Bjørnar Habbestad (NO) performs, improvises and creates acoustic and electronic music and sound art. For 3DMIN he presents some of his performance works created with a SuperCollider3 environment: Respirator, Unruhige Räume and Shade and Silence woven into one. The focus of the presentation is a discussion of performative differences between acoustic and electronic performance situations.
He performs, «The Iron Lung», a short and tourable version of the original «Respirator», a performance piece for flute player and customized hardware.
Bjørnar Habbestad (1976) performs, improvises and creates music and sound art.
Recent activity includes the norwegian premiere of Luigi Nono`s “Das Atmende Klarsein” with the
Danish Radio Chamber Choir, trio performances with free-jazz veterans Frode Gjerstad and
Fred Lonberg-Holm, a Habbestad&Larsson sound installation for the art biennale ARTICLE
and the perfomance of USA/USBs latest electroacoustic work at the dutch GAUDEAMUS festival.
Habbestad performs as a soloist, chamber and ensemble musician in Scandinavia, Europe,
Asia and the US, covering musical grounds from noise to classical contemporary, electro-acoustic
and free improvised music. Has collaborated with a a range of composers in both an acoustic
and electroacoustic domain. Since 2000, Habbbestad has created telart – a cycle of sound-art works
based on mobile telephone technology. Habbestad is also the artistic director of +3DB records.