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“A Town in Russia”

The danish artist and composer Jacob Kirkegaard is right now collecting sound recordings 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 insta…

RE:SOUND – art, technology, SOUND

Re: Sound is a conference that brings together leading sound scientists 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…