Great news! I was invited to participate at the Freaky Avant Garde group exhibition together with Anne Marthe Dyvi, Eirik Havnes and Admir Korjenic. And I also get to play a live set as part the Blue Rinse concert series!
The term avant-garde is stolen from the military: the vanguard. Being part of the vanguard is about the mysterious foresight and tactics at the same time: a state of perceiving synchronously the alienated and familiar. In an artistic context, the term is used condescending or exalted, referring to deep hate or love, and it is here sound art fits beautifully in.
It is ten years since Lydgalleriet showed the group exhibition Zuper Klassik Freaky Avant Garde, where the starting point was to experiment with the noisy characteristics of sound art and the impossibility of curating an exhibition consisting of many sound art works. In response to the quotation «in the face of the Art, Silence is the only possible response», an exhibition was curated by people in Lydgalleriet's extended repertoire, with the idea that sound art was the freak of the art field.
Almost unsellable, yet very expensive, space-specific and space-consuming: sound art is still classic avant-garde, welcome to an audit, a new discovery or just another group exhibition that resists its own format: welcome to Freaky Avant Garde, with Carsten Aniksdal, Anne Marthe Dyvi, Eirik Havnes and Admir Korjenic. Blue Rinse same evening with live acts by Giuseppe Pisano, Mariam Gviniashvili, Adivan (Ida Nerbø & Ivan Paulsen) and Arthur Hureau.
Exhibition open from 05.04 –28.04