A Musician on board The Ocean Mapping Expedition – an adventure of music creation and exploration in the South Pacific to be experienced in an immersive live performance. Launched in 2015, The Ocean Mapping Expedition is a 4-year sailing journey inspired by Magellan’s travels 500 years ago, aimed to understand and map the state of the oceans, and question mankind from an ecologic, scientific and philosophical point of view.
Aurélie Ferrière, Tonmeister and composer in residence at Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm, was on board during the fall of 2017 in the South Pacific to collect sounds both from the underwater recordings by the research team on board and around, and create a music piece as an abstract journey about adventure and environment. MUSICOMEXP premiered in May 2018 inside a former nuclear reactor underneath Stockholm, and now travels to different locations on Earth until the end of the expedition in 2019.
A Musician on board The Ocean Mapping Expedition is a collaboration between Sax Records (Aurélie Ferrière) and The Ocean Mapping Expedition, with support from the Swedish Arts Institute and the city of Stockholm.