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BERLIN. Premiering SPECULUM SPECULI, a new work commissioned by Marcus Gammel for his Klangkunst program at Deutschland Radio Kultur. The piece will broadcast on Deutschland Radio and stream live on the internet on December 4th at 00:05 Berlin-time.

ITALY. Kindly invited by Societas Raffaello Sanzio, AION will be on display and LABYRINTHITIS will be executed live at Teatro Comandini in Cesena, Italy, Dec 5 & 6


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BERLIN. FEEDBACK "...communication occurs when sources take turns transmitting messages between one another". Curated by Danielle De Picciotto with works by: Mick Harvey, Alexander Hacke, Jacob Kirkegaard, Laurie Lipton, FM Einheit, Danielle De Picciotto, Algis Kizys, Claudia Drake & more. Gallerie Neurotitan, Berlin Friday, November 6, 2009. Starts at 7:00pm (See poster on Preview page)

UK. AION & LABYRINTHITIS. Jacob will present and discuss his Aion project, an evocative sonic and visual installation that considers time, absence and change, created in spaces within the Tarkovskian 'Zone of Exclusion' in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Following Aion, Kirkegaard turns ears inwards with a live performance of Labyrinthitis, his acclaimed interactive sound piece which is built upon 'Tartini tones' - sounds generated in the artist's own ears - layered into a composition which evokes further distortion effects in the ears of his listeners. The Wire chose Labyrinthitis as one of the 10 best releases of 2008. ARNOLFINI, Bristol, UK, Saturday Nov 7th.

KÖLN. Performance of LABYRINTHITIS. Also performing is Tomoko Sauvage (Japan). Curated by Gerngesehen Where: Praxis Projektatalier Staab, Eigelstein 112, 50668 Köln, Germany. Begin 8:30pm



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AUSTRIA. Live performance of LABYRINTHITIS at Steirischer Herbst in Graz, Austria Oct 11

DENMARK. Premiering the performance RUSSIA written & directed by Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt. In May 2009 Jacob Kirkegaard was sent on a 10-day trip to Russia to trace & capture the "Sound of Russia. His recordings will be heard throughout the performance. RUSSIA will be presented at the NyAveny theatre on Frederiksberg, followed by a series in the city of Aarhus. Premiere date is Oct 26

DENMARK. Bjørn Svin & Jacob Kirkegaard will be playing a concert together for the first time in over eight years! Wundergrund 2009 Copenhagen Oct 29


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HOLLAND. Together with Tobias Kirstein I'll be presenting a 4 hour performance of IMPERIA on the night between Sep 11th & 12th. My Chernobyl piece AION will also be shown at the festival. GOGBOT, Enschede, Holland. Sep 11-13

DENMARK. Live performance of LABYRINTHITIS at APART FESTIVAL in Aalborg, Denmark. Sep 18

HOLLAND. Live performance of LABYRINTHITIS at TODAY'S ART in Den Haag, Holland. Sep 26



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COPENHAGEN. Tim Hinman (UK), Finnbogi Petursson (IS)& Jacob Kirkegaard will be creating new sound installations and live events together in Roskilde Denmark in August. More info to come. Read about the event: LYSLYD

LONDON. LABYRINTHITIS part of the ELECTRA organized exhibition SOUND ESCAPES. The show is happening at SPACE and run between July 25 & August 15. LABYRINTHITIS is presented through Kirkegaard's 16-channel Spiral Organ.

NEW YORK. Double Take is being shown at the White Noise exhibition at James Cohan Gallery in New York. 'Double Take' is an 11 x 14 inch pigment print, printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper 308gsm and is a limited edition of six, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery. The exhibition runs June 18 - August 12.

DENMARK. SOUND MADE VISIBLE is an exhibition focussing on visualizations of sound. Three of Jacob Kirkegaard's major works are presented on the show. (PHONURGIA METALLIS, NAGARAS and AION) June 14th - August 9th at Kunsthal Brænderigården in Viborg Denmark



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GERMANY. WDR's legendary programme STUDIO AKUSTISCHE KUNST (Studio Acoustic Art) will repeat the broadcast of EISENWIND (IRON WIND) on July 10, 11:05 pm.

LONDON. LABYRINTHITIS will be presented as part of the ELECTRA organized exhibition SOUND ESCAPES. The show will happen at SPACE and run between July 25 & August 15. Preview Friday July 24, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. LABYRINTHITIS will play through Kirkegaard's 16-channel Spiral Organ.

LONDON. Jacob Kirkegaard is featured with a two-page interview (By Anne Hilde Neset) in the July month's issue of The Wire magazine.

NEW YORK. Jacob Kirkeaard is pleased to announce that his new piece Double Take is being shown at the White Noise exhibition at James Cohan Gallery in New York. 'Double Take' is an 11 x 14 inch pigment print, printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper 308gsm and is a limited edition of six, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery. The exhibition runs June 18 - August 12.

DENMARK. SOUND MADE VISIBLE is an exhibition focussing on visualizations of sound. Three of Jacob Kirkegaard's major works are presented on the show. (PHONURGIA METALLIS, NAGARAS and AION) June 14th - August 9th at Kunsthal Brænderigården in Viborg Denmark




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NEW YORK. Jacob Kirkeaard is pleased to announce that his new piece Double Take is being shown at the White Noise exhibition at James Cohan Gallery in New York. 'Double Take' is an 11 x 14 inch pigment print, printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag paper 308gsm and is a limited edition of six, Courtesy James Cohan Gallery. Reception on June 24th.

DENMARK. SOUND MADE VISIBLE is an exhibition focussing on visualizations of sound. Three of Jacob Kirkegaard's major works will be presented on the show. (PHONURGIA METALLIS, NAGARAS and AION) June 14th - August 9th at Kunsthal Brænderigården in Viborg Denmark
Welcome to opening reception on Saturday June 13th at 2pm!

DENMARK. OTHER VOICES - ART & EVERYDAY LIFE. Jacob Kirkegaard's sound piece PAUSE (Created on commission for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denmark) is showed again at this exhibition. Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark. June 20 - August 23 2009.

BERLIN. Release Party and Performance Event Wednesday, June 17, 8pm:
mAtter presents Geomancy dvd+cd by Andy Graydon with special performances and presentations by: Pe Lang, Jacob Kirkegaard, Yukitomo Hamasaki and screenings from Geomancy by Andy Graydon Staalplaat, Flughafenstrasse 38, Berlin Neukölln
Jacob Kirkegaard will be showing footage and talking about his & JG Thirlwell's Singing Sands trip to the deserts of Oman.


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NEW RELEASE. Announcing LYDIA LUNCH & JACOB KIRKEGAARD: 'FORGET TO BREATHE' - which is an audio companion (CD) to Lydia Lunch's new book AMNESIA. See this LINK for more information. You can also listen to some tracks on their myspace page.

RUSSIA. Excursion into the Russian wilderness to capture sound for the performance 'RUSLAND'. The piece is written by Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt and will be performed in autumn 09 in Copenhagen.

DENMARK. Jacob Kirkegaard is featured with an interview in the Danish online art magazine Kunsten.Nu


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COPENHAGEN. For two days in April Jacob will be visiting the students at the Nordic Sound Art project at the Royal Art Academy in Copenhagen Denmark

COLOGNE. 'WORLD'S END GIRLFRIEND' is a new dance performance by Yoshie Shibahara with music by Jacob Kirkegaard. The piece will be performed on April 24th & 25th at the Alte Feuerwache in Cologne Germany. WORLD'S END GIRLFRIEND is Yoshie & Jacob's 3rd collaboration. ISA- In 2004 the piece "Ultima Thule" won the Cologne Dance Prize.


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LONDON. LABYRINTHITIS, live at the Royal College of Art, Thursday, March 26th


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CUBA. Live presentation of LABYRINTHITIS and other works at the house of the Ludwig Foundation in Havana Cuba. Feb 2nd
Travel grant kindly supported by the Danish Arts Council.

Jacob Kirkegaard is happy to announce that the Danish Arts Council has elected his LABYRINTHITIS (Touch) release for a special prize. Read more here

SWEDEN. New work created especially for the Swedish art magazine FILTEN. SÅ LÆNGE JEG LEVER (AS LONG AS I LIVE) is a work consisting of sound piece and photos captured and shot at the Island of the Dead in Venice, Italy. The release party will be held in Stockholm on the 19th of February. Everyone is welcome. See more info HERE

OMAN. Expedition to the deserts of Oman together with JG Thirlwell


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MOTION... MATTERS is Jacob Kirkegaard's first solo exhibition in Denmark. The show will take place at Helene Nyborg Contemporary and feature two new works created for this occasion. Exhibition period January 16 - February 21 2009. Opening January 15, 5 - 8 P.M.
You are cordially invited for the opening Please find more information about MOTION... MATTERS on the following links: In ENGLISH - or in DANISH

Interview with Jacob Kirkegaard about MOTION... MATTERS on KOPENHAGEN.DK (Interview in Danish)
And another interview (in Danish) on KUNSTEN.NU

 

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