Rozmanova ulica 12
1000 Ljubljana
Prostori: osmo/za

Svetlana Maraš Interactive sound workshop

Interactive sound workshop for children.

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DATE: Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 3PM-7PM
MENTOR: Svetlana Maraš
LOCATION: osmo/za, Slovenska 54 (8th floor), 1000 Ljubljana
REGISTRATION: delavnica@ljudmila.org; participation at the workshop is free of charge.

About he workshop

»How to make sound through a sketch and how to produce the sound of electronic drums from fruit and vegetables?«

With the »INteractive sound workshop« girls and boys between 9 and 13 years old will get to know the uses of the latest music technologies that function on electric power. They will test their creativity with making music and sound through play and experiment. No prior knowledge is neccessary to take part at the workshop. In 2017, the workshop received support of the Centre for Promotion of Science from Serbia.

The number of participants at the workshop is limited (for children from the 3rd till the 8th class of primary school). The workshop lasts 3 hours and includes a short break. The workshop will be in English and Slovene language.


Participation is free of charge. Upon registration the participants will receive material and tools free of charge. To secure your place at the workshop register by sending an e-mail to the following address: delavnica@ljudmila.org.

About the mentor

Svetlana Maraš (1985) is composer and sound artist from Serbia. She works at the intersection of experimental music, sound art and new media. Her musical work is finding adequate form of expression in different media, genres and representational contexts and encompasses live electronic music performance, electro-acoustic composition, radiophonic art, sound and media installations. She has been musically educated from an early age. Graduated at the renowned Aalto University (Helsinki) where she worked as a research assistant, she also received training in composition and art at places like Bang on a Can Summer Institute (MASSMoCA), Columbia University - School of the Arts, Mozarteum Summer Academy, KlangKunstBuhne at UDK (Berlin), The Berklee Summer School, Darmstadt International Summer Course and many other places.

Maraš has presented her work internationally, at venues, festivals and events such as CTM (Berlin), Ars Electronica (Linz), House of Electronic Arts (Basel), Espace Multimedia Gantner (Bourogne), Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens), Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade), Ausland (Berlin), Izlog Suvremenog Zvuka (Zagreb), ICMC (New York), International Rostrum of Composers (Wroclaw), ISEA (Dubai), International Music Institute (Darmstadt), Orpheus Institute (Ghent) and National radios of Austria, Australia, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland, Croatia, Slovenia and many other countries.

Maraš was awarded Vitomir Bogić prize by Radio Belgrade in 2013, for best, young radiophonic composer. Her composition Dirty thoughts was recommended work at the International Rostrum of composers in Wroclaw in 2016, and her piece Jezik, commissioned by ORF was shortlisted for Prix Italia award. Maraš was jury member for Media Art Prize at Bauhaus University in 2017 and keynote speaker at Audio paper symposium at Inter Arts Center in Malmo in 2018. Her article “Thingification of compositional process - emergence and autonomy of extra-musical object in Western Art Music” was published as a book chapter in 2017.

Maraš is currently composer-in-residence and artistic director at Radio Belgrade's Electronic Studio.

Partners #kons: Kersnikova, Aksioma, Projekt Atol, Cona Zavod, @ LJUDMILA, MKC Maribor, LokalPatriot, Univerza v Novi Gorici / University of Nova Gorica / University of Nova Gorica, Mc Velenje. The space fort the workshop is provided by Institute Projekt Atol.

Project konS – Platform for Contemporary Investigative Art is a project chosen on the public call for the selection of the operations “Network of Investigative Art and Culture Centres”. The investment is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and by the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union.

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