Faculty of Senses #5: Sensing Sound
Faculty of Senses Meeting #5
<< SENSING SOUND >>
30. September 2020, Kl 17-20
STØBERIET – “NEOSTØB” –
Korsgade 30, 2200 kbh. N
This time of the Meeting will be with Jenny Gräf and Jeppe Ernst.
Jenny will present her research and process on tactile sound sculptures, as a participatory lecture. The audience will be welcomed to experiment with and to explore her work-in-progress electro-magnetic instruments. Jeppe will talk about the background of his new compositions and will share his recent inspirations.
17:00 Door Open
17:15 Participatory Lecture “Sensing Sound” by Jenny Gräf
18:00 Dinner Break
19:00 Talk by Jeppe Ernst
19:30 Q & A and discussion
20:00 Fee talk
(The language will be English)
Entrance: 50 kr.
Entrance for people with low income: 30 kr.
There will be limited numbers of seats (max 30) Please make reservation in advance by:
Reservation via Billetto or Mobile Pay to 52 55 00 30 (Lars Kynde).
About the artists:
Jenny Gräf works with performance, sensorial composition, and collaborative techniques, heavily influenced by heard and unheard sounds. When boundaries vibrate, they take on a kind of architecture that reveals relationships and dynamics of the environment. In fact,
environments fade into the foreground when we attend to the sonic. Jenny Gräf has worked on projects around sound and agency with people with Alzheimer’s, is a part of the På Den Anden Side collective working on a biennial about Metabolism, and performs using tactile electronic instruments. She is interested in collaboration with people from different fields. Gräf is currently a PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen/Kunstakademiet and she runs the Sound Laboratory at Kunstakademiet.
With his radically reduced works, Jeppe Ernst fundamentally questions our traditional ways of thinking about music, both in terms of the musical expression itself and the way it is presented to us. By removing all unnecessary layers of a work Jeppe Ernst seeks to illuminate its most essential idea, often eliminating one or more of the most basic musical parameters in the process – such as, for example, the audible sound.
Demonstrating a both open-minded and historically aware approach to composing, Jeppe Ernst is already considered one of the most original voices of his generation. At the same time, his music displays compelling social and intimate aspects as it often breaks with traditional performance practices and is performed for a single person or without the intervention of any musicians at all.
Jeppe Ernst studied composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. In 2017 he was named the first recipient of the Pelle Prize, awarded to ‘a young artist who dares to challenge the standards of his time.
September 30, 2020