As Time Sounds, Chapter two @ Mikkeli Art Museum 12.6. -10.10.2021

Sound Artist: Jaakko Autio / M_Itä biennial Curator: Jani Leinonen / Provincial Artist: Harri Heinonen / Amanuensis: Paula Hyvönen / Biennial Artists 2021: Jaakko Autio, Emma Fält, Reetta Gröhn-Soininen, Marjo Hallila, Antti Immonen, työryhmä Unski Immonen ja Väinö Makkonen, Ville Löppönen, Jaana Partanen, Antti Rönkä, Hanna Vahvaselkä, Iida Valkonen ja Tarja Wallius / Composer and choir leader: Jussi Mattila / Nomad Vocals Singers: Eero Lahtinen, Vilppu Kekkonen, Sakari Siira, Ossi Putkonen, Ville Hämäläinen, Tatu Huotarinen, Kasper Korhonen, Matleena Vuori, Lotta Kokkonen, Eevi Kortelainen, Reetta Karhunen, Jutta Virtanen, Tiina Leskinen, Heta Ikonen, Linda Pennström & Juulia Karppi / Artistic work has been supported by: TAIKE

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As Time Sounds, chapter 2 is the second part of a three-part series. The work has been created in collaboration with the Nomad Vocals Choir. The sonic multi-channel choral work takes the viewer to a sound bath, turning the introspection within to enjoy the intimacy of the aesthetic experience. While sinking into the work, he/she might get an inner glimpse to a possible world infused with a connection to other people and to nature within. The installation consists of choral music 16 speakers and a pool of water resonating from sound.

You can touch the eater resonating with the sound.

M_itä? Biennial of Contemporary Art is a new kind of contemporary art exhibition concept in cooperation between the Art Promotion Center and the art museums in Kuopio, Mikkeli and Joensuu. The implementation also involves professional curators, who change from exhibition to exhibition.

The team in random order: Jani Leinonen, Harri Heinonen, Paula Hyvönen, Jaakko Autio, Emma Fält, Reetta Gröhn-Soininen, Marjo Hallila, Antti Immonen, työryhmä Unski Immonen ja Väinö Makkonen, Ville Löppönen, Jaana Partanen, Antti Rönkä, Hanna Vahvaselkä, Iida Valkonen and Tarja Wallius.

About Nomad Vocals

Nomad Vocals forms a 40-member mixed choir ensemble that performs on a project-by-project basis in various ensembles. The choir has 5–10 concerts a year and numerous smaller performances. Thanks to its versatile configurations and project-specific adaptability, Nomad Vocals is a rare, versatile and dynamic artistic ensemble in the Nordic countries. More info: https://nomadvocals.nettisivut.fi/

Images: Kia Kujala. Recorded on the recording session of the installation in Kuopio 22.5.2021.

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