Ann Rosén (born 1956) is the composer, musician and visual artist who began her career in the visual arts in the 1980s with interactive, intelligent, and intriguing works. Since the 1990s, the artistic focus has been on music and soundart and Rosén has more than one hundred works behind her.

28/5 2022 H2O live @ Forum Box Helsingfors

H2O live is a sound performance reflecting on the earths vanishing water supply. Ann Rosén performs unique water soundscapes live in front of the audience. Instantly and in the moment, she creates sound and music by drawing with graphite on paper, utilising the graphites electrical properties. H2O Live is a performance version Ann Rosén’s and Sten-Olof Hellström’s H2O sound installation that is a part of Harrie Livearts exhibition att Forum Box.

H2O live är en ljud performance som reflekterar över jordens försvinnande vattenförsörjning. Av olika vattenljud väver Ann Rosén unika ljudlandskap live inför publiken. Omedelbart och i ögonblicket skapar hon ljud och musik genom att rita med grafit på papper utnytjande grafitens elektriska egenskaper. H2O Live är en performanceversion av Ann Roséns och Sten-Olof Hellströms H2O-ljudinstallation som är en del av Harrie Livearts-utställning på Forum Box.

13/5 AKUSMATA POLYPHONIC 2022 @ Vuotalo Cultural Centre, Helsinki

Stepping Stones (Swe / Fin) 13/5-2022 18.00
(Ann Rosén, Sten-Olof Hellström, Petri Kuljuntausta, Mikko Raasakka)

AKUSMATA POLYPHONIC is an intensive sound art and electronic music event at Vuotalo Cultural Centre in Helsinki. Invited musicians, composers and sound artists are from Nordic countries, Germany and Finland, offering for the audience a wide spectrum of new sonic expression from the fields of experimental electronic music, sound art, noise and ambient. The program includes modular sound systems, do-it-yourself musical instruments, and improvised music with attitude. Read more


5/5 – 29/5 2022 @ FORUM BOX Helsinki

H2O sound installation by Ann Rosén & Sten-Olof Hellström.
A part of Harrie Liveart exhibition at Forum Box Helsinki.

There is nothing more essential to life on earth than water! But due to our way of life the supply of clean water is rapidly decreasing. Every day more than 800 children under 5 die from diarrhea caused by lack of clean water.

 H2O is an immersive, multi-channel sound installation reflecting on the earths vanishing water supply. The sounds, their behavior, how they move, interact with each other and manifest themselves in the installation space is governed by software running on a Bela/Beaglebone computer.