Exhibition of the sonic environment Twenty Springs stemming from the Sono-Choreographic Collectives collaborative research Common Grounds on per-sonifying permafrost data with Julia Boike from the Alfred Wegener Institut Potsdam, together with a Guided Concert and Listening Session at Malmö Konsthall from 18th-22nd of October 2023
SONIC ISLANDS – Mirrored perceptions between Tierra del Fuego + Rügen
March and September 2023
SONIC ISLANDS focuses on the various auditory aspects of the TERRA IGNOTAproject and is part of TIF 2023/24. We are interested in the meaning of sound as a semantic system and as a form of artistic articulation. Questions about origin, identity, intercultural understanding but also about perception, legibility and interaction with the environment, social processes and structures beyond visually connoted reference systems are the subject of our joint research. Listening and making audible to stimulate changes of perspective in the process of artistic research and knowledge production as well as in communicating to an audience.
Concert Lecture of the Sono-Choreographic Collective at the Grand Opening of the new Academy for Theatre and Digitality, Dortmund – 2nd of September 2023 & at the Impuls Festival für Neue Musik, Leipzig – 13th of October
In Instrumentalities the Sono-Choreographic Collective unpacks aspects of their artistic-scientific research Common Grounds. Scaling 20 years of hourly environmental data into 60 minutes, this participatory concert-lecture presents some of the methods developed for listening, sensing and understanding climate change from an embodied perspective. These include various sonic and somatic techniques that connect the planetary scale with individual and collective sensory scales of participants. The concert-lecture unfolds around a table that is a hybrid surface for discourse, policy, strategy, negotiation, communication and communion.
I am part of the just started Terra Ignota field trip 1.st of March – 13 th of March and forum 14.st of March – 17 th of March 23 at Tierra de Fuego Chile.
Here you find more information and can follow our journey.
Terra Ignota Forum (TIF) is a field laboratory that seeks to develop and implement a contemporary archive on the so-called “intercultural contact zone” (Selk’nam, Kawesqar and Yagán) located in Yendegaia National Park (YNP). The project is deployed in two stages, the first is the continuation of our interdisciplinary research in the territory and field forum (2023). The process and research will be documented and published in different media, individual artistic projects developed further and presented in the second stage to the public beginning of 2024 at the Universidad de Magallanes, Punta Arenas.
A sharing from sensing + sense-making between Montevideo + Rostock
16h – 22h
U5 + M21 + M10 > FrankfurterTor
We share our work as a group of artists, researchers and urbanists from South America and Europe, who worked for two weeks in Montevideo and Rostock, reflecting on sound as a contextual phenomenon of urban space.
with: Florencia Curci (AR) Kerstin Ergenzinger (D) Cristian Espinoza (CL/UY) Fernando Godoy (CL) Nika Schmitt (NL) Rene Rissland (D) Lourdes Silva (UY) Carsten Stabenow (D) Pol Villasuso (UY) ZAGO (Eugenia González + Leonello Zambón) (AR)
Artistic Research Meeting by Sonic and Peripatetic Means in Dark Ecologies, Globalization and Crisis | MONTEVIDEO 2021 – ROSTOCK 2022
First expedition in Montevideo/Uruguay from November 1st – 14th. Participants: Kerstin Ergenzinger (DE), Nika Schmitt (DE/LU), Fernando Godoy (CL), Leonello Zambón (AR), Eugenia González (UY-AR), Lourdes Silva (UY), René Rissland (DE), Cristian Espinoza (CL/UY), Pol Villasuso (UY) and Carsten Stabenow (DE)
ongoing log: territorioespecifico.org
With our project Common Grounds Sounding out Arctic Warming, Bnaya Halperin-Kaddari and I in collaboration with Julia Boike at AWI Potsdam won the HIDA X ATD Fellowship from the Helmholtz Information & Data Science Academy (HIDA) and the Academy for Theater and Digitality. We are really looking forward to dive into this joint exploration!
Image credit © Niko Bornemann
A paper by Kerstin Ergenzinger appears in the current print edition of Leonardo Magazine. The article ‘Nubis et Nuclei: A Study on Noise and Precision’ describes the research and development of what would later become her work Pluvial.
Volume 52 | Issue 1 | February 2019
Based on investigations on how to orientate oneself at the borderline of noise and signal (e.g. the installation “Navigating Noise“) and on the just released interdisciplinary publication “Navigating Noise” (ed. Nathanja van Dijk, Kerstin Ergenzinger, Sebastian Schwesinger and Christian Kassung), the Salon “Acts of Orientation” questions as well the notion of rhythm as a middle force between regularity and chaos as the role of gaps and lines in orientation processes such as sensing, recording, reconstructing, translating and interpreting.