The Matter of the Soul

#ARCTIC #DISPERSAL #MIGRATION #MELTING #ICE #CULTURE #OCEANS #DIGITALLIFE #MUSIC #CLIMATECHANGE

The Matter of the Soul is a musical and sono-sculptural work exploring human empathy with the process of dispersal in the Arctic.

Premiere at Howard Assembly Rooms
Performing the Première of The Matter of the Soul | Symphony

Limited editions: BUY / DOWNLOAD from Kat Austen’s Bandcamp.

Exhibition

 

 

30th July to 17th August 2018
Part of Polar Encounters at:
Bonhams Art Gallery
London
W1, UK

More images available at nk productions on flickr.

Also shown at Art Laboratory Berlin as part of Watery Ecologies, 20th January to 17th March 2019.

Performance

The Matter of the Soul | Symphony was premièred at Howard Assembly Rooms, Opera North in Leeds.

concentration, an acid crystal immersion exploring changing acidity and salinity in our oceans as a consequence of climate change, premièred at Spektrum, Berlin in March 2018.

Past performances of The Matter of the Soul

2019

16th March – concentration at HYDRO_PERFORMANCE Night, Art Laboratory Berlin

2018

1st December – Symphony at the opening of Climate Hub by Greenpeace for COP24, Klub Królestwo, Katowice, Poland – with Kasia Witek and dancers

23rd October – Symphony premiere at Howard Assembly Rooms, Opera North, Leeds, UK  – with Matthew Bourne on piano and Alex Bonney on cornet

14th October – biphasic | The Matter of the Soul music video, Architecture and the Senses, Plasy Monastery, Czech Republic

8th September – biphasic | The Matter of the Soul at Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco,  2018

3rd September – biphasic and concentration | The Matter of the Soul at Music Tech Fest Lab opening, Reactor Hall 1, Stockholm, Sweden – with Servando Barreiro on video

28th June – concentration | The Matter of the Soul at Fusion Festival, Berlin

3rd March – concentration | The Matter of the Soul at Spektrum, Berlin – with Hiroshi Matoba on video

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