University College of Opera

Public defence with Alex Nowitz

Welcome to the disputation of Alex Nowitz’s artistic doctoral project ‘Monsters I Love: On Multivocal Arts’ taking place from 10:00 to 14:00 on 27 February 2019 at the Hugoteatern of the University College of Opera.

The disputation of the documented artistic research project (doctoral thesis) ‘Monsters I love: On Multivocal Arts’ is based on two parts: 1) Solo performance: ‘Moving Tongues: Playing Space’ featuring voice, strophonion and video, which took place on 13 December 2018 at Reaktorhallen, KTH, Stockholm, and 2) Exposition ‘Monsters I Love: On Multivocal Arts’ published in DiVA and Research Catalogue.

Opponent: Tone Åse: Associate Professor at the Department of Music, NTNU

Supervisors: Rolf Hughes: PhD, Professor, Director of Artistic Research, Experimental Architecture Group at the University Newcastle upon Tyne)

Co-Supervisor: Sten Sandell: PhD in Fine Arts in Musical Performance and Interpretation at the University of Gothenburg, (Musician, Vocal Performer, Composer)

Chairman of committee: Wilhelm Carlsson: Professor of Musical Drama at Stockholm University of the Arts and University College of Opera

Examination committee:

Franziska Baumann: lecturer at the Berne University of Music, Professor for voice training and contemporary vocal music at the Théatre Musical departement. 

Henrik Frisk: lecturer at KMH and Lund University 

Morten Qvenild: Associate professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music in the department of Jazz, Improvised Music and Traditional Nordic Folk Music Department

Stand-by: Juliette Mapp: Professor of Concept and Composition at Stockholm University of the Arts

Panache_01 1100x620.jpgVideo still from Panache (Part III: ‘The Manifesto for the Multivocal Voice’)
Untitled 3 1100x620.jpgVideo still from Untitled #3 (Part II ‘Voice and Live Electronics: The Strophonion’)