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Large projects


KODE 4, Bergen - 17/04/2015 to 30/04/2017

Dream Dust

The exhibition Dream Dust is an invitation to explore the dreams of adults and children, but is also a tribute to picture books as works of art.

BEK has assisted towards sound design for the exhibition.



Bergen Kjøtt / Lydgalleret - 13/02/2017 to 18/02/2017

CANCELLED - “ ‘‘‘‘‘‘‘ ˮ - a workshop with Andrew M. McKenzie

Due to health issues this workshop unfortunately is postponed.

“ ‘‘‘‘‘‘‘ ˮ is a workshop/training resulting in a 14 hour performance, which itself is a coalescence and practical demonstration of the techniques and strategies developed during the preceding days.

This workshop and performance will show you what you know, and what you don’t know that you know!


Grand Bergen - 03/06/2016 to 04/06/2016

Operaen Tycho Brahe

Ursus produksjoner har produsert en nyskrevet opera og Sigurd Fischer Olsen har komponert musikken. Verket er bestilt av BEK, og støttet av Norsk kulturråd. Bildene er fra forestillingene, og fotografert av Thor Brødreskift.


BEK - 09/05/2013 to 01/05/2014

OpenMusic: Commission, development and workshops

BEK has commissioned a new electro-acoustic composition from Anders Vinjar, one of the foremost experts in Norway on OpenMusic and computer-aided composition. The commisioned work will make use of ambisonics coding, shaping and decoding, algorithmic composition, artistic programming and work with 3D sound and spatialization.

BEK also supports Anders in his effort to port Open Music to Linux, and over the next year we are planning several exciting workshops relating to OpenMusic.


Hurtigruteterminalen - 22/02/2013 to 01/09/2013


BEK is working with the great artists, Christine Istad and Lisa Pacini, on welcoming the sun to Bergen. The sun is arriving at 14.30 pm tomorrow, the 22th of February with Hurtigruta…


BEK - 01/08/2012 to 30/06/2014

Software for real-time prosessering in innovative art projects

For a two year period 2012-2014 BEK participation in the development of Jamoma is supported by Hordaland County Council. Development will be focusing on control of real-time processing environments in live productions, development of flexible interfaces, and work on surround sound. The project encompass development, documentation, developer and training workshops, and the use of Jamoma in various art projects.


BEK - 01/08/2012 to 31/01/2013

Nathan Wolek

BEK is pleased to welcome Nathan Wolek as a Fulbright Scholar. Nathan will be a guest researcher at BEK for 6 months commencing August 1 2012. During the stay his research will be focusing on granular synthesis, and more specifically on porting The Granular Toolkit, a package for creating granular synthesis effects within Max, to Jamoma.


BEK - 01/10/2010 to 01/10/2011

Asbjørn Blokkum Flø : Analogue I - X

Asbjørn Blokkum Flø is currently working on a new BEK-commissioned music piece. He describes his work as follows: -Analogique IX is a 60 minute long electronic music piece where I try to get back to the electronic music’s musical core through a limitation in materials and methods. In connection with this work I will investigate new artistic concepts and compositional techniques._


IEM - Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics, Graz, Austria - 01/09/2010 to 31/08/2013

The Choreography of Sound

The Choreography of Sound (CoS) is a 3 year arts-based research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (PEEK AR41) and carried out at the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics IEM. BEK is a partner in the project, alongside CIRMMT in Montreal/Canada, ICST in Zurich/Switzerland and IRCAM in Paris/France.