SkÃ¡lar Sound Art Festival preview venue: Presentation of SkÃ¡lar and showcase-concert.
Konrad Korabiewski, AuxPan & Helgi Ãrn PÃ©tursson.
The art-collective will present the ideology behind SkÃ¡lar – Centre For Sound Art and Experimental Music and play a joined experimental concert. After the concert, during the evening, the artists and initiators will present sound art and music representative for the profile of SkÃ¡lar at the Skaftfell bistro.
SkÃ¡lar is a new established Center For Sound Art and Experimental Music to be located in the factory space of the former Nordursild fish factory, situated in a unique place by the seaside of SeydisfjÃ¶rdur.Â Seeking and supporting artistic depth and quality, the aim of SkÃ¡lar is to provide a platform for experiments, collaborations, presentations, studies and inspiration to professional artists and students in good working facilities.Â It wishes to work with related institutions, and to create a basis for international interchange and network.
This autumn, SkÃ¡lar intend to establish an annual international Sound-Art festival. The aim of the festival is to present a wide range of original artistic expression experimenting to the highest degree within sound-art and sound in reletion to others mediaforms. More info: http://skÃ¡lar.is
About the artists and founders:
Elvar MÃ¡r Kjartansson ( 1982 )
Obsessive music-maverick Elvar MÃ¡r Kjartansson aka Auxpan, is a sound-crafter with knack for creating selfdeveloped original apparatures. Auxpan creates music where sound bytes, rhythmic patterns,Â and fieldrecordings come together to form an experimental highly personal sound.
Helgi Ãrn PÃ©tursson (1975) is an artist of chaotic and yet calculated proportions.
Helgi Ãrn ́s musical background comes both from the classical field, having been member of the Hamrahlid Choir for over six years, singing both classical music as well as Icelandic folksong and extensive array of contemporary music as well as having been in various bands from an early age.
Polish | Danish Konrad Korabiewski (1978) is an award-winning multimedia artist.
Focused on absorption, content and atmosphere of sound rather than a certain media, he experiments and develops new possibilities for expressingÂ philosophical views and artistic ideologies in sensing music and art.Â Â More info: http//konradkorabiewski.blog.com
For more info: http://www.skÃ¡lar.is