1+1=3 CV

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1+1=3 is an interdisciplinary international collective working on the interface between performative art, music and neuroscience. Their research interacts closely with the history of brainwave music, finding new ways of introducing contemporary neuroscience techniques and artistic concepts by drawing from thoughts and ideas that originated in the late 60s with Alvin Lucier’s Music for Solo Performer. As part of their research, the group has developed the EEGsynth with which they can use live brain measurements to interface with analogue modular synthesizers, creating increasingly complex feedback loops between performer, audience and the sonic space.

1+1=3 is working with performances where multiple performers use the EEGsynth when they are interconnected via modular synthesizers and lights creating consonance and dissonance, change and order, in a push-and-pull of conscious and unconscious brain processes. 1+1=3 currently holds a research grant from Kulturbryggan.

* Performances/concerts *
1+1=3 at Folkteatern, Gothenburg, Sweden (link) – 2019
Symbiotic Solaris Stations, Kunstkapel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (link) – 2018
COGITO in space, Dwingeloo radiotelescope, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands (link) – 2018
Sonic Neuroscience, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, ICM, Paris (link) – 2018
EEGsynth performance at Charcot library, CuttingEEG conference, ICM, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, France, – 2018
Brain Brunch, OTlab, Montrieul, France – 2018
Hemispherics, IKLECTIK, London, UK – 2018
Spiritual Lap Dance, Folie Numerique, La Villette, Paris, France (with Carima Neusser) – 2018
Brainwave Music, Semaine de cerveau (the Brain Week) at École Normale Supériere, Paris, France – 2018
Probing the Mind of Berzelius, Se2017, Karolinska institutet, Stockholm, Sweden – 2017
Hypnotic Feedback, Rönnells antikvariat, Stockholm, Sweden (with Hernan Anllo) – 2017
Hypnotic Feedback, Konsthallen Växjö, Sweden (with Hernan Anllo) – 2017
Sleep Algorythm, Köttinpektionen, Uppsala, Sweden – 2017
Performance, 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, USA (with Marcos Lutyens) – 2016
Ohio Impromptu Revamped, A Ship in the Woods, San Diego, USA – 2016
Performance, The Science of Consciousness, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (with Selen Atasoy)– 2016
Ohio Impromptu Revamped, The Science of Consciousness, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA – 2016
EEGsynth Studio Performance, Huhta Home Studio, Stockholm, Sweden (with Carima Neusser) – 2015
Sleep Algorythm, Södra Bar, Stockholm, Sweden – 2015
What Where Re-scored, We Are What We Lost, OuUnPo, SPET, Sao Paulo, Brazil – 2014

* Installations *
The Electric Brain exhibition at the Charcot library, ICM, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, France (link)  – 2018
Liminal Curtain, Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, Sweden – 2017

* Presentations, workshops and demonstrations *
EEGsynth at UNAM, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas (Institute of Philosphical Research) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City.
EEGsynth workshops with ENSBA, Folie Numerique, La Vilette, Paris, France – 2018
Brainwave Music, Semaine de cerveau (the Brain Week) at École Normale Supériere, Paris, France – 2018
Brainwave Music, Retour vers le Second Square! Le Carreau du Temple, Paris, France – 2018
(Presentation of the EEGsynth, the scientific approach and the relation to brainwave into music. Survey of the history of brainwave music as well as interactive workshop.)
EEGsynth and COGITO, TecArt, Rotterdam, the Netherlands – 2018
The EEGsynth, IRCAM, Paris, France – 2017
Cogito and the EEGsynth, COGBOT, Enschede, the Netherlands – 2017
Cogito and the EEGsynth, Overview Symposium, Kerkrade, the Netherlands – 2017
The EEGsynth, Fullersta Gård, Huddinge, Sweden – 2017
The EEGsynth at Astron, with Cogito, Dwingelo, the Netherlands – 2017
EEGsynth and the Brain Control Club, CORTICO, The ICM Auditorium, Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris, France – 2017
The sound of Brainwaves, EMS, Stockholm, Sweden – 2016
Art and Educational Processes, The EEGsynth at Linnéuniveristet, Växjö, Sweden -2016
The EEGsynth at CRI, Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires – CRI), Paris, France – 2016
Brainhack, École Normale Supériere, Paris, France – 2016
EEGsynth, the Swedish Research Council’s annual symposium on artistic research, Lund University’s faculty of arts, Malmö, Sweden – 2015
The EEGsynth at Valand, Göteborg, Sweden -2015
The EEGsynth at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden -2015
Athens Working Session, Athens, Greece – 2015
The EEGsynth retreat, Christian Kell’s research group at department of neurology of the Frankfurt University Hospital, Champagne, France – 2015

* TV, Radio and other media *
The EEGsynth, the science journal E=M6, Metropole Television, France – 2018.
Brainwave music and cortex related extravaganza, Epsilonia Mix for Radio Libertaire (89.4 FM), France – 2018
The EEGsynth, Consciousness Central TV, The Science of Consciousness, The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA – 2016
The San Diego Reader, Chad Deal, Ohio Impromptu Revamped, at The Ship in the Woods in Escondido – 2016

* Grants and Awards *
Nordic Culture Fund, Copenhagen, Denmark (B2018.0752) – 2018
Musikverket, Stockholm, Sweden (DN 0813/18) – 2018
Kulturbryggan, Stockholm, Sweden (KN 2017-6625) – 2017
The City of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (6.1/2568/2017) – 2017
The Swedish Arts Council, Stockholm, Sweden (2017/6074) – 2017
Kulturbryggan, Stockholm, Sweden (501165) – 2016
the Stockholm County Council, Sweden (KN 2016/547) – 2016
the Swedish Arts Grants Committe, Stockholm, Sweden – 2016
Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse, Stockholm, Sweden – 2016
Innovativ kultur, Stockholm, Sweden – 2015
The Swedish Arts Council, Stockholm, Sweden (2014/6674) – 2014