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ANDRÉ GONÇALVES (PT) & CASPER CLAUSEN (DK)

Som | Instalação e performance
ANDRÉ GONÇALVES (PT) & CASPER CLAUSEN (DK)
Local
Praça D. Duarte, 28
Schedule
6 a 10 de Julho

ADDAC System modular synth founder & composer André Goncalves (PT) & vocalist Casper Clausen (DK) from Efterklang and Liima have been collaborating on various projects over the past couple of years in Lisbon where they both live. Latest on André’s Musica Eterna I & II. Casper recently released 1982 with his band Liima, their second studio album, including a couple of songs that they wrote in their residency at Jardins Efémeros 2016.

At this years edition of Jardins Efémeros, André and Casper propose to develop and present a brand new collaboration during their artistic residency. At a closer look, the ideia of André and Casper composing together would not be so obvious, taking in account their distinct musical paths, but previous spontaneous collaborations were very surprising for both musicians and tickled their curiosity for what would happen if both would dedicate enough time to create a combined body of work. This residence allows the opportunity to set up and work in a multispeaker environment, creating a sound installation throughout the whole festival. Where visitors are invited to experience the creative process as it happens. The musician’s bodies on display in a continuously open impromptu recording session, leaning towards an idea of transparency and continuity between the creation process and the final presentation.

Photography Vera Marmelo

André Gonçalves works across the fields of visual arts, music, video, installation and performance. His works have been presented in several galleries and festivals such as Experimental Intermedia Foundation, New YorkNam June Paik Art Center, Seoul; FILE, Sao Paulo; ICA, London; Steim, Amsterdam; Museu Vostell Malpartida, Cáceres; Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon. His music work, solo or in collective projects, include more than 15 editions in several recording labels

Over the past few years he has also built a solid reputation developing widely praised modular hardware synthesizers under ADDAC System brand, which are now being used by many musicians throughout the whole world.

andregoncalves.info

addacsystem.com

Casper Clausen (DK) aka Captain Casablanca is the singer and founding member of the danish outfit Efterklang & danish/finish Liima. He’s also founding member of the radio art collective The Lake Radio. Liima was artist residency at the Jardins Efémeros Festival in Viseu 2016, and part of the material they wrote there was released on their second album entitled 1982. At the moment Casper is living in Lisbon and there he is working on a solo record.

liima.net

efterklang.ne