Transferring. Concert for two brains
Foyer | 21:00 – 21:45 Sunday 24 September
Two artists on stage are connected to EEG readers. An EEG chart created on line, processed by two laptops. This kind of score generates electronic sound lines. This is a concerto on the brainwaves.
In 1984 she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Jan Matejko, graduating in 1990.
It has created many multimedia installations in the public space. He has been the author of artistic actions and paratroot activities, among other visitors of the Re-Productions series, presented independently of Münster, Kassel, Venice and the Art Forum in Berlin, Krakow, Warsaw, Frankfurt, St. Petersburg and Nuremberg.
He co-created the winning project for the Polish pavilion at Expo 2005 in Japan (together with Krzysztof Ingarden and in collaboration with Ingarden & Ewy Architects). He also made animations, intro and other short forms for television, including Canal +, TVP and Polsat (among other things, the introduction to Robert Makłowicz’s program).
He was one of the creators and members of the editorial board of the magazine Gadający Pies (The Talking Dog, 2010-2015). He invited Jerzy Vetulani to perform in the magazine.
He founded HiQ ensemble that creates audiovisual performance, combining improvised music and video art. The training was performed, among other locations, at the International Audio Art Festival (2011) as well as in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow and Manggha.
As a scenographer, he worked mainly with directors Piotr Bikont and Piotr Urbaniak, working for their performances at Teatro Silesia, Teatro Bagatela, Teatro Nowy in Łódź, KTO Theater in Krakow and Theater Wanda Siemaszkowa in Rzeszów. Lectures at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. He has been implementing the project for the last few years: East-West-Infinity in collaboration with Japanese artists.
Founder i! Gallery, AYA Found, creator of HiQ Formation combining video as score with freely improvised music.
Franciszek Araszkiewicz (*1986) creates instrumental, vocal-instrumental, electroacoustic and audio-visual compositions as well as interactive installations, in addition to conceptual art and film music.
Studied composition at the Academy of Music in Krakow (2009-2013 under direction of Krzysztof Knittel, 2013-2015 in class of Marcel Chyrzyński). Currently continues his PHD studies in field of composition at Academy of Music in Krakow.
His works have been performed at, among other, International Electroacoustic Music Festival Musica Electronica Nova 2015, the 27th 26th International Festival of Kraków Composers (2015,2014),
Festival Audio Art (2015, 2014, 2011), AXES Triduum Muzyki Nowej (2012), Festival Kultura 2012 in Warsaw as well as Athens Video Art Festival 2013 (with Anna Petelenz). His interactive performance Matchpoint: Sound of Brain was presented in Munich as part of artist-in-residence in Villa Waldberta program in 2015.
He is a laureate of several composers competitions (1st prize ex aequo during the 11th Tadeusz Ochlewski Competition organized by PWM Edition in 2013, for a piece Monster Group Number for soprano and electronics; 1st prize at the international Concorso di Composizione Pianistica 2014 Giorgio e Aurora Giovanni Fondazione for his work Study of Chaos for piano for four hands et al.).
His awards for compositions include Avenir Grant bestowed by Arnold Schönberg Centre in Vienna, Creative Scholarship of the City of Kraków for music 2014, artist-in-residence Bundeskanzleramt Austria Kulturkontakt 2016 Vienna, and the Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for students of arts universities for outstanding achievements in artistic creations 2014. Since 2016 member of Polish Composers’ Union.