sachiko hayashi
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Works in Falerum Sweden

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works primarily with net art and video. Her works consistently aim at integrating use of technology and aesthetic/conceptual/social discourses. more info at www.e-garde.net
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EVENT

Yoshikaze presents TOPOPHONIA: Four Realizations in Sound


Dates:
Mon Feb 18, 2013 00:00 - Fri Feb 22, 2013

Location:
Umeå, Sweden

Yoshikaze "Up-In-The-Air" Second Life Residency presents

TOPOPHONIA: Four Realizations in Sound
Nine Rooms by Oberon Onmura
Listen ... by Alpha Auer
Bank Job by Maya Paris
Jazz on Bones by Eupalinos Ugajin

18 - 22 February 2012 @ HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden
Opening Hours: 8am - 4pm
Opening: 18 February between 1pm- 4pm

"You will find four completely different pieces, four totally different visions of what that initial concept suggested. To me, the fact that our four versions are so different is tremendously exciting. It is further proof that the artist's mind is unlimited in its ability to make sense of the world, and to convey that sense to others."
(Review of "Topophonia" by Quan Lavender http://quanlavender.blogspot.de/2013/01/immersion-in-sounds-topophonia.html)

Between 15 October 2012 - 31 January 2013, Oberon Onmura held the residency at Yoshikaze as our artist-in-residence on HUMlab Island in Second Life, during which time he has completed a unique project entitled "Topophonia," involving three other SL artists in addition to completing his own artwork.

"The principal concept of 'Topophonia' is the notion of bringing together a group of artists' to create artworks around a common concept. ….I was less interested in any sort of collaboration than in seeing how (or whether) other artists could understand and work from an artistic framework that I personally found interesting in creating a new piece….whether their resulting artworks in any way mirrored or complemented my own. So not a collaboration; rather, an experiment to test whether an artistic idea is share-able, and to see the result of each artist independently operating on that idea in his or her unique fashion." (Oberon Onmura)

By basing its starting point on sound to guide the visitors, his chosen artists, Alpha Auer, Maya Paris and Eupalinos Ugajin, have each created an independent installation. Together with Oberon's own work they comprise "Topophonia: Four Realization in Sound."

Yoshikaze is very pleased to present "Topophonia" at RL HUMlab, Umeå University, between 18-22 February 2012. Four machinimas filmed beautifully by Marx Catteneo will be shown on our screens alongside with four computer stations with avatars who will take the visitors to their inworld installations.

In conjunction to this RL show, Yoshikaze Studio will be open to the public. We welcome you at http://www.slurl.com/secondlife/HUMlab/99/194/25 to experience "Topophonia" from your own location.

Oberon's artist statement of the project can be read on our blog at http://yoshikaze.blogspot.com/2013/02/oberon-16-artist-statement.html; about Oberon's artists at http://yoshikaze.blogspot.com/2013/01/oberon-9.html ; reviews at http://yoshikaze.blogspot.com/2013/01/here-are-some-blog-posts-about.html

Curated by Goodwind Seiling/Sachiko Hayashi in collaboration with HUMlab.

Yoshikaze "Up-in-the-Air" Residency (www.slurl.com/secondlife/HUMlab/95/215/351) is a Second Life residency programme run by Sachiko Hayashi together with RL HUMlab art director Carl-Erik Engqvist, Umeå University, Sweden. For inquiries, please contact: goodwind.seiling@gmail.com.

Yoshikaze is funded and hosted by HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden.

Yoshikaze blog: http://yoshikaze.blogspot.com
Yoshikaze vimeo: http://vimeo.com/yoshikaze


EVENT

VISION, EXTENDED STRINGS AND DIFFUSION


Dates:
Fri Oct 12, 2012 00:00 - Fri Oct 12, 2012

Location:
Stockholm, Sweden

An evening of audio-visual experience: MASH in collaboration with Gary Smith (UK/Italy) and Peter Lundén (Sweden)

MASH has been experimenting with audio-visual in various forms since 1991. On 12 October, MASH will collaborate with Gary Smith and Peter Lundén for the first time at Fylkingen, Stockholm. The performance will consist of Electric Guitar sounds, Electronics, Live Video using Nintendo Wii Remote Controller and Kinect Sensor, and Sound Diffusion.

Gary Smith (Guitar, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Smith_(guitarist) ) is an experimental guitarist from UK who is known for his special extended techniques on guitar. In addition to his numerous CDs, he has collaborated with Shoji Hano, Rhys Chatham, John Stevens, etc. in live settings.

Peter Lundén (Sound Diffusion, http://www.mic.stim.se/avd/mic/prod/micv6.nsf/docsbycodename/soekresultat?opendocument&fraga=Peter+LUND%C3%89N) is an EAM composer and researcher of 3D sounds. He has been active at the Interactive Institute in Stockholm and his sound landscape "Sonic Doors" was presented at Expo 2000 in Hanover.

MASH (http://www.i-mash.net/) consists of Magnus Alexanderson (EAM composer & experimental guitarist) and Sachiko Hayashi (visual artist).

Venue: Fylkingen, Münchenbryggeriet, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2, Stockholm. Nearest Tube Station: Mariatorget
Date: 12th October, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm (door opens at 7pm)
Admission: 80 SEK


EVENT

Hz #17


Dates:
Thu Apr 26, 2012 08:25 - Mon Apr 01, 2013

Hz (www.hz-journal.org) #17 Presents

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DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF NATURE: AUGMENTING ENVIRONMENTAL PERCEPTION THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA AND ARCHITECTURAL INFORMATICS
by BRIAN W. BRUSH, YONG JU LEE & NOA YOUNSE
Dynamic Performance of Nature is a permanent architectural media installation in the Leonardo Museum located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It intends to augment environmental perception in museum visitors by communicating global environmental information through a dynamic and interactive interface, facilitated by social media, and embedded in the material of a high-tech media wall.

FEELTRACE AND THE EMOTIONS (AFTER CHARLES DARWIN)
by DEBRA SWACK
The Emotions is a multi-channel photographic, possibly interactive, video done in collaboration with the Brain Mind Institute in Switzerland about the universality of emotions on a biological level and the potential for futuristic misuse through genetic and or technological modification. Genetically emotionally or otherwise enhanced individuals could become the fashionable norm; synthetic biology could replace plastic surgery, with the further complication of not knowing where those genetic modifications might take them as individuals or us as a species.

FROM PLAINTEXT PLAYERS TO AVATAR ACTORS: A SHORT SURVEY OF ONLINE GAMING PERFORMANCE
by MATHIAS JANSSON
Online performance started in the early text based systems as MOO, MUD and chat rooms and have followed the technology development into 3D online worlds. Joseph Delappe, Eva and Franco Mattes, Rainey Straus and Katherine Isbister are some examples of artists who are today making performance in these new digitals worlds.

EMERGENCE IN THE SOCIAL WEB
by LIAT BERDUGO
With emergence theory - in ant colonies, cities, and brains - the whole is more than the sum of its parts. Something new is happening online, where a collective consciousness seems to emerge from the social web, giving rise to emergent phenomena like memes, the Occupy Movement, and the hacker collective Anonymous.

A STEP BACKWARDS FOR A LEAP FORWARD: THE OFF LABEL FESTIVAL / DIGITAL ART WEEKS 2011
by ART CLAY
The OFF Label Festival is the brainchild of the Digital Arts International Network group in collaboration with host institutes around the world. Wary of the present New Media movement in the arts and the academic environment upon which many "New Media Art Festivals" and "Science and Art" fusion events depend, the DAW moved this year's edition into more diverse and eclectic waters and targeted a more general audience by focusing on analogue arts, mixed-media art forms, and by introducing the element of spirituality.

THE BOOK OF STAMPS: TRAVEL GUIDE FOR SONIC LANDSCAPING FROM CITIES TO URBAN CULTURES
by ART CLAY
The Book of Stamps is a travel guide between sonic landscapes from cities to urban cultures. The sheets of the book provide a "recording surface" and the ink stamps with their various patterns provide the ability to place sounds into the book. Together they act as an interactive tangible interface for a variety of time based musical tasks that form a collaborative composition by its users.

THEMUSICOFTHEFUTUREISNTMUSIC
by HENRY GWIAZDA
"What is music today anyway? Is it still organized sound? Or is it evolving into something else? Perhaps music is not only sound. Perhaps artists choose a medium to work in because it enables them to present their ideas reflecting how they view time?" Video artist and composer Henry Gwiazda discusses his artistic progression from music/sound to what he describes as "multimedia digital choreography" and questions what the music of the future might look/sound like.

VISUAL RHYTHMS
by SIMON LONGO & MAX SCHLESER
Visual Rhythms is a collaborative project between Simon Longo and Max Schleser. The article explores the transversal synergy between sound and video, placing the Bergsonian concept of intuition at the basis of the creative discovery in the live performance, which materialises into a temporal AV experience during this artistic intervention.

CLICK FOR DETAILS, A SOUND AND LIGHT INSTALLATION
by ALESSANDRO PERINI
The core of the sound and light installation Click for Details is a looped 4- channels electronic music track, entirely produced using a single impulse (mathematically a Dirac delta, also called "click" or "glitch") as the only source for the whole piece. Departing from the the traditional dualism of sound and visuals as a combination of two different levels of perception, the work intends to provide the audience with an experience of sound and light as two aspects of a sole entity, related to the same source.

VERTIGO OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL SUBLIME
by VITO CAMPANELLI
This essay of Campanelli explores a deeper reflection on Abstract Journeys, the most recent artwork by the Italian artist Marco Cadioli. Abstract Journeys consists of a series of screencapture video and images from Google Earth whose different surfaces and forms have been transformed by human activities in an abstract geometric compositions.

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Hz is published by Fylkingen in Stockholm. Established in 1933, Fylkingen has through the years made major contributions to introducing yet-to-be-established art forms in Sweden. For more information, please visit: http://www.hz-journal.org/n4/hultberg.html


DISCUSSION

Experimentation #1 - new work using Kinect, Processing, and Second Life


Experimentation #1 is a project consisting of use of Kinect, Processing, and Second Life. Kinect captures real-life body movement to control avatar movement in Second Life. Kinect is also used for the part of real-life audio-visual performance, for which the manipulation is done in real-time via programming in Processing. The sound is generated by computer glitch in real-time also through gestural interface. The audio-visual performance is then streamed into Second Life to be combined with the movement of the avatar in real-time.
Experimentation #1 has been made possible with support from HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden. This machinima was made of documentation materials taken in HUMlab's H3 location. Second Life location at HUMlab sim.

OPPORTUNITY

Call for Articles


Deadline:
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:20

Call for Articles:

Online journal Hz (www.hz-journal.org) is looking for articles on New Media, Sound Art, Electro-Acoustic Music, Virtual World/Machinima and Social Media. We accept earlier published and unpublished articles in English. Please send your submissions to hz-journal@telia.com

Deadline: 10 March, 2012

Hz is published by the non-profit organisation Fylkingen in Stockholm. Established in 1933, Fylkingen has been known for introducing yet-to-be-established art forms throughout its history. Nam June Paik, Stockhausen, Cage, Stelarc, etc. have all been introduced to the Swedish audience through Fylkingen. Its members consist of leading composers, musicians, sound artists, dancers, performance artists and video artists in Sweden. For more information on Fylkingen, please visit http://www.fylkingen.se/about or http://www.hz-journal.org/n4/hultberg.html