Skaņu Mežs festival announces first round of artists for 2014

Skaņu Mežs, the annual festival of adventurous music and related arts, will take place in the „Daile” concert hall in Riga, Latvia, on October 10 and 11. In addition to the duo Xeno & Oaklander, whose participation has already been announced, the first round of artists has now been confirmed: singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler, electronic music… Read More

Open call for works from Deutschlandradio kultur

Open call for works from Deutschlandradio kultur – Klangkunst, Ctm festival, Goethe-institut, Ö1 Kunstradio, Orf Musikprotokoll im Steirischen Herbst, and ECAS/ICAS Following a great response to last year’s open call for works, Deutschlandradio Kultur – Radio Drama / Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Ö1 Kunstradio and… Read More

The opening of sound art exhibition SKAN II, part three

Friday, on the 25th of July at 18:00, the third part of the “Riga 2014” sound art exhibition “SKAN II” will open its doors at the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia (Kandavas Street 2) and the Kalnciems Quarter art gallery (Kalnciema street 35). The opening of the exhibition will feature performances by improvising percussionist… Read More

Today: the opening of part 2 of sound art exhibition “SKAN II”

Today, on the 1st of July at 18:00, the second part of the “Riga 2014” sound art exhibition “SKAN II” will open its doors at the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia (Kandavas Street 2). The opening of the exhibition will feature a DJ set by Tommi Grönlund of ”Sähkö Recordings” and the performance… Read More

Open Call For Works From Deutschlandradio Kultur – Klangkunst, Ctm Festival, Goethe-Institut, Ö1 Kunstradio, Orf Musikprotokoll Im Steirischen Herbst, and ECAS/ICAS

Following a great response to last year’s open call for works, Deutschlandradio Kultur – Hörspiel / Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Ö1 Kunstradio and the ECAS/ICAS networks, are pleased to release a second call for artistic projects seeking unusual ideas for coupling the medium radio with the… Read More

ECAS: Commision Opportunity for Artistic Documentary – Deadline: 31.07.2014

The European Cities of Advanced Sound and related arts (ECAS) network is looking for a talented, open minded critical/experimental artist or artist collective, who share(s) our interest for experimental advanced music and related arts. The artist / collective will be asked to follow the last term of our ECAS project from September 2014 until May 2015 in order to… Read More

Saturday in Chomsky bar: Dora Bleu

You are very welcome to visit bar Chomsky on Saturday, June the 14th, when parformance by Montreal-based singer and guitarplayer Dorothy Geller, aka Dora Bleu will take place. Evening starts at 20:00. Free entry. Through the echoes of an acoustic guitar and vocal expressions, Dora Bleu explores intimate experience as the place where the capitalist… Read More

Sound art exhibition SKAN II, part one

As of May, the 31st, the official “Riga 2014” sound art exhibition “SKAN II” will be open to visitors. This will be the first part of the exhibition, consisting of seven works and lasting until June, the 20th. Its main venue is the the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia at Kandavas Street 2,… Read More

Riga to host the International Sound Art Exhibition SKAN II

In 2007, the association for adventurous music and related arts “Skaņu Mežs” organised the first SKAN sound art exhibition with the participation of 12 internationally renowned, as well as local artists, at the erstwhile chicory and pasta factory near Arkādijas Park. Back then, in the context of Latvia’s contemporary cultural scene, SKAN was a unique… Read More