Erik Högström

Current projects

Svedjesång – a music and art performance created by Écran with guests
Svedjesång consists songs, thoughts, voices about human choice and activities in an unpredictable, revolutionary and remarkable time. S looks at what choices people make at a time when the conditions for the biosphere are changing at a rapid pace.
Écran is Erik Högström’s experimental music project (more info further down this page). In this special project a newly written, partly experimental text material inspired by contemporary talks, memories and echoes from the past has been woven together with the music. Nos (Fredrik Holm) and Baby Sage (Miranda Gjerstad) has been working closely with the music, producing repetitive and suggestive pieces on both older and modern electronic instruments. The dancer and choreographer Daniel Jeremiah Persson is embodying the work with site-specific dance.
Other participants: Doris Bengtsson (installation), Rasmus Alkestrand (sitar), Åsa Gjerstad (cello), Alex Berg and Sally O’Neill (dance), Kristian Nihlén (projections and lights), Henrik Wallin (synthesizers). Performances in S:t Johannes church and Molekyl gallery (also together with Hanna-Maria Strand and Hillevi Hillerud) in Malmö during the spring of 2019.

         Above: Most of the participators after the performance in S:t Johannes church in Malmö and during performance. Down: the studio in Malmö. Photos: Malin Isberg, Daniel Jeremiah Persson and EH.

 

Écran -an analog synth music project                                                                                                                          The analogue synth project in which I am finding my way into making synth music, using old school sequencers, synths and organs to create melodical voices and a personal electronical sound. I do also sing a song or two, eventhough the concerts are mainly instrumental. The music could roughly be described as old school synth pop/ambient/minimalism. There should always be some guest musicians involved in the concerts, like: Rasmus Alkestrand, Per Lindmark, Elina Nygren, Jonatan Sersam, Ying-Hsueh Chen, Fredrik Holm, Sara Wilén, Erik Rask, Imad Al Tamimi, Ida Tholfsson and Elin Waileth. Further down, two studio recorded pieces: 

Malin Isberg   DSC02534 (1)        Left: Together with Rasmus Alkestrand and Jonatan Sersam at Goodnight sun in Västra hamnen of Malmö 2018. Photo: Malin Isberg.  Right: At Far i hatten in Malmö 2015, together with (from left) Rasmus Alkestrand, Per Lindmark, Elina Nygren, EH and Elin Waileth.  

 

Taggotagg!                                                                                                                                                                      The Taggotagg! gallery events are meant to be sprawling meetings with elements of inspiring artistical expressions and discussions. Welcoming, playful, unruly and political pieces side by side with stuff with an air of subtle expressions and nuances… This means any art form. A Taggotagg! salon is mostly consisting several artist’s works. the Taggotagg! events has, since the start in 2014, been held at Friisgatan 16, Suellska villan, Galleri 21 and Molekyl gallery in Malmö. See more photos in the Photos and stuff gallery!

Taggotagg! 2, grpbild, h upplösn. Laszlo F. – Version 2    Taggotagg! 2. Most participators outside Hipstore/Friisgatan 16 in Malmö. April 2014. Photo (edited): Laszlo Fodorpataki.   Right: Taggotagg! 5. Valby vokalgruppe at Friisgatan 16 in Malmö. in November 2014.  Photo:EH

 

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