New Music, New Premiers

Thursday, 12 March 2020
New Music, New Premiers

Guitarist/composer, Stein Urheim, and record producer/musician, Jørgen Træen, premiered their new piece, Krympende Klode (Shrinking Planet) in Greighallen during Borealis festival for experimental music on the 5th of April. The peice was acompanied by analog visuals by Ana Jorge. Both the music and the...

Experimental Instruments

Monday, 24 February 2020
Experimental Instruments

Workshop
It is a pleasure to be co-hosting an instrument building workshop with Bergen Impro Storband for the second time. Bergen Impro Storband is a welcoming and inclusive organisation that has organised a huge variety of projects such as concerts, seminars, workshops and recording sessions over...

Plastic Arena

Monday, 17 February 2020
Plastic Arena

On the 30th and 31st of January, Wrap hosted for the second time Transiteatret’s Lyttepost (listening post) concept, where people are given a unique opportunity to follow live streamed video and audio, together with live site-specific contributions.
This year we aim to host various artistic events...

Collaboration with Tag Team and Annn-Christin Kongsness

Monday, 10 February 2020

In addition to hosting and co-producing all manner of cool projects, Wrap will also present a broad ranging program of events in 2020, and will launch a new internship for technicians who want to develop their knowledge with an interdisciplinary approach. This internship is supported by Bergen City Council,...

Audioglimt with Terje Isungset and Per Jørgensen

Thursday, 9 January 2020

Norsk
Vi starter programmet for 2020 med Audioglimt konsert; improvisasjonsduoen Agbalagba Daada, består av to av regionens store musikkhelter, Terje Isungset (trommer) og Per Jørgensen (trompet)!
Konserten finner sted fredag 24. januar på Wrap, dørene åpner Kl.19:00 (kafé/bar) med konsertstart...

A new year of projects and events

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

In addition to hosting and co-producing all manner of cool projects, Wrap will also present a broad ranging program of events in 2020, and will launch a new internship for technicians who want to develop their knowledge with an interdisciplinary approach. This internship is supported by Bergen City Council,...

Last productions in 2020

Wednesday, 8 January 2020
Last productions in 2020

Theatre shows by NONcompany and Transiteatret, and an experimental music performance by Stein Urheim and Jørgen Træen are the last productions to occupy Wrap this year.
You can catch some of NONcompany’s process on Friday (13th December) at 19:00 and BIT-Teatergarasjen invites guests to stay for...

Large Scale Production

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Large Scale Production

Wrap is proud to have payed an instrumental role in enabling Åstel Film to realise it’s first film production, which involved extensive use of our workshop-suite for set-building and special effects/animatronics, as well as studio staging of all locations.
The film makers were all very pleased with...

New URSUS opera produced at Wrap and presented by BIT-Teatergarasjen

Monday, 23 September 2019
New URSUS opera produced at Wrap and presented by BIT-Teatergarasjen

TZAIE! is a new experimental opera by URSUS productions. The piece premiers at USF on the 26th September with an additional show on the 27th.
URSUS’ core artistic trio continue to develop a unique way of devising interdisciplinary art for the stage, which harnesses the potential provided by Wrap...

Lille Kurvhuset installed at Storetveit Kindergaten

Thursday, 25 July 2019
Lille Kurvhuset installed at Storetveit Kindergaten

We congratulate Mekdes W Shebeta on the installation of her new public art piece, Lille Kurvhuset, at Storetveit Kindergaten in Bergen! Most of the piece was made at Wrap this summer.
Our workshop suite, with wood and metal workshop, paint workshop and electronics room, provides a unique set of...

Listening Post - Tilstander av Unntak

Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Listening Post - Tilstander av Unntak

Tilstander av Unntak is playwright & director Tore Vagn Lid's latest project with Transiteatret-Bergen, which explores and processes records of the day of terror experienced in Norway on the 22nd of July 2011.
Transiteatret have developed Tilstander av Unntak at Wrap, and will soon move the production...

Speaker Park Premier

Friday, 15 March 2019
Speaker Park Premier

Speaker Park is an on-going audio-visual art project, involving several collaborators and combining research, speaker design, musical composition and workshops. The central component is an installation comprising 24 very different speakers that are both visually and acoustically unique.
The project...

Visual Art Meets Speaker Design

Friday, 3 August 2018
Visual Art Meets Speaker Design

English
The wood and metal workshop at Wrap has been dominated by two projects this summer, which both explore creative approaches to sound design and merge different artistic disciplines.
In early July, artist/makers, Jon Pigott (UK) and Roar Sletteland (N) met at wrap to discuss phase one...

Workshop activity, spring 2018

Friday, 13 April 2018
Workshop activity, spring 2018

English
Hospital Dumpster Divers is a "live action medical waste creature feature horror comedy" written and directed by Anders Elsrud Hultgreen. Mutant dumpster trolls were developed at Wrap by Øystein Nesheim (production and creature design) and special effects supervisor, June Midttveit Olsen....

Preparations for Borealis festival of new music

Monday, 5 March 2018
Preparations for Borealis festival of new music

7th of March marked the opening of this years Borealis festival for experimental music, with concerts by USA's Ensemble Pamplemousse, as well as Norwegian string quartet, Rosella, and Asamisimasa ensemble presented at the UiB Faculty for Art, Music and Design.
Various intensive festival preparations...

Nye Produksjoner under Frontlosjefestivalen

Monday, 19 February 2018
Nye Produksjoner under Frontlosjefestivalen

English (se norsk under)
22nd of February marks the kick off of Frontlosjefestivalen 2018. This is the second time Bergen's performing arts blogger-duo organizes this showcase of new dance and theatre performances, combined with seminars and discussions.
Over the past months, Wrap has hosted...

Heroes of childrens theatre

Saturday, 20 January 2018
Heroes of childrens theatre

Norsk (for English, please scroll down)
Wrap tilstreber å gi selvstendige kunstnere på Vestlandet så gode arbeidsforhold som mulig, med tilgang til egnede verksteder og utstyr. Dette kommer mange prosjekter til gode, prosjektene varierer i størrelse og tar utgangspunkt i mange forskjellige utrykk...

Soft Manifesto

Thursday, 12 October 2017
Soft Manifesto

Norsk (please scroll down for English):
Wrap har sammarbeidet med poesidigg og Bergen Dansesenter om å få forestillingen Soft Manifesto til Bergen og Cornerteatret!
Forestillingen finner sted på Cornerteatret 20/10 & 21/10 Kl.20:00
Om forestillingen:
Soft Manifesto er poesiopplesning,...

Leap of Faith

Friday, 28 July 2017
Leap of Faith

Norsk:
Happy Gorilla Dance Company er godt i gang med produksjonen av "Leap of Faith", som har premiere på årets Meteorfestival (26. oktober 2017). I denne sammenheng har kompaniet allerede hatt tre arbeidsperioder på Wrap, i februar, mars og juni, og kommer tilbake til huset i september og oktober....

Wheels Within Wheels

Friday, 7 July 2017
Wheels Within Wheels

Norsk:
I løpet av den siste tiden har forskningsprosjektet Wheels Within Wheels gjestet Wrap. Prosjektet er ledet av Jostein Gundersen, og er under Griegakademiets program for kunstnerisk utvikling. Det undersøker tidligmusikk og samtidsmusikk gjennom praksiser fra hver av feltene og nye metoder...