freq_wave: seven seas is a collaborative sound project unleashing 84 rogue sound artists for the Ocean.
Curated by Carl Michael von Hausswolff, co-curated by Alonso Alonso Vazquez and commissioned by TBA21-Academy, the project will gradually unfold on the online platform Ocean Archive.
freq_wave: seven seas will launch in seven editions oceanic trajectory featuring the work of 12 sound artists and artist groups united in a monster wave to bring oceanic creativity to the fore.
“freq_wave: seven seas” takes the form of a web-based mixer where you can manipulate your own version of the piece.
JG Thirlwell appears on the second edition of freq_wave.
freq_out 1.2∞(skandion) will be the first permanent freq_out sound installation. It will be installed in the small garden at the new Skandion Clinic for cancer treatment in Uppsala, Sweden, and inaugurated in the fall of 2014. The following artists will contribute to the sound installation : Tommi Grönlund / Petteri Nisunen, Mike Harding, Jana Winderen, Finnbogi Petursson, Anna Ceeh / Franz Pomassl, Jacob Kirkegaard, The Sons of God (Kent Tankred / Leif Elggren), BJNilsen, Maia Urstad, JG Thirlwell, Brandon LaBelle, Christine Ödlund, Permagnus Lindborg and artist curator Carl Michael von Hausswolff. The project curator is Lotta Mossum and project organizors are Tomas Nilsson and Akademiska Hus.
The Skandion Clinic is the first clinic for proton therapy in Scandinavia. Proton therapy makes it possible to treat cancer more effectively and with fewer side effects than with conventional radiation therapy. The clinic is located in Uppsala, Sweden and the first patient is expected to be treated in 2015. The clinic is designed at present for treatment of 1000 patients per year, but with an option of future expansion.
The artists of freq_out feel very honored to contribute to this project.
JG Thirlwell will be appearing at the Lausanne Film Festival in Lausanne, Swizerland on Oct 17 2013 in a rare performance of his new long-form work “Cholera Nocebo”. Also on the bill will be Leif Elggren, Jason Lescalleett, Aluk Todolo, Brian Lewis Saunders and Blackphone 666.
“Chloera Nocebo” is an electroacoustic suiite where Thirlwell performs on prepared piano, autoharp, electronics, samples and various small objects in front of a projection . JG hopes to record and release the project as an album in stereo and surround sound in 2014.
JG Thirlwell has created a remix of the track “Susanna” by Sohrab, for a benefit album on the venerable label Touch. Other artists on the remix album include Jóhann Jóhannsson, Achim Mohné, Leif Elggren and Anonymous You can pick up the album digitally here.