MDT is a venue for choreography and performing arts at Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. Since 1986, they have presented and arranged performances, festivals, talks and conferences on various topics in relation to artistic practices and politics. MDT holds a significant position in the international dance scene. For this edition of Sound of Stockholm, MDT is a collaborating member and will provide a residency for Stine Janvin Motland and Ula Sickle from October 29 – November 7. On the November 7th, Janvin and Sickle will present the performance workshop “Tunings”, specifically developed for MDT. Between the two presentations, Jacob Kirkegaard will hold a lecture on his artistic practice.
The German Church (Tyska Kyrkan) is situated in the Old Town of central Stockholm and frequently programs music performances and concerts. The church is of specific interest because of the Düben organ – a meantone organ in Dutch tonal style, which is closely connected to Swedish music history and to the musical activity of the Düben family in the 17th century. For this occasion, Sound of Stockholm will present Ellen Arkbro´s piece “For Organ and Brass”, specifically composed for the organ.
Fylkingen – New Music and Intermedia Art is an artist run venue and association for experimental music and art. The association was founded in 1933 and currently consists of around three hundred Swedish and international artists who develop and present work at the Fylkingen venue. The association is run by an active board, production group, and its members. In 2013, Fylkingen celebrated its 80 year anniversary, making it the world’s oldest forum of its kind. Fylkingen is one of the current member societies of Sound of Stockholm. For this year’s festival, they will host two festival nights: November 8 and November 10.
Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2
Scenkonstmuseet (Swedish Museum of Performing Arts) is a state museum that forms part of Musikverket – the Swedish Performing Arts Agency. Scenkonstmuseets exhibition space extends over three floors, and includes a large concert and performance space. For the first time, Scenkonstmuseet will host one of Sound of Stockholm’s festival nights on November 9.
Under Bron (UB) is an important club venue in Stockholm, situated below the Skanstull Bridge. Since 2010, UB has hosted dance music and electronic live sets by resident DJs and international artists. UB also presents various art installations, video screenings and performances. UB is open from September until April, and is one of Sound of Stockholm’s returning collaborators. This year, UB will host the festival’s club night on November 11. At Under Bron, the age limit of 21 will be enforced.
Hammarby Slussväg 2
Kulturhuset Stadsteatern is one of Northern Europe’s largest cultural institutions. They host theater, debates, art exhibitions, film, dance and music. This year, Kulturhuset will host part of Sound of Stockholm’s Saturday sessions on November 11.
Kulturhuset, Sergels torg
R1 was the first nuclear reactor in Sweden. It was a research reactor located at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) campus at Valhallavägen in central Stockholm. The reactor was active from July 13, 1954 to June 6, 1970, and then was dismantled. There is nothing left of it today, although the reactor hall still remains. It is currently owned by Akademiska Hus and is used for various presentations of art and music. R1 is the site for the final night of Sound of Stockholm on November 11 at 23:00.
Drottning Kristinas väg 51