Monday 12 September
from 14:00 CEST until 12:00 noon on Tuesday 13 September
We’re living a future that can be difficult to recognize.
While sci-fi and dystopic movies have shown us a modern society where anything old is long gone and forgotten, one fascinating aspect of the future we’re living is how modern people combine the ability of embracing the new with the knowledge and nostalgia of the old.
That weird sensation of buying Billie Eilish on vinyl.
Ada Lovelace becoming the mascot for women in tech 200 years after her birth.
Character Analysis is the sound universe of a person from the TikTok generation.
A person who is both a digital image on the internet, while also being an analogue world of their own walking the ground. With a head that’s always noisy, never shutting off, never turning quiet.
A person of today aiming to become «a better me» in order to succeed in the world, and hoping to find those answers in an old book found at a flea market. An old book by Wilhelm Reich called Character Analysis.
Life Character Analysis is a narration without a clear story, a collection of events. Character Analysis Life is the sound of the inside that’s sometimes allowed to come out.
This piece is made from fictitious recordings from a fictitious person’s
life character analysis, and field recordings from inside this person’s head.
Hans Kristen Hyrve’s sound art, music and sound design have been heard on the main stage of Norway’s national theater, in national Norwegian radio on a daily basis for years, in a variety of podcasts and galleries and swimming pools and in an actual silver mine. It's never been that good, but it has always been a struggle.