Slavek Kwi / Artificial Memory Trace – Exploring the potential of extrasensory communication (cancelled)

Sat 24 Oct 2020 - 12:00 to 23:30
Provinciaal Domein Dommelhof, Toekomstlaan 5, 3910 Pelt

Slavek Kwi (Artificial Memory Trace) is a sound-artist, composer and researcher whose main interest lies in the phenomena of perception as the fundamental determinant of relations with Reality. He has been fascinated by sound-environments for almost 30 years, focusing on electroacoustic sound-paintings. These complex audio-situations are created mainly from site specific recordings. In recent years he was especially fascinated by tropical rainforests, resulting in subjective reports for radio broadcast, cinema for ears performed on multiple speakers, sound-installations integrated into the environment and performances. He is also interested in free-music research as part of social investigation and employing the space and any objects it contains as musical instruments. His works oscillate between purely sound based and multidisciplinary projects. 

From the early nineties Slavek has operated under the name Artificial Memory Trace. He has published 12 CD/LP-albums and contributed to numerous international compilations. AMT works are performed, distributed and broadcasted across Europe, North America, Australia and Mexico. His collaboration piece realised with Eric La Casa Vibratility.Mozaik recently received the Prize of the Electroacoustic Sonic Art Category in the 29th International Competition of Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art, Bourges 2002 in France. He facilitates experimental sound-workshops with autistic children and those with learning disabilities. The workshop technique places emphasis on extensive listening and the stimulation of creativity through observation and the support of natural tendencies. Currently, he works in St.Brendanís Psychiatric Hospital and for The National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland.

Slavek Kwi (CZ) was born in former Czechoslovakia and has been living for 14 years in Belgium, from 2000 he is based in Ireland.

This audio piece is part of the Listening Program curated by Dominik ‘t Jolle as part of the parcours programme which takes place on saturday 24.10 at Provinciaal Domein Dommelhof and will be performed three times between 15:00 and 23:30.