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BEK 24.10.2023 26.10.2023

Listening to the Echoes of Bergen: Mapping the Soul of a City – a workshop with Yara Mekawei

BEK invites artists interested in sound explorations to a 3-day workshop with artist and scholar Yara Mekawei in Bergen. Looking into the philosophy of listening, experimenting with different techniques for field recording, and learning to capture the essence of various locations through sound, we will try to draw a sonic map of the city.   Dates: 24–26 October 2023Participation: The workshop…

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Bergen 16.11.2023 19.11.2023

The Only Lasting Truth is Change: Hallucinating, Computing, Collapsing

What do we learn about the world, while we are learning to live with AI? For the 2023 edition of the symposium “The Only Lasting Truth is Change”, BEK employs the notions of hallucinating, computing and collapsing as entry points for the inquiry.   With contributions from: Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, N. Katherine Hayles, Jennifer Gabrys, Haig Aivazian, Jenna Sutela, Damien…

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Online 11.10.2023 12.10.2023

Data Ornamentalism, Decay of the Digital – a digital workshop with Ibiye Camp

How does digital decay occur and can we challenge digital colonialism and ensure restitution of an object’s data?  Architects and designers are able to control digital objects. It’s possible to utilize tools to duplicate, spin and place digital objects into any desired environment. The digital object or matter is then saved on a hard drive left paused in time. The…

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BEK 08.09.2023 08.09.2023

Kulturnatt: “Land Bodies, Decomposing Mass” by Bjørnaali, Lanzmaier and Simmons

Come join us at BEK for an informal guided tour through our studios and spaces during Kulturnatt, and the installation “Land Bodies, Decomposing Mass” by artists Ingrid Bjørnaali, Fabian Lanzmaier and Maria Simmons.  The three channel sound and video installation focuses on peatlands and their interpretation through various recordings and 3D computing technologies. Using photogrammetry images, field recordings and synthesized…

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BEK 12.09.2023 13.09.2023

Forests as Environmental Media: Vegetalizing a Smart Forests Atlas – a workshop with Jennifer Gabrys

As part of the upcoming symposium “The Only Lasting Truth is Change 2023”, BEK invites artists, scholars and foresters to the workshop “Forests as Environmental Media: Vegetalizing a Smart Forests Atlas” led by researcher, writer, and practitioner Jennifer Gabrys. Environmental digital technologies are now planetary in scope, monitoring oceans and farms, cities and atmospheres. Remote sensing satellites and in-situ sensors,…

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