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4 Takt Walzer

Blown away by tubas, euphoniums and the occasional cornet… On 18th of March, 2017, World Premiere of the “Neunkirch Vier-Takt-Walzer” by Kenneth Paul Clelland In 2015 Kent was inspired by Jana’s position of cultural prominence in local politics and wrote a piece of music to celebrate her. The idea was to compose a work *for* the local brass band to…

Internet Yami-Ichi

The HeK (House of Electronic Arts) in Basel has asked jana° to organize an internet yami ichi at their location on the 22. April. Kent decided he wants to sell some Klettgauer root kits (including beets, carrots, and maybe some onions?). Apparently, in the afternoon Philipp Meier will be holding a workshop about Memes and in the evening there will…

Laundry day for computer archaeologists

So yesterday we embarked on a very special laundry day. It turns out, cleaning vintage circuit boards is best done in the dish washer, who would have thought! – But lets explain:  – Last Friday we were invited to our 80 year old neighbors house, who had been hinting he might have a few technological devices that we might like…

MIDI talks

We finally have the (visual synthesizer) Hurricane and the (sequencer) Live Better Suite talk to each other via MiDi signal over 16 channels. This means, that live generated music can be used to live generate visuals.. not only matching the music, but actually being triggered by it. Also, the variable signal settings like blend mode, attack and decay can now…

nextrends interview

Interview with Eryk Salvaggio, – summing us up nicely. Thank you! W3rkH0f media arts, media artists With the opening of swissnex San Francisco’s Re:Dada exhibition, we were pleased to be introduced to W3rkH0f media arts, a Swiss-American collaboration of Jana Honegger and Kent Clelland. They performed sonic and visual remixes of Dada sound poetry and visuals, as well as premiered…

Pier 17, Opening event Re:DaDA

The almost 400 visitors to the Dock18 Re:DaDA exhibition opening held at swissnex, Pier17, Embarcadero in San Francisco, were treated to a DaDA selection of talks, theatrics and musical performances. After the opening introduction by the Swiss Consul General Hans-Ulrich Tanner, W3rkH0f media arts shared the stage with Adrian Notz, Juri Steiner, John J. Heartfield and many more, while we…

City Lights books store

Thank you Peter ‘Marvelous’!  – Much love from your Swiss ‘Beetniks’! Peter Maravelis from the iconic beatnik book sellers and publishers City Lights, San Francisco. Instigator of the DaDA World Fair San Francisco.  Thank you Peter “Marvellous”!

CalArts

The DaDa World Fair ist part sponsored by Calarts, and Kent Clelland gets a nod from his alma mater who co-sponsored the events: San Francisco Celebrates the Centennial of Dadaism with a World Fair Through Nov. 13, the city of San Francisco presents the Dada World Fair, celebrating 100 years of the artistic and literary movement Dadaism. Art installations, performances,…

Digital Brainstorming interview

Dr Dominik Landwehr from Digital Brainstorming podcast an interview with us about our invitation to San Francisco, to the Re:DaDa exhibition by Dock18 at swissnex. We discussed the lyrics and content of our performances Randen Sonata, terms&conditions and our event location W3rkH0f. (Recorded in German). In einem podcast von Digital Brainstorming haben wir uns mit Dr. Dominik Landwehr über unsere Einladung nach…

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Our recent adventure to San Francisco has prompted us to document our activities in a bit more detail. Too many cool encounters and exciting things to report! Enjoy!