During the 2016 edition of the festival, we started a collaboration with Askim-Frölunda-Högsbo Kulturskola, introducing their students to contemporary music during the two-day workshop Sound & Beat, lead by Danish musicians Lisbeth Diers (percussion) and Kasper Bai (guitar).Read More
Since a few years back, we are part of several international festival networks, consisting of artistic directors and curators. In order to address issues regarding the role of art in a rapidly changing world – and as a way of changing the way we program and what the festival is and can be – for the 2018 edition of the festival we have chosen to collaborate with four international guest curators, who’ve all helped shape this year’s festival program.Read More
So far we’ve had quite an international focus on the artists that we have announced, but now it’s time to focus on some of the excellent local ensembles and projects that we’re presenting as part of GAS 2018.Read More
Last week we announced the first confirmed artists for this year’s edition of the GAS-Festival, and it was so good to finally be able to share that with you. So why stop there? Here is the next batch of confirmed artists for GAS 2018!Read More
We are finally ready to announce the first batch of confirmed artists for the 2018 edition of Göteborg Art Sounds that takes place September 28th to October 6th! New for this edition is that the program for the 2018 festival has been designed in collaboration with our four international curators Anna Berit Asp Christensen, SPOR Festival, Denmark, Joost Fonteyne, artistic director of Wilde Westen, Belgium, Lauren Pratt from Redcat, Los Angeles, USA and Peter Burton, artistic director, Suoni Per Il Popolo, Montreal, Canada.Read More
Today we can see that the distance between people are growing. But at the same time, as a consequence of new technical possibilities, the world is also growing smaller every day. Paradoxically we see how countries and their leaders chose to close their borders and build walls, rather than opening up. And this is happening right now, when the need for dialogue has never been more urgent.Read More
Göteborg Art Sounds 2016 is over and we are extremely happy with this edition!
This was a festival of contrasts. From sound installations by the river to falling grand pianos at Göteborgas Konserthus.