The piece is composed by Ivan Palacký with a poem by Dmitri Miticov in the frame of POLYPHONIC ECHOES.
Ivan Palacký plays amplified knitting machine Dopleta 180. He is a musician, an architect and a sound collector.
Ivan Palacký has (in the 80s and the beginning of the 90s) played with various groups and taken part in several music projects.
Dmitri Miticov (1980), born in Târgoviște. Studied mathematics at the Transylvania University in Brașov. Poetry published books: Efectul de peliculă (Vinea, 2006), Numele meu e Dmitri (Paralela 45, 2010), Dmitri: uite viața (Casa de editură Max Blecher, 2012), Dmitri: genul cinic (Cartea Românească, 2015). In 2015, participated in the translation workshop organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in Stockholm. Lives in Bucharest and works in the banking system.
All sounds (recorded, played, composed, edited) by Ivan Palacký for SEMI SILENT
Voices: Cosmina Tcaciuc, Jennifer de Felice, Michaela Ondrašinová, Lucie Páchová, Roberta Štěpanková, Tomáš Doležal, Petr Čáslava, Matthieu Legros
POLYPHONIC ECHOES, a multilingual collaborationSonic voices, meaningful voices, object-voices, a multitude of possible voices assembling in a polyglot, virtual atrium. POLYPHONIC ECHOES is a sound art & poetry project, using translations in multiple languages as independent sonic objects, each with their own individual modes of discourse. The poems have been selected by V. Leac from “Hotel Cosmos”, a 2019 anthology of sci-fi poetry published by FrACTalia.
A project by Jumătatea plină through the podcasting platform SEMI SILENT. Partners: Czech Center and the National Museum of Romanian Literature. With the support of the Administration of the National Cultural Fund.