Skaņu Mežs has launched a new two-year project, collaborating with fellow experimental music organizations from Belgium, Portugal and Germany. An open call for new works has been announced; deadline – April 15. About REMAIIN REMAIIN (Radical European Music and its Intercultural Nature) is a project that investigates non-European cultural influences on the experimental, … Continue reading Skaņu Mežs announces REMAIIN – open call published
Due to current spread of the “Covid-19” virus, and Latvia having closed off its borders, the “SHAPE Riga” lecture/workshop course and concert evening have been cancelled, but might still be organized at the beginning of September, depending on how the situation progresses. For further updates, visit www.skanumezs.lv
On April 7 and 8, Skaņu Mežs festival will co-organize an event called „SHAPE Riga”, which will consist of a two-day lecture and workshop program, including talks by Regis, Julia Eckhardt, Troels Kjeldgaard, Josh Greenberg, Lukas Turza and Miri Kat, and a free-entry concert evening featuring Stellar Om Source, Oliver Torr, Rian Treanor and Poly … Continue reading CANCELED: „SHAPE Riga” offers a two-day lecture program and a free-entry concert evening
The “Creative Europe”-supported SHAPE platform announces a large showcase at Urvakan festival in Yerevan, Armenia, May 5 – 9. This will be the fifth large SHAPE showcase outside of the EU after Montréal’s MUTEK, Rio De Janeiro’s Novas Frequências, Jinja, Uganda’s Nyege Nyege and St. Petersburg’s GAMMA. Counting 15 SHAPE artists in Urvakan’s line-up, this will also … Continue reading SHAPE announces guest showcase at Urvakan 2020
The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art is announcing its 2020 list of artists. The artist selection for the platform’s sixth year traditionally places a number of audiovisual projects and sound artists alongside musical acts that range from deconstructed club music and forward-thinking media art to free improvisation and spatial music. … Continue reading SHAPE platform announces 2020 list of artists
After concluding a fruitful and curatorially enriching collaboration with the Paris-based Biennale Némo, SHAPE platform welcomes a new member festival – Italy’s Terraforma. Terraforma is an international music festival dedicated to artistic experimentation and sustainability. The three-day event takes place since 2014 in the garden of Villa Arconati, near Milan. The artists range from early … Continue reading TERRAFORMA JOINS SHAPE PLATFORM
Pictures from the main events of Skanu mezs’2019 with Chaines, Irvine Arditti, Daniel Rozenhall & Sten Backman, Michael Gira, White Suns, Norman Westberg, Terrence Dixon, Alvin Lucier, John Bence, Aaron Dilloway, Manonmars, Lucy Railton, patten, Posverdad Trax, and music of Sofia Gubaidulina, Krists Auznieks, and Anita Mieze. Pics by Arturs Pavlovs
Pictures from the Skaņu Mežs’ hosted free-entry event at the “Riga Bourse” museum with Circuit Des Yeux, Subtle Degrees, Erwan Keravec, Candido Lima, and Edison Denisov’s music played by a trio of Ilona Meija, Jānis Semjonovs and Herta Hansena. Pics by Mr. Arnis Kalniņš
Please note that all times are approximate and subject to change.
Skaņu mežs’2019 atklāšanas koncerts October 5, art museum “Riga Bourse”, 18:00 Panel discussion 18:00 Erwan Keravec 19:15 Cândido Lima 20:00 Edison Denisov 21:05 Subtle Degrees 21:25 Circuit des Yeux 22:15 All times are approximate! Free entrance!