THE MARK by Michał Janocha


Wednesday 17 January 2018, 7:00 pm

1061 Budapest, Andrássy út. 32

THE MARK - interactive multimedia installation in Platan Gallery


Opening on January 17th at 7pm


Opening speech by Andrea Szigetvári, Franz Liszt Academy of Music


„The Mark” by Michał Janocha is an interactive anti-violence multimedia installation resembling a living organism. The audience experiences being immersed in a web of thin yarn-threads accompanied with sounds resembling breaths and heartbeats. Interaction with the yarns will infuence the web, changing the sound which symbolizes the ‘psychic aura’ of the system, creating illusion of „touching” the psychic of environment.

Michał Janocha is young appreciated Polish composer, conductor and electro-acoustic music artist estabilished in Poznań (Poland). In his short, but reach artistic career he had a chance to work as a composer and conductor with well known ensembles like: Philharmony of Szczecin, Poznań Philharmony, Philharmony of Rybnik, Musique Moderne Orchestra, Poznań Symphony Orchestra, SONUS Orchestra. His works has been performed at concerts connected with most important polish festivals like Warsaw Autumn Festival, Poznań Spring Festival or „Młode Wilki” Sound and Art Festival in Szczecin. He received a diploma in compostion in prof. Lidia Zielińska class, and diploma with distinction in orchestral conducting in prof. Marcin Sompoliński class, meanwhile being a participant of materclasses with numerous well known composers and conductors like: Peter Eötvös, Marco Stroppa, Karlheinz Essl, Ajtony Csaba, Ramon Lazkano, Vykintas Baltakas, Stefan Prins, Helena Tulve, Chi Wang, Agata Zubel, Giavincenzo Cresta, Tadeusz Stugała, Leon Botstein. 

„The Mark” project is the result of his half-year scholarship for studies in Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. Installation is made with help of two institutions – Polish Artistic Institute and EZMM Studio of Ferenc Liszt Academy – in consultation with Andrea Szigetvári – professor of Ferenc Liszt Academy and founder of the Hungarian Computer Music Foundation.