Umbilical Cord (C; Felicia Konrad, Johan Haugen)
Felicia Konrad f. 1964
voice sound art performance music text film
cultural project leader artivist/climate activist
I work solo, in collaborations, interactive, and collective.
The intuitive art project I Still Live in Water
that made the award-winning film Precious Balance Walk
with the song; Water is Instinct (Carlsson/Konrad/Persson)
and just released the music and dance film: EarthLove
Collaboration/Ongoing Sound Piece; www.breathingwater.se
Breathing Water (Konrad/Carlsson/Persson/Quartey)
Live performance concert: Body of Water, film documentation
2022-2023 collaboration with Julieanna Preston, artist/professor in spatial arts, Ōtaki, Aotearoa: 'A chorus of Geohaptic Tones'; presented at Voices in and out of Place: Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced, and Interlaced Voices hosted by
Vicarious Vocalities, Newcastle University, UK, 2022
I participated in 'Word Weather's online performance writing
Coming audiovisual piece; She says, she says
Sonic Geo-Entanglements 2023
'The Oracle'; solo voice and sound performance work, will be taken up and worked with again but not yet decided when. www.soundcloud.com/fkonrad
I was approved for the intensive I course, on a waiting list to proceed to become a certified instructor in
Deep Listening/Pauline Oliveros.
I am like endless artists and curators in worldwide networks working with the themes and explorations of the more-than-human world, making kin, becoming- with (Donna Haraway), multispecies, entanglement (Merlin Sheldrake, Karen Barad,) Hydrofeminism/Bodies of Water (Astrida Neimanis) interconnectedness, geo/eco poetry performance, deep listening (Pauline Oliveros), sensuous learning (Sisters Hope), co-existence in multiple ways.
As I am an activist I use www.facebook.com/feliciakonrad
and on other pages, I store posts, photos, etc.
and as an archive;
Grants and financial support
2020 Malmö City Cultural Support, project development support for the sound piece/installation Andas Vatten/Breathing Water
2019 Nordic Culture Fund, for the short film Precious Balance Walk
2019 Boost Helsingborg, support for the mentor Jenifer Malmqvist
2019-20 Film Center South, Precious Balance Walk
2018 Helge Ax.son Johnsons foundation. (Voice Cloud)
2016 and 2011 The Swedish Art Grants Comitté/Music.
2015 Malmö City Cultural Support (To carry water. To carry 5890 liters one day/I Still Live in Water)
2002 The Swedish Art Grants Comitté, project; 20 concerts in Västra Götaland with Konrad Band 2002.
2002 Region Västernorrland, Performance; Mouth Piece/Munstycke
2022 Aug-Dec Deep Listening Intensive, Pauline Oliveros
2019-2020 Art Sound, Hola Folkhögskola, Sweden
2000-2002 Cultural Project Leading, Kulturverkstan, Gothenburg, Sweden
2002 Music and Management, The Royal College of Music, Gothenburg
1999-2000 Musicology, Göteborg University
1992-1993 Method acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York and London.
1985-1986 Literary Studies, Stockholm University