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Interview with Jiří Suchánek – Experimental Music Instruments Workshop

by 8 November 2020

Interview with Jiří Suchánek – Experimental Music Instruments Workshop

Artist

Jiří Suchánek

Commissioner

A4

Location

Bratislava (SK)

Format

video

The musical workshop for children was focused on creating experimental musical instruments made out of found material and objects, simple motors and contact piezo “mics” that offer a wide scale of use in sound art, field recording, sound installations or recording sounds of objects. Using a hammer, a saw or a screwdriver the everyday objects turned into unconventional musical instruments that were sounded and used to create music. Every participant created their own piezo sensor and connected a motor with a speed controller. We were soldering, drilling, screwing, cutting, connecting, listening, recording and playing! Here is the result


The artist, musician and pedagogue at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Technical University in Brno Jiří Suchánek specializes on audiovisual installations in public spaces and galleries and experimental music in his work. He creates his own hardware and software instruments for his music.


Produced by A4 as a part of a project of international cooperation Re-Imagine Europe, co-financed by the program of EU Creative Europe and supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.

The video was created also by volunteers, as part of a project supported by the European Solidarity Corps program.

Photo

Re-Imagine Europe

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