WRITINGS

SELECTED TEXTS  ABOUT ÅSA STJERNA'S WORKS



2017

Braunschweiger Zeitung

Exhibition Review

Klangstaetten Stadtklaenge  Braunschweig 2017



2016

Marler Medienkunstpreise 2016

Klangkunst|Medienkunst

Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl

Exhibition cathalogue


2016 Sydöstran

Exhibition Review

Marle Balticum | Ronneby konsthall



2016

Pendula Bergiorum (Parken som Tid)

(Pendula Bergiorum (The Park as Time)

in OEI | Grön våglängd; trädgårdar, parker, växter



2016

Ljud, Affekt och det offentliga rummet

– Ett samtal mellan Åsa Stjerna och Christoph Cox

| Nutida Musik, hösten 2016

Text available here as PDF (In Swedish)


2016

Lyssnare by Magnus Haglund

Korpen Förlag


2015

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


2015

Nutida Musik

Exhibition Review Gute Ljaudkarte



2012 ARTnord | French Art journal

Text by Luisa Greenfield

Information



2012 Kehrer Verlag, Drawings, Sounds and Ambiances

Information



2011 Uppsala nya tidning (daily newspaper, Sweden)


2010 Svenska Dagbladet (daily newspaper, Sweden)


2009 Tagesspiegel (daily newspaper, Germany)


2009 Svenska Dagbladet (daily newspaper, Sweden)


2009 Tv4 (Swedish television network | regional news)


2009 Dagens Nyheter (daily newspaper, Sweden)



2008 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning (regional daily newspaper, Sweden)


2008 Tv4 (Swedish television network | regional news)


2008 Smålandsposten (regional daily newspaper, Sweden)



2008 Östgötacorren (regional daily newspaper, Sweden)


2007 Tagesspiegel (daily newspaper, Germany)

Information






PUBLISHED TEXTS BY ÅSA STJERNA



2019

         Public Art Dialogue Journal | Sound Sites

         (forth coming)            

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



          2019

          Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift (smt)

          – Journal of Social Medicine

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



          2019

          Ljudkonst, Publication 

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 



          2018
          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

Stjerna, Å. & Engström, A. Ljudkonst. An Anthology on Sound Art. OEI Editör, Stockholm.


2018

Stjerna, Å. Transversal Processes in Site-Specific Sonic Practice (2018)

Doctoral Thesis in Artistic Research, 

Academy of Music and Drama, University of  Gothenburg

Link to dissertation


2017

Stjerna, Å. “Rumslighet – Interaktion. Compoz i en ljudkonstkontext.”(“Spatiality – Interaction. Compoz in a soundart context”, in Compoz by Audiorama Publication, 2017.


2013   

Stjerna, Å., ”Aspects on Duration: The Vulnerability of Permanence in Site-Specific Sound Art in Public Space” – Leonardo Music Journal. LMJ 23: 2013. Theme issue on Sound Art.

Text available here as PDF!



2011

Guest Editor of Nutida Musik, no., 2011, Theme issue on the human voice

Including:

Stjerna, Å., "Josef Protschka – Pojken bakom rösten" ("Josef Protschka – The Boy Behind the Voice"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2011, p.5-9

A portrait and interview with Josef Prouschka, the twelve year old boy who lent his voice for Stockhausen's Gesang der Jünglinge.

Text available here as PDF! (in Swedish)


Stjerna, Å., "Att identifiera en röst – intervju med Jonas Lind, specialist i rättsfonetik", ("The Art of Identifying a Voice – Interview with Jonas Lind, specialist in forensic phonetics"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2011, p.26-31.


Stjerna, Å., "Rösten som abstrakt verklighet - ett samtal med Peter Ablinger" ("The Voice as Abstract Reality – A Conversation with Peter Ablinger)",

Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2011, p.5-9, p.32-37.

Text available here as PDF! (in Swedish)


2009 Engström, A., and Å. Stjerna, "Sound Art or Klangkunst? A reading of the German and English literature on sound art ”, Organised Sound – An international Journal of Music and Technology, vol. 14, issue 01. Theme issue on Sound Art.

Text available here as PDF!



2008 Stjerna, Å., "Att inta position – Intervju med Gisela Nauck, chefsredaktör för den tyska musiktidskriften Positionen" ("Taking a Position – Interview With Gisela Nauck, Chief Editor for Positionen, A German Journal of Contemporary Music"), Nutida Musik, no. 2, 2008, p. 22-27.


2007 Stjerna, Å., "Att läsa mellan raderna" ("Reading Between the Lines"),

Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2007, p. 6-11.

On interpretation of contemporary music. A portrait of the flutist Sara Hammarström.


2007

Guest Editor of Nutida Musik no. 4, 2006 –  no. 1 – 2007  Theme issue on spatial perspectives of sound art.

The issue puts focus on the spatial related forms of sound art covering both theoretical texts on the discourse of sound art, and in-depth texts on sound artists such as Bernhard Leitner, Robin Minard, and Max Neuhaus presented for the first time in Sweden.

Including:

Engström, A., and Å. Stjerna, "Ljudkonst – Den svenska modellen"  ("Sound Art  The Swedish Model"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 5-12.


Engström, A., and Å. Stjerna, "Varför har den svenska konsten varit så tyst? Och varför låter den så mycket idag?" ("Why the Swedish  Art Used to be Silent – And Why it Sounds so Much Today"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 13-20. A conversation with philosopher and art critic Sven-Olov Wallenstein.


Stjerna, Å., "Att färga rummet med ljud" – Ett porträtt av ljudkonstnären Robin Minard" Coloring Space with Sound – A portrait of Sound Artist Robin Minard"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 21-26.


Stjerna, Å., "Tre x Ljudinstallationer" ("Three x Sound Installations"),

Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 21-26.

On Christina Kubisch's Licht Himmel, Bernhard Leitner's Cylindre Sonore and Max Neuhauses Time Square.


Stjerna, Å., "Hur låter ett rum? – Om Kirsten Reeses ljud och videoinstallation Hallenfelder" ("How Does A Space Sound? – On Kirsten Reese's Sound and Video Installation Hallendfelder"),

Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 35-38.


Stjerna, Å., "Den klingande konsten byter boning – Om Singuhr Hörgaleri, Berlin" ("Changed Location for Sound Art – On Singuhr Hörgalerie, Berlin"), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2006 – no. 1, 2007, p. 61-64.


2006 Stjerna, Å., "Hanna Hartman – Mellan det konkreta och det abstrakta"

(Hanna Hartman – Between the concrete and the abstract"),

Nutida Musik, no. 2, 2006, p. 5-9.

On the composer Hanna Hartman’s composition The felling of tall trees entails danger.


2005 Stjerna, Å., "Elektromagnetiska stadsvandringar – Åsa Stjerna om att arbeta med tyska ljudkonstnären Christina Kubisch" ("Electromagnetic City Walks – On  Working With Sound Artist Christina Kubisch”), Nutida Musik, no. 4, 2005, p. 15-19.


BROADCASTING


2013 Musikmagasinet On Sound Art.



2010 A one hour program about the Austrian sound artist Bernhard Leitner.

A commission from the Swedish National Broadcasting, Sveriges Radio P2 Monitor.