Burn_Slow: Nordic-Baltic Sound and Radio Art for Mental Wellbeing


May 21 18:00 (EEST)

Opening and online presentations of participating artists, live-streamed on Youtube

Online Program May 21-22:

Lectures and demonstrations of artists-researchers exploring sonic ecology, sustainability and mental health in sound art:

• Maija Demitere “Slow Media Art – Sustainable Sound Installation”

• Krista Dintere “Extending Time”

• Ieva Vīksne “Healing depression using realtime mental activity driven audio meditation”

Short presentations which rise the research questions worked upon during skillsharing workshops on the next day:

• Jacob Remin “To Soothe the Body Electric”

• John Grzinich “Sensing a Site: telematic sound”

• Mantautas Krukauskas “Artistic diffusion of sound in space”

• Derek Holzer “Sounds of Futures Past”

• Online discussion on “Sound Art for Mental Ecology”

Moderated by Laura Gustafsson

May 22 12:00-18:00
Online Skill-sharing workshop sessions (2h each)

Online Program May 21-22:

• Jacob Remin

• John Grzinich

• Mantautas Krukauskas

• Derek Holzer – SOUNDS of FUTURES PAST: Media Archaeology, Design Fiction, and Electronic Sound with Derek Holzer

• Collaborated online sound art improvisation / performance

May 23 – 30
Remote work on sound and radio art projects. Deadline for audio work submission: 30th May 23:59.

May 31 – June 1
June 1st Jury decision on 10 young artist pieces for Pixelache festival programme June 6th – June 13th Sound and Radio art programme playback during PIXELACHE festival Scheduled joint online listening sessions for a shared public sound art experience.

June 6 – 30
Dissemination of the project results (sound art programme) in participating countries (online format).