SHRILL is a study of the female gendered voice. SHRILL is a study of our ability to listen. This will become a 45 min sound piece, first part being developed for the 24-channel dome at Notam, Oslo, in 2018. This work seeks to touch parts of our common body where inherited prejudices are still being … Continue reading SHRILL
Giertz and Nyberg comes together for a work that will be presented at the Research Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017. The work deals with unsettling and de-centering by the means of meditation. A voice guides the listener through an awareness exercise, where one's body is soaked into the sea, and the rhythm of one's body is … Continue reading Unsettling – a guided meditation to the sea
TEKNODIVER Exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK 2017 Installation by visual artist Anne Echersberg Music for Bone Conduction Headphones by Julia Giertz Material: Neopren cables, pressure absorbing stoneware clay, music played at the bottom of the sea 10 km down, 9 min loop for Bone Conduction Headphones.
Giertz is a member of the band Fullmånen från Helvetet, fronted by the singer Cecilia Nordlund, previously of the iconic swedish punk band Souls. Fullmånen från Helvetet translates to Full Moon from Hell. Cecilia Nordlund sings and plays electric guitar. Åsa Gjerstad plays cello. Lotta Wenglén plays drums and Julia Giertz, plays synthesizers with an armada of pedals. The music merges the … Continue reading Cecilia Nordlund & Fullmånen från Helvetet
In 2016 the visual artist Tyler Matthew Oyer invited Julia Giertz to collaborate on a piece of music, as part of the soundtrack for the exhibition RELEASE. Cirrus Gallery on Oyers work: "Oyer’s collaborative album further engages the viewer and the stronghold of meta-narratives of the past, by way of sound and movement. The album, RELEASE, … Continue reading Tyler Matthew Oyer
Choreographer Marie Topp and Julia Giertz started to collaborate in 2014, and have been working together closely every since. They have a shared interest in the sensing body, moving through the less known landscapes of perception. Currently Giertz is developing sound and music for Topp’s new trilogy named “Soft Space Vision”. So far, this research … Continue reading Marie Topp
The Mob is the name of the collaboration between Emma-Cecilia Ajanki and Julia Giertz between 2007-2014. The Mob stands for dissolving reality through feminist strategies. A great number of performances/ choreographies/ songs/ pictures/ texts/ concerts/ installations/ sermons/ dances were created and shared with people in Europe, US and Aotearoa/NZ. For further information and documentation please visit … Continue reading The Mob