Friday, 17 August 22:30 Paweł Romańczuk – Smycousmatic – installation for mechanical duets – installation | Black Hall
Paweł Romańczuk (1975) – musician, composer, since 2006 continues researches in the field of unusual sound sources. Founder and leader of Małe Instrumenty (Small Instruments) ensemble, created to realize own artistic needs. He wrote music for movies, theatres. Builds own instruments, sound constructions and installations. In 2010, he wrote the very first study of the history of toy piano. Next book appeared in 2013, as the textbook “Home experiments with musical instruments” released together with the album Małe Instrumenty “Samoróbka” (do-it-yourself), dedicated to education in the field of self-building experimental musical instruments.
He collaborated with: Pierre Bastien, Margaret Leng Tan, Evan Ziporyn, Chris Baldwin, Ghedalia Tazartes, Andrzej Załęski, Robert Niziński, Paweł Czepułkowski, Piotr Kurek, Cinema Teather, Mariusz Wilczyński, Cezary Duchnowski, Paweł Hendrich, Sławomir Kupczak, Transfuzja (Bauer, Duchnowski, Orzechowski), Jean-Marc Zelwer, Księżyc, Svitlana Nianio, In-Between (Cezary Duchnowski, Kostas Georgakopulos), Sebastian Buczek, Joanna Bronisławska, Mateusz Rybicki, Za Siódmą Górą, Paul Preuser, Rafał Augystyn, Jacek Sotomski and others.
Selected Discography :
2017 – Gruppo Di Construzione [with DIY workshop group, lp/cd]
2016 – Awakening [cd]
2015 – Eclipse Rabbit [with Księżyc lp/cd]
2014 – Walce w Walce [with Małe Instrumenty, cd]
2014 – Carp’s Head [with G.Tazartes & A.Zaleski, lp/cd]
2013 – Faces of non-existen town [with Małe Instrumenty, dvd]
2013 – Kartacz [with Małe Instrumenty, cd]
2013 – Samoróbka [with Małe Instrumenty, cd+book]
2012 – Katarynka [with Małe Instrumenty, cd in music box]
2011 – Chemia I Fizyka [with Małe Instrumenty, cd]
2010 – Plays Chopin / Toy Piano book [with Małe Instrumenty, cd+book]
2009 – Antonisz [with Małe Instrumenty, lp/cd]