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University of Aberdeen - 17/03/2017 to 18/03/2017

In and Out of Space: Critical Approaches to Spatiality in Sound and Image

In and Out of Space: Critical Approaches to Spatiality in Sound and Image is a two day doctoral training workshop at the University of Aberdeen, and features keynotes, workshops and performances by Professor Paul Koonce (University of Florida), Trond Lossius (BEK) and Johannes Deutsch.


Fjell festning - 11/03/2017

Espen Sommer Eide & Signe Lidén: 
Vertical Studies: Acoustic shadows and boundary reflections

During Borealis, Signe Lidén and Espen Sommer Eide present a new work utilizing a series of mobile meteorological music instruments and performative microphones. Using Fjell festning as a place, they investigate how sound is shaped by, and resonates in various environments.

The work is developed at BEK, and commissioned by Sonic Acts and Dark Ecology.


Østre - 09/03/2017

MULTI at Borealis

How do we listen, and how do you compose when the audience is surrounded by sound? Borealis collaborates with the MULTI concert series to commission new works for multi-channel speaker setup, giving new musicians, composers and sound artists the opportunity to express themselves using spatial sound.

MULTI is a collaboration between Lydgalleriet, NOTAM, Borealis, Electric Audio Unit and BEK.


Atelier Nord ANX, Olaf Ryes plass 2 (inng Sofienberggt.) - 26/01/2017 to 26/02/2017

Marieke Verbiesen: Loud Matter

Loud Matter is a series of interactive instruments by Marieke Verbiesen. Each installation contains a number of custom-made interfaces including touchpads, joysticks and gesture controlled devices that allow visitors to manipulate several audiovisual compositions.

Loud Matter opens at Atelier Nord ANX Thursday January 26th at 19.00, with live performance, food and DJ-set. BEK has co-produced the exhibition.


Komische Oper, Berlin - 16/01/2017

Hvoslef and Hosseini: Wings and Chains

Wings and Chains is a collaboration between the composer Mansoor Hosseini and the visual artist Line Hvoslef, inspired by Igor Stravinsky’s piece Firebird. The music is complimented by a video projection and a solo dancer on the stage, and reflects the fairytale of the ballet.

Hvoslef’s video is filmed with BEK’s equipment, and is edited with counseling by and at BEK.


Landmark - 13/11/2016

Laura Cannell / COSMO Collective

This weekend BEK hosts a workshop where you can build your own unique DIY digital effect pedal based on the Raspberry PI computer and Csound.

On that occasion Utmark presents a concert, where you can experience how COSMO Collective use DIY electronics and custom software written in Csound!


Sentralbadet - 26/10/2016 to 15/12/2016

Petition - Make Sentralbadet a House for the Stage Arts in Bergen Now

BIT Teatergarasjen and Carte Blanche need our support! Please read more and sign the petition here.

The petition is available in Norwegian and English.


Bergen Assembly - 01/09/2016 to 02/10/2016

BEK collaborate with Bergen Assembly

BEK is co-producing several projects for this years Bergen Assembly. Since 2014 we have developed content together with Bergen Assembly-curators, artists and administration. It has been a deep digging experience, and we are looking forward to see, hear and feel the results.