Humans worshipped the gods of weather but now have the godlike power to control and distort it. In this sound art exhibition and performances curated by the Portuguese researcher and sound art curator Raquel Castro, the climate emergency is in focus. Weathergods urges us to change our perception of the environment and our place within it.
Henrique Fernandes and Gustavo Costa / Sonoscopia, Vincent Martial: Liquid Aesthesia #4
Filmenshus/Cinemateket September 16-21
(Check Cinemateket's website for opening hours)
Live performance 16/9, 15.00
In Liquid Aesthesia #4, Vincent Martial and artists from the Sonoscopia collective incorporate watery sounds and mechanical air pumps and heaters. In the installation and accompanying performance, they unveil the physical processes that occur to water as a catalyst of profound social and environmental transformations.
Mikhail Karikis: Weather Orchestra
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Live performance 16/9, 12.00
Art activist Mihail Karikis creates an indoor weather system inside Tøyen library. In a performance accompanying his Weather Orchestra, Unni Løvlid and young climate activists sings prayers to the sun to make crops grow, instruments imitate the noise of storms, amidst the howling voices of young climate protesters.
Kathy Hinde: Listening Horns
12:00 - 20:00
Live performance Sounding Horns: 16/9, 13.00
Listening Horns by Kathy Hinde feature handmade horns emerging from the ground, revealing the underwater sounds from a stream in the Klosterenga park. In the live performance Sounding Horns, Hinde and French hornist Hild Sofie Tafjord improvise with the local soundscape, transforming the surroundings into a responsive ecosystem.