Porting Self - Émilie Girard-Charest, Emma Lloyd & KET

19 Oct 2018 - 19:30

Happy Fridays Fylkingen Bar, oväntade kombos och feelgood med konstmusik, ljudkonst och elektroniskt. On stage: Emilie Girard-Charest (C) cello tillsammans med Emma Lloyd (UK) violin, Thomas Bjelkeborn och Koray Tahiroglu (T) på diverse elektroniskt. I baren: bra musik för trevligt fredagshäng med DJ Colourblind painter.


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Porting Self is new chamber music extending traditional instruments through electroacoustic composition and realtime sonic alterations. It's the first in a series of two concerts with the Sound Quartet ensemble and Emma Lloyd on violin and electronics, Emilie Girard-Charest on cello with Thomas Bjelkeborn and Koray Tahiroglu on computer and electronics. The ensemble will perform new works as quartet, trio and solo such as the praised composition Purfling by Swedish composer Malin Bång, also including the expressive audiovisual performance KET conversation exploring the oldest spoken language on earth in a mindblowing version for electronic sounds and live visuals.

Emma Lloyd is a violinist specialising in the performance of experimental contemporary music and improvisation. She performs as a soloist and in small ensembles, working often with live electronics, and collaborating regularly with composers. In addition to the modern set-up, she plays a baroque violin and performs both baroque and contemporary music written specifically for this instrument.
As an improviser, Emma's performance tends to be quiet and intimate in nature, exploring the innate timbral qualities of the violin, and discovering some of the often hidden sounds that can be found with her unique combination of technique and tools. http://emmajanelloyd.com/

Émilie Girard-Charest is a cellist, composer and improviser. She works as a soloist and in different ensembles like Allogene and Quatuor d'occasion. She has participated in numerous creations with many composers including Fredrik Gran and she has several recordings to her credit. Émilie has participated in festivals such as Ars Musica, Donaueschingen Musiktage, Sonido Presente and MuTe Fest. She works regularly with theater, dance and performance circles and is developing projects with several multidisciplinary artists. Émilie graduated from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with a master in contemporary performance/composition from Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg and currently working on her doctorate at Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon. https://www.emiliegirardcharest.com/

Thomas Bjelkeborn, composer, curator and sound artist from Stockholm. He is known in contemporary music circles since 1988, primarily established as EAM composer for international festivals, often in the context of residencies at prominent music institutions. In his work, he investigates the relationship between traditional acoustic instruments and it's electronic extensions, where new physical-digital instruments often are combined with advanced audiovisuals to explore music beyond known horizons. He has performed compositions on all continents and frequently tours with BOP and Sound Quartet. http://bjelkeborn.se/

Koray Tahiroglu is a musician, Academy of Finland research fellow and lecturer in the Department of Media, Aalto University School of ARTS, Finland. He is the founder and head of SOPI (Sound and Physical Interaction) research group. He practices art as a researcher focusing on embodied approaches to sound and music interaction, as well as a performer of live electronic music. Since 2004, he has been also teaching workshops and courses introducing artistic strategies and methodologies for creating interactive music. Tahiroğlu has performed experimental music in collaboration as well as in solo performances in Europe, North America and Australia. https://sopi.aalto.fi/koraytahiroglu/

The Porting Self project is organised for the Sound Quartet ensemble funded by Swedish Performing Arts Agency, Stockholm City Culture and Helge Ax:son Johnsons fund. Produced by Sound Department AB at Studio 84 with workshops and concerts at Fylkingen. Parts of artistic work also at Elektronmusikstudion and Sound and Physical Interaction Research Group.

Fridays PUSH i samarbete med Porting Self och Sound Quartet med stöd av Musikverket och Stockholms Stad.

Medlemsproduktion: Thomas Bjelkeborn