[NetBehaviour] Karkowski re:mix Saturday 15 September

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Thu Sep 13 12:18:45 CEST 2018

“Karkowski re:mix".

Karkowski re:mix is a homage to Zbigniew Karkowski, the Polish experimental musician and composer.


Saturday 15 September 2018



16:00 – 18:00 FILMS Ex L’tronica Karkowski re:mix - screening

18:00 – 19:30 TALKS

19:45 – 20:15 Laura Netz
20:15 – 20:45 Robert Piotrowicz
20:45 – 21:15 Gerard Lebik
21:15 – 21:45 Maciej Ożóg
21:45 – 22:15 Anna Zaradny
22:15 – 22:45 Atau Tanaka


- Anna Zaradny
Visual artist, composer, improviser, sound art artist, music festival animator, author of installations and objects. Born in 1977 in Szczecin. Anna Zaradny is known for collaborating with other artists during live performance, in the studio and via multidisciplinary projects/installations encompassing various forms of art. Her practice involves music, video, photography, dance and objects. Anna is also an accomplished and critically acclaimed solo composer and improviser, working with saxophone and sounds generated on laptop, free of borders, open to the effects of chance. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

- Robert Piotrowicz
He has authored radio dramas, sound installations, and music for theatre productions, and collaborates regularly with other artists on audio-visual performances. As an instrumentalist, Piotrowicz works mainly with his own live performance setup, developed around the electric guitar and analogue modular synthesiser. His music has as much in common with contemporary electro-acoustic compositions as it does with sound art. His concerts feature saturated, detailed musical forms created with analogue synthesizers and computers. He has developed his trademark sound of intense dynamics seized in dramatic and balanced structures. PIotrowicz has released several solo albums as well as collaborations with artists such as Burkhard Stangl, Anna Zaradny, Jérôme Noetinger, C. Spencer Yeh and Kevin Drumm. Other collaborators in recent years included Valerio Tricoli, Oren Ambarchi, Martin Klapper, Zbigniew Karkowski, Łukasz Szałankiewicz, Lasse Marhaug, John Hegre, Kasper Toepltz, Xavier Charles,Tony Buck and others.

- Gerard Lebik
his music and sound works oscillate between improvised and composed forms. Using acoustic and electronic media, he focuses on such phenomena as time, space, the perception of sound waves. Founder of the Sanatorium of Sound festival/platform for experimental and new music. collaborated and performed with: Keith Rowe, Phil Minton, Ryoko Akama, Lucio Capece, David Maranha, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Eryck Abecassis, Paul Lovens, Piotr Wojtasik, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Jerome Noetinger, Noid, Klaus Filip and many others. participated: Kunsthalle Basel, TodaysArt Festival Hague, V: NM-Festival Graz, Biennale Zagreb, Tokyo Jazz, Festival Umbrella Chicago, TD Vancouver, Bienalle Wro, Avant Art, Mem Bilbao, LulCec Barcelona, SuperDeluxe, Ftarri-Tokyo, Quite Que-Berlin, Fylkingen Stockholm, CSW Warsaw, De Werf Brugge, Dizzy’s Club NY…

- Maciej Ożóg
Maciej Ozog is a sound artist and culture theorist. Since the early nineties, he has been involved in the experimental music scene of Poland. Founder of many bands (ozog/knysak,Spear, Ben Zen, Aural Treat, Sub Spa, Quantum Vacuum Oscillator, Nonstate i.a.). He works in the field of live multimedia performance, interactive installations and video art. In his solo performances, he critically explores the liminal territory between body physical activity and invisible electric infrastructure of hybrid space. He uses custom-designed instruments and devices as well as digital and analogue electronics


- Atau Tanaka
Atau Tanaka bridges the fields of media art, experimental music, and research. He worked at IRCAM, was Artistic Ambassador for Apple France, has been researcher at Sony Computer Science Laboratory Paris, and was an Artistic Co-Director of STEIM in Amsterdam. Atau creates sensor-based musical instruments for performance, and is known for his work with biosignal interfaces. He seeks to harness collective musical creativity in mobile environments, seeking out the continued place of the artist in democratized digital forms. His work has been presented at Ars Electronica, SFMOMA, Eyebeam, V2, ICC, and ZKM and has been mentor at NESTA. He is Chair of Digital Media and Director of Culture Lab at Newcastle University.

- Laura Netz
Laura Netz (Barcelona, 1982). Participant at hacking culture and noise scene has taken part in many international events, such as exhibitions, workshops, conferences, and concerts. As a Live Performer, she has acted in various festivals and events in London and overseas: Noizemaschine, London; XX Studio, Montreal, Canada, 2015; Noise Toys Orchestra, Cafe Oto, London, 2015; Sonica FM, London, 2015; OneBeatEcho, New York, US, 2014. In 2014, she released her first record at the [EdP069] Editora do Porto. In 2015, she launched her independent record label EAM Elektronische-art-and-music. She is well-known in London noise scene where she performs under the moniker Laura Netz / Medial Ages. Nowadays, she is promoting the series Queer+_Noise taking place in London, various venues, where inviting different artists from the LGBT community influenced by noise, experimental, electronics and open source music.

Ex L’tronica Karkowski re:mix - screening:

1. ZBIGNIEW KARKOWSKI interviewed by Malga Kubiak
duration: 21:49

2. Zbigniew Karkowski / Atsuko Nojiri ‎– Continuity, Asphodel ‎– ASP 3003
- Float, duration: 16:22
- Tritonal Rapture, duration: 10:53
- Membrane, duration: 14:18

3. Galarreta, Paruro and Karkowski - Ruido al Paso I
duration: 9:54

Video filmed by Mauricio Delfín during the Peruvian festival of electronic arts VAE8 (August-September/2004) organized by Realidad Visual. The action was part of “Ruido al Paso” project, which was a serie of sound interventions conceived by Christian Galarreta, these actions were done in different locations and with different artists during this festival.

The video was published as part of a DVD release called “Galarreta, Paruro and Karkowski - Ruido al Paso I ” that contains video, pictures, and audio documentation of the outdoor concerts played in Peru (in the areas of Lima, Arequipa and Cusco) in August 2004 by Christian Galarreta, Paruro, Zbigniew Karkowski. Also included are collaborative reworks of the original audio files done by the mentioned artists . It was published in Mexico (July, 2011) by the labels Ruido Horrible from Mexico & Aloardi from Peru( rh 060 / alo 033).

4. Zbigniew Karkowski concert at Mózg Art Centre, 18.10.2013, as part of SuperSam Project. The last Karkowski's concert in Poland, duration: 25:39.


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