Jónsi & Alex at Turkish Exhibition

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

This weekend Jónsi and Alex will be taking part at the opening event for “The Morning Line” in Eminönü Square, Istanbul, Turkey

“The Morning Line is saturated with fifty speakers, using a unique interactive computer controlled sound system, conceived and implemented by the Music Research Centre of York University.

For the presentation in Istanbul guest sound curator Russell Haswell has invited Jana Winderen, Peter Zinovieff, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, and Yasunao Tone to conceive new acoustic works, commissioned by T-B A21. Two other new works by Ghostigital and Jónsi & Alex are also being presented for the first time in Istanbul.”

‘All Animals’ by Jónsi & Alex will be part of the exhibit with them also performing it at the opening event. Also performing on the evening is Cevdet Erek, Lee Ranaldo, Ghostigital. The opening event is free and open to the public.

More information here: background to the event, an overview, participants