AGF (aka Antye Greie) has started a new choir, the Hailuoto Sound Choir on the island of Hailuoto, Finland. The choir is part of the Hai Art project, and meets once a week to practice pieces composed by Antye Greie in collaboration with Iiris Poukkanen, which involve humming and buzzing, clicking, clucking, and spoken word.
Greie says: "Hai Art is a new long term project that will integrate contemporary arts into every aspect of the Hailuoto island life… Hai Art carries out activities on the entire island, operates in existing unused sites, community buildings, farmer's land, forest, beaches, the ferry and elsewhere. The specific intention is to implement artistic expression… into all aspects of life."
Greie has also created visuals for Vladislav Delay's live set, used on their Japan tour this autumn. "I made that video in Jitter with a small video loop I shot," says Greie. "It is not a 'directed' music video, but more a visual interpretation of the music."