Espen Sommer Eide
Espen Sommer Eide. Photo by Hans de Bruijn
Espen Sommer Eide (NO) is a musician and artist from Tromsø. As Alog (with Dag-Are Haugan) and as Phonophani he has been among the most prominent representatives of experimental electronic music from Norway, with a string of releases on the label Rune Grammofon. Sommer Eide has also produced a series of site-specific pieces and artworks. These projects include a multichannel composition for the 50-year anniversary of the completion of the chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France, designed by Le Corbusier; and a special ‘Building Instruments’ performance at the 2008 Manifesta Biennial. Eide’s solo exhibition Dead Language Poetry was recently held at the Bergen Kunsthall.
Opening Sonic Acts at Stedelijk
Thursday 26 February
19:00 - 22:00
17,50 / 10 / MJK 2,50
This festive opening night of the Sonic Acts Festival at the Stedelijk Museum explores the real and the synthetic, and derails the senses.
Session 6: Journeys to the Unknown
Friday 27 February
16:00 - 18:00
Paradiso, Main Hall
There are many aspects of our globalised civilisation that remain out of sight. Travelling to territories that are ignored by the media is a way of beginning to consider these aspects, and of bringing into view a reality on which we depend.