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Euronoize (live music event)
EuroNoize is a live music event modelled on the Eurovision song contest, but featuring a bizarre cast of DiY, alternative and underground subpop bands. It features musicians from across Europe who will perform one new song in front of a live audience. The event will also be streamed live online so you will be able to cast your vote from afar for your favourite performance of the evening in case you can’t make it on www.euronoize.eu.
EuroNoize is a celebration of the obscure, the niche and the uncategorizable, music that runs deeper than national borders. It represents the secret international fellowship of punx and weirdos stretching from Russia to Ireland.
Asian Women on the Telephone (Russia)
The Callas (Greece)
Felix Kubin (Germany)
Golden Core (Norway)
Hassan K (France)
Johnny the Horse (Czech Republic)
Tab Ularasa (Italy)
Winny Puhh (Estonia)
Curators: Pil and Galia Kollectiv
EuroNoize is a project researching the relationship between art and DiY music scenes in Europe across several platforms. At the heart of the EuroNoize project is an alternative music showcase modeled on the Eurovision Song Context, in which musicians will be invited to consider the interplay of local and global identities in representing their country with a specially commissioned song and video. The live event in London will be streamed online and broadcast at partner venues. Viewers will be able to vote digitally for the winning entry. This is accompanied by a conference at the University of Reading, exploring the histories connecting DiY music and the visual arts and investigating the challenges inherent in formalising the informal networks upon which this cultural activity is built. Conference proceedings will lead to a publication in which these themes will be expanded. Finally, the music produced for this live event will be released as a record and disseminated internationally together with the book and an exhibition at Kunsthall Oslo. The project’s explicit aim is to think of and implement strategies and modes of cooperation between art institutions, DiY musicians and internally between various bands across the continent to facilitate the continuation of these often short-lived practices. In doing so, the project investigates the way European co-operation transcends borders and raises questions about the meaning (and sound) of cultural identity in an age of transnational mobility.