The Well

– Permanent sound installation  (since 2014)

Swedish Institute, Paris

Commissioner: Swedish Art Agency

Information about the Well

Sky Brought Down/Himmel nedtagen 

– Permanent  sound installation (since 2017)

Permanent sound installation for Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset,

Gothenburg university hospital

Information about Sky Brought Down (Swedish)

Before Sound

– Transversal Processes in Site-Specific Sonic Practice (2018)

 Doctoral Thesis in Artistic Research

Academy of Music and Drama, University of  Gothenburg

Link to dissertation

Ljudkonst, Publication (2019)

Red: Åsa Stjerna and Andreas Engström

OEI Editör

Kungl. Musikaliska akademiens skriftserie #140

336 pages including  14 essays on sound art translated into Swedish. Contributing aouthors include: Helga de la Motte-Haber, David Toop, Douglas Kahn, Volker Straebel, Barbara Barthelmes, Golo Föllmer, Gernot Böhme, Frauke Behrendt, Gascia Ouzounian, Brandon LaBelle, Salomé Voegelin, Seth Kim- Cohen, Christoph Cox och Tara Rodgers.

Information and ordering: OEI Editör


Prix Art Electronica, Linz (2019)

Sky Brought Down receives an Honorary Mention,

Release for Ljudkonst, Publication

When: May 11 2019

Where: Rönnells Antikvariat Stockholm

Red: Åsa Stjerna and Andreas Engström

OEI Editör

Kungl. Musikaliska akademiens skriftserie #140

Public Art Dialogue Journal | Sound Sites (March 2019)

Co-editing special issue of the American journal Public Art Dialogue together with Charles Eppley, on sonic public art.

Information about Public Art Dialogue Journal

Stockholm Konst (2019)

Permanent sound installation for Boberg school, Stockholm

Commissioner: Stockholm Konst.

Information Stockholm Konst


University Hospital of Örebro, Sweden (2020)

Permanent sound installation in cooperation with artist Jesper Norda.

Commissioner: Örebro län

Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift (smt) – Journal of Social Medicine  (2019)

Contributing with a text on sitespecific sonic practice |  Special Issue on "Helth as Art" (Hälsa är konst)

Link to Issue


Share Music (April 9 and 10, 2019)

Invited to moderate International Symposium on Inclusive music as starting point for technological and artistic innovation.
Where: Pigalle, Nässjö and Concert Hall, Västerås, Sweden

Information about Share Music

Kulturnyheterna (Swedish Radio) |February 2019)

Interview on my  dissertation

Link to Interview (in Swedish)

Single Exhibition at the Aguélimuseum, Sala, Sweden August 2018

as part of a previous residence period at Sala municipaly.


Audiorama "Compoz" Book Release November 22d 2017

Moderated discussion: Åsa Stjerna, Björn Norberg and Henrik Frisk

Information about the festival

Sky Brought Down/Himmel nedtagen

Official opening November 7th 2017

Permanent sound installation for Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset,

Gothenburg university hospital

The work, 16-channels vertically stretched out over five floors in a new atrium,

is a real-time based sound installation sonifiying the sky outside the buildning

Festival “Sonification – Audible Data Streams”  27 – 29th  October 2017

Berlin Society of New Music

Information about the festival

– Live Performance: "Von Himmel Holen"

– Panel disussion: Sonification as extending compositional means: Sonifications‐Interfaces as Instrument?

Teilnehmer: Jasmine Guffond (AUS), Prof. Florian Dombois (CH), Marcus Schmickler (D), Åsa Stjerna (S),

Prof. Volker Straebel (D). Moderation: Marcus Gammel (D)

Klangstaetten– Stadtklaenge 2017

International Sound Art Exhibition, Braunschweig, Germany

September 2017

Sound of Sörmland 2017 (June-August)

Contributing with the sound installation "Songs From the Backside of Society"

Information about the installation


Drawing Commission, Stockholm Konst (Spring 2017)

Permanent soundart work

Finalist in the international competition

European Soundart Award 2016 /Marler Medienkunst-Preise 2016

Exhibition 23.10.2016-12.02.2017

Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany

Information about European Soundart Award

Pendula Bergiorum (Parken som Tid)

(Pendula Bergiorum (The Park as Time)

in OEI | Grön våglängd; trädgårdar, parker, växter

Ljud, Affekt och det offentliga rummet

– Ett samtal mellan Åsa Stjerna och Christoph Cox 

in Nutida Musik, hösten 2016

Sound, Affect and  Public Space

– A conversation between Åsa Stjerna and Christoph Cox

in Dirty Ear Report #1, Errant Bodies Press, Fall 2016

Information about Errant Bodies Press

Mare Balticum – A Sonic Portrait of the Baltic Sea

September 17th - November 9th 2016

Single Exhibition

KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Information about KUMU Art Museum

Mare Balticum – A Sonic Portrait of the Baltic Sea

September-November 2016

Single exhibition

Ronneby Konsthall, Sweden

Information about Ronneby Konsthall

Songs from the backside of society | Sånger från samhällets baksida

– Site specific sound installation May 25th -September 30th

Entrence to  Varberg Fortress, Sweden | Varbergs fästning

Songs from the backside of society is a four channel sound installation

based on interwievs with ex-prisoners – one of the most excluded groups of society - and

their experience of NOT having access to the city and society as such.

Made in conjunction with the society of Criminals Return Into Society

KRIS – Kriminellas Revansch i Samhället, Halmstad.

As part of the residence "ArtInsideOut"

Information about Art inside Out

Stille und Krach. Workshop on Sound Art in Urban Space September 25th until October 3d 2016

Allgemeiner Konsumverein, Braunschweig, Germany

Information about Stille und Krach (In German)