Ice Music Festival 09 - Schnals, Val Senales - Italy

February 2009

Installation, Stage /Set design.
Stage arrangement and assistant for ice instrument making for musician Terje Isungset,
for the Ice Music Festival, happening in Schnals, Val Senales, in Italy ( Sud Tirol).
The Festival is performed in an Ice Dôme that was made by American Artist Tim Linhart,
in 2008, and preserved through out the years, at 3000m altitude.

Performance and festival from 21st February till 1st March.
Performance of Ice concert duo by Terje Isungset together with singer Lena Nymark (myspace of Lena).
Also Glass music concert by Glass Harmonica duo Christa and Gerald Schönfeldinger.

-Installation / frozen image in ice of Ötzi (iceman), and lighting arrangement.
-Assisting Terje Isungset for ice instrument making.
-Frozen logos in ice and more...

Video Extract from concert
Here you can see few low resolution video extract from concerts:
(not very good sound and video quality tough, quick small digital camera.)
video1, QTmovie, 5,3Mb-01'00
video2, QTmovie, 5,3Mb-01'00
video3, QTmovie, 5,3Mb-01'00

News And infos
Short video on YouTube
other Short Video on YouTube

The stage and icedôme space before working inside.

Festival Barents Spektakel 09, Kirkenes, Norway

January 2009

-Set/Stage design, Installation, Lighting design.
Barents Spektakel Festival 2009., Kirkenes, Norway. 28 Jan - 1 Feb 2009
For the collaboration project: Borders, Control or rock-n-roll
(with Ice and light set/installation - performance - dance - music)

The work i was responsible for was a part of the stage design,
around the iceskating and the watch-tower.
It consisted of 2 walls of ice, of 12m long each, curved horizontally and vertically,
with variable height of iceblocks, from 1m to 2m50.
Holes were drilled in each blocks, at different height and deepness,
where were inlayed candles, burning during exhibition opening and show,
therefore being part of the rest of lighting design i also directed.

The Performance was on January 31st, on the town square, in Kirkenes, Norway.
during Festival Barents Spektakel, organised by Pikene på Broen.

-This space was also the place for a sound installation exhibition,
Sound Around the Watch-Towers.
mixing 2 projects within the same area.

3D Design view of the preliminary planned stage, by ©Eric Mutel.
(Change have been made during realisation)

Project, Border Control or Rock-n-roll, with:
Composer: EVGENY FEDOROV (on myspace, from TequilaJazzz. )
Accordion- improvisations: KIMMO POHJONEN
Ice-breakers show: SAKARI RAUTIO
Figure-skating choreography: ANNA PUCHKOVA
Light design: ERIC MUTEL
Idea and production: PIKENE PÅ BROEN

Project, sound around the watch-tower, with:
MOMBUS (Murmansk, Russia)
ESPEN SOMMER EIDE (Bergen, Norway)
Curated and produced by Pikene på Broen.
Opening of Spektakel exhibiton 2009 by the Minister of culture TROND GISKE.


Short Video about the show Border, control or Rock'n roll. QT video, 33,3Mb - 13min32s.
Short Video about the all Festival. QT video, 20,7Mb - 8min53s.
Short video of the show, on youtube.
Small video on youtube about a part of festival ( from TV2 norwegian channel)
Some News of the festival, on BarentsObserver online news.
Some Images of the festival, on BarentsObserver online news.

During the concert/performance
we faced some not easy weather condition just before the show,
and the stage was unfortunatly a bit changed/adapted against snow fall

After the show, on day time.