2021-2022

🌊🌊💙❤️ End of 2022. Precious Balance Walk has just been selected and included in the annual program, we won one place out of 36 to be live screened at Arrow International Film Festival.  2022.#nordicculturefund#filmcentrumsyd#boosthbg#marintkunskapscenterimalmo@preciousbalancewalk@johan.haugen.733@xstampe@erikhogstrom@hydrachrysalis@lisanyberg_executive@merinikula@ignacioperezperez@benjaminzadig_dp@davidglichsumsase@saschfĂĽlscher@jenifermalmqvist@annaahlander@linneasparen@vagabondkoket

23-25 Sept 2022 The Gallerywekeend in Malmö,

#Malmogallerihelg2022 #konstframjandetskane

 

at Sankt Pauli Church, Malmö/Sweden
Body of Water/Kropp av Vatten
23/9 Live Performance Concert 19.30 
with our constellation Breathing  Water: Felicia Konrad, David Carlsson, Mats Persson, and Tina Quartey.  www.breathingwater.se 


23/9 Our art film Precious Balance Walk www.istillliveinwater.com

will be looping 18.00 - 19.15 and 20.50 - 22.00


24-25/9, 12-16,  Outdoor installation with Body of Water Guided Meditation instructions beside the big porch at the church 



6-7 sept Collaboration with prof Julieanna Preston

A chorus of geo-haptic tones 

Voices in and out of Place: Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced and Interlaced Voices

https://www.iaspm.org.uk/voices-in-and-out-of-place-misplaced-displaced-replaced-and-interlaced-voices/


21/6 invited to participate in 'Word Weathers'

online performance-writing.

https://tetuhi.art/world-weather-network/



(Performed the first version in Dec 2021 at the Nonfiction Now Conference (https://2021.nonfictionow.org/) and have subsequently been invited to perform an advance version of it as part of World Weather Network, a constellation of weather stations imagined and operated by 28 arts agencies around the world, forming a new global coalition in response to the climate emergency and biodiversity loss. The overarching project originates with Artangel (https://www.artangel.org.uk/) and our regional hosting agency is Te Tuhi (https://tetuhi.art/)

10/6 Far away from here! Best Experimental in Bhutan International Short Film Festival 2022 (may)@nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @boosthbg Boost @Marint Kunskapscenter i Malmö
#waterisalive #waterisentient 
If you wish to stream in Sweden https://triart.se/streama/precious-balance-walk

9/6 Humbly happy that our film Precious Balance Walk won Best European Experimental Film in this festival based in Cannes #waterisalive #waterisentient sweetdemocracyfilmawards.com/winners-may-edition-ii
@sweetdemocrazyawards @nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @boosthbg @Marint Kunskapscenter i Malmö 

2/6 Happy! Our film Precios Balance Walk won Best Arthouse Film in this monthly film festival situated in Rom.
https://8andhalfilmawards.com/winners-may-edition-i​​​​​​​
@nordicculturefund @filmcentrumsyd @boosthbg @8&halfilm @marintkunskapscenterimalmo

29/4 Precious Balance Walk nominated finalist (1-10, genre best poetic) in a great film festival in London, humbly happy! @lonelywolffest @filmcentrumsyd @nordiskkulturfond @boosthbg @marintkunskapscenter
Stream in Sweden; www.triart.se/streama/precious-balance-walk

23/4 We soon will continue the work with our piece 'The Sound Choir', which is a part of our ongoing sound piece 'Breathing Water'.

The Sound Choir will contain iPhone recordings from people in Malmö saying 2 out of 3 breaths is oxygen coming from the Ocean, and Breath Water (referring to that our lungs consist of 85 % of water), in so many languages we can collect, in Malmö, around 160-180 languages are spoken. We aim for it to be installed in a sound shower outdoor public. But it will take some time!!! Right now we have 41 languages, and we will make a demo out of that.  www.breathingwater.se  

15/4 Autumn 2022 I will start my course at Deep Listening.org my goal is to become a deep listening instructor.   



22/4 DEATH IS MY PRONOUN
Regi: Zafira Vrba Woodski | Sverige | 2021 | 14 min | Tal: Engelska | Undertexter: Svenska https://panora.se/events/swedish-shorts/

  
LISTEN TO THE SOUNDTRACK to the film. Very proud that my voicings are in the film, (the loudest voice is mine, very emotional improvisation, we voiced death in a collective voice improvisation in the oil cistern in Marieberg, Västernorrland). 

14/4 I will be a part of a vocal and instrumental meditation improvisation; 'Meditation in the Shadow of Death; at St Pauli Church, Malmö. 

Elisabeth Belgrano and Felicia Konrad, vocal artists;

Albin Johansson, synthesizer/electronica, Per Myrstener, organ.


9/4 Selected! If we are lucky our film Precious Balance Walk will be screened in Madrid!
http://sliffestival.tilda.ws/officialselection
@nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @boosthelsingborg @marintkunskapscenter

29/3 The Cinematic Sound piece; Krig - Hvem kan Skilles fra Fjenden Sin, by the composer, musician, and filmmaker Morten Svenstrup, was shown yesterday in Malmö and Sweden for the first time. (Premiere at CPH Dox.)
I am very proud that my voice is a part of the composition, coming from a collective vocal sonic meditation initiated by Morten, and also a field recording with cracking ice, from northern Sweden, by me and Madde Edlund. https://panora.se/events/friis-frame-krig-cinematiskt-ljudverk/

March 
Collaboration plans with the artist Björn Ola Lind and the filmmaker Torkel Lundeberg, filmmaker and wild inventory to take part in a special art occasion in October 2022 in Vadstena theme water. My part will be vocal and interactivity. 

13/3 WOW!! Precious Balance Walk won BEST EXPERIMENTAL, BEST SOUND EDITING, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY in Arrow International Film Festival http://arrowfest.tilda.ws/winnersjanfeb  #arrowinternationalfilmfestival 
@nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @marintkunskapscenter

1/3 We are very proud that our cinematographer Benjamin Zadig @benjaminzadig won Special Award at this film festival in Moldavia; @cinematiceuropeanfilmfestival. @nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @marintkunskapscenter

10/2 Precious Balance Walk nominated to Best Experimental!
2/3 Update; won "Outstanding Achievement" 

Wow! #reelsinternationalfilmfestival @nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd @marintkunskapscenter

1/2 Uppdate 10/2 Precious Balance Walks awarded with Best Performing Art and became Critics Choice in our first film festival in India! Wonderful!!! #calcuttainternationalcultfilmfestival
@hlccicff @nordiskkulturfond @filmcentrumsyd

26/1 PRECIOUS BALANCE WALK NOMINATED BEST EXPERIMENTAL, the event will be in June 2022 #gliffgoldenlemurfestival yearly festival #filmcentrumsyd #nordiskkulturfund

Filmen finns pĂĄ TriArt, 9 kr streaming). www.triart.se/streama/precious-balance-walk

28/12 Release EP Breathing Water

1. Can the Ocean Die?

2. Shoreline Walk West Harbour Malmoe

3. The Storm

4. 1 ship comes loaded 1 of 40 000 yearly in The Sound
(underwater sound pollution)

Spotify EP 

Youtube 1

Youtube 2

Youtube 3

Youtube 4

28/12 VERY GRATEFUL; Johanna Olofsson, choose a part of our sound piece; Breathing Water Deep by David Carlsson @davic to her Kalejdoskop, Swedish radio.
www.sverigesradio.se/avsnitt/bootlegs-bonanza-och-asian-underground
www.breathingwater.se 

Breathing Water have project development support from @malmökulturstöd

photo Johan Haugen

23/12  A very nice Christmas present!

Now you can watch our film, but only in Sweden! @triart www.triart.se/streama/precious-balance-walk

16/12 @flickfair Precious Balance Walk selected to Flickfair Film Festival, a very fast-growing online film festival taking place in January 2022. We are very happy for that!

2/2 Our film Precious Balance Walk Selected to this festival dedicated to Peace! 

Friday 26/11 Number 3 and 4, single release  
Breathing Water Ambient by Mats Persson, and Breathing Water Deep by David Carlsson @davic, both instant compositions with an vibrating sensuous flow. 

Breathing Water received project development support by #malmökulturstöd                              

Stills from film by Benjamin Zadig @syrsazadig
Breathing Water Ambient:  Spotify   Youtube
Breathing Water Deep:  Spotify   Youtube

20-30/11, Our film Precious Balance Walk (experimental) together with 127 other films online! 
Live 21/11 and 28/11 at, Islands Brygge Kulturhus in Copenhagen. We will attend the 28th and be interviewed by the great Elisabeth Torres. https://poeticphonotheque.com/ 

9/11- 30/11 Precious Balance Walk from the 15th-30eith of November, online! We are especially proud of being selected for Water Docs, Canada, a film festival dedicated to water, and this year celebrating 10 years. Many perspectives are presented for example Natures Rights, Indigenous, and many more. Our film Precious Balance Walk one can find in the program of Water and the Arts and a still from our film was chosen on top for the presentation of all the art films. 
https://www.waterdocs.ca/resurgefestival/2021/11/9/water-and-the-arts
https://www.waterdocs.ca/resurgefestival 
https://www.waterdocs.ca/about

13/10  13.00 -13.30, ABF (The Workers Educational Association) In solidarity Precious Balance Walk, screened at Nordic Labour Film Festival

in Malmö, Sweden. 

12/11 SINGLE 2 ; THE SOUND

Instant composing We; Felicia KonradDavid Carlsson

Mats PerssonTina Quartey and the water in The Sound (Öresund, Malmö/Sweden).
Playing with - Becoming with shoreline field recordings from Malmö, from Sibbarp to the West Harbour. 


Listen on SPOTIFY  YOUTUBE

29/10  SINGLE 1; OCEAN - VIBRATING THE CONNECTION 
The sound piece Breathing Water will contain 5 parts and we will publish every part of it one by one, as singles during Oct-Nov-Dec 2021. 


The first part Ocean - Vibrating the Connection was initiated by ideas from Mats Persson, playing his beautiful electronic kalimba and the rest of us followed! The whole piece is collectively discussed and processed, step by step, but David Carlsson has had the role of the artistic producer.


LISTEN ON SPOTIFY  BANDCAMP  YOUTUBE  YOUTUBE2

                                                                         

2021

October-November the sound piece BREATHING WATER 

We have decided that our coming sound piece Breathing Water will be presented on its own webpage www.breathingwater.se, because we will publish the whole piece, by singles. The first single will be Ocean - Vibrating the connection

Andas Vatten/Breathing Water received project development support from Malmö Cultural Support. Working with the field recordings, over and under the surface, composing, and recording sessions in Gula Studion. We=Felicia KonradDavid CarlssonMats PerssonTina Quartey

12/10 Precious Balance Walk won best Experimental at GLIFF Golden Lemur Film Festival (oct 2021) @golden.lemur

2/10-7/11
Precious Balance Walk and the sound piece Water Dialogue is a part of Gibca extended,

Gothenburg International Biennal for Contemporary Art, at Tjörn Munciaplity 2/10-7/11. 

https://www.gibca.se/en/gibca-extended-event/precious-balance-walk-2/

https://www.gibca.se/gibca-extended/om-gibca-extended 




21/9 WOW! Precious Balance Walk was selected for Serbest International Film Festival!


12/9 Copenhagen here it comes, Live screening on November 28th!

And Online. 


"Amazing news! Precious Balance Walk was just selected by Nature & Culture - Poetry Film Festival via FilmFreeway.com!"

6/9 Precious Balance Walk at Friis Frame, Panora, Malmö.

Here is also Facebook event 

www.istillliveinwater.com
                                                                                                           


                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                   

 


   


     

  photo Ignacio PerĂ©z PerĂ©z

22/8 Live Performance with interactivity


The Throne - Our desire to own water/nature
The Hierarchy, the dominance. The climate changes.

A poetic reflecting and examining performance with interactivity by

Felicia Konrad, Johan Haugen, Erik Högström, Annou Nilsson, Lisa Nyberg

och Alicia DAilly.


Place: Ribersborgs beach, Between bridge 1 and 2. Time: 14-16.
The Throne is a free continuation of the performance 'Water is instinct', 2017. 

pictures of the performance   www.istillliveinwater.com/archive



photo Felicia Konrad

                                                                                                                                                                            

18/8 The first festival in East Europe! Precious Balance Walk!!!!
#pragueinternationalindiefilmfestival 

13/8 Our film Precious Balance Walk is an award winner; 'Outstanding Acheivement' (July 2021) and selected in Druk International Film Festival, in Buthan! #filmfreeway #drukfilm @drukfilm 

2-5/8  6 Waterdialogues installed at Ljudkullen, Malmö Sommarscen

https://malmo.se/Sommarscen-Malmo/Programmet/Hela-programmet/Water-Dialogues.html 


Felicia KonradDavid Carlsson, Mats Persson, Tina QuarteyCaroline Leander, Robin Knutsson 
#sommarscenmalmo #ljudkullen #Davic #tinaquartey #feliciavoicperformer #caroline_leander

#istillliveinwater #johanhaugen 


The pieces have been installed and exhibited before at;

Malmö Art Museum, Tomelilla Art Hall, Blå Ställets Art Hall, Water Works (global online exhibition),

Outdoor; Rya Skog, Hisingen/Gothenburg.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                         

  photo: Johan Haugen    

ARTHOUSE/EXPERIMENTAL FILMPrecious Balance Walk (13.24) 


6/7 Precious Balance Walk won Best Experimental; European Short Film Festival, 'Showcasing the cutting edge of short filmmaking from around the world'. We jumped up from our chairs when we saw it!
here are all the winners


#europeanshortfilmfestival #filmfreeway #nordiskkulturfond #nordicculturefund #filmcentrumsyd #boosthelsingborg #marintkunskapscenterimalmo #ohboyhotel #feliciavoiceperformer#johanhaugen #lisanyberg_executive #joakimstampe #erikhogberg #ignacioperezperez #hydrachrysalis #davic #merinikula #benjaminzadig#saschafulscher #jenifermalmqvist #davidglichsumasae

1/7 Our film Precious Balance Walk won Best Experimental, ARRF Paris!

Crazy happy!
here are all the winners 


#aroundfilmawards #filmfreeway #aroundfilm #arffparis #officialselection #imdb #filmfestival #arffinternational #wsxa #filmmaker #wscreenshowcase #cinema #filmindustry #nordiskkulturfond #nordicculturefund #filmcentrumsyd #boosthelsingborg #marintkunskapscenterimalmo #ohboyhotel #feliciavoiceperformer#johanhaugen #lisanyberg_executive #joakimstampe #erikhogberg #ignacioperezperez #hydrachrysalis #davic #merinikula

#benjaminzadig #saschafulscher #jenifermalmqvist #davidglichsumasae


29/4 Our first invitation Examined by the Serbest Film Festival; 

"Dear director Felicia Konrad! We are pleased to inform you that we, as the organizers of the Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF) examined your film «Precious Balance Walk» on the Filmfreeway platform and made the collective decision to inform you that we were pleasantly surprised by your film, so we made a collective decision to invite your film to consideration by our jury for participation." 

7/4 Proud to be a part of the  sound piece 'Fjärilarna steg upp'/The Butterflies Ascended', and to be mentioned in the artistic research analysis by the fabulous Halla Steinunn StefánsdĂłttir; Fleshy Listening and multi-entity performance



16/3

"Greetings from Stockholm Independent Film Festival!

Congratulations as your film Precious Balance Walk is nominated as a finalist; 
Best Arthouse Film in Stockholm Independent Film Festival 2021!"

ONLINE 17-24 JUNI

 https://www.stockholmfilmfest.net/nominations-2021/precious-balance-walk


 29/1 Our film Precious Balance Walk was selected to Water Docs in Canada
 

BREATHING WATER - a sound piece

Jan-Nov  2021;

13/12 2020 Grateful!

I/We received yes on our application for our sound piece/installation 'Andas Vatten/Breathing Water', development project support by Malmö City Cultural Support. So we start in january 2021! We= Felicia Konrad, David Carlsson, Mats Persson and Tina Quartey, and Johan Haugen, artist/I Still live in Water.