Performative differences in the acoustic and digital domain

BjørnarHabbestad10.11.2014, doors open 6pm
artist talk + concert@ Hybrid Lab
Raum 326 (TU Berlin EB)
Strasse des 17. Juni 145
10623 Berlin

Bjørnar Habbestad (NO) performs, improvises and creates acoustic and electronic music and sound art. For 3DMIN he presents some of his performance works created with a SuperCollider3 environment: Respirator, Unruhige Räume and Shade and Silence woven into one. The focus of the presentation is a discussion of performative differences between acoustic and electronic performance situations.

He performs, «The Iron Lung», a short and tourable version of the original «Respirator»,  a performance piece for flute player and customized hardware.

Bjørnar Habbestad (1976) performs, improvises and creates music and sound art.
Recent activity includes the norwegian premiere of Luigi Nono`s “Das Atmende Klarsein” with the
Danish Radio Chamber Choir, trio performances with free-jazz veterans Frode Gjerstad and
Fred Lonberg-Holm, a Habbestad&Larsson sound installation for the art biennale ARTICLE
and the perfomance of USA/USBs latest electroacoustic work at the dutch GAUDEAMUS festival.

Habbestad performs as a soloist, chamber and ensemble musician in Scandinavia, Europe,
Asia and the US, covering musical grounds from noise to classical contemporary, electro-acoustic
and free improvised music. Has collaborated with a a range of composers in both an acoustic
and electroacoustic domain. Since 2000, Habbbestad has created telart – a cycle of sound-art works
based on mobile telephone technology. Habbestad is also the artistic director of +3DB records.