I still live in water

2016 I still live in water

LINKS to the soundpiece Love is an Ocean by Cosmic Wash Over
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Love is an Ocean was selected by the artist and curator Pascal Barett (Fra/B) for Water Works  2016 global online exhibition. Water Works is an initiative taken by the artist Susan Fuks, Brisbane, supported for example by Australia Art Council. www.water-wheel.net

22/8 -1/9 Amniotic Fluid – Exhibition at Malmö Stadsbibliotek/Malmö City Library
Opening Performance kl 17.00,  A glass of water, please! – The water in your glass is maybe older than the sun.

16/10-15/11 Amniotic Fluid – Exhibition at Blå Ställets Konsthall, Angered, Göteborg.
Opening Performance;  A glass of water, please! – The water in your glass is maybe older than the sun.

ABOUT
The intuitive artproject I still live in water are working with water and creating in the creation and creating together with creation. Containing performance, visuals, film, music and soundpieces. Started 2014 I still live by Felicia Konrad voiceperformer and artist and the artist Johan Haugen. 2015 Two public site specific live performance 4 hour durational performance: “To carry water. To carry 5890 litres one day.” 30/5 Dome of Visions, Copenhagen, Denmark. Film by Christian Jönsson: To carry water. To carry 5890 litres one day . 9/8 at Ribersborgs City Beach in Malmö, Sweden. Film by Christian Jönsson: To carry water. To carry 5890 litres one day. Ribersborgs City Beach.
Made possible with support from Malmö Kulturstöd and Dome of Visions

Amnotic Fluid Photo: Johan Haugen

Amniotic Fluid Photo: Johan Haugen

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Walk with waterglass -winter 2016, still from film: Johan Haugen

In the end of november 2015; we decided to make a collaborative film with the theme to carry water, and to build it’s start with “The walk with waterglass” that I make.
This work is planned for 2017.

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Walk with waterglass – winter 2016, still from film: Johan Haugen

To carry water. To carry 5890 litres at Ribersborg.

In the last last minutes of the 4 hour durational piece To carry water. To carry 5890 litres one day, at Ribersborg beach, 9th of august, 2015. Performance: Felicia Konrad, Johan Haugen, Percussion: Martin Brandqvist, Emeli Ek, Emil Badjan Sjunnesson, Tina Quartey. Photo: Johan Haugen.

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I still live in water The walk with waterglass Photo: Johan Haugen

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Cosmic Wash Over 20/4 2016 19.30-20.30 at the sensous building
Live Short from Dome of Visions
Dome of Visions, Copenhagen www.facebook.com/events/1748797112020194/

April 2015 Cosmic Wash Over released Wonderful Surreal and moved to the webpage www.cosmicwashover.com facebook

Music in film: Electric Underground, CWO and the soundpiece Layers, Trapets in Monumentala Landskap och Mänskliga Spår

We play music for the whole consciousness.
The sky, the air, the water, the earth, the moon, the sun, the humans, the animals, the insects, the plants, the stones, the space and modern cyborgs … into the quantum level and the dark materia.

Cosmic Wash Over
Felicia Konrad vocals
Caroline Leander, piano & vocals
David Carlsson, bass
Peter Tegnér: guitar
Ann Falden, percussion; hang, cajun & vocals
Mats Persson, electronica &  :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::In the end of 2012 we were nominated to the “Golden Record” by Orkesterjournalen, and three days in Christmas our  “Grand Centrifuge” were  on the top tracks among friends of spotify together with known names and songs! Funny and surprising.

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Summer 2012: Two wonderful concerts; outdoor at Goodnight Sun, Malmö and at Nordic Watercolour Museum at Tjörn. Felicia Konrad, vocal, Caroline Leander, piano, vocal, David Carlsson, bass, Peter Tegnér, guitar, Ann Falden, hang, cajun, vocal, Mats Persson, electronica.


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July 2012: We are happy to make it official!

Ann Falden is now in Felicia Konrad Cosmic Wash Over!

Ann Falden lives in Copenhagen, plays the hang, cajun, laptop and is a great singer, composer and performer!

We thank Robin Knutsson, drums, deeply for his wonderful work on the record Felicia Konrad Cosmic Wash Over. Robin left to be totally foucused on the work with the indiepop group Hurricane Love that won Emergenza 2012. Congratulations!

Here is a nice picture when Ann is playing her Hang at the concert at Good Night Sun summer 2012.

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RELEASED AUTUMN 2011 ON LOUD MOUTH RECORDS

Felicia Konrad Cosmic Wash Over is the name of the album and the live constellation and a song on this album!

Starting as my solo project it quickly changed into a collaboration in my name, so it is Felicia Konrad Cosmic Wash Over together with Caroline Leander: composer, pianist, singer, Mats Persson: electronica, soundart, recordings, David Carlsson: bassist, sounds and the master, Robin Knutsson drummer and Peter Tegnér, guitarist. Two other fantastic musicians have contributed, Amit Sen, cello on the song Cosmic Wash Over and Petter Lindgård, trumpet on the song Falling right through.

Caroline Leander (Photo: Ulf Cederholm), Mats Persson: (Photo: Lina Sparring), David Carlsson (Photo: Johan Haugen), Robin Knutsson (Photo: Noak Haugen Konrad) and Peter Tegnér(Photo: Pelle Hybinette).

The whole process started when I, Mats and Caroline met the fist time and tested some of my sketches of coming material, and we recorded this first improvised session. The song Growing in Heart happened and shaped instantly in this session, and this very first take is on the album. This spontaneous, direct way of creating music became a guideline for our working process with the recording and mixing in the great place with a fantastic atmosphere, Gula Studion in Malmö, Sweden.

During these recordings the wonderful filmmaker Peggy Eklöf has filmed two music videos, In the days of foam, and Falling right through. The video In the days of foam is containing parts of the short film Mayte’s Magic Circus, made by the under water photographer, Zena Holloway, with the butohdancer Mayte Vaos. The video Falling right through is containing parts of the modern dance piece created by Memory Wax, Miguel Azcue and Johanna Jonasson.

First concert ever Victoriateatern mars 2011. Photo: Per Malmroth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU!
From my heart, I thank you Caroline, without you this music would never happen. Mats, your ears and ideas are sharp! David, your magnetic bass and your ways of playing is remarkable. Robin, you are a brilliant drummer! Peter, thank you for coming in and letting us finally land in a full expression! All of you so rich and filled with magic, it is a pleasure to create music together with you! I also want to thank my dear friend Amit Sen, always a carismatic and astonishing cellist, and Petter Lindgård, trumpet, bringing the song Falling right through home with his soft and inventive way of playing. And to the filmmaker Peggy Eklöf, a very special thank you, you are a wonderful filmmaker!

And of course I thank my family, my husband. painter Johan Haugen and our son, the songbird Noak Haugen Konrad, and my mother Liss-Monica and my niece, Kajsa Lindberg Konrad, a young talented singer for sweet support and love. I also thank my friends who have listen to my first song sketches and supported me since. At last I thank my mentor and friend, Karin Boucher who helped me develop in such ways I can not describe, it goes way beyond.

And I am really greatful for the grants I recieved from the Swedish Artists Grants Comitté 2010.

I hope that this music will touch you!

Felicia Konrad