Piksel KidZ – Conductive Drawing Workshop (Interacting with drawings)

Piksel KidZ – Conductive Drawing Workshop (Interacting with drawings)

6th-13th November – 10-13h | 16-19h
Gratis verksted for barn/unge i alderen 8-18 år for påmelding: piksel20(at)piksel(dot)no

Conductive Drawing Workshop (Interacting with drawings)

Conductive Drawing is an experimental workshop combining electronics and drawing. We will investigate the conductive properties of graphite, build our own electronic circuits, and use drawing to activate and manipulate sound, light and motors.

Duration: 5 day – 4 hours

Age: 9-14 years old.

Exhibition: Piksel Studio

Oda Bremnes

Oda Bremnes (b. 1994, Oslo) is an artist investigating how we respond emotionally towards technology. Her work consists of interactive video installations, sound and electronics. She experiments with ghosts as a felt presence and investigates how inanimate objects and machines could be recognised as living creatures. Bremnes recently graduated from the Master of Fine Art programme at Bergen Academy of Contemporary Art (KMD), University of Bergen.

Skade Henriksen

Skade Henriksen (Born 1988, Hammerfest, Finnmark) makes drawings, photographs, sculpture and installations. With a subtle minimalistic approach, Henriksen wants to amplify the astonishment of the spectator by creating compositions or settings that generate tranquil poetic images that leave traces and balances on the edge of recognition and alienation. Skade Henriksen has recently graduated with a MFA and currently lives and works in Bergen.

Piksel KidZ Lab is supported by the Norwegian Cultural Fund and Vestland Fylkeskommune.

Piksel20 Open Call for Projects!

Piksel20 Open Call for Projects!

Piksel20 is scheduled for November 19 – 22

Dear friends,

this year the Piksel Festival has been waiting to the last minute to release the open call in the hope the Covid rules would relax a bit, mainly regarding the obligation to quarantine artists at arrival in Bergen.

As the festival is approaching, we finally decided to do a double open call.

One is for artists travelling from non quarantine countries who can travel to Bergen. Please check here if your country is in a yellow colour: https://www.fhi.no/en/op/novel-coronavirus-facts-advice/facts-and-general-advice/travel-advice-COVID19/ We are aware that the map can change in the next months.

The other one is for artists (who can not travel to Bergen) whose artworks can be presented either virtually/online (Mozilla Hubs, PikselSavers, online concerts, presentations and workshops) or physically at the exhibition where the Piksel technical team will follow the artists instructions to setup the works.

Adding to the open call, Piksel also invites 1 international artist collective, a “cohort”, from 1 to 3 people, to pass the quarantine time (10 days) together in a residency/house in Bergen. During the quarantine, the artist collective Q10 will develop workshops, artworks and installations or performances. They will be presenting the results over the 10 days through online digital media and window display screens. Once the quarantine time is over, these artists will be able to participate at the Piksel Festival concerts and exhibition with all the health guarantees in place. The QUARANTINE 10 project aims to bring the people together on this dystopian ”new normality”.

Please feel free to submit your projects to anyone of the open tracks: Presentations, workshops, concerts, installations and the Q10project.

We apologize for the short time to present the applications. Deadline EXTENDED to 15th of October.

Please use the online submit form at: https://pretalx.com/piksel20

Piksel20 is supported by the Municipality of Bergen, Arts Council Norway and others.

more info: www.piksel.no

  • 3 days ago

    Today's workshop is giving its first results! Ole and Miriam have been creating their first electronic wearables! The workshop keeps on going tomorrow from 14:00 - 17:00 hours, Monday and Tuesday from 16:00-18:00 hours. Join us with your kids. Book your kids a seat sending us an email to piksel21(at)piksel.nowww.facebook.com/events/737808197177134/ ... See MoreSee Less
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    6 days ago

    Did you know that you can still visit the Critical Engineering Working Group Exhibition `Decoding Black Magic; Interventions in Infrastructure´ at Kulturhuset 2, C Sunds Gate, every day 13-18h (apart from Mondays)?We will also allow private visits at other times with selected appointments. Let us know when is a good time for you to visit, and the bogeyman will be here waiting for you.Email for more detailspiksel21(@)piksel(.)no ... See MoreSee Less
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