Two Netherlands-based artists — Lieneke Pisters, a music theatre performer and Hee-Seung Choi, a visual artist and composer — will share their time at ResidenceSEA, reflecting on different aspects of existential experience in modern society: “energy” and “public image.” With their different artistic backgrounds, they intend to use ResidenceSEA as a platform for artistic exchange by engaging in discussions (more…)
Embodying Landscape explores the possibilities of impromptu dance as a tool to analyse local realities and social spheres. See photos of Embodying Landscape project developed by VAGA during their ResidenceSEA here.
At ResidenceSEA VAGA will work on the theme “Embodying Places”. This project is a nomadic platform of artistic research exploring the possibilities of body as a tool to analyse local realities and social spheres.
Capsule Archetyp is a multi media installation realised by Sadie Weis during her ResidenceSEA in Heraklion. She did research about the local community and the surrounding, collecting stories and materials, crystallizing them in a site-specific work.
Sadie Weis talk about her experience at ResidenceSEA: “During my period of time at Residencsea, I created a documentary archeological project of Cretan (more…)
Sadie Weis arrived at ResidenceSEA last night from Berlin! She will stay here for 3 weeks to create a cultural time capsule of the Cretan culture.
She said: ‘As the project develops and matures, as human behavioural elements are crystallised in time and space, I realise that keen awareness of the presence is an important tool to penetrate the future.’
Celebration of the Deep is a project by Jorgen Teller realised during his 2 weeks at ResidenceSEA in April 2017.
Jørgen Teller was daily working on texts under the title ”Celebration of The Deep”. Shooting videos and manipulating them in a special RGB MAX/JITTER patch. Recording the sea-waves from different locations inside the house. Rehearsing and tuning a Höfner shorty electric guitar in (more…)
This month ResidenceSEA hosts the electronic musician Jørgen Teller from Denmark. He will perform his new solo project: STATIC TELLER at Blow Up in Heraklion city center the 13th of April at 9pm (21:00).
Jørgen Teller has a long career as an electric guitarist, vocal and electronic musicianand he released many records solo and with Jørgen Teller & The Empty Stairs. He co-labed with players (more…)
Thalassoporos ou pelos poros do mar is a project by Rafa Carvalho
The Brazilian poet, performer and musician Rafa Carvalho was inspired by the sea and created a performance of two hours with action poetry in Greek, English and Portuguese languages. All the visitors participated actively in his play and had a magic and poetic night with the artist. Now Rafa is touring his work along the Mediterranean (more…)
Łukasz Maria Krupski arrived today at ResidenceSEA. He is a young sculptor from Poland and he will research ancient Greek sculpture and the connection with contemporary hyperspace. Łukasz got his Master of Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and studied philosophy and psychology at Warsaw University.
Lukasz’s statement: “I like to emphasize the dependence of contemporary (more…)
In intermediate mental maps we present the research results on subjective mapping processes that we developed during our stay at ResidenceSEA on Crete. In her recent drawings Esther is concerned with islands that she is visiting in fact or mentally, while Jörg is exploring the potentials of a time-based cartography with the means of video and sounds that may (more…)
On Friday, 14th of October 2016 ResidenceSEA introduces iMMM – intermediate mental maps in which Esther Ernst and Jörg Laue present their research results on subjective mapping processes that they developed during their stay at the ResidenceSEA. In her recent drawings Esther is concerned with islands that she is visiting in fact or mentally, while Jörg is exploring the potentials of a time-based cartography (more…)
Today arrive at ResidenceSEA LOSE COMBO a performance company based in Berlin, founded by the German artist Jörg Laue. Since 1994 Lose Combo developed several hybrid long-time project series – manly on the issues of “myth/history”, “ghost-stories of media” and “labyrinths of time”.
Rocamadour (Fleur Khani) and Berten Vermander share the residenceSEA this August 2016. They present their work parallel to each other and invite you to come join them for an evening of music, installation and conversation.
ResidenceSEA presents Belgian actress and musician Fleur Khani with her new pop project Rocamadour. About a year ago Khani decided to start putting her texts into electronic (more…)
This month at ResidenceSEA we host the Belgian artist Fleur Khani.
Fleur Khani is a meta artist working with performance, voice, music theatre and scenography. Her last CD Doctor is the first single of Khani’s forthcoming EP (march 2017). She writes and produces deep pop, bringing female fierceness back into the European mainstream. Her work called “Space Agency” it’s a time machine on stage (more…)
This month we welcomePatrícia J. Reis to ResidenceSEA. Patricia is an artist from Lisbon, Portugal who currently lives in Vienna, Austria. In her work she pursues new ways of interaction and sensorial engagement with the public in the interdisciplinary field of art and technology. During her stay at ResidenceSEA, she will work on the project entitled Medusa Vs Odalisque in collaboration with the (more…)
MIke says: “The video Shadows of Silk was made as part of my residency at SEA Artists Residency in Heraklion on the island of Crete in June 2016. It is dedicated to Vilmos Szigmond and Laszlo Kovacs two of my favourite cinematographers in particular for the memory I have of McAbe And Mrs. Miller from Vilmos (more…)
This month at ResidenceSEA we host the British musician and composer Mike Cooper. He will be working for four weeks at the residenceSEA , continuing his research called Island Gardens to create music for imaginary, hyperreal beach scenes. He will also make a new audio piece for release on Room40 records later this year titled ‘Raft’, which will be dedicated to William Willis and Vital Alsar (more…)
On Wednesday, May 25, at 21:00, ResidenceSEA will present Spiritus, an installation by Caitlin Harder and Tomoe Tsutsumi. Spiritus is a work utilizing moving image, sculptural form and the spatial dynamics of the ResidenceSEA structure itself, in order to investigate the relationship between individual human perception and the power of outside forces.
The sea and the night sky as spaces are at (more…)
This month we welcome to the ResidenceSEA two international artists working and living in New York: Caitlin Harder from USA and Tomoe Tsutsumi from Japan. They willcollaborate together and work on a project entitled Spiritus. Spiritus explores the relation between humans perceptions and the forces of nature.
* “The sea and the night sky as spaces are at once reflective and absorptive; deeply personal, (more…)
“Krpff: Syllable Space Flooding”is a sound poetry performance using speeches of politicians and recordings of demonstrations to create an expressive field of interpretation, flooding the space by using the phonetic aspects of speech and sounds instead of semantics and syntactics.
This month Thomas Havlik is at ResidenceSEA working on and doing research in the field of performance, sound and visual-poetry; Combining voice live-processing with prepared micro pieces of letters, alphabetic strings, phonemes and text snippets. Expanding the abilities of live literature tested for the first time on March 11th at Cabaret Voltaire Zürich (CH) and on March 31th at the Austrian Cultural (more…)
During March 2016 Dorota Walentynowicz, from Gdansk, Poland, was working at ResidenceSEA on her new project called “Unveiling a Parallel”. The project is inspired by a 19th century feminist science fiction novel and investigates the processes of crafting our knowledge about Mars and fantasies about possible life on it.
Heraklion: Where old and new exist side by side in harmony
“Shaped by various cultures and influences over the ages, Heraklion is a major Mediterranean port city with world-class museums and archeological sites which also holds great appeal for the forward-looking modern traveller.” ( article by Fotis Vallatos)
Jagannathan Sampath from India stay at ResidenceSEA for 4 weeks experimenting with binaural drones.
Jagannathan Sampath, aka Jag, is a researcher, programmer of software and author of DIN is Noisea musical instrument for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. He started out writing software for computer games and film special effects. Then, about 8 years ago, he learnt to program computers to make sounds (more…)
On Friday the 2nd of October, 22:00, the artist duo LOLO & LAUTI from Argentina presents their project DIRTY BEACH in collaboration with RODRIGO MORAES Uruguayan artist at ResidenceSEA in Heraklion. The evening continued with the premiere of two amazing bands from Heraklion: QUEEN TAKES JACK and LOLLIPOP and end with MARY & MATTHEW CRAWLEY DJs.
The Blue Keeper, a work by Ilaria Villagrassa in collaboration with Roberto Ghisu and Vasilis Flouris.Oil painting on canvas 100x150cm - I. VillagrassaStill image from the video: The Blue Keeper
The Blue Keeper is a combination of paintings, sounds and video fragments. The Blue Keeper is a space of mystery, a state of mind, surrounded by feelings.
For more information about Ilaria and Roberto and (more…)
Tasos Stamou is an electroacoustic music composer, an improvised music performer, an alternative music technologist and tutor, currently based in London.
During a decade he has been exploring and utilizing several different mediums of original sonic creation, into various recordings and performances; arrangements with self-modified electronics (circuit bending) and found objects, electronic music (more…)
Join us 20th of July from 5pm till 10pm for a circuit bending/hacking sound toys workshop, led by sound artist Tasos Stamou. The workshop provides an introduction to modifying techniques and alternative electronic instrument designs. It is suitable for beginners as well as to more experienced hackers and sound explorers to push forward their ideas and projects of innovative sound interfaces.
This week Tasos Stamou, a sound artist, will arrive at ResidenceSEA. His project is to approach traditional Cretan music and the geographic space of Crete, using contemporary music media. Tasos will use electronic manipulation of original instrumental and field recordings (urban and rural), rare archived recordings and a series of studio recordings to createa new (more…)
Social graphic design and punk music at ResidenceSEA in Heraklion
heARTWORKs is a presentation by the graphic designer Kostas Karnikis about graphic design work and digital art with the icon and the shape of the human heart. Many commercial logos, digital art, illustrations and stencils have the shape of the human heart. Kostas questions this well-known shape and analyzes if it fears or clears (more…)
Here are the photos from the ResidenceSEA presentation of “Tsipras as Kolokotronis” by Mathew Halpin. The night continued with the an open DJs set where many DJs came to play experimental electronic music. See you at the next ResidenceSEA event.
Mathew’s paintings are often satire and reflections of our society and human relations. He mostly uses retro and kitsch images, thereby contrasting (more…)
ResidenceSEA presents Mathew Halpin: Tsipras as Kolokotronis
On Saturday, 7th of March 2015, at 20:00, ResidenceSEA will open the season with a presentation and talk by the artist Mathew Halpin. He will show and talk about a selection of his paintings and premier his latest painting “Tsipras as Kolokotronis”.
Mathew Halpin is an Australian visual artist and theater set designer, who lives (more…)
Tension_Flow_Fury, a Tape Art project by Fiorakis Manolis and ASK.
Manolis Fiorakis, one of the artists, says: ResidenceSEA is not just the space, where this batch takes place. It is also the lab, where the ingredients of this process are purified. Tape art is not just the medium. It’s the law that compels the whole process.About the project: The project Tension-Flow-Fury consists
of 3 (more…)
Manolis Fiorakis aka oot was born in Heraklion,Crete and studied Civil Engineering and Interior Design in Athens. He works as an Interior Designer in his recently founded architectural studio. He works and live between Heraklion and Athens.
He started experimenting with tape art one year ago and has stuck ever since. Designs on canvas, murals and freestyle street art is his thing but he’s always (more…)
Andreas Stavrianoudakis Kampas, name ASK, was born in Heraklion, Crete on 1979. He studied at the Scool of Fine Arts in Athens in the orientation of painting. He already present his work in tree solo exhibition in Germany and in Greece and participate in more then twenty group exhibitions in different countries: Greece, Austria, Cyprus, Germany, USA, Italy.
On Thursday 28th of August at 22:00 ResidenceSEA will present Michaela Schweighofer’s video work “THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU”. Furthermore, the evening encompasses a variety of live music by four young groups from Heraklion: the psychedelic and Blues Rock of TIO TRIO, pieces of sound with words of ABE SADA, followed by NORTE and last but not least the Funk-Experimental band THE KANGOORS will perform.
The Austrian artist Michaela Schweighofer is the new invited artist at ResidenceSEA, Heraklion. She arrived on August 1st and will stay for a month to do research on the boundaries of different media and the connection between sculpture and video.
“When is a sculpture a sculpture, when is a prop a prop, when is it a backdrop, when is the backdrop an object and where can it be (more…)
The Tremula project is a collaboration between vocalist Elsa Grégoire and pianist Lukas Rabe. In their approach to musical creation, you are invited to a musical world where it is impossible to tell where the words end and the music starts.
The duo Tremula was at residenceSEA in February 2014 and they presented their work in a collaborative performance entitled Arteorema. Here you can see the video (more…)
This Saturday 26th April at 22:00 at residenceSEA in Heraklion Maria Morschitzky present her work “ The Sea I See ” an audio-visual performance and stop-motion video.
Maria Morschitzky is an international artist from Austria who experiments with shadows and drawings. This month Maria is staying at ResidenceSEA in Heraklion. During her stay at ResidenceSEA, inspired by the stormy sea, she has created (more…)
Maria Morschitzky will stay for a month in Crete at ResidenceSEA experimenting with shadows of drawings. She researches the possibilities of movement of drawings and shapes, with shadow projections of moveable light sources. She tries to discover and develop some “old-school” techniques of animation (drawings on paper with pastel chalk, and some kind of pre cinematic projection). Her goal at residenceSEA is to (more…)
PRESS RELEASE ￼arteorema
07. 02. 2014
Experimental collaborative performance with Live analogue deep techno set at Cinestudio live in Heraklion, Crete.
The event a r t e o r e m a is dedicated to the presentation of international artists who came to Heraklion in Crete at residence SEA to creatively work, study and collaborate on the role of mathematical and formal rules in the creation of (more…)
One of the consequences of the current economic crisis, the lack of spending for show opportunities in the usual institutions on the field (galleries, art centres, museums), has driven artists and alternative initiatives to invest in other, and more open, forms of creative expression and work within the space of the community. exploring the variety of the public space, through the collaboration and (more…)
In the framework of its activities for the period 2013-14, residenceSEA presents the artists Rifa from Vienna and the Londoner Curtiss Cobane in their endeavour in the city of Heraklion, which concluded to the video and rap music production under title “QUIRKY VANΔALIΣΜ”. The opening of their show at the premises of residenceSEA is scheduled for Friday, (more…)
Curtiss Cobane just arrived at ResidenceSEA to join RIFA in a joint music production.
Curtiss Cobane is a writing, singing and rapping artist from the UK who is a “creative soul who’s always looking for growth…”. He describes his work as ‘The poetry of a rebel’. Curtis lives between London and Vienna.
RIFA artist in residenceSEA from 11 November till 23 December 2013 RIFA is an alternative/indie project that is largely presented by electronic music. From experimental genres as IDM, glitch, trip-hop through danceable rhythms to dub tracks with samples of all kinds such as movie quotes but also rapped numbers (Der Randamplan) with mainly socio-critical statements. Often in mystical, dark apocalyptic (more…)
20:30 open doors
21:00 event startsI will present first a photo sequence I was working on the last three weeks:
“What remains to remember” and explain my thoughts and concept http://www.maakali.org/ResidenceSEA/what-remains-to-remember-first-edit/Then I wanted to present my project “silent neighbours” a photo-booth that travels around the world to collect every day stories (Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, (more…)
Sea Residence – Crete. Thanks to Michela Pelusio, Mathew Halpin and Antje Larsen for the very wonderful welcome! I am looking forward to have a wonderful time with you and create wonderful projects !!!
Three unique instruments, matching vibrations and oscillations, will take you on an immersive sound and visual journey.
The most well-known of the three, the harp, needs no introduction – the harp is one of the oldest instruments and harps were played by cultures all over the world. The hang, on the contrary, is a very young instrument, developed (more…)
December 2012, January 2013, @ResidenceSEA, Heraklion
The collaboration between Artscientists Michela Pelusio and Oded Ben-Horin is based on a multi-disciplinary approach to simultaneous artistic and scientific explorations and understandings. In the winter of 2012/13, music, text, sounds, and the possibilities of the original SpaceTime Helix instruments were explored, working together with traditionalGreek (more…)
Michael Hackl, artist, researcher and curator from Vienna gave some insights about arts and science, the festival Schmiede and his way of having fun! Michael was in Heraklion as an artist in residence, @ ResidenceSEA.