• International Women's Day 2022

    International Women's Day 2022

    Article by WoNoMute

    For this year's International Women's Day, we have compiled some local events in Oslo for you that will take place today. »Read more

    • An Interview with Gyrid Nordal Kaldestad

      An Interview with Gyrid Nordal Kaldestad

      Interview by Karolina Jawad

      Gyrid Nordal Kaldestad is a composer and performer from the island of Stord in Sunnhordland. She has a background in improvisation and electroacoustic music and work with vocals / song, live electronics, field recordings and text writing for use in compositions and installations. She has worked as a composer and musician in theater and dance performances where live electronics and electroacoustic sound images have been a central part of the expression. She is often involved in interdisciplinary projects. In November 2019, she started as an artistic research fellow at NTNU, connected to the department of music technology. »Read more

      • An Interview with Sarah Fdili Alaoui

        An Interview with Sarah Fdili Alaoui

        Interview by Karolina Jawad

        Sarah Fdili Alaoui is assistant professor in Interaction Design at Université Paris Saclay. She is also a media artist, a choreographer dancer, mathematician and computer scientist. Sarah holds a PhD in Arts and Sciences from IRCAM and trained ballet and contemporary dance since 20 years. She has been working in many European Art projects, collaborating with choreographers, visual artists, computer scientists and designers to create interactive installations, performances and tools for supporting choreography. »Read more

        • An Interview with Jenny Berger Myhre

          An Interview with Jenny Berger Myhre

          Interview by Karolina Jawad

          Jenny is a multidisciplinary artist working with sound, video and photography. Her music is created from field recordings, computer generated sequences, modular synths and lo-fi electronics resulting in soundscapes with references to both the electro-acoustic tradition as well as experimental pop music. Jenny's work revolves around personal documentation and archives, intimacy, memory, reality and re-contextualisation. Since the release of her debut album “Lint” in 2017, she has been working with musician and novelist Jenny Hval. In 2021 she received the Norwegian Arts Council’s work grant for young artists. »Read more

          • Meeting up for the Féminisme - Musique - Technologie Conference 2021 in Paris

            Meeting up for the Féminisme - Musique - Technologie Conference 2021 in Paris

            Article by Karolina Jawad

            On the 19th of June 2021 we were invited to introduce WoNoMute at the event 'Féminisme - Musique - Technologie' which was part of the ManiFeste-2021 Festival in Paris. Hosted by IRCAM and Nova_XX/ Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles the program introduced feminist approaches from researchers and artists in the context of music, technology and digital art that are carried out in Europe. In a mix of onsite and online presentations myself and Anna Xambó had the opportunity to reflect about the WoNoMute agenda and impact. »Read more

            • Pamela Z Award for Innovation - NIME 2021

              Pamela Z Award for Innovation - NIME 2021

              Article by Karolina Jawad, Astrid Bin, Wei Chen, Yinmiao Li, Zijin Li, Margaret Minsky, Sally Jane Norman, Laurel Smith Pardue, Franziska Schroeder, Anna Xambó Sedó, Anna Weisling and Xiao Xiao

              The Pamela Z Award winner is the author team of the paper Gambiarra and Techno-Vernacular Creativity in NIME Research from João Tragtenberg, GG Albuquerque and Filipe Calegario. Our honorary mention goes to Abby Aresty’s Changing GEAR: The Girls Electronic Arts Retreat's Teaching Interfaces for Musical Expression co-authored with Rachel Gibson. »Read more