From the call for proposals I posted a few weeks ago the ADA board
selected three works to support with a small amount of money ($200
each) for the Electrosmog festival. We have also commissioned Sean
Kerr to create a new version of his 'Music 4' projects.
We'll announce the performance times and / or online locations of
these projects as soon as we've worked out all of the logistics, as
some of them need to be synched into the discussion timetable at De
Balie in Amsterdam, but all will take place or be launched on the
weekend of March 19-21 during the Electrosmog festival.
More on the rest of the festival in the next couple of days.
M4RI ( MUSIC 4 REMOTE IMPROVISATION)
Collaborative remote improvisation by four distributed performers in
> performance time and online location to be
'Backyard Dances' - being everywhere at once, while staying at home,
in our own backyard.
Becca Wood + globally distributed collaborators
‘Backyard Dances’ transports the backyard as actuated space for live
choreography using web cameras, chat rooms, transcriptions, the
imagination, text to speech software and the dancing body.
> performance time + online / physical location to
X marks the spot
Vicki Smith and Helen Varley Jamieson
x marks the spot - explores in many forms the ways in which location
is recorded, the methods used to form connections and record distances
in time and space. This project is happening in real time in UpStage
[an open source online performance venue] and over time through other
web tools - participation is invited in the work in progress at
electrosmog and the performance opening the 101010 online festival of
> Presentation time and online locations to be
Klanggang / Soundwalk
Sam Hamilton and Luke Munn
Two iconic streets from Auckland and Berlin are sonified and mapped in
this web-based project, allowing users to explore the echoes and
architecture of two spaces at once.
> URL to be announced