Creating site specific installations with Christian Skjødt Hasselstrøm
In this interview, Christian Skjødt Hasselstrøm is talking about the creation of a site-specific installation called The Receiver. His works explore our sensory perception and the limitations of our senses. His pieces are often site-specific.
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0:00:00 Prototyping site-specific work
0:00:51 Description of the "The Receiver" installation and its sensory experience
0:03:12 How the space for the installation was chosen
0:06:25 The process of levelling up and down the frequencies in the silo
0:07:08 Collaboration with Bang Olufsen
0:09:18 Challenges of planning and prototyping the installation
0:11:48 The messy process of refining the concept and technology
0:15:55 Overcoming safety and logistical challenges
0:18:21 Advice for working with site-specific art
About Christian Skjødt Hasselstrøm
Christian Skjødt Hasselstrøn is an artist and composer from Copenhagen. Christian has presented his works at galleries, museums, festivals, and concert spaces throughout the world, including Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Mois Multi in Quebec Canada, A plus A Gallery in Venice, Műcsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest, Sound Reasons in New Delhi, Skan II / Skanu Mežs in Riga, Üle Heli in Tallinn, Ostrava Days in Czech Republic, Ultima in Oslo, Overgaden - Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen and Museum of Contemporary Art Denmark.
Christian’s work has been awarded by Prix Ars Electronica, Japan Media Arts Festival, Edigma Semibreve and Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen’s Foundation, and he holds a Master's degree from the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark.
Links from the podcast
- Learn more about The Receiver
- Visit Christian Skjødt Hasselstrøn’s website
- Learn more about Struer Tracks – Biennial for Sound and Listening