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Premiere of CROSS FIRE, a new work on firearms and grenades, performed live by the Royal Life Guard Music Band.
What does a grenade really sound like? What's going on inside a gun or in a explosion? Orchestral composition by Jacob Kirkegaard with instrumentation and score by Connor McLean. Live performance by Royal Life Guard Music Band. Cross Fire is a work composed with sound recordings by Jacob Kirkegaard of firearms and artillery at the Danish military. KLANG Festival. Two concerts on June 18 at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TILL SEP 2nd. MORE INFO TBA.

ICE EDGE, this new solo exhibition presents two of Jacob Kirkegaard's works; MELT and Some say the world will end in fire, at the REGELBAU 411 Kunsthal bunkers in Jutland, Denmark. Opening June 18. Exhibition period: from June 19 through August 21

COPENHAGEN CONTEMPORARY / ART IN A DAY: RIVERBED is a new work by Jacob Kirkegaard composed from underwater sounds that he recorded along Copenhagen’s canals and harbour. Jacob will play the piece live a boat trip sailing around in the harbour of Copenhagen. The performence / boat trip is free but reservations can be made HERE. June 24 at 4pm!

The 8-channel sound installation and video work TESTIMONIUM is part of the Through What Agency? exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, California, USA. May 8 - Aug 21.

Kirkegaard is appointed a 6-month guest professorship at the School of Music, Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany where he is teaching and conducting research. From May through October.

 

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The 8-channel sound installation and video work TESTIMONIUM is part of the Through What Agency? exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, California, USA. May 8 - Aug 21. Jacob presents ISFALD live at the opening on May 7.

Jacob is recording the sound of pupae and butterflies at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, May 8 - 9.

Kirkegaard has been appointed a 6-month guest professorship at the School of Music, Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany where he is teaching and conducting research. From May through October.

 

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Jacob Kirkegaard has received the Eckersberg Medal from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Akademiraadet) in recognition of outstanding achievements in the arts. April 28.

Jacob is currently composing on his new work for orchestra entitled CROSS FIRE. For KLANG FESTIVAL, Denmark, June 18.

Kunsthal Charlottenborg: Jacob in conversation with KLANG Festival's Christian Winther Christensen about his work CROSS FIRE. Copenhagen, Denmark: April 6, 5pm-6pm

 

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PALESTINE is a new work composed from field recordings made in Palestine, and made for Ya Tumair which is a "bi-monthly radio show hosted by Abdallah Taher on Palestine-based Radio alHara. The show acts as a platform for all things ambient, drone, field recordings, avant-garde, musique concrete, and beyond, featuring guests such as Space Afrika, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Claire Rousay, Jordan Reyes, Rafael Anton Irisarri and Drekka."

A short live version of Isfald introducing the film INTO THE ICE at CPH:DOX, March 21

Some say the world will end in fire is part of the show Snefnug... at Fotografisk Center, Cph, DK, January 21 - March 13, 2022

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This month Jacob starts up composing on a new piece entitled CROSS FIRE for KLANG FESTIVAL, Copenhagen

TESTIMONIUM is shown as part of Nonclassical's event Listening to Place at the Barbican, UK, Feb 22

Jacob Kirkegaard's ongoing TESTIMONIUM project on waste (this version recorded in May 2021 at dumps and waste facilities around Athens, Greece) was performed live at Borderline Festival in Athens, Greece. The performance is shown online on Feb 13.
The work was commissioned by Michalis Moschoutis / Borderline Festival 10 and the Onassis Foundation / Onassis Cultural Center for Digital Concerts from Sound with no boundaries, no borders. See more here.

TESTIMONIUM at the Barbican on on February 22. TBA.

Some say the world will end in fire is part of the show Snefnug... at Fotografisk Center, Cph, DK, January 21 - March 13, 2022



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The Vilhelm Pachts Kunstnerlegat 2021 honorary scholarship has been granted to Jacob Kirkegaard

Some say the world will end in fire is part of the show Snefnug... at Fotografisk Center, Cph, DK, January 21 - March 13, 2022



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