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Museum of Contemporary Art gets a Western Branch

When Struer Tracks kicks off, Museum of Contemporary Art – Western Branch will also open its doors to guests. The branch is the result of a collaboration between Struer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde. In this new section at Str…

Struer Tracks puts sound on the timetable

Old boxes, cardboard tubes and warm glue guns lie scattered around the classroom of 4th grade on Bremdal elementary school. The class has dedicated the day to learning how to amplify the sound from a speaker and to become more aware of which sounds s…

Struer Tracks creates sound art in schools and kindergartens

We’re warming up to Struer Tracks in schools and kindergartens, where the kids are being taught about sound art – and also in creating it. The workshops are held by competent instructors and artists, who work with sound in their daily lives. When sou…

Struer Museum reveals a new soundstation during Struer Tracks

Struer museum is currently working on a brand-new interactive soundstation which will be revealed on the 24th of August during Struer Tracks. The sound installation is an addition to the permanent exhibition “The Sound Universe”. This sound station o…

How do you show moral regression in an opera?

The City of Sound will set the scene for an opera like never seen before, when the Opera in the Middle performs Song of the Child at Struer Tracks. “Today, we will focus on all the things that don’t work,” says Mia Theil Have, the director and playwr…

Bringing the sound of bells to the bunker

The walk down the stairs in the old B&O building, which has been transformed into Struer Sound Art Lab, brings associations to Santa’s workshop. Here Sandra Boss and Jonas Olesen are at work, creating an installation of bells which will become a part…

“A Town in Russia”

In danish, the expression “a town in russia” (“en by i Rusland”) is used as a metaphor for something unknown or alien. It’s also the title of an installation by Jacob Kirkegaard which will be featured at Struer Tracks 2019. The Danish artist and comp…

RE:SOUND – art, technology, SOUND

Re: Sound is a conference that brings together leading sound researchers and sound artists from around the world to discuss sound in art and sound in art history. The conference will be held by Aalborg University and RELATE. Struer Tracks has entered…

Art in everyday life

Sound artist and composer Hans Sydow is busy conducting a series of workshops, through which he is gathering and recording local stories for his comprehensive recollection project SOUNDMAP Vandrenålen (the wandering needle).  The project, feauring lo…

A different kind of opera at Struer Tracks 2019

Experience opera in a whole new way at Struer Tracks 2019. At this years sound art festival, Operaen i Midten will perform Song of the Child, a sensational experience taking place in public space. The festival will back this special performance, whic…

What’s going on in Struer?

Did you know that Struer is The City of Sound? In fact Struer has long been a city of sound. The city has long been formed by the presence since 1925 of the Bang & Olufsens HQ. But in 2013 the city decided to become the city of sound. This means that…

Sound installation guide – three must hears

SOUNDSCAPES ARE JUST AS FASCINATING to explore as any landscape, with each place having its own unique noise composition of movement and activity. Yet too often sound goes unnoticed, lost in the drone of the city. But it can be a powerful experience.…

Flipping the image: Why sound matters

There’s no doubt: The human being is visually inclined. It is estimated that the sense of sight provides approximately 80% of the information we receive about the world during a day. With vision being our primary way of perceiving the world, in certa…

Forgotten places

When we were children, it was incredibly exciting finding and exploring an abandoned, partially ruined house inside a forest. What remained? What had happened there? We became treasure hunters, detectives and explorers. Places like this told stories…

Artists in pursuit of the right spot

February saw the first handful of artists, as well as curator of this year’s festival, Christian Skovbjerg Jensen, visiting the city to scout for locations for Struer Tracks 2019. All the works will be created for Struer specifically, so every nook a…

Struer Tracks reveals curator, theme and first artists for 2019

Sounds of foreign, far-away and unknown places will be all around Struer during this year’s Struer Tracks – Urban Sound Art Festival.  Curator Christian Skovbjerg Jensen and the first artists are ready to make Struer a city that listens. Struer Track…