Portfolio Installation

Jacek Doroszenko, Ewa Doroszenko - How to travel, Propaganda gallery

How to travel

Jacek Doroszenko & Ewa Doroszenko
Propaganda gallery, Foksal 11/1, Warszawa PL
From 16th March to 19th May, 2019

The second exhibition of Ewa and Jacek Doroszenko in Propaganda is a real untruth or a untrue reality. Through multiplied transformations of elements taken out from the real and virtual worlds, they created a tangible evidence that today’s life, consciousness and subjectivity extend far beyond our senses and travel through the areas of the medialized digital world. How to Travel is an exhibition-narrative composed of works that elude simple categorization and take a debate with the medium in which they were created. Fascinated by modern information technologies and their incredible potential to shape lifestyles, based on images from popular computer games and tourist guides, the artists explore the formal possibilities of digital blurs, distortions, and imperfections.

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Jacek Doroszenko - Aberrationmaker exhibition view 2

Aberration maker

Sound installation | Loudspeakers | 2016

The installation is made of two small speakers. Each of them emits different frequencies of the same recording with a little delay. In exhibition situation a spectator becomes an equalizer himself and may change perception of frequency by moving his body from one point to another.

The project has been presented at the Fait Gallery in Brno, Czech Republic, 2016.

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Jacek Doroszenko - Silent Souvenirs, exhibition view 3

Silent Souvenirs

Sound installation | endless loop | 4 channels | 2015

The installation consists of sound speakers connected to a sound source. Each speaker emits different track of the four-channel soundtrack made of field recordings and sound sketches from Barcelona. Each speaker emits different track and all together produce a high frequency sound wall, full of details. Photos comes from the exhibition entitled “The same horizon repeated at every moment of the walk” at Wozownia Gallery in Toruń [PL] and “Exercises of listening” at Fait Gallery in Brno [CZ].

The soundtrack and field recordings for this project have been produced in a frame of an Art Residency Program at Fundació AAVC Hangar in Barcelona, Spain. The project has been presented at the Fait Gallery in Brno, Czech Republic, 2016.

Jacek Doroszenko - Silent Souvenirs, exhibition view, Fait Gallery, Brno
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Jacek Doroszenko - Exhibition at Wozownia Gallery, Torun PL
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Jacek Doroszenko - Fourods MIDI controller 2

Fourods

Hardware sound controller | 2015

Fourods is a simple interactive object to use as a MIDI controller with various music software like Ableton Live or MaxMSP. The object consists of very simple ready-made elements and electronics. The basic principle of this hardware is simplicity which affects the way to play a selected instrument. The controller is mostly used during live performances.

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Jacek Doroszenko - Tonopolis, interactive installation, screen 1

Tonopolis

Application, music | 2011
Co artists: Ewa Doroszenko, Rafał Kołacki

The Tonopolis is an interactive Internet presentation, that takes the form of an audio-visual trip around Torun, reflects the sonic nature of the city. It serves as an inspiration and background for several stories presented as linear animations. Ewa Doroszenko’s photographs, which constitute the core, directly show the places conjured up by the sounds. Each scene has its own individual aesthetic and narrative character, built up with the use of formal means chosen individually for every place. The internet site is in a close relationship with the music album of the same title.

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Aesthetic Interface for Memory

Interactive live application | various dimensions | 2008

Aesthetic Interface for Memory is based on the assumption that the viewer will reflect on two aspects of perception: communion with the unknown and the vector of memory that is trying to handle the process of reality reconstruction. With the use of an author-designed software, the artist creates graphic mix live, which complets the work. The application includes audio recordings assigned to particular objects and a music layer, created especially for the project. The drawing project refers to the fact that memory reconstructs reality in many different manners. The animation structure is based on a simplified pattern. The final multimedia shape of the work was created with five basic imaging techniques: bringing the object to the foreground (analogous to memory planting up ideas or forwarding), illumination (enlightenment, inspiration), uncovering with a mask (the way memorised facts conjure up associations), signs (the section of memory controlling language) and swapping (deduction).

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