Piksel RemoteLab

4/03/2017

14:00

A4

Voluntary entrance fee

Weekend showcase of the Norwegian partner festival of art and free software Piksel: an exhibition of media art, two art installations, video screening and evening audiovisual performance/concerts, plus practical workshops. The artworks are all themed around free software, open data, surveillance and open access to knowledge.

Saturday 4.3.

14.00-18.00 CREATING DIY MUSIC INSTRUMENTS/ John Hegre / workshop

Are you creative and adventurous? Do you want to overcome the limits of traditional musical conventions? On Saturday afternoon, the Norwegian musician, improvisator, and sound technician John Herge will teach you how to create a new experimental musical instrument from an old, defunct electric guitar, which you laying in a corner somewhere. What to bring with you? An old and/or defunct electric guitar, or different electric instrument and work enthusiasm.

Maximum capacity: 10 persons. Workshop is free, registration is required at promo@a4.sk

18.00 Exhibition PIKSEL RemoteLab / opening
Installations (Egil Paulsen, Maite Cajaraville & Gisle Frøysland), software art (Nick Montfort, Pall Thayer, Wayne Clements, Mark Beasley, Osvaldo Cibils), video projection (Alexander Senko, Delia Cristina Gheorghiu, Benjamin Grosser, Gabin Cortez Chance).

20.00 A/V PERFORMANCE
_Hammer and chisel (Gisle Frøysland / John Hegre)
_glitch://ten.leskiPsnarT (Gisle Frøysland)
_SOLO Performance (John Hegre)

A common audiovisual project of Gisle Frøysland and John Hegre for “hammer and chisel” combines audio feedback and the sound of an electric guitar with synchronal projection from two video mixpults. Each of the artists will also present their solo project: Hegre will present works from instruments created by modification of old electric guitars; Frøysland will demonstrate glitch production based on overloaded computer hardware.

Voluntary entry fee

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Sunday 5.3.

14.00-18.00 SOLAR KINETIC SCULPTURES / Egil Paulsen / workshop
A graduate of the Bergen Art Academy, Egil Paulsen, will, on this workshop, present the technology of solar energy and of ecologically sustainable use of plastics through the production of kinetic objects.  You will have a chance to breathe life into recycled plastics using the technology of 3D printing and created your own moving sculpture fueled by solar energy.

What to bring with you? You don’t need anything for this workshop, apart from creativity and a positive work attitude
Maximum capacity: 6 persons. The workshop is free, registration is required at promo@a4.sk. The workshop is also open to children ages 9 and older.

18.00-22.00 EXHIBITION Piksel RemoteLab

Installations (Egil Paulsen, Maite Cajaraville & Gisle Frøysland), software art (Nick Montfort, Pall Thayer, Wayne Clements, Mark Beasley, Osvaldo Cibils), video projection (Alexander Senko, Delia Cristina Gheorghiu, Benjamin Grosser, Gabin Cortez Chance).