For esma’/listen, Morten Norbye Halverson will perform live in Beirut art center. The concert will be an expansion of the sound work 7 peaks Paris (2015), which consists of sound made on sine wave oscillators, reflecting the form of the sculpture hinge bow (2013) by Jessica Warboys. Simultaneously sculptural and audible, Morten will curl, roll and fold sound waves layered with percussive patterns.
Morten Norbye Halverson is an artist and composer living and working in Berlin, whose work incorporates sound, sculpture, film, and performance. stories and scenes are guided by music, props, websites, photographs, scripted sound recordings, and concert appearances in an ongoing exploration of collaboration, music, and performance. He has been included in group and solo exhibitions including gain vapor rise, gaudel de Stampa, Paris (2016); all the instruments agree, hammer museum, Los Angeles (2015); the companion, Liverpool biennial, (2014); pan exciter, noplace, Oslo; alluvium, objectif exhibitions, Antwerpen; and oo, the Lithuanian/Cyprus pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale (all 2013); Mindaugas triennial, the 11th Baltic Triennial of international art, contemporary art centre, Vilnius (2012); run, comrade, the old world is behind you, Kunsthall Oslo; and champagne polka, gaudel de Stampa, Paris (both 2011); index of, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and repetition island, centre Pompidou, Paris (both 2010); paper exhibition, artist space, new york (2009); and Clifford Irving show, new Langton arts, san Francisco (2008).