INSTITUTE FOR SONIC ARTS RESEARCH (IRZU)

The Institute for Sonic Arts Research (IRZU) is a non-governmental organisation. It is based on
an interdisciplinary concept and is conducting artistic productions in the field of electro-acoustic music / inter-media performances and installations, as well as audio technology research and educational activities.


 

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Call for works - the 5th edition of EarZoom sonic Arts Festival, taking place between 17th and 19th October 2014

The 5th annual sonic arts festival Earzoom is taking place between 12th and 15th October 2013. Program is online

Between September 8th and 15th, IRZU and EarZoom festival will host ICMC 2012

17-May- Miha Ciglarwill present the Ultrasound Haptics Project at the Spring Festival in Graz, Austria - more

On 9-10 May -Miha Ciglar offered a lecture, workshop and concert at Conservatorio di Musica G. Verdi in Como Italy - more

On 15-May- Vasja Progar gave a concert and presentation of the Ultrasound Haptics Project at the cycle EBU/ARTS at Radio Slovenia in Ljublajna- more

On 20th of April -Miha Ciglar and Miha Horvat performed at Volksbildungswerk in Eschborn, Germany - more

On 8th. February 2012, at 19:00 Miha Ciglar gave a presentation of  Ultrasound Haptics Project at Hangar Barcelona, Spain

On 18th. January 2012, at 20:00 Miha Ciglar and  Vasja  Progar  gave a presentation at Kino  Šiška

On 22 of December at 14:00 Miha Ciglar offered a lecture at Ljudmila about Ultrasound Haptics Project.,

On 5th December Miha Ciglar offered an Artist Talk + Live Performance "Sonic Beams" at Galleria Metropolitana in Gorizia, Italy at Pixxel Music 2011 festival.

From 10. October- 20.December, workshops by Tadej Droljc will take place every Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm at Ljudmila, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

From 30. September-4. October we will feature the third edition of EarZoom - sonic arts festival at various locations in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

On June 25th at 8 pm, the lecture and performance by composer Marko Ciciliani (Croatia/Austria)within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at gallery SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

On June 23rd at 8 pm, the lecture by Michael Rebhahn (Germany) within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at gallery SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

On June 13th at 8 pm, the lecture by Luka Zagoričnik (Slovenia) within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at Modern Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

On June 3th at 9 pm, the lecture by German composer Johannes Kreidler within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at gallery SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
More infos: here

On June 2nd at 8 pm, the performance within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at gallery SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia. A performance by Francesca Bergamasco (Italy) & Asja Grauf (Slovenia) & Ivan Penov (Macedonia). More infos:
here

On May 26th at 2.30 pm, the lecture-performens by Ana Hoffner (Austria/Serbia) within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011" will take place at Academy of Fine Arts and Design Ljubljana.

On May 26th at 8 pm, the lecture-performens by Ana Hoffner (Austria/Serbia) within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011" will take place at Modern Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

On May 26nd Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the International ICST Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment in Genova, Italy.

On May 22nd Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the TedxLjubljana in Stara Elektrarna
Ljubljana, Slovenia.

On May 15th at 9 pm, the performance and lecture within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011", will take place at Kino Šiško, Komuna,Slovenia. A performance by Linux Laptop Orchestra - L2Ork (USA) and a lecture by Ico Bukvic, the founder of L2ORK.

On May 10th at 9 pm, the lecture by austrian composer Volkmar Klien within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music 2011" will take place at gallery SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

On May 5th , Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the Inter format Symposium in Nida Art Colony - Nida, Lithuania, where he will present his current projects – More info: here

On May 5th , Nika Autor is presenting her projects at Inter format Symposium in Nida Art Colony - Nida, Lithuania - More info: here

On May 3rd, Miha Ciglar is presenting IRZU and EarZoom at the Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania – More info:here

On April 29th, Miha Ciglar is presenting IRZU and EarZoom at the festival Just Listen in Cork, Ireland - More infos:here

On March 31st, we are starting with our 2011 series Theory and Techniques of Contemporary music, with a performance my Greek artist Novi_sad

On March 26th, Miha Ciglar is performing together with Miha Horvat - (son:DA) at Transcultures in Mons, Belgium, as part of the project T.R.A.C.E.S.

On February 23rd, Miha Ciglar is performing at Club Mochwara in Zagreb, Croatia. He will present the: Ultrasound Haptics Project. More infos: here

On February 23rd, Miha Ciglar is participating in the group exhibition "Izza Imeni" with a new piece: "Psst!" at Pekmez Gallery in Maribor, Slovenia

On February 8th, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the Media arts depatrment of UdK - Universitaet der Kuenste in Berlin, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On January 12th, Miha Ciglar is perforing together with Miha Horvat - (son:DA) at Frankfurter Gesellschaft fur Neue Musik in Frankfurt, Germany

On December 27th, Miha Ciglar is doing a presentation and performance at Trubarjeva Hisa Literature in Ljubljana, Slovenia -. He will present the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

Between December 17th and January 6th, the experimental fillm Postcards and the documentary film: Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" - by Nika Autor will be screened at the Propaganda Gallery in Warsaw, Poland. More infos: here

On December 16th. the experimental fillm Postcards and the documentary film: Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" - by Nika Autor will be screened at A-Infoshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

On December 16th, Miha Ciglar is doing a presentation and performance at KIBLA in Maribor Slovenia - (Festival DaNes). He will present the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On December 11th, Miha Ciglar is doing a presentation and performance at PiNa in Koper Slovenia. He will present the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

Between December 8th and 12th, the experimental fillm Postcards - by Nika Autor will be screened at the Alternative Film-Video Festival in Belgrade, Serbia. More infos: here

On December 8th, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at Tulane University in New Orleans, USA, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On December 6th Miha Ciglar is Performing the piece Sonic Beams at the 20th annual festival with no fancy name at the Experimental Intermedia in New York, USA. More infos on the project: here

On December 6th, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at McGill University - (IDMIL Lab) in Montreal, Canada, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On December 3rd, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the New York University in NY, USA. where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On December 1st nad 2nd, Miha Ciglar is holding lectures at the the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On November 30th, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On November 29th, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the the Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, Canada, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On November 23th, Miha Ciglar is doing a presentation at Birmingham Music Conservatoire in UK - (Integra Outreach Project). He will present the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On November 11th. the experimental fillm Postcards - by Nika Autor will be screened at the Life Film Festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos: here

Between November 17th and 19th we are organizing a three day workshop on Real-Time Sound Synthesis with the open source software PD-Pure Data. The workshop will be held at Ljudmila Lab in Ljubljana, Slovenia. More infos on the workshop contents: here

On November 12th Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at OFAI - Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Inteligence in Vienna, Austria. He will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On November 4th Miha Ciglar is performing the piece Sonic Beams at the VisionesSonoras festival in Morelia, Mexico. On November 6th he is holding a lecture on his work at the same festival. More infos on the project: here

On November 1st. the experimental fillm Postcards and the documentary film: Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" - by Nika Autor will be screened in Kino Udarnik, in Maribor, Slovenia. More infos: here

On October 30th Miha Ciglar is performing the piece Sonic Beams at the House-event: Favoriten Modern in Vienna, Austria - (attendance on invitation only). More infos on the project: here

On October 22nd, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the Arts University in Linz Austria, where he will talk about the current recent research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

Between October 20th and 24th, the intermedia Installation By Products, by Nika Autor will be shown at the International Festival of Mental Health in Zagreb, Croatia. More infos: here

Between October 19th and November 7th, the experimental fillm Postcards and the documentary film: Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" - by Nika Autor will be permanently screened in Open space, Zentrum fuer KunstProjekte in Vienna, Austria. More infos: here

On October 3rd. the experimental fillm Postcards - by Nika Autor will be screened at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portorose, Slovenia. More infos: here

Between October 2nd and 7th we will feature the second eddition of EarZoom - sonic arts festival at various locations in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The program can be downloaded here

OnSeptember 30th two films by Nika Autor will be played at the namaTRE Festival at the Fine arts Academy in Trebinje, Bosnia. The screenings will be followed by a discussion. "Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" and "Postcards" More infos on the project: here

On September 27th Miha Ciglar is performing the piece Sonic Beams at SuperDeluxe / SOUNDROOM - in Tokyo Japan - as part of the Device_art 3.010 festiva Tokyo. More infos on the project: here

On September 23rd Miha Ciglar is performing the piece Sonic Beams at Miraikan - the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, Japan. More infos on the project: here

On September 22nd, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the Department for Information Physics and Computing - University of Tokyo, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On September 15th the intermedia piece "Fictive Situations" by authors: Nika Autor, Miha Ciglar and Tina Valentan will be performed, within the festival NAGIB at Plesna Izba in Slovenia. More infos on the project: here

On September 3rd, Miha Ciglar is holding a lecture at the Music Technology Group, at University Ponpeau Fabra - in Barcelona Spain. where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On July 19th, there will be a solo exhibition opening at SKUC galery in Ljubljana, hosting the interactie sound installation "__Treshold" by Vasja Progar. The installation will be on display untill the 25th of July. More infos on the project: here

On July 1st, there will be a group exhibition opening at Miklova Hisa in Ribnica Slovenia. A short experimental film - "Postcards" - by Nika Autor will be installed. The work will be on display untill the 1st of August. More infos on the project: here

On June 18th, Miha Ciglar from IRZU is holding a lecture at Sydney University of Technology, in Australia, as part of the NIME Conference, where he is publishing a paper on the recent research project about Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On June 17th the fifth lecture within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music". will take place at gallery SKUC. A lecture / presentation by austrian composer Alberto de Campo. More infos on the project: here

On June 16th, two films by Nika Autor will be played at the Slovenian triennial of contemporary art U3 in Ljublajna. The screenings will be followed by a discussion. "Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" and "Postcards" More infos on the project: here

On June 14th, two films by Nika Autor will be played at Retrovizor in Klub Gromka, Ljubljana, followed by a discussion. "Report on the situation of asylum seekers in republic of Slovenia, Jan. 2008 – Aug. 2009" and "Postcards" More infos on the project: here

On June 14th, Miha Ciglar will play a live performance - project: Sonic beams / Acoustic shadows at Serial Space in Sydney, Australia. More infos on the project: here

On June 13th the fourth lecture within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music". will take place at gallery SKUC. A lecture / presentation by german composer Gerriet K. Sharma. More infos on the project: here

On June 11th, Miha Ciglar from IRZU is holding a lecture at Melbourne University in Australia,, where he will talk about the current research project at IRZU: Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On June 10th, Miha Ciglar will play a live performance - project: Sonic beams / Acoustic shadows at Horse Bazar in Melbourne, Australia. More infos on the project: here

On June 5th, Miha Ciglar will play a live performance - project: Sonic beams / Acoustic shadows in the computer science building at Stony Brook University in NY, USA, as part of the ICMC Conference, More infos on the project: here

On June 4th, Miha Ciglar from IRZU is holding a lecture at Stony Brook University in NY, USA, as part of the ICMC Conference, where he is publishing a paper on the recent research project about Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On June 2nd, Miha Ciglar from IRZU is holding a lecture at Pensylvania Hotel in Manhatan, NY, USA, as part of the ICMC Conference, where he is publishing a paper on the recent research project about Haptic feedback based on ultrasonic pressure waves. More infos: here

On May 17th the third lecture within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music". will take place at gallery SKUC. A lecture / presentation by austrian composer Peter Ablinger. More infos on the project: here

On May 14th the intermedia piece "Fictive Situations" by authors: Nika Autor, Miha Ciglar and Tina Valentan will be performed, within the festival UKREP at Plesni Teater Ljubljana in Slovenia. More infos on the project: here

On May 5th, the first workshop "Introduction to PD - Pure Data", that is part of the educational program "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music", will take place at Ljudmila Lab in Ljubljana. The workshops will continue on a weekly basis - (May 12th, 19th, and 26th) - More infos on the project: here

On May 4th, IRZU will be involved in the production of the piece Winter Fragments by Tristan Murail. It will be part of the concert series "Predihano" organized by Cankarjev Dom and will take place at Slovenska Filharmonija in Ljubljana.

On April 19th the sacond event within the project: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music". will take place at gallery SKUC. A lecture / presentation by austrian composer Christoph Herndler. More infos on the project: here

On April 12th we are starting with the educational programe: "Theory and Techniques of Contemporary Music". A series od five lectures and four workshops, running throughout April, May and June. The series starts with a lecture by Elisabeth Harnik at the gallery SKUC. More infos on the project: here

On March 22nd the intermedia piece "Fictive Situations" by authors: Nika Autor, Miha Ciglar and Tina Valentan will be performed at Kiberpipa in Ljubljana. More infos on the project: here

On March 20th the premiere of the sound instalation piece "Treshold" - by author Vasja Progar is schedulled for 2.00 pm at the Ljubljana Castle Palatium - as part of the festival "Slovenian Music Days" . On the same day, in the evening, the performance "sub/Consciousness of the same author will be staged at the Palatium. More infos on both projects: here

On February 1st Miha Ciglar is participating in the group exhibition "Ecology of Techno Mind", which will be shown in the building of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. He is exhibiting the documentation of the IRZU research project "3rd. Pole" The exhibition is curated by Jurij Krpan and will run untill February 5th. More infos on the project: here

On January 24th the premiere of the piece "Sonic beams / Acoustic shadows" - by Miha Ciglar and Nika Autor - will take place at La Generale at 14 Avenue Parmentier in Paris, France. More infos on the project: here

On January 20th Miha Ciglar from IRZU is holding a guest lecture at IRCAM - Centre Pompidou at 1 place Igor-Stravinsky in Paris, France. He will present recent artistic and research projects of IRZU - Institute for Sonic Arts Research

On January 10th, the performance "A small contribution to the genesis of everyday life" (2008) by Miha Ciglar, Nika Autor is being performed at the festival Upgrade Paris 2010 @ Ars longa in Paris, France. More infos on the project: here. On January 12th, Miha Ciglar and Nika Autor are holding a lecture / presentation of their work - at the same event in Paris.

2009

On December 22nd we are opening an exhibition at the gallery Media Nox - Zidovska 12, in Maribor, featuring the project: "Who are the Artists?" by Nika Autor, Miha Ciglar, Tjasa Pogacar-Podgornik, Vasja Progar and Andrej Skufca. The exhibition is openning at 18.00 Oclock and will be running untill the 8th. January 2010 More infos on the project: here

On December 2nd the performance "A small contribution to the genesis of everyday life" (2008) by Miha Ciglar, Nika Autor is being performed at the exhibition ARSENAL DEPO 2K9 at Viba Film studios in Ljubljana. infos on the project: here. On the same evening, there will be a second performance entitled: "Sub/Consciousness" by author Vasja Progar - infos on the project: here