(English translation: “Of Bathing in the Biscaya”
Performance with percussion, dance, sensors, interactive video &
“Om bading i Biscaya”
| Eirik Raude ||percussion
| Inger Malene Glette ||dance
| Anders Vinjar ||live-electronics audio & video
performed during the Ultima-festival 2006.
| Anders Vinjar || “Oppspent line” || 7 min.
| Iannis Xenakis || “Rebonds” || 12 min.
| Iannis Xenakis || “Psappha” || 10 min.
| Anders Vinjar || “Om bading i Biscaya” || 20 min.
| Total duration: || || ca 1 hour
Om bading i Biscaya
is an extremely physical and
rhythmic perfomance where the good old Natural Laws are challenged by
the force, structure, sounds and movements emerging from a
percussionist, a dancer and live-electronics present before the
The artistic material in the programme helps to construct a virtual
universe with dynamically changing laws of nature
. The laws
constitute forces, obstacles, structures of energy the performers
relate to in their efforts to perceive, control, manipulate, challenge
- even obey at times - concepts such as time
The performance utilise various kinds of sensor-technology to control
the acoustic and visual situation on stage.
is a very active performer of contemporary music,
and is responsible for several commissions to young composers from
the Nordic countries. Most important pieces of contemporary
percussion is on his repertoarlist.
He also works with chamber-music, and has been on tour as
solo-percussionist with the Oslo Philharmonics,
Kringkastingsorkesteret and several contemporary music ensembles.
Inger Malene Glette
worked together with Lise Nordal and Eva
Cecilie Richardsen before she left for New York to study at the
Merce Cunningham Studios in 1998. While staying in New York she
also worked with coreographers such as Ellen Cornfield, Mata Sakka,
Pat Catterson and Kiyoko Kashiwagi. Inger Malene came back to
Norway during the summer of -01 to work as freelance dancer, and has
since woked together with Kretzer Kompani, Nordans and Dans Design,
besides giving classes.
is a Norwegian composer. Besides electroacoustic
music his output includes soloworks for various instruments and
music for ensembles --- often in combination with live-electronics.
His work includes concertmusic, installations, music for dance,
stage, web-projects and radiophonic works. Recently he has
collaborated with artists and groups such as SISU, Hilde Torgersen,
Eirik Raude, Verdensteatret and Beate Grimsrud.