The audience will meet the curator of The Oceanic Professor Ute Meta Bauer, in an open Q&A session in conversation with contributing sound artist PerMagnus Lindborg. The tour includes a “sound walk” through the exhibition guided by the artist.
Ute Meta Bauer (Germany/Singapore) is the Founding Director of the NTU CCA Singapore and Professor, ADM, NTU. For more than 25 years, Bauer has worked as a curator of exhibitions and presentations on contemporary art, film, video and sound, with a focus on transdisciplinary formats and publishes regularly on artistic and curatorial practice and education. Bauer is an expedition leader of Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Academy (TBA21–Academy) The Current (2015-2017) exploring the Pacific Archipelago and oceanic littorals that are most impacted by climate change and human interventions in their environments.
Dr PerMagnus Lindborg (Sweden/Singapore) is a composer, sound artist, and researcher. He has authored more than 100 media artworks and compositions presented worldwide, notably at Xuhui Art Museum, Shanghai (2017); Tonspur, Vienna (2016); National Gallery Singapore (2015); Onassis Centre, Athens (2014); World Stage Design, Cardiff (2013); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2008); and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2003). Lindborg studied piano and composition at the Norwegian Music Academy in Oslo, music computing at IRCAM in Paris, contemporary musicology at Université de Paris Sorbonne, and holds a PhD in sound perception and design in multimodal environments from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (2015). Since 2005, Lindborg has taught at institutions in France and Singapore. He has published 33 peer-reviewed articles and papers in PLoS One, Leonardo, Applied Acoustics, and Applied Sciences, and book chapters for IRCAM-Delatour and Springer-LNCS, as well as numerous conference proceedings. He created the biannual Soundislands Festival (2013, 2015, and 2017). www.permagnus.org