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2016

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Playing with Bombs
Mazen Kerbaj
Considerable attention in the program of this year’s vs. Interpretation Festival will be devoted to the Lebanese free improvisation scene, which has been steadily on the rise ever since the first freely improvised concert in the Middle East in 2000.
vs. Interpretation
2016-03-02
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Iva Bittová
Festival Highlight from vs. Interpretation
Iva Bittová performed on 22 July, 2014, at NoD as part of the 2014 vs. Interpretation Festival.
vs. Interpretation
2016-02-26
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Sweetness and Rot
A conversation with Ewa Jacobsson
by Morgan Childs
Media & Resources
2016-02-22
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Annie Gosfield & Roger Kleier
Festival Highlight from vs. Interpretation
Annie Gosfield and Roger Kleier performed on 18 July, 2014, at NoD as part of the 2014 vs. Interpretation Festival.
vs. Interpretation
2016-02-18
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The Milestones of Tony Buck
Interview
By Petr Slabý
vs. Interpretation
2016-02-17
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Frontiers of Solitude Na pomezí samoty
exhibition opens 4 February, 2016
Exhibition: February 5 – March 4, 2016Školská 28 Gallery, Fotograf Gallery and Ex Post Opening: February 4, 2016 from 6 pmŠkolská 28 Gallery and Fotograf Gallery Symposium: February 5–6, 2016French Institute in Prague
Grant Program
2016-02-11
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vs. Interpretation Festival 2016
Announcing the 2nd vs. Interpretation Festival
Now in its second iteration, vs. Interpretation is a festival of adventurous art, part of an ongoing transdisciplinary project promoting innovative improvised artistic projects and research. This year's festival will continue to focus on sound improvisation and offer performances, discussions, and workshops on the subjects of movement, sound art, film, visual art, and new concepts in music composition.
vs. Interpretation
2016-02-11
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vs. Interpretation
An Anthology on Improvisation, vol. 1 Edited by David Rotherberg Book Includes USB Compilation
vs. Interpretation: An Anthology of Improvisation, vol. 1 is a compendium of essays edited by David Rothenberg. It is the first publication by the Agosto Foundation.
vs. Interpretation
2016-02-02
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Dying from One Breath to Another
or: Improvisation Is No Laughing Matter
An interview with Lê Quan Ninh
vs. Interpretation
2016-01-31
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Yiorgis Sakellariou
January playlist
Artist Residency
2016-01-22
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Sharif Sehnaoui
Improv Guitarist
vs. Interpretation, a festival of adventurous art, takes place from 27 April to 1 May, 2016 at Studio Alta and other venues in Prague, such as Alfred ve Dvore, and the National Gallery (Veletržní palác). Now in its second iteration, vs. Interpretation is organized by the Agosto Foundation and will keep its signature focus on sound improvisation, as well as offer related discussions and workshops. The festival will further extend its interdisciplinary reach into media such as movement, sound art, film, visual art, and new concepts in music composition.
vs. Interpretation
2016-01-19

2015

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Afterword
George Lewis
Hear it now on the BBC Radio 3 web site
Media & Resources
2015-12-29
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Cristina Maldonado
Interruptor 4 December, 2015 Divadlo Alfred ve Dvoře
Grant Program
2015-11-25
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Prague Improvisation Orchestra
Live at Divadlo Ponec
Grant Program
2015-11-20
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The Mythical Space of Sound Poetry
Arf Arf in Prague
by Olga Pek This Australian collective continually entangles itself with the question “What is sound poetry?”
Media & Resources
2015-11-19
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George Cremaschi
Prague Improvisation Orchestra
November playlist
Media & Resources
2015-11-09
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Día de los Muertos Day of the Dead
1 December, 2015 at Stromovka Park
Media & Resources
2015-10-30
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Annie Gosfield in the New York Times
Receives glowing review, profile
Gosfield's recent performance has garnered widespread praise
Media & Resources
2015-10-14
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Prague Improvisation Orchestra
Andrew Raffo Dewar Matthew Ostrowski
Grant Program
2015-10-12
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Pauline Oliveros
Artist profile
Pauline Oliveros is a senior figure in contemporary American music. Her career spans fifty years of boundary dissolving music making.
vs. Interpretation
2015-10-10
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Prague Improvisation Orchestra at HearMe! Festival
Grant Program
2015-10-09
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Stratocluster Lukas Ligeti James Ilgenfritz
In performance at Punctum
The Agosto Foundation is proud to support percussionist Lukas Ligeti, double bassist James Ilgenfritz, and the experimental ensemble Stratocluster in performance at Punctum atelier in Prague next Monday evening.
Grant Program
2015-08-27
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Topos Kolektiv
Nákladové nádraží Žižkov
Grant Program
2015-08-24
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To samo / Itself
Morgan O’Hara
Visual and performance artist Morgan O'Hara will present new work developed during her residency at the Agosto Foundation at a new exhibition opening September 2. The event includes a crash course in the martial art Aikido and the creation of one of O'Hara's well known Live Transmissions.
Media & Resources
2015-08-19
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Salim Washington
Crossing the Black Atlantic
vs. Interpretation
2015-08-11
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Barbora Sojková
Profile
Media & Resources
2015-08-11
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Morgan O’Hara
Artist in residence
An artist of many media, O’Hara makes visible the time, space and movement aspects of the experience of living.
Artist Residency
2015-08-10
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Ephemeral Frequencies
Wakushoppu showcases experimental scene
Update: the Wakushoppu series has moved house and currently takes place at Punctum, Krasová 803 in Praha-Žižkov.
2015-08-10
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Between and Beyond Frontiers
Lukas Ligeti
Journeys of Improvised Music in Africa: A presentation from the vs. Interpretation Festival and Symposium in July 2014.
vs. Interpretation
2015-07-30
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Improvising with the Sonic Environment
Lindsay Vickery
A presentation from the vs. Interpretation Festival and Symposium in July 2014
vs. Interpretation
2015-07-29
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Ian Mikyska Stratocluster
September playlist
In light of Stratocluster’s August 31 collaboration with Lukas Ligeti and James Ilgenfritz, we asked the leader of the ensemble, Ian Mikyska, to arrange the first in our series of monthly curated playlists.
Media & Resources
2015-07-28
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George Lewis
Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation from the vs. Interpretation Festival 2014
vs. Interpretation
2015-07-23
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Pauline Oliveros
Keynote on Deep Listening
vs. Interpretation Festival Keynote Presentation on Deep Listening
vs. Interpretation
2015-07-23

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