Intermediale FESTIVAL 2022
21.10-05.11.2022 >Legnica >Poland
ExHibition, AUDIOVISIUAL PERFORMANCES, online screenings, showcases
Legnickie Centrum Kultury
Sala Maneżowa, ul. Chojnowska 2
21.10.2022, 19:00, Legnickie Centrum Kultury
Kit Young (USA)
Kit Young builds video systems that can be played in an improvisational way. He performs collaboratively with other media artists. Though his work utilizes new media technique, his practice is grounded in the experimental cinema traditions of perception, awareness, social justice, and humor. He uses art as a means of restructuring reality to facilitate change. Kit has exhibited and performed locally, nationally, and internationally, most recently at FU:BAR, (Croatia), Elastic Arts, (Chicago), and the 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival.
22.10.2022, 19:00, Legnickie Centrum Kultury
Thomas Ankersmit (DE_NE)
Thomas Ankersmit is a musician and sound artist based in Berlin and Amsterdam. He plays the Serge Modular synthesizer, both live and in the studio, and collaborates with artists like Phill Niblock and Valerio Tricoli. His music is released on the Shelter Press, PAN, and Touch labels, and combines intricate sonic detail and raw electric power, with a very physical and spatial experience of sound. Acoustic phenomena such as infrasound and otoacoustic emissions (sounds emanating from inside the head, generated by the ears themselves) play an important role in his work, as does a deliberate, creative misuse of the equipment. The project he will present at Intermediale – Perceptual Geography is a solo live commissioned by CTM in Berlin and Sonic Acts in Amsterdam, and premiered there on the GRM Acousmonium. The music is inspired by the pioneering research of – and dedicated to – American composer and installation artist Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009), and performed entirely on the Serge Modular analogue synthesizer.
Kacper Ziemianin a.k.a. Ctrl Freq (PL_Nl)
Kacper Ziemianin has background in classical music and a lot of adventures in modern sound and music, from black metal to broken electronics, ambient, noise, circuit bending. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sonic Arts from Middlsex University, London and Master’s degree in Sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands. He also studied at the Music Academy in Cracow with Professor Marek Chołoniewski, in Berlin (UDK) with Alberto de Campo and at residencies in Amsterdam (STEIM). Ziemian will perform a performance on „LSe” as part of the Intermediale Festival. „LSe” is a unique electronic instrument designed specifically for playing electronic music live. It allows the generation of numerous light sequences, which are then translated into sound. This type of interaction creates many opportunities to generate and control sound in innovative ways. The project received funding from the Crative Industries Fund NL and also won first prize at the Radical Db festival in Spain.
4.11.2022, 19:00, Legnickie Centrum Kultury
Benicewicz Ⲭ Liberak (PL)
Wojciech Benicewicz is a composer, visual artist and producer. Since 1995, his video works have been shown at many festivals and shows such as The WRO Media Art Biennale, the Festival Visual Forms Intermediale, Wroclaw Industrial Festival, RYTUAŁ RECESJA-RETORSJE-BANG, Festival, Re: Independent Visions Art Invasion or Videoprzestrzenie BWA.
Michal (Wojna) Liberak – independent creator of visual and artistic compositions. His idée fixe is the unity of time, space and action applied to creative process – everything is produced and recorded live, in one take, without any post-production, and no computer is involved.
5.11.2022, 19:00, Legnickie Centrum Kultury
Macromassa_Juan Crek (ES)
A legend of the Catalan avant-garde, Victor Nubla and Juan Crek founded MACROMASSA in 1976 and since then have created an original, personal and influential body of work that encompasses music, theater, performance, design, installation, magic, literature, radio, happening, cinema, video…. They used electronic sound generators, composed symphonic music, also approached rock music, practiced free improvisation, played with acoustic instruments and voices…. MACROMASA is a fusion between contemporary composers from cultured music and modern popular experimentation. These huge span took them to play in many different stages. In 2020, after the tragic event of Víctor Nubla’s death, Macromassa stopped working as a band, waiting to edit their last studio album “No Soy Tiempo”. In 2021, Juan Crek and Tina Valent relaunched Macromassa, giving new concerts and recording the album „Tin Rol va a volar,” which will be released soon. Juan Crek received a classical music education by learning to play the baritone saxophone, and has devoted much of his work to the study of timbre and ways to electronically transform the sound of the instrument.
Radio Internazionale (PL)
Last year, an exhibition by the creative collective Radio Internazionale was held at the Art Gallery in Legnica as part of Intermediale. The title of the exhibition, SYGNAŁ.SZUM, referred to communication disruptions, chaotic social relations and anomalies in communication between different cultural groups. The performance that Radio Internazionale will present at this year’s Intermediale was created as a result of considering the reception of the exhibition and the relationship between the viewer and the exhibition material, which is not a “live” presentation. In the classical approach to perfomance art and its documentation, we are dealing with the recording of live actions, followed by the presentation of the record in the form of an exhibition. Radio Internazionale in this case reverses this classical direction.
This year’s festival will present electronic and electroacoustic audiovisual experiments in the form of performances, installations and video art exhibition.
Festival Intermediale focuses on the presentation of audiovisual performances based on the experimental coexistence of sound and image, created and presented live. What matters here is the symbiosis of audio and visual forms, their mutual relations, instensity and intensity. Sometimes these interactions construct a space that is completely imperceptible, at other times completely soundless. >> more
15.10-24.11.2022, Art Galery RING, Legnica
C I N E M A . A V (US)
Alberto Nobello (IT)
Toby Kaufmann-Buhler (US)
Robin Dupuis (CA)
Stephanie Castonguay (CA)
Monica Panzarino (US)
Gilbert Sinnott (DE)
Andrei Jay (US)
Yati Durant (GB)
Maxime Corbeil-Perron (CA)
Stella Particula (FR)
Kit Young (US)
Shawna Lee (US)
Eric Lennartson (US)
Zsolt Gyenes (HU)
Scott Kiernan (US)
Robert B. Lisek (PL/CZ)
Mark Cetilia (US)
Alfonso Pretelt (CO)
Alexander Hahn (US)
Paloma Kop (US)
Jen Kutler (US)
Senem Pirler & Monica Duncan (US)
Krzysztof Pawlik (PL)
Sara Bonaventura (IT)
Derek Holzer (SE)
Veronica Graham (US)
Porcelain Crush (US)
Loris Cericola (IT)
Neil Ebbflo (US)
Michał Liberak & Wojciech Benicewicz (PL)
Sara Gevurtz & Thomas Asmuth (US)
NiemannsLand & Simon Fog-Petersen (DK)
Festiwal dofinansowano ze środków Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego pochodzących z Funduszu Promocji Kultury - państwowego funduszu celowego, ze środków budżetu Samorządu Województwa Dolnośląskiego oraz Gminy Legnica.