Mental Overdrive by Carl Christian Lein Størmer

News & Agenda February 2018


Mental Overdrive at Spectra 2018 Light Festival, Aberdeen, Scotland - Lawrence Malstaf at FILE Festival, belo Horizonte (BR) - Amund Sjølie Sveen at Barentsspektakel 2018, Kirkenes (NO) - USHER, new opera by Annelies Van Parys at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin (D) & Folkoperan, Stockholm (SE) shortlisted for Fedora Platform Prize - Annelies Van Parys at 30CC, Leuven (B) Opéra de Lyon (FR), Wiener Kammeroper (AT) - David Bowen & Lawrence Malstaf at Biennale Némo at 104 CENTQUATRE, Paris (FR) - Kiki Smith at Haus der Kunst, Munich (D) - Pieter Laurens Mol at PARROTTA CONTEMPORARY ART, Cologne (D) - Joey Kotting at CSUN Art Galleries (USA) - Jacques Charlier at Cornette De Saint Cyr, Paris (FR)

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Lawrence Malstaf, Shrink 01995

News & Agenda January 2018


Lawrence Malstaf at FILE Festival, CCBB Belo Horizonte (BR) - Mental Overdrive nominated for Spellemannprisen (NO) - Lawrence Malstaf & David Bowen at Biennale Némo, Paris (F) - Annelies Van Parys with Het Kanaal at Ostade A'dam & NTGent
- Izar duo & Oxalys play Annelies Van Parys - David Bowen at MAK , Vienna (AT), Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (US) 
- Publication: David Bowen - what the work knows, McKnight Foundation (US)

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David Bowen, tele-presnt wind, 2011

News & Agenda December 2017


Biennale Némo: Les Faits du hasard - exposition at 104 CENTQUATRE, Paris with installations by David Bowen and Lawrence Malstaf - David Bowen at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna - Lawrence Malstaf at FILE festival, CCBB Brasília - Jacques Charlier. Une rétrospective at La Panacée, Montpellier - David Bowen at Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine and Minneapolis College of Art and Design

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Conversation: Lawrence Malstaf and Ischa Tallieu with the public. FILE SOLO 2017 at CCBB São Paulo ©Camila Picolo

News & Agenda October 2017


Lawrence Malstaf, Liv Hanne Haugen, Per Martinsen at Dansens Hus, Oslo - Het Kanaal in Maastricht with Annelies Van Parys, Gaea Schoeters, Anneleen De Causmaecker - Lawrence Malstaf with Nemo Observatorium at Nuit Blanche Brussels - Mental Overdrive DJ-set 
- Jacques Charlier, Une Rétrospective at La Panacée, Montpellier 
- Lawrence Malstaf with Shrink at FILE festival, Brasilia 
- PUST/EXHALE at Insomnia Festival
 - New Publication Lawrence Malstaf FILE SOLO 2017

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Mental Overdrive by Carl Christian Lein Størmer

New Release: Epilogue by Mental Overdrive


Mental Overdrive  is the moniker Norwegian artist and producer Per Martinsen has released most of his electronic music output under, from early industrial techno through legendary Belgian techno label R&S Records back in 1990, through a variation of dancefloor friendly beats on imprints such as Smalltown Supersound, Discfunction, Full Pupp, Ploink, Music Man and his own Love OD Communications. 
He is also known for his collaborations with other artists and composers. In addition he has written a number of film scores and worked with projects exploring other areas of the arts through a multitude of mediums. 

The new album Epilogue by Mental Overdrive will be released through Prins Thomas’ label Rett i Fletta on 27 October 2017, followed by a string of live shows throughout 2018. 

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Lawrence Malstaf, Shrink 01995

News & Agenda November 2017


Vincent & Lawrence Malstaf with Event Horizon at KIKK Festival 2017 - Performances with 6 times Shrink by Lawrence Malstaf and the bodies of 6 performers at KIKK Festival 2017 - David Bowen with 'infrared drawing device' at Beall Center for Art + Technology - New release: Epilogue by Mental Overdrive - Showbox: Melting - Amund Sjølie Sveen, Lawrence Malstaf & Slagr at Black Box teater - Shrink by Lawrence Malstaf, FILE festival at CCBB Brasília - Jacques Charlier: Une Rétrospective at La Panacée - Free Download: Publication FILE SOLO 2017

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David Bowen, FlyAI, 2016

News September 2017


David Bowen at Ars Electronica Festival 2017, Linz (AT) - Polygon by Lawrence Malstaf - Haugen Productions: Pust with Liv Hanne Haugen, Per Martinsen, Lawrence Malstaf at Dansens Hus, Oslo (NO) - Overview by Lawrence Malstaf at FILE Festival, São Paulo (BR) - 'Où sont les sons? Where are Sounds?' with Overtoon at CENTRALE for contemporary art, Brussels (BE) - FILE SOLO: Lawrence Malstaf: 'The poetics of Immersion' with FILE festival at CCBB São Paulo (BR)

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FILE SOLO 2017. Lawrence Malstaf: The poetics of immersion (cover)

New Publication Lawrence Malstaf


FILE SOLO 2017. Lawrence Malstaf: The poetics of immersion

“Lawrence Malstaf: The poetics of immersion” by Paula Perissinotto & Ricardo Barreto. FILE SOLO 2017 – Exhibition. Installations: 6 works with their own texts. “The edginess of the body” by Pieter T’Jonck. “A state of pure observation” by Steven Sourbron. “Lawrence Malstaf interviewed by Dominique Moulon”. “Man/Machine – or how to reassemble the globe. A short reflection on Lawrence Malstaf and his art practice” by Tale Næss. “That which lies in-between. Reflection after collaboration: A conversation with the artist Lawrence Malstaf” by Astri Fremmerlid.

Editorial Concept: Paula Perissinotto and Ricardo Barreto
Design: André Lenz
Year: 2017
Pages: 124

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News July 2017: Lawrence Malstaf in São Paulo (BR)


Lawrence Malstaf in São Paulo (BR): FILE SOLO 'The poetics of immersion' at CCBB São Paulo & File Electronic Language International Festival - Bubbling Universes

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Agenda: TAZ#2017


TAZ#2017 - Het Kanaal & Nachtelijk Symposium

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