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The Cold Coast Archive

The Cold Coast Archive is a joint project between artists Annesofie Norn, Signe Lidén and Steve Rowell using the Svalbard Global Seed Vault as a focal point. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is located on the outskirts of the remote, arctic town of Longyearbyen, on the island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, halfway between the…

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Evigaturen

Evigaturen is a long durational instrument made for The Global Seed Vault in Svalbard. The work is a part of The Cold Coast Archive project. Evigaturen is a sculptural, mechanical apparatus constructed to record the activity in one of the three inner chambers where the seeds lays in hibernation. Based on one of the earliest…

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Coupled Pendulum

Below are two sound pieces made from the recordings I did at Svalbard during my field trip for The Cold Coast Archive. Taubanesentralen, (Coupled Pendulum) was my contribution to the exhibition project Soundworks at ICA in London and Boreal was released at A Quiet Position nr 2. Both sound works in addition to field recordings from…