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DENMARK:

    * Eustachia for Voices is a new microtonal vocal work composed by Jacob Kirkegaard with voice arrangement and supervision by Katinka Fogh Vindelev. Eustachia for Voices will be performed live by Aarhus Pigekor (Aarhus Girls Choir) on August 11th and 12th in Aarhus, Denmark. Choir leader is Helle Høyer Vedel. The event is part of SonicArk 2017, a project lead and curated by Swiss sound artist Andres Bosshard. Place/dates: Outdoor amphitheatre at Universitetsparken, Aarhus. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm sharp. Duration 18 minutes.

    * Imaginary West Indies (Vestindiske Forestillinger) is a new sound and light installation created by Niels Lyhne Løkkegaard and Jacob Kirkegaard: 2017 is the centenary o
f the sale of Denmark’s former slave colony known as the Danish West Indies. To mark the occasion, Kirkegaard and Løkkegaard have created a sound installation using audio recordings from the islands to portray an imagined ‘Paradise Lost’. Exhibition at Overgaden, Copenhagen. Dates: 26 August – 22 October 2017. Opening: Friday 25 August 5-8pm

SWEDEN. Tristeleg # 1-3 is part of the exhibition Free Play held at Västeräs Art Museum. June 1st - August 27th

 

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GERMANY. Earside Out - 8 speaker sound installation for the exhibition WYHIWYG at Bielefelder Kunstverein, June 22nd - July 16th

SWEDEN. Tristeleg # 1-3 is part of the exhibition Free Play held at Västeräs Art Museum. June 1st - August 27th


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GEORGIA: Kirkegaard will play at SOU 2017 in Tbilisi on June 1st

SWEDEN. Tristeleg # 1-3 is part of the exhibition Free Play held at Västeräs Art Museum. June 1st - August 27th

HOLLAND. Kirkegaard's composition CHURCH II will be performed live at BIMHUIS by MAZE and at Maze Festival 2017, June 2nd

UK. Presenting Else Marie Pade as part of Kammer Klang's two events at Cafe Oto in London. June 5th and 6th

GERMANY. Earside Out - 8 speaker sound installation for the exhibition WYHIWYG at Bielefelder Kunstverein, June 22nd - July 16th

 

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DENMARK:
    * Jacob Kirkegaard - all & nothing. Jacob Kirkegaard's solo exhibition at ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum. The exhibition presents five of his striking sound installations of which the work Black Metal Square # 1 – 3 is a new production, created specifically for the presentation of Kirkegaard at ARoS. The exhibition runs February 11 - May 28
    * Artist talk & workshop at ARoS as part of Aarhus Artweekend, Aarhus, May 20th

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USA:
    * Jacob plays at Avant Garden. Also playing will be David Dove/Ryan Edwards/Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud, Houston, Texas. April 3rd
    * In collaboration w. Abinadi Meza a new live version of Labyrinthitis is designed for the SITE Gallery's silos, Houston, Texas, April 6th
    * Jacob performs at Andrew Fenchel's legendary LAMPO, Chicago, April 8th
    * Field trip with seismologist and assistant professor of Geology & Geophysics Jeff Moore of University of Utah, studying the natural vibration of rock arches in southern Utah / northern Arizona, among them the vibrations/tones of the Rainbow Bridge, a sacred feature for several local Native American Tribes. The data and sounds collected on this trip will be used for a new sound installation by Kirkegaard that will be shown in the U.S. this late Summer. Stay tuned for more info.
    * Field trip with composer Niels Lyhne Løkkegaard to U.S. Virgin Islands, which was a Danish colony, until exactly 100 years ago when Denmark sold the islands to the USA. Løkkegaard and Kirkegaard will visit the islands to collect sound recordings and inspiration for their new collaboration, entitled Vestindiske Forestillinger, which will be shown at Overgaden in Copenhagen, DK in August

JAPAN:
    * As part of the exhibition LEAN ISSUES Kirkegaard presents his new sound installation
A Lecture on Nothing (2017) - an edit of cassette interview with John Cage in his New York apartment. All words were removed from the interview and remaining is the ambient sound of Cage's apartment. The interview was conducted by Julie Martin and Billy Klüver in 1991. Kyoto, April 15th - May 14th

AUSTRIA:
    * Black Metal Square # 1-3 is exhibited at KLANGRAUM KREMS opening on March 24th and running until April 17th.

DENMARK:
    * Jacob Kirkegaard - all & nothing. Jacob Kirkegaard's solo exhibition at ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum. The exhibition presents five of his striking sound installations of which the work Black Metal Square # 1 – 3 is a new production, created specifically for the presentation of Kirkegaard at ARoS. The exhibition runs February 11 - May 28


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DENMARK:
    * Kirke
gaard's sound/video installation Stigma (originally created for Mori Art Museum, Tokyo) is being shown at Rum/Klang gallery in Jyderup. For event info click HERE. The opening is at 4pm on Friday March 3rd
    * Andrei Tarkovsky's masterpiece Stalker is introduced by Jacob Kirkegaard at ARoS Public Filmclub, Aarhus, March 4th
    * Invisible City - The sound artist Jacob Kirkegaard and sound designer Peter Albrechtsen interpret the unheard sounds of Copenhagen in one of the first sound works ever designed in the finely tuned, modern cinema sound system format, Dolby Atmos. Part of CPH:DOX documentary film festival in Copenhagen. Live at IMPERIAL cinema on March 22nd.
    * Jacob Kirkegaard - all & nothing. Jacob Kirkegaard's solo exhibition at ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum. The exhibition presents five of his striking sound installations of which the work Black Metal Square # 1 – 3 is a new production, created specifically for the presentation of Kirkegaard at ARoS. The exhibition runs February 11 - May 28

AUSTRIA:
    * Black Metal Square # 1-3 is exhibited at KLANGRAUM KREMS opening on March 24th and running until April 17th.


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DENMARK:
    * Screening of Carl Th. Dreyer's silent film from 1928; The Passion of Joan of Arc with live soundtrack by Jacob Kirkegaard. The soundtrack was originally commissioned by and premiered at Onasis Culture Center in Athens 2014. An version for vinyl of the soundtrack was released on Holotype Editions in 2015. Vinterjazz @ Koncertkirken, Copenhagen Feb 3.
    * Jacob Kirkegaard - all & nothing. Major solo exhibition at ARoS - Aarhus Art Museum. The exhibition presents five of Kirkegaard’s striking sound installations of which the work Black Metal Square # 1 – 3 is a new production, created specifically for the presentation of Kirkegaard at ARoS. The exhibition opening happens on Feb 10 with live performance by Katinka Fogh Vindelev & Jacob Kirkegaard. The exhibition runs February 11 - May 28

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MEXICO:
    * Jacob Kirkegaard is part of the Aki Aora artist residency in Tulum, where he'll be creating a new underwater sound installation portraying the surrounding Cenotes.




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