We are thrilled to release our new podcast Talking Experiments bringing you personal insights into the brilliant and fun minds of some of our Borealis 2021 artists, composers and performer! Get to know the people behind the music and experiements – spanning the musical, social and political. The podcast is presented and produced by the amazing Christiane… Continue reading New Podcast Released: Talking Experiments
Take a look at this years Programme Launch Video and get a feel of what awaits you in March!
2020 will soon be over, and we feel ready to step into the New Year – with a festival! We were the last festival in Norway that could happen as normal before Corona turned our life upside down. Since then we have looked under every stone to find the best ways to arrange a festival in a world where… Continue reading Safe & Weird – Borealis 2021 is on its way
Christmas holiday is right around the corner. Although Christmas food is yummy we also need some food for the soul – which the holiday actually gives time for. We recommend you listen to Beatrice Dillon’s debut album Workaround which is listed on The Guardian’s Best Albums of 2020. Maybe you also need to rebel a bit during the holidays – in that case… Continue reading Borealis Recommends in December
The german music magazine POSITIONEN features a review of Borealis 2020 in its newest issue! A much needed reminder that beautiful things happened in 2020… “In the city of Bergen, surrounded by the rugged fjord landscape of Western Norway, the festival for experimental music was dedicated to the most urgent and topical social issues, something… Continue reading POSITIONEN Review of Borealis 2020
Borealis 2021 is on its way! We were the last festival in Norway to be held before the lockdown in 2020, and since then we have all had a different year. The situation has influenced us to think in new, local and sustainable ways. We have planned for a festival that can take place even… Continue reading VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION for 2021 IS OPEN NOW!
I den nyeste episoden av vår podcast Borealis Samtale hopper vi tilbake til 2019 og samtalen med Joel Stern – kurator for Liquid Architecture, en ledende australsk organisasjon for kunstnere som arbeider med lyd. I samtalen diskuteres landskapet mellom det lydlige og det politiske ved bruk av konkrete eksempler fra Liquid Arcitechture sitt prosjekt Eavesdropping med spesielt fokus på… Continue reading Borealis Samtale: Eavesdropping
SIGN UP FOR THE BOREALIS ZOOM LISTENING CLUB HERE For our fourth gathering of the season we will meet up digitally, where we will be exploring Togetherness through music, the digital format and in conversation with the audience. On the programme this time is an excerpt from South African artist Candice Breitz’s Legend (A Portrait of Bob Marley) from 2005,… Continue reading Borealis Listening Club: Togetherness
Denne uken arrangeres Transgender Awareness Week for alle første gang i Norge! Den norske markeringen er et Bergensinitiativ og er organisert av SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance), Skeiv Verden Vest og PKI (Pasientorganisasjonen for kjønnsinkongruens). Markeringen har et fokus på arabisk språk og tilbyr programmet og flere arrangementer på arabisk. Programmet er stort sett digitalt… Continue reading Transgender Awareness Week
Bergen composer Ruth Bakke and visual and video artist Anne Marthe Dyvi have found each other and are working on a new commission for pipe organ and video projection for Borealis 2021! The project carries the working title De Compositionand is being written for the impressive Storetveit Church, built in 1930, designed by the renowned architect Ole Landmark. Bakke has… Continue reading Borealis 2021: Composer Ruth Bakke & visual artist Anne Marthe Dyvi in a new collaboration