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Jennifer Walshe on art, the voice and fictional history

Oct 4, 2018

We called Jennifer Walshe for a discussion about her thoughts on the human voice, fictional context, research in relation to art and what the audience can expect from her performance at Atalante on October 6th.

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The festival week ahead

Oct 2, 2018

The festival is officially on!
During the past weekend we’ve been able to enjoy the Gothenburg Symphony being remixed by Norwegian artists Rakel Nystabakk and Eirik Ask, the mind blowing music collective Siwan who brought us on a beautiful musical journey and American ensemble Dog Star Orchestra who gave us the most delicate microtonal minimalism.

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Concerts in public space

Sep 27, 2018

Music is often relegated to enclosed buildings, building that come with their own connotations on how you’re supposed to experience the music that is being presented. But what happens when you move the concerts out of the concert halls and into more or less public spaces?

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Göteborg Sounds 2018

Sep 25, 2018

To a large extent, Göteborg Art Sounds is an international festival. And we love being able to present interesting artists from all over the world. But we shouldn’t forget all the amazing music that is being created and presented in Gothenburg. Göteborg Sounds is our way of re-directing the spotlights, and showcase what’s actually happening in our own city.

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The sounds of young Norway

Sep 21, 2018

Over the last decades Norway has become one of the more interesting countries when it comes to new experimental music. The music that has emerged is something that often combines seemingly disparate genres, marrying electronica with free improvisation and minimalism, often with hints of traditional folk melodies.

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Premieres during GAS 2018

Sep 19, 2018

We are very proud to be presenting no less than three exclusive premieres plus a whole evening of new works during this year’s edition of the festival!

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Working with the next generation

Sep 11, 2018

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).

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Our four international curators

Sep 1, 2018

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.

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The third and final announcement about this year’s artists

Aug 24, 2018

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.

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