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I n f o r m a t i o n :
paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox of paradox.........
# 1: Pt.1
(exploring recorded sounds as particles of reality clustered to form meta-entity with an attempt to provoke no meaning at all)
# 2: REPEAT
# 3: NOW: Pt.2/commentary: SOUND_am-I
(an attempt at abstract audio-re_view/re_vision of #1-2)
Created by Slavek Kwi during Jun/Jul 2007 in Ivy Cottage Studio, Ireland. Designed originally for headphones-installation exhibited in SNO-Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
(download version [trk1] is as single track!)
Track 1 + 2:
Basic skeletonal_structure was created from various transformations of sounds of squeaky trains in freezing air recorded originally in Prague 1994 and sounds of pontoons floating and creaking beside Sydney Opera House, Australia 2006.
List of Sounds:
(All sounds recorded 2006-2007 in Ireland, except if noted otherwise.)
Prepared drum doumbek and finger-rattles. Large tam-tam, Chinese ringing balls, Ping-Pong balls. Mouth harmonica, child’s xylophone and ukulele. Slide-flute. Popping plastic bubbles of wrapper, percolator, whistling teapot. Little air-fan. Making fire. Grandfather’s pendulum clock (1994, Prague), music-mechanic-machine. Cutting wood with hand saw and circular saw, cutting metal with angler, hammering, motorcycle. Drawing and painting. Water tap, vortex down bath plughole, and water stream recorded with hydrophone. Rain. Inside of bee hive (1994, Czechie). Goose and ducklings. Ambiance in garden of Ivy Cottage, and truck passing by …
Basic skeletonal_structure was created from transformations of sounds of rain and wipers recorded inside car in Birr, Ireland and sounds of pontoons floating and creaking beside Sydney Opera House, Australia 2006.
List of Sounds:
Parrots Kea (New Zealand, Mar. 2006). Flying foxes, insects, birds (Australia, Kakadu, Aug. 2006). Fragment from improvisation played by Miro (sitar) & Jaro (prepared doumbek and fingerattles; Belgium, Liege, 2007). Exploring resonant derelict site (Birr, 2007). Chinese ringing balls. Bitar (2_string guitar) played with little air-fan. Talking drum. Crackling vinyl. (Ivy Cottage, Ireland 2007)
Voices employed in Track 1-3:
Cries of newborn Manuel and Eithna, with her parents in background. Fragments from messages left by our friends on answering machine recently_then. From sessions with child on autistic spectrum, voice of teacher. Fragment from guitar song of 2EZ recorded in psychiatric hospital. Cleaning the nose. Happy Birthday! Deleted. 2007.
Forget all information-formation within your mind. Without the thought, the potential of the reality remains intact, released from interpretation: absolutely free to exist. LISTEN as it is.
Artificial Memory Trace is Slavek Kwi, a sound_artist loving sounds and interested in the phenomena of perception as the
fundamental determinant of relations with reality. He creates magical sound_objects used for time travels and similar purposes. Slavek is grateful for your kind and generous support. Like that he can buy organic veggies and fruit every week. Thank you!...more