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Open minute at Lely, Sunday, 15. May 2022

May 1, 2022
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Minute/Year is an automated, multi-year, sound-based durational installation artwork, currently installed in the stairwell at Lely in Amsterdam. On Sunday, 15. May 2022, there will be an ‘open minute’ event at Lely. During this event, attendees will be able to directly experience — and contribute to — the sounds and images that this ongoing automated work generates. Date: Sunday, 15. May 2022Time: 8:00–9:00pmLocation: In the stairwell, Lely, AmsterdamEntry: Free If… | More »

Minute/Year 2022 at Lely

January 1, 2022
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The seventh annual iteration of Minute/Year begins today. As in previous years, the change of the year also brings a change in location. In 2022, Minute/Year is installed at Lely, in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Throughout 2022, from the beginning of January until the end of December, the work will record and layer one minute of audio, at 8:22pm—or, 20:22—each day. Lely is a building in western Amsterdam, designed by… | More »

Harvest

September 8, 2021
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We are presenting a new work, Harvest, on Saturday, September 25., as part of the Sound→Walk→Berlin series of events. The piece is a performance based on recordings of bells in Kreuzberg, and will happen in the centre of the bowl in Görlitzer Park from 5:45pm sharp. See full details on Field Notes or Artconnect. | More »

Minute/Year 2020 tape

September 7, 2021
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Gabriela Gordillo and Sebastian Six, from the bb15 collective in Linz, Austria, have released a tape, Minute/Year 2020, as part of bb15’s ongoing tape release series. The release comprises interwoven excerpts from the six hours of one-minute-long recordings that were created by our durational installation work Minute/Year throughout the entirety of 2020 — the year that the installation was in situ in bb15. The release is limited to 120 copies,… | More »

Carried Bells (Daily Walks) at Hošek Contemporary

May 15, 2021
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Next week, our video Carried Bells (Daily Walks) will be live-streamed on the website of Hošek Contemporary. Carried Bells (Daily Walks) is a video which was originally presented at Hošek Contemporary in October 2019 (as one part of the larger durational installation Carried Bells). The video was generated over the twenty-day course of the development of the installation, as documentation of walks that we undertook throughout the city of Berlin.… | More »

I am sitting in a room: Alvin Lucier’s 90th Birthday Celebration

May 15, 2021
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We are delighted to have contributed two recordings to I am sitting in a room: Alvin Lucier’s 90th Birthday Celebration, ISSUE Project Room’s event honouring Alvin Lucier on his 90th birthday, which was live-streamed on 13./14. May. The event comprised ninety artists, each performing a version of I am Sitting in a Room. The full recordings are available on the ISSUE Project Room website. Our two contributions are below. https://vimeo.com/533287858… | More »

Berlin M-Bahn traces

May 9, 2021
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As part of the research work for Other Trains, we have been researching the route and history of the Berlin M-Bahn, one of the world’s earliest magnetic-levitation train routes. Construction on this line began in the centre of Berlin in 1983, and had just opened for testing in 1989 when the Berlin wall came down, rendering the entire project obsolete overnight. In the end, the line only ran as an… | More »

Minute/Year (2021)

January 6, 2021
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The 2021 iteration of Minute/Year, the sixth annual iteration, began on January 1., 2021, at Libken, in Brandenburg, Germany. It will continue there until 31. December. Possible events related to the work will depend—just like everything else—on Covid. Fingers crossed. Libken is a “thought and production location” (“Denk- und Produktionsort”) in the small village of Böckenberg, in rural Brandenburg. Based in a DDR-era Plattenbau building, it was founded in 2014,… | More »

Guest lecture, Wesleyan University

September 7, 2020
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We are guest artists for a lecture in the upcoming series (Un)Sound Projections: When Spaces Resist Recording, in October, given by Paula Matthusen, at Wesleyan University, Connecticut. | More »

LES-1, Oreganoweg, August 2020

August 26, 2020
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From August 11. to 13., 2020, Datscha Radio in Berlin broadcast three days of radio experiments, interviews, discussions, sound art presentations, space noises, and more, all as part of their annual radio art festival. The festival, Listening to the Universe — Radiophonien des Alls, included contributions from a wide range of artists. We were very happy to be among those who were asked to make an artistic contribution to the… | More »