Asbjørn Blokkum Flø, (b. 1973, Volda, Norway)
e-mail: asbjorn [at] asbjornflo [dot] net | http://www.asbjornflo.net | +47 908 17 825
2004-2006 Diploma program in composition, Norwegian Academy of Music.
1994-1999 Degree in composition, Norwegian Academy of Music.
1992-1994 Organ Studies, Norwegian Academy of Music.
SELECTED WORKS, ART
2020 Ergan Kystfort, project week, Møre og Romsdal art center and Romsdalsmuseet, Bud.
2019 Electric Rain, preliminary project, Klangraum Krems, Austria.
2018 Electric Rain, solo exhibition, Atelier Nord, Oslo.
2014 Doppelgänger, installation, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen.
2013 Workspace, installation, the National Museum – Architecture and Oslo Open.
2011 Ragnarok, installation, exhibition at the National Center for Contemporary Art, Kaliningrad, Russia and the Oslo Academy of the Arts.
2011 Istanbul, soundscape sound art, two performances by Kinokophone, Manchester, UK.
2010 Everyday Filter, installation concert, commissioned by Ny Musikk and the Norwegian Center for Technology in Music and Art (Notam), Grønland Chamber Music Festival, Oslo.
2005 Istanbul, sound art for radio, Prix Italia, Radiotelevisione Italiana, Italy. Commissioned by NRK.
2004 Erotogod II, installation, exhibition at DEAF (Dutch Electronic Arts festival), Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
2004 Soundtrack, installation, exhibition at Norsk Form, Oslo.
2001 Erotogod, installation, exhibition at Henie-Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden.
1999 The Leap, installation, exhibition at Kunstnernes hus, Oslo.
SELECTED WORKS, MUSIC
2020 Elektro Romantik Vol. I, new release, Case Records, 20 November 2020.
2018 Performance of Lul for electronics and musicians, Kafé Hærverk, 16 December, Oslo.
2018 Premiere of Black Rain for electronics and musicians, Ultimafestivalen, Oslo.
2015 Article and lecture on the installation Doppelgänger during the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Denton, USA.
2015 Article and presentation of the installation Doppelgänger during the conference New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Baton Rouge, USA.
2014 Premiere of Analogique for electronics and musicians, Ekkofestivalen, Bergen.
2012 Concert with electronic music at the National Center For Contemporary Art (NCCA), Kaliningrad, Russia.
2012 Series of seven concerts during the opening week of Documenta with performances of Arne Nordheim’s music, Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany.
2011 Concert with Arne Nordheim’s music, OCA, Oslo.
2010 Concerts with Arne Nordheim’s music, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
2004 Earbitten, performance of electronic music at the Synthése festival, Bourges, France.
2003 Lydrike Radio, sound art for radio, Norway’s contribution to Ars Acustica, EBU. Order from NRK. Broadcasted in twenty countries.
2000 Shot in the Garden Chair. Theater music, Momentum Festival, Moss.
2000 The Fall, music for saxophone, double bass and accordion, commissioned by the trio Poing.
SELECTED ARTICLES ABOUT THE ARTIST
2020 Hagen, Rigmor Sjaastad: Fanger lyden av bunkerne i Bud, Romsdals Budstikke, 19 September 2020
2019 Cerpina, Zane: Electric Rain, Pnek Files NO 5, 2019
2018 Kverndokk, Kristin: Electric rain, NRK P2, 11 November 2018
2018 Gjessing, Mona Dorothea: A wonderful feeling, Billedkunst, autumn 2018
2018 Kvalbein, Astrid: Weak flight, Ballade, 22 September 2018
2017 Haraldstad Delmas, Bente: Profession, sound artist, utdanning.no, October 2017.
2005 Frisk, Henrik and Yoshida, Miya: New Communications Technology in the Context of Interactive Sound Art, Organised Sound, vol 10, 2005, Cambridge University Press, UK.
2004 Hovinbøle, Tom: Nor Noise – 12 Portraits About Noise Music, Ohm Records.
2004 Radio Art, Art Radio, Vienna, Austria.
2003 Hammer, Anita: A techno-sensory anti-ritual?, Kunstkritikk, November 7, 2003.
2003 Rudi, Jøran: Norge – et lydrike, Norway remixed: a sound installation, Organized Sound, Volume 8, 2003, pp. 151–155, Cambridge University Press. Leicester, United Kingdom.
2000 A field report from the Norwegian artscape, Mare Articum, Szczecin, Poland.
1995 Rudi, Jøran: Electroacoustics in Norway – site under construction, Contact!, volume 9, 1995, Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC), Montreal, Canada.
SELECTED ARTICLES BY THE ARTIST
2018 Materiality in Sound Art. Organised Sound, Cambridge University Press, UK.
2017 Once you enter the world of Bertoia you do not want to leave. The Formant.
2017 Harry Bertoia and Norway. Ballade.
2016 Time, timbre and text, Cultural heritage and dialogue. Lutosławski – Nordheim, Chopin Institute, Warsaw.
2015 The Intrinsic Value of Timbre in Doppelgänger, Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), USA.
2015 Doppelgänger, A solenoid-based large-scale sound installation, Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), USA.
2013 Memory bubbles – an introduction to Arne Nordheim’s electronic music, No -isms for me, thank you !, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter.
2012 Memorables – Arne Nordheim’s electronic music. Lydskrift nr. 1, 2012.
2008 A higher order. Three articles on Stockhausen’s electronic music, Notam.
SELECTED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
2018 Electric rain, artist presentation, Kulturtanken, Oslo.
2018 Electric rain, artist talk with Nathan Budzinski, Atelier nord, Ultima festival.
2017 Doppelgänger and timbre models, Music Technology Days, Norwegian Academy of Music.
2016 Doppelgänger and timbre, Norwegian Center for Technology in Art and Music (Notam).
2016 Norwegian electronic music, National Library.
2015 The Intrinsic Value of Timbre in Doppelgänger, International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Denton, USA.
2015 Doppelgänger, a solenoid-based large-scale sound installation, New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Baton Rouge, USA.
2014 Composition Techniques in Analogique, NOTAM.
2012 Electronic Composition Techniques, Workshop at the National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) Kaliningrad, Russia.
2010 Arne Nordheim’s Electronic Music, Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music, Huddersfield, UK.
2010 Arne Nordheim’s electronic music, Litteraturhuset, Oslo.