Sunday, 30 December 2018

Doors to Paradise, in Budapest

while walking along the river bank one soon  realizes there should be another
Doors to Paradise

built
right there
below the Parliament
so there they are now, on the east side of Danube
river wall

conquered with pure gold

or … as Cortés said to the natives of another Empire from the New World’s:
We … know a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure.


Golden doors appeared on October 16th 2018. One month later news came people started to protest and gather above the doors.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

xlip into the pool / xdrs v tolmun

sound intervention in public space / zvočna intervencija v javnem prostoru
empty fountain in city center of Celje / prazen vodnjak v mestnem središču, Celje




Captured watery voices continues its cosmic eavesdropping. In the intimacy of the interior regions, the fountain recalls the uncertainty, the hearing awakes.

V jezik voda ujeta pretočna bežnost glasov nastavlja ušesa kozmosu.
V intimo notranjih pokrajin vodnjak prikliče negotovost.
Sluh se zdrami.




 Fragment
of sound composition xslip into the pool / xdrs v tolmun - listen here:




Monday, 21 May 2018

Doors to Paradise, in Vienna



geocode: 48.207193, 16.382634
map: https://goo.gl/maps/Wo6D8Z6Zo872

169 gold leaves (23 carat) on the stones of Wienfluss river, Vienna

 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

PARADISCO


Petra Kapš alias OR poiesis, PARADISCO, sound performance

zvočni performans PARADISCO, prva izvedba v okviru celovečernega koncertnega dogodka Pre:gon zime, produkcija koncertnega dogodka radio Cona, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana / 13. februar 2018  

fragment performansa v posluh tukaj:



 

PARADISCO se približuje akustičnim razsežnostim rajev. Tam se nikoli nič ne spreminja, ni letnih časov, vse je vedno isto. Njihovi prebivalci so najverjetneje že povsem gluhi ... bodisi nori. Nenehno navzočnost nespremenljivega, konstanto zdajšnjosti, kakor tudi mi občutimo sodobno zvočnost digitalno vodenega cvila civilizacije, podprtega z brez-časovno matrico digitalne stvarnosti, bi lahko označili kot auralni pekel. Avtorica predlaga smrten, v tišino odluščen paradiž.    
 ko kaplje noči
 za zmeraj potonejo
 senco spanja
I wonder whether sounds in paradise ever descend to a whisper?
 
when drops of night
submerge forever into
the shadow of sleep



Prva fotografija zgoraj Urška Boljkovac, arhiv radioCona.

Friday, 29 December 2017

Golden Wall. Paradise. Sequence of Presence.


performance
artist book in progress
Performances were executed in realm of Performa&Platforma festival GT22 Maribor and Out of Frame exhibition at Studio UGM, Maribor

Searching for the river, I come across a wall. I measure it out with painful steps.

The performative piece delves into the phenomenon of the wall (the intimate aspect of the phenomenon is brought out by the performance situation of two persons sitting and facing one another, a situation that socially represents the entry point in the representation of concrete reality). The visual material includes fragments from field recordings taken on the author’s month-long hike down the Wienfluss River in Vienna, where she stopped every few steps to take a snapshot of the wall. The walking is now continued by the movement of arms and hands, the silence continues. The past is passed on into the present by fingers coated in gold.

Supported by: Municipality of Maribor, Ministry of Culture RS
Photos: Saša Huzjan, UGM archive, Ana Kaps
Printing: www.artbook-print.com
Petra Kapš (alias OR poiesis) weaves her work between sound and radio art, timespace poetry, performance, books, and reflection. Immersed into the ethereal nature of sound, her focus is nevertheless always on the concrete presence of the body. Petra Kapš explores the aural aspects of contemporary society, the silence of an individual, and time in an asynchronous digital reality. She is currently exploring the notion of paradise.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

FLUXOR BETON#2



Fluxor Beton by OR poiesis, 8-channel soundpiece, Tonšpur Ambasada - Pasaža Glavni trg-Rotovž, Maribor
International Festival of Computer Arts/MFRU 2017 
10. - 17. 10. 2017
In collaboration with GT22 / Tonspur / Kapelica Gallery / Sonoretum



The aural piece of chrono-space sound poetry is a digital trace of the performative field practice of OR poiesis; it is sonography in concrete space, an hommage to the lost time as we knew it before digitalisation. This collection of acoustic haikus is primarily driven by the flow of water, steps in motion and words that listen to the lingering breath. Steps echo throughout space, rhythm echoes mood, speech tangles with the whistling of the wind, words hang and float in the air.

Fluxor beton is based on concrete and the seasons of the year. The author explores the acoustic qualities of motion and space. Steps become instruments for sounding the environment, recording suchness of things, mood and rhythm. The written word was once the model for speaking silence, but in these times, digital instruments for recording, storing and playing back sounds are the tools that produce deaf silence of the speaker.


Thanks to MFRU, GT22, MKC Maribor