Keith Rowe Gerard Lebik – Dry Mountain
Keith Rowe / Gerard Lebik – „Dry Mountain” as a part of “The Fall of Recording” curated by Michał Libera and Daniel Muzyczuk.
“Dry Mountain” is a reflection on the form and interpretation of a musical and visual work, composition and image. The musical composition becomes the frame for the creation of the visual work and the visual work is treated as the score for the performance of the music, creating endless cycles of interpretation and reinterpretation. Initially, the musical work created by Keith Rowe and Gerard Lebik is interpreted by the visual artists invited to the project: Bożenna Biskupska, Alicja Bielawska, Daniel Koniusz; then the created visual representations of music are reinterpreted by musicians: Johnny Chang, Mike Majkowski, Bryan Eubanks, Xavier Lopez, Jonas Kocher, Gaudenz Bardutt, Emilio Gordoa, Kurt Lidwart; the next scene is a real-time interpretation by Brian Olewnik, Michael Pisaro and Lena Czerniawska who create drawings which are again interpreted by musicians. The project assumes the endless cycle of transition from sound to visual and visual to sound.
THE FALL OF RECORDING http://2016.sanatoriumdzwieku.pl/en/program/saturday-13-08-16-00-17-00-michal-libera-daniel-muzyczuk-the-fall-of-recording-lecture-park
Phil Minton David Maranha Gerard Lebik
Gerard Lebik Noid
Burkhard Beins Gerard Lebik
Ryoko Akama Gerard Lebik
Is their sound performance combining the elements of individual aesthetics: Whilst Akama deals with motors, magnets, fans, bowls or other found materials, Lebik participates with rotating air cans. Layers of subtle sounds intertwine each other to create a collage of acoustic vibrations and air fluctuations, changing space into an acousmatic instrument and changes the conventional properties of listeners’ perceptions. This collaboration is a preserving and recasting act of identity. The objects collaborate and intermingle as a whole as well as independently and concurrently. It is ‘a situation‘ where the space is to be experienced.
Ryoko Akama is a sound artist/composer/performer, who approaches minimalistic compositions that magnify silence, time and space and offer quiet temporal/spatial experiences. Her works examine delicate and fragile objects such as paper balloons and glass bottles, creating tiny occurrences that embody ‘almost nothing’ aesthetics. She runs melange edition label, amespace and co-edits mumei publishing. www.ryokoakama.com 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. From 2014 creates Sanatorium Dźwięku – festival/platform for experimental and new music. www.gerardlebik.net
Gerard Lebik – Polish Theater in Poznań – Sound Performance –
Nation Itself- turning political scene
Gerard Lebik – “Nation Itself- turning political scene” Polish Theater in Poznań 12.05.2018 Sound Performance Compressed Air Sinus Tones Alarm Lights video:Patryk Lichota In the catacombs of the Polish Theater, just below the stage, there is a forgotten, ancient mechanism that has already come out of use. It is near the nineteenth-century rotational scene, once driven by the strength of human hands. Moved after years of silence, it will be able to change the course of history, rewrite it, and the sound will become its catalyst … The sound performance of Gerard Lebik’s “Narrative Being: turning a political scene” is not just an entry into the discourse (bio) of power and asking a question about what (and above all – whose cost) we set in the field of view. The choice of such a space of artistic activity is combined with the curatorial assumption of exploring the edges of the theater: and in the formal (performance art, sound art, improvisation) and organizational layer (curatorial of the performing arts as an alternative to the dominance of the repertoire theater). Due to fire restrictions, the performance will take place in two rounds: at 19 and 19:20. — This is another event in the framework of the “Edges” project, which explores artistically and scientifically various types of edging: theater, anthropocentrism, and civilization. curator: Rafał Ziąbka
Gerard Lebik – Saccade – 8 Channels Sound Installation 16th media art biennale Wro 2015 Test Exposure.
Saccade – The space-time continuum deconstruction – 8 channel sound installation. 16th media art biennale 13—17 May 2015 WRO 2015 TEST EXPOSURE A saccade is quick, simultaneous movement of both eyes between two phases of fixation in the same direction. The phenomenon can be associated with a shift in frequency of an emitted signal or a movement of a body part or device. Controlled cortically by the frontal eye fields (FEF), or subcortically by the superior colliculus, saccades serve as a mechanism for fixation, rapid eye movement, and the fast phase of optokinetic nystagmus. The word appears to have been coined in the 1880s by French ophthalmologist Émile Javal, who used a mirror on one side of a page to observe eye movement in silent reading, and found that it involves a succession of discontinuous individual movements.