CALL FOR IMPROVISATION
During this event on Saturday 14th of January between 21:30 - 21:50 (GMT +2), you can send
your SMS messages to 0414979561 and text messages from the Call in the Dark Noise URL. These messages will be
part of the musical improvisation. -------from abroad +358414979561
will NOT be any extra charge to your SMS messages other than your mobile phone operator's
regular charge when you send an SMS message to a mobile phone in Finland.
Media Lab Helsinki is contributing Art's
Birthday 2006 celebration by organizing NoiseCity Helsinki event. NoiseCity Helsinki will bring
together four different performances during the electro acoustic noise night of Art's Birthday
celebration on Saturday 14th of January 2006 at KokoTeatteri (Unioninkatu 45). The event will be streamed through
http://purenoise.uiah.fi:8000/noisecity.ogg, and you can find the streaming media file at http://mlab.uiah.fi/noisecity/noisecity.m3u.
Performers of the event are: Ibrahim Terzic, Koray Tahiroglu, Petri Kuljuntausta and
Art`s Birthday pages | Contact e-mail
NOISE CITY CONCERT Bar KOKO, free entry
20:30 Warming - up
21:30 Koray Tahiroglu
22:00 Petri Kuljuntausta
The event will be streamed at the following URL --
http://purenoise.uiah.fi:8000/noisecity.ogg --. Streaming will be in Ogg Vorbis audio format, you
can copy and paste this URL into your media player or you can download noisecity.m3u file and open this file with your
Here it is a list of media players that support ogg format.
Ibrahim Terzic is a prolific sonic artist based in Helsinki. Terzic has developed his own unique
style of new electronic music. Terzic's music ranges from glitchy crackles, through processed pop,
to hard, loud noise.Ibrahim Terzic currently resides and works in Helsinki, Finland.
Koray Tahiroglu is a sound artist, grew up in Istanbul and moved to Helsinki in
2000 to study at Media Lab UIAH. At the moment, within the same institution, he is doing an artistic
research on modeling human observable musical activity. He is experimenting on creating possible
environments for generative musical improvisation with experimental musical instruments and
interactive systems that give a possibility for audience to participate in an act of improvisation.
Composing and performing electro-acoustic music has been a junction point for all of his interests
in contemporary art.
Petri Kuljuntausta is a composer, performer
and sound artist. He is famous for music composed of sounds both natural and extraordinary. In close
collaboration with natural scientists, he has composed an underwater installation from underwater
materials and made music out of whale calls and the sounds of the northern lights. In many ways
Kuljuntausta's art is based on good knowledge of tradition; soundscapes, concrete music,
live-electronics, improvisation and collaborations with media artists has influenced him as a
Pink Twins are brothers Juha and Vesa Vehviläinen, computer
musicians and visual artists. In Pink Twins' music and video works "the logical and analytic
thematic developments surrender to the frenetic and non-repetitive information overflow". Pink Twins
are based in Helsinki, Finland.
IBRAHIM TERZIC 21:00 (GMT+2)
Terzic is a prolific sonic artist based in Helsinki. Terzic has developed his own unique style of
new electronic music. Terzic's music ranges from glitchy crackles, through processed pop, to hard,
TAHIROGLU 21:30 (GMT+2)
Koray Tahiroglu will perform the piece Call in
the Dark Noise, a musical improvisation process, that will be generated together with the
response of the audience to the improvisation in the form of SMS messages and http based submitted
texts. The interactive performance system will alter these massages and transform them into
individual sound structures. These altered sounds will be collective musical activity for him during
his performance with experimental musical instruments and real-time algorithms. SMS messages
to 0414979561 and text messages from the Call in the Dark Noise URL.
PETRI KULJUNTAUSTA 22:00
Petri Kuljuntausta will perform the piece called Water City. The piece is
based on sounds of sea life, processed Beluga whales, noises of ship-construction [recordings made
at the Hietalahti shipyard in Helsinki], sounds of shrimp chorus... And during the performance he is
also going to play feedback lines/textures.
PINK TWINS 22:30
Pink Twins are brothers Juha and Vesa Vehviläinen, computer musicians and visual
artists. In Pink Twins' music and video works "the logical and analytic thematic developments
surrender to the frenetic and non-repetitive information overflow". Pink Twins are based in