Irena PIVKA and Brane ZORMAN, accompanied by artist Ida HIRŠENFELDER (beepblip), and together with our partners Full of Noise, Locus Sonus and Soundcamp, will participate in the completion of a three-year project, which included outstanding artists with whom we created sound and theoretical projects, lectures and workshops on the topic and under the common name of Acoustic Commons.

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CONA’S attending this years WARP in Amsterdam

Walking-with Amsterdam WARP conference, Amsterdam
29 – 30 Sept 2022

From 29 – 30 Sept, CONA’s project manager Damjana Golob Lavrič will be attending this year’s Walking-with Amsterdam WARP conference in Amsterdam.

WARP aims to stimulate a rich transdisciplinary dialogue about how, why, when, and with what results, walking practices are being explored and engaged with in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts.

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CONA’s visiting the Vienna Acousmonium

Vienna Acousmonium
28 Sept 2022

On the 28 Sept, CONA’s co-founder Brane ZORMAN will be meeting our partners at the Vienna Acousmonium.

The Acousmatic Project is a fascinating journey in the realm of developing a multichannel sound systems, that began in 2010. The analysis of acousmatic oeuvres conceived music-space oriented ideas that were looking for an instrument to be realised with the aim to spatialise ephemeral dynamic-motion sound sculptures.

Read more about the Vienna Acousmonium: https://theacousmaticproject.at

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TO)pot: sound walks festival

Learn more about the festival and venues here.

15–18 September 2022

Locations: On paths through the urban and green cultural landscape as well as at the Right Atrium in the City Hall, House of Dreaming Books and MGML Cukrarna Gallery.

Artists: Elena BISERNA, Ida HIRŠENFELDER (beepblip), Aldo MILOHNIĆ, Alisa OLEVA, OR poiesis, Boštjan PEROVŠEK, Irena PIVKA / Brane ZORMAN, Saška RAKEF / Bojana ŠALJIĆ PODEŠVA / Tina KOZIN, Manja RISTIĆ.

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Current exhibitions of the Steklenik Gallery

During the summer, MGLC Švicarija, + MSUM and 20th Festival of Contemporary Arts – Art Stays, host three
multi-channel sound installations created for the Steklenik Gallery:

Colin Black: Triangulation, 7 June – 10 July 2022,
MGLC Švicarija
Brane Zorman: Tree Spirits I Touch , 19 May – 11 September 2022, +MSUM
Marko Batista: Vitreous Sky, 10 July – 18 September 2022, Festival of Contemporary Arts – Art Stays, Ptuj

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Irena Pivka, Brane Zorman: vrtPionirk

Performative soundwalk, 40min
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 at 19.30 and at 20.30
Thursday, 2 June 2022  at 20.00

part of the exhibition Zasilni izhod, +MSUM
Start: Cankarjev dom main entrance, Council of Europe Park
mandatory registration: info@cona.si

Performative soundwalk vrtPionirk explores gardens past and present and, in particular, our relation to plants in the urban environment. Artists use the garden on the route as a metaphor, looking for parallels between the Garden of Eden and the political garden. The work deals with a scenario of spatiality development concerning plants and the community’s relation to the planetary ecosystem. It spotlights the movement and journeys of plants, comparing them to those of society and colliding with the temporal discrepancy of the two worlds. Read More »

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David Rothenberg

interspecies sound events with nightingales
part of the project Acoustic Commons

Thursday 12 May 2022, Iški morost, Ljubljansko barje
Saturday 14 May 2022, Škocjanski zatok, Koper

David Rothenberg, an established American clarinetist, jazz musician, composer and professor, has expanded and enriched his solo and improvisational career through artistic creation with other animal species. In the upcoming May evenings, when the leading musicians of the night of nature are nightingales, two unique sound events in the natural environment will take place as part of the Steklenik Gallery program. David Rothenberg will improvise live in the area of ​​Iški Morost and Škocjanski zatok  with nightingales and other birds living there. He will invite them to the interspecies improvisational session by listening intently and improvising on his clarinet. Due to his long-term collaboration with birds, Rothenberg understands their most subtle artistic impulses to sing.

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Reveil / SC9

Soundcamp 2022 is a festival of the project Acoustic Commons
From Saturday, 30 April 05:00 UTC+1 until Sunday, 1 May 06:00 UTC+1
main physical space: Stave Hill Ecological Park, London
main on-line space: soundtent.org/reveil
link to Reveil

Cona is participating at the Reveil streaming for the ninth year in a row. Brane Zorman will do the streaming from Molat island, Croatia on Sunday 1 May at 5.00am. For this year Reveil / SC9 festival we have prepared a part of a wider program. Invited artist Patrick K.-H., in partnership with Floating sound Gallery Vienna, has prepared a curated selection of sound art works which will be presented as part of the expanded program produced by CONA. Participating artists: Ksenia Bakhtina, Patrick K.-H., Secretwar and Victoria Morgunova. Their works will be broadcasted online on Saturday 30 April at 16:00 (CEST).

Description of their works can be find at that pdf link.

Check out the detailed all-day festival program at the link Reveil / SC9 Program

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Thomas Gorbach & The Vienna Acousmonium

evenings of acousmatic music in surround sound with guest artists: Martina Claussen, Patrick K.-H., Thomas Gorbach, Luka Prinčič, Mauricio Valdes and Brane Zorman.
coproduction Kino Šiška

Tuesday, 15 March and Wednesday, 16 March at 8 p.m.
Kino Šiška, Katedrala Hall
Buy tickets here: https://bit.ly/KS_tix

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Thomas Gorbach: The Development of the Ephemeral Dynamic-Motion Sound Sculptures

workshop by Thomas Gorbach for sound artists
in collaboration with Kino Šiška, part of the project konS

Monday 14 March, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday 15 March, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kino Šiška, Katedrala Hall
workshop will be in English/applications info@cona.si/limited numbers of participants. The registration fee, (returned at the workshop) 30 euros

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