Jonathan Frigeri

Category: Sculpture

A Jukebox!

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Für Sou-Sou #7 werden Arbeiten von Künstlern präsentiert, die namentlich nicht bekannt sind. Jonathan Frigeri stellt dafür eine selbstgemachte Jukebox ins Kassenhäuschen. Darauf kann Musik abgerufen werden, die im öffentlichen Raum auf der ganzen Welt gespielt wurde. Read more >>

Supernatural

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The sounds I am listening to every night at first appear to be human voices conversing back and forth in a language I cannot understand. I find it difficult to imagine that I am actually hearing real voices from people not of this planet. There must be a more simple explanation that has so far eluded me.” – Nikola Tesla 1918 Read more >>

Bardo Version

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The Tibetan word bardo (བར་དོ་ Wylie: bar do) means literally “intermediate state”—also translated as “transitional state” or “in-between state” or “liminal state”. Used loosely, the term “bardo” refers to the state of existence intermediate between two lives on earth. According to Tibetan tradition, after death and before one’s next birth, when one’s consciousness is not connected with a physical body, one experiences a variety of phenomena. Read more >>

Altered states of objects

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This is an orchestra where each object connected to a transducer becomes a loudspeaker, each of which has its own sound identity, its unique voice.
In reality the object becomes more than a loudspeaker, it becomes an instrument into itself and not just an instrument of reproduction.
 An attempt to revisit the aural component of different materials; suspending objects in a state between a diffuser and a sound source in itself. Read more >>

Radio Sendung

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The sound is broadcasted trough an fm emitter to a bunch of radios where unexpected interference fuse with the original sound.
Performed live with tape player and loop pedal.
No speaker – only radio!
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AZ

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SOUNDTOWER
AZ could be an abbreviation of “alle zusammen”, “Autonomes Zentrum” or a wink to the babel tower and his muddle of languages.
To see is a tower or better a ruin tower made of speaker.
To listen is the crackle of a fragile structure.
Every 30 minutes a live act give breath to the tower. Read more >>

Sanatorium

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CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL RITUAL
Music, performed from the altar of the Sanatorium by musicians and following the codes of a possible rite, is here exalted as a means of transcending the functionality of the laptop that becomes instrument and medium of a personal and shared manifestation of the sacred.
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Augmented reality

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JUKEBOX
In the every day life there are dimensions that are unperceived, due to several reasons, some are the absence of a contemplative time, the absence of revealing and exaltation tools. These dimensions can be revealed through media or events. Read more >>

Margarethe Radio Box

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A music box is an automatic musical instrument, inside a box, that produces sounds.
Margarethe Radio Box is a human musical instrument, inside a human scale box, that produces sounds. Read more >>