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BEK - 12/09 to 30/09

ATK for Reaper Public Beta (version 1.0.b3)

Ambisonic Toolkit for Reaper is now available as a public beta. While there is a well-established workflow for stereo production in DAWs, options have been more limited when working with Ambisonics. The Ambisonic Toolkit (ATK) brings together a number of tools and transforms for working with first order Ambisonic surround sound, and includes intriguing possibilities for spatial soundfield imaging.

AIR Bergen, USF - 01/07 to 29/09 and Ny Musikk Bergen, Landmark - 02/09

Benjamin Thigpen residency, Rust concert

The composer and musician Benjamin Thigpen is currently artist in residency at USF. In addition to electroacoustic composition, he performs live as an electronic musician. On September 2 Rust (Jean-François Laporte and Benjamin Thigpen) will give a concert and post-concert presentation at the Landmark, in Bergen. The will use and discuss the new instrumental configurations that they have been developing over the past year. BEK supports the residency. The concert is organised by Ny Musikk Bergen.

The joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference, Athens, Greece - 14/09 to 20/09

Model-View-Controller separation in Max using Jamoma

The upcoming version 0.6 of Jamoma enables model-view-controller separation in Max. The novel features that Jamoma 0.6 enables will be presented in a paper at the joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference in Athens, Greece. A demo session will further exemplify the many benefits of MVC separation in Max using Jamoma 0.6.

The joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference, Athens, Greece - 14/09 to 20/09

The SpatDIF library – Concepts and Practical Applications in Audio Software

Jan Schacker, Chikashi Miyama and Trond Lossius will present a poster at the joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference in Athens, Greece. The paper presents recent development of a `libspatdif’ C/C++ software library for SpatDIF, the Spatial Sound Description Interchange Format, as well as prototype implementations in Max, Pure Data and OpenFrameworks making use of the library.

BEK - 29/09 to 03/10

Arduino workshop

Søren Andreasen will hold an Arduino workshop at BEK Monday 29. September – Friday 3. October. The workshop fee is 500,- NOK. Join by mailing us at bekatbekdotno

The joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference, Athens, Greece - 14/09 to 20/09

ATK Reaper: The Ambisonic Toolkit as JSFX plugins

Trond Lossius and Joseph Anderson will present a poster at the joint ICMC|SMC|2014 Conference in Athens, Greece. The paper presents a port of the Ambisonic Toolkit as a series of plugins for the Reaper DAW. ATK for Reaper brings both a comprehensive composition workflow model, the sound-field sound-image paradigm, and a set of versatile tools for working with Ambisonics to the DAW environment.

BEK - 13/09 and BEK - 14/09

b-Open @ BEK

You can enjoy works by 4 different artists at BEK this weekend. We are open both Saturday and Sunday 12 – 16, and exhibit Stian Remviks multi-animation Naboer, 3 works-in-progress by Birk Nygaard, documentation of works by Marieke Verbiesen, and we also show Elisabeth Færøy Lunds music video The Clinch.
If you’re out enjoying the Bergen Kulturnatt on Friday, you can visit us from 6PM for a sneak peek.



'The Iron Ring' by Cecilia Jonsson V2_ presents an e-book about the art project ‘The Iron Ring’ by Cecilia Jonsson. With an extensive visual essay…



International Conference on Multimodal Experience of Music (deadline approaching)

Call for papers: International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music ICMEM, 23-25 March 2015 In live and virtual situations,…



No booking at BEK this week

Due to our participation at alt_cph the booking of equipment and rooms will e closed from Wed 3. until Thu.…



Seminar om intervenerende kunst

Den 31.august arrangerer Skånes Konstforening et seminar som anbefales. Er du i nærheten-‘anmäl dig’! Skånes konstförening ligger i Bragegatan 15…


Artist feeds

Trond Lossius - 12/09/2014

Trond Lossius - 12/09/2014

[X] - 09/09/2014

Jamoma - 09/09/2014

Ytter - 05/09/2014

Re:place - 03/09/2014

Jamoma - 03/09/2014

Karina Nøkleby Presttun - 01/09/2014

Karina Nøkleby Presttun - 01/09/2014

Updates - Verdensteatret - 01/09/2014