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BEK - 30/04

Artist presentation by Maria Øy Lojo: A Temporary Meeting (work in progress)
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This week Maria Øy Lojo has been working in BEK’s project space with her project A Temporary Meeting. She has processed recorded material from the metro in Berlin, amongst others, into what is going to be a site specific and interactive video installation.

We are delighted that Maria will present her work in progress here at BEK. Her work can be viewed between 15.00 and 18.00 – come see it, have a drink and a chat!


Høgskulen på Vestlandet, Campus Bergen. Inndalsveien 28, Kronstad - 30/04

Mini-festival Gjenlyd
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For the one-day mini-festival GJENLYD the contemporary music scene in Bergen will be celebrating local hero Morten Eide Pedersen, new music pioneer Pierre Boulez and compositional contortionist Ruben Sverre Gjertsen – whose music is famously impossible to play.

Among other, you can experience Trond Lossius’ installation where he uses material that the composer, teacher and driving force in Bergen contemporary music scene, Morten Eide Pedersen, left behind.


Bergen Kjøtt, Skutvikstorget 1 - 21/04 to 23/04

Eva Pfitzenmaier: ord/word/Wort & land/land/Land
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ord, word, Wort & land, land, Land. The words are (almost) identical.

ord/word/Wort & land/land/Land is part concert, part performing arts. Through music, text, and video Eva Pfitzenmaier recounts her own experiences and observations from two societies, two countries, and three languages. How are they connected and how do they differ from each other?

The performance is a co-production between BEK, BIT Teatergarasjen and Bergen Kjøtt.


BEK - 07/04 to 19/04

Easter
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At Easter office and booking services will be closed from Friday April 7th. Project rooms and studios are of course open to those of you who already have an agreement.

We open again on Wednesday April 19th!

…and by then our sound studio will reopen! Have we remembered to tell you that we’ve set up a 8-channel surround system and a screen for 4k video editing?!


UROM, Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek - 06/05 to 07/05

Workshop: Digital embroidery
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In this one-day workshop, you will make creations in the unique environment of the Commodore 64 and translate these shapes and forms into physical objects.

The workshop is led by artist Raquel Meyers, and is a collaboration between Bergen Public Library and BEK.


BEK - 21/04

Presentation: Utopia Diorama
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The VR-film Utopia was first shown in the woods at Høgskulen på Vestlandet, Campus Bergen, fall 2016. Utopia is a 360-degree virtual reality interpretation of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia, on the occasion of the 500-year anniversary of the book (1516-2016).

At BEK Margrethe Kolstad Brekke (initiator/visual artist) and Hilde Annine Hasselberg (director/singer) will talk about the film and the working process – about the thoughts behind, the production, the collaboration and not least about Utopia.


BEK, C. Sundtsgate 55 - 27/03

Artist presentations by Zeno van den Broek, Jan Willem Hagenbeek, Tijs Ham & Birk Nygaard
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During the first three months of this year Dutch sound artist Tijs Ham has been collaborating with Bergen visual artist Birk Nygaard during a residency at USF Verftet supported by BEK. On the 26th of March, this collaboration will be premiered at Landmark alongside a performance by Zeno van den Broek presenting his new audiovisual piece Shift Symm. In the same weekend Jan Willem Hagenbeek from Ginkosynthese will host a workshop in Bergen Public Library.


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