Webstall

A socially engaged sound installation with the prepared loom that unites threads and people to the rhythm of weaving. Initially the installation was in a barn in the Swiss mountains and the term Webstall comes from Web(en) = weaving, stall = barn.

Webstall Pignia 2010

Opening Program

The prepared loom

Jürg Bariletti (Acoustic-Lab.-Top), Regula Götte (weaving ), Clot Buchli (clarinet), Danuet Camenisch (Book presentation «vom Samen zum Tuch»)

Sound pattern

Suahelimassiv (Rock pattern), So:ren Berner (art strategies of the World Wide Web), Cosili (minimal music),

Urs und Reto Senn (folk music), Letizia Sonder (tales), Mrz (electronic dance)

Orchester Lavur

Mirjam Bürgin (sewing machine), Urs Chiara (wood chopping), Esther Grischott (felting), Sonja Weichelt (spinning), Jörg Köppl (composition & electronics), Stini Arn (conductor)

Geduldsfaden

Nina Walder & Dominique Duss (harp und guitar), Karen Geyer (electronics), Alu Anna Homann (fairy tale «the emperor's new clothes»), zither groupe Val Schons,

The Crew

Concept & performance: Stini Arn

Visuals: Andrea Reisner/blubbblubb

MC: Franziska Oliver

Fabric design: Florina Moser & Karin Müller

InSTALLation: Ursina Arn-Grischott (loom), Habib Afsar (Deko), Blum Irion Reichenbach (cocoon-struct), Andrea Clavadetscher & Andrea Siering (video), Christian Frick (sound technic), GRRRR (videodrawings), Cristina Golland & Miriam Schlachter (rock'n'wall), Franziska Koch (speaker), Verena Menti (loom)

Weavers: Regula Caviezel, Gina Chiara, Wilma Clopath, Rita Hangartner, Verena Menti, Florina Moser, Karin Müller, Xenia Schoch and Sonja Weichelt, Stini Arn and many more

With kind support by the City of Zurich Kultur; SWISSLOS/Kulturförderung Graubünden; Eclectic Futur Foundation; Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Foundation; Migros Ostschweiz Cooperative; Cagliatscha Foundation, Andeer; Graubündner Kantonalbank; Viamala Ferien; Pignia

Webstall GIBT STOFF 2010

@ Galerie message salon / Perla mode Zürich

Weaving Wellness, CD release and Weaving Workshop Concerts

A loom becomes a musical instrument and the loom becomes a sound installation. In message salon downtown Zürich Stini Arn and guests weave and make music, jam and work, improvise and handle cables and threads.

Stini Arn verwebt sich mit

Andrea Reisner (video)

suahelimassiv (rock noise)

Andrea Clavadetscher (elektro)

mrz (electronic) and So:ren Berner (MC)

pei-wen liu (soundscape)

galopp (electro)

Ehfa Hiltbrunner (synthesizer)

Verena Menti (weaver)

Webstall Zürcher Theater Spektakel 2011

A two-week installation with evening concert @ Zürcher Theater Spektakel

While playing with various musicians Stini Arn weaves CD covers for the remix of the concerts «Taktstoff 3»

Concept & performance: Stini Arn

Installation: Andrea Reisner (Live video), GRRRR (video drawings), Ursina Arn-Grischott (loom), Verena Menti (loom preparation), Stini Arn (fabric & sound design)

PROGRAMM

Taktstoff

19. August 21h

Stini Arn am Webstuhl mit Rhythmen von Peter John Kofi Donkor & Nana Kwesin Ansong, Wortperformance von Sandra Künzi, Electronic control room: Kilo

Mustern

27. August 21h

P.F.T. (Peter, Emch / Gitarre, Franziska Koch / Bass), Tobias Oemichen / Gitarre) mustern den Webstuhl mit assoziativen Improvisationen

Spinnereieiei

20. August 21h

Installation and concert with Grauton/Karen Geyer.

Jung gewebt, alt gelebt

31. August 15h

Ehfa Hiltbrunner verwebt Märchen. Ein Workshop für Kinder

Spinnenweben

24. August 16h

Workshop for children with Sabina Käser

Webwebweb Machine

26. August 20h

Fredy Boos, Webmaschinen-Sammlung Neuthal (presentation)

MRZGRRRR (Live sampling and video drawings)

Klangteppich

2. September 18h

Der Webstuhl hebt allmählich ab

Der Webstuhl hebt komplett ab

Marco Repetto und Band

Orchester Lavur

3. September 17h / 19h

Maria Brunner (weaving), Mirjam Bürgin (sewing machine), Gian Catrina (wood chopping), Esther Grischott (felting), Sonja Weichelt (spinning), Jörg Köppl (composition & electronics), Stini Arn (conductor)

Webstall Werkstatt 2012

Installation und Konzerte

Musikerinnen und Musiker aus Zürich und Bern experimentieren und spielen mit Stein und Holz, aus Granit und Fichte, Beton und Webstuhl, Rock n’ Wood und wie sie alle heissen.

Shanghai im Rock Samstag 21. Juli, 20:00

Stini Arn: Webstuhl, Franziska Koch: Bass, Monika Schori: Bass, Video by Shanghai

Es führt mehr denn ein Weg ins Holz Samstag 4. August, 20:00

Stini Arn: Webstuhl, Marco Repetto: Electronics, Christine Lauterburg: Gesang | Jodel, Andrea Reisner: Videoprojektionen

Webstatt Jeden Sonntag 14:00 – 18:00 weben, rocken und holzen mit spontanen Gästen

Taktstoff 1-3

Taktstoff 1-3 is a series of CDs produced and remixed at the Webstall concerts 2010 / 2011 and packaged in CD pockets that were woven at the corresponding event.