News & Agenda Summer 201801.07.2018
Lawrence Malstaf with Compass 02005 at ZHI Art Museum, Chengdu - David Bowen with tele-present wind (expanded) at Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao & with tele-present water at Fondation Groupe EDF, Paris - Annelies Van Parys, Gaea Schoeters, Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart with An Archive of Love at Theaterhaus Stuttgart - Annelies Van Parys with Three Mew Poems by Halcyon at Sydney Conservatorium of Music - Kris Verdonck/A Two Dogs Company with Conversations (at the end of the world) at TAZ (Theater Aan Zee), Oostende - Kris Verdonck with DETAIL at ACC Galerie Weimar - Amund Sjølie Sveen with NORDTING at RakettNatt, Music and Arts Festival - Mental Overdrive at KAFÉ HÆRVERK - Oslo, Pstereo - Trondheim & RakettNatt, Music and Arts Festival - ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!
News & Agenda May 201801.06.2018
David Bowen in 1 2 3 DATA at Fondation Groupe EDF, Paris and in Future Artifact at Plexus Projects, New York - Duobaan at On-Off Studio, Paris - Annelies Van Parys, An Archive of Love at Operadagen Rotterdam - Lawrence Malstaf & Teun Vonk at FILE festival, Rio de Janeiro - Per Martinsen / Mental Overdrive in 'Faren' at Hålogaland Teater, Tromsø - Kok & Deiman in The Anatomy of the Digital at Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Lawrence Malstaf at ZHI Art Museum, Chengdu
News & Agenda June 201801.06.2018
David Bowen with 'tele-present wind' at Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao and with 'tele-present water' at Fondation Groupe EDF, Paris (F) - Duobaan at platvvorm, Deinze (B) - Haugen Produksjoner & Lawrence Malstaf with 'Digging into my Magnificent Trashbin I’m searching for my Life' at Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad (NO) - 'D.I.Y - Manual for a potential future' a performance by and with Lawrence Malstaf - Liv Hanne Haugen - Tale Næss - Jon Tombre - Amund Sjølie Sveen premiering at Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad (NO) - Lawrence Malstaf with Compass 02005 at ZHI Art Museum, Chengdu (ROC)
Agenda: 25 April - 4 May 201801.04.2018
- Lawrence Malstaf with Compass 02005 at ZHI ART MUSEUM, Chengdu - Talk 'The anti-automaton' at Coping with complexity in scientific and artistic ways, Crosstalks at BOZAR, Brussels - Het Kanaal by Annelies Van Parys - Gaea Schoeters at Cultuurcentrum Ter Dilft, Bornem - EXHALE installation/performance by Lawrence Malstaf, Liv Hanne Haugen, Per Martinsen/ Mental Overdrive at When Art Meets Science, Dag van de Dans 2018 at BOZAR, Brussels - David Bowen in 1 2 3 DATA at Fondation Groupe EDF, Paris - Interview David Bowen
News & Agenda April 201801.03.2018
Lawrence Malstaf - Teun Vonk at FILE festival, CCBB Rio de Janeiro (BR) - Lawrence Malstaf at ZHI Art Museum, Chengdu (ROC) - Mental Overdrive featured in The Wire - David Bowen at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art (AT) - Annelies Van Parys, Het Kanaal at Cultuurcentrum Ter Dilft, Bornem (BE) - EXALE by Lawrence Malstaf, Liv Hanne Haugen, Per Martinsen at BOZAR, Brussels (BE) - Lawrence Malstaf in Crosstalks, BOZAR, Brussels (BE)
News & Agenda February 201801.02.2018
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)
News & Agenda January 201801.01.2018
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)
News & Agenda December 201701.11.2017
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
News & Agenda October 201701.10.2017
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
New Release: Epilogue by Mental Overdrive01.10.2017
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.