Goodiepal gave the following performance lecture about his work at our Samtalekøkken at Kunsthal Nikolaj in March 2013:
Open Music Workshop
WIth his band Goodiepal & Pals, Goodiepal invited the audience to an open musical playgroup at Live Art for Børn 2016. The following clip was filmed as part of our VR Archive of Performance Art with a 360° Camera. Children’s movements and drawings served as graphic and animated notation scores for the band and made the young visitors very avant garde composers.
Write a letter to Goodiepal & Pal’s Friends
At Live Art for Børn 2017, in Theater S/H in Copenhagen, Goodiepal & Pals presented “Write a letter to Goodiepal & Pal’s Friends”. Goodiepal & Pals friend’s were refugees, based at the time in Serbia, and the aim of the project was to support them. The installation enabled kids and adults to write letters with a question to them. Goodiepal & Pals recorded the answers and mailed them back. Here is an example of one such exchange:
This is a mix of all the answers refugees gave to the questions that were mailed to them in the letters:
The installation looked like this:
About the Artist
Goodiepal or Gæoudjiparl van den Dobbelsteen, whose real name is Parl Kristian Bjørn Vester, is a Danish/Faroese experimental electronic musician, performance artist, composer and lecturer, although he has also been described as a horologist. His work discusses the future of computer music, his own compositional practices and resonance computing, and in the past his own idea of Radical Computer Music. His tours have included 150 universities internationally.