Vannstand

Maja S.K. Ratkje sets up a new version of the Vannstand project at the Borealis festival, with new piece and local children as musicians. 

Foto: Henrik Beck.

Vannstand is a tribute to the slowly changing water levels along the Norwegian coast - created by composer Maja S.K. Ratkje and local children as musicians. The result is a sound installation based on children's interpretations of charts of water level measurements. 

The life-giving sea has been the basis for growth and development, and now human influence is changing the seemingly eternal cycle along the Norwegian coast. In Vannstand children are given the opportunity to reflect and respond musically to this issue. Ratkje uses local water level measurements to create graphic scores, which in turn are interpreted musically by children.

Foto: Ann Kristin Traaen / nyMusikk.

VilVite, Borealis festival Bergen
9 - 13 March

Exhibition Opening:
Wednesday, 9th March: 15.00-16.00
Free entrance

Exhibition opening hours:
Wednesday- Friday: 09.00-15.00
Saturday-Sunday: 10.00-17.00
Ticket for VilVite
Free with festival pass & for members of nyMusikk

Address: Thormøhlens Gate 51

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