Piotr Tkacz

Piotr Tkacz (born 1985 in Poznań, Poland) – improviser, organiser, writer, DJ.
He is a part of such music projects as Kurort, Radioda, Revue svazu českých architektů, Stupor, Tkacze, Lata, Sumpf and he has also recorded with Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Herman  Müntzing, Pascal Battus and Seiji Morimoto.
Open scores (text- and graphic-based) are of special interest to him both from practical and theoretical perspective.
Tkacz was invited to such festivals as Ostrava New Music Days, Animator, Musica Electronica Nova and gave lectures in National Museum of Ethnography in Warsaw, FAMU in Prague and Kulturhauz in Toruń.
 His articles were published in „Surround”, „Czas kultury”, „Glissando”, „2+3D”, „Dwutygodnik/Biweekly”, „Fragile”, „Jazz Forum”, „M|I”. Between 2007 and 2016 he co-hosted a show Audiosfera in Radio Afera, since October 2016 he has a solo broadcast „zasypywanie kanonu„. He is involved in such initiatives as za duszno, festival of improvised music FRIV, Warsztat dźwięków, Nasłuch aktywny/pasywny.
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selected publications

2015 “O uměleckém vyjádření Helge Stena”, HIS Voice, 5/2015

2014 “Rashad Becker – rozhovor”, HIS Voice, 2/2014

2013 “Nie ma ciszy w niszy”, 2+3D, nr 47

2013 „Ralf Wehowsky – Interview”, surround, issue 1

2012 “Relacja z koncertu inauguracyjnego 54. Międzynarodowego Festiwalu Muzyki Współczesnej “Warszawska Jesień””, Krytyka muzyczna. Krytyka czy krytyki? Michał Bristiger, Rafał Ciesielski, eds. , Zielona Góra 2012

2012 “Słuchowisko (nie tylko) radiowe”, Studio Eksperyment. Leksykon. Zbiór tekstów, Warszawa 2012

2011 “Wszystko, co robimy, jest muzyczne – wywiad z Mortonem Subotnickiem”, Dwutygodnik 68/2011

2011 “11 haustów eteru”, Glissando, 18/2011

2010 “Przestrzeń jako system wibracji”, Fragile, 3/2010

2010 “Przyszłość teraz”, Czas Kultury, 3/2010

2009 “Luc Ferrari: Prawie wszystko o kobietach”, Fragile, 4/2009

2009 “Na szybko spisane: pierwsze dni Ostrava Days 2009”, Glissando, 15/2009

2007 “Ad Libitum: 2”, Jazz Forum, 12/2007

2007 “Alessandro Bosetti – wywiad”, Glissando, 13-14/2007

selected concerts & DJ sets

2008 Performance of Alvin Lucier I am Sitting in a Room, Museum of Motorisation, Poznań, April

2008 Revue svazu českých architektů,Dragon, Poznań, August

2008 Revue svazu českých architektů, Centre Of Contemporary Art in Toruń, November

2009 Kurort – K77 Kino, Berlin, May

2010 „pure data solo”, 696 Live, Shanghai, December

2011 „pure data solo”, Idutang, Shenzhen, January

2012 Performance of John Cage Fontana Mix, Radio Centrum, Lublin, January

2012 Radioda at XIV International Art Festival INTERAKCJE – Focus Mall, Piotrków Trybunalski, May

2012 Olivier Toulemonde / Witold Oleszak / Stanisław Suchora / Piotr Tkacz at FRIV Improvised Music Festival 2012, Pawilon Nowa Gazownia, Poznań, October

2012 Revue svazu českých architektů, Centre of Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, November

2013 Stupor, Klubojadalnia Eufemia, Warsaw, February

2013 Revue svazu českých architektů (supporting Rapoon), CK Zamek, Poznań, April

2013 Paweł Doskocz / Adam Gołębiewski / Piotr Tkacz (supporting Wilhelm Bras), Trochę Kultury, Poznań, June

2013 Radioda, Prepar, Lublin, June

2013 K!amm / Patrik Pelikan / Piotr Tkacz, Cibulka Squat, Prague, August

2013 Piotr Tkacz and Huber Wińczyk “Domenico Russolo and other ghosts” as a part of Minimarathon of Electronic Music at Ostrava Days 2013, Dům umění, Ostrava, August

2013 Njål Kiese / Piotr Tkacz / Patryk Daszkiewicz / Kristoffer Alberts  as FRIV Improvised Music Festival 2013, Pawilon Nowa Gazownia, Poznań, October

2013 Tirips at Pohyb-Zvuk-Prostor Festival, Gottfrei, Opava, November

2013 12z / Paweł Bukowski / Ola Grünholz / Piotr Tkacz at Jazzaj Extra, Müszi, Budapest, December

2014 Patryk Lichota / Piotr Tkacz, Galerie Školská 28, Prague, March

2015 Hector Rey / Piotr Tkacz, Galeria na Czystej, Wrocław, January

2015 Hector Rey / Piotr Tkacz, 6. dzielnica, Łódź, January

2015 Ilya Belorukov/Kurt Liedwart/Piotr Tkacz, Kulturhauz, Toruń, April

2015 “Prywatna historia muzyki polskiej” as a part of Musica Electronica Nova, Instytut im. Jerzego Grotowskiego, scena Teatru Laboratorium, Wrocław, May

2015 Cindytalk / DJ Morgiana / Piotr Tkacz, DOM, Łódź, November

2016 Radioda as a part of Itch My Ha Ha Ha, PRAHA, Brno, February

discography

Patryk Lichota / Piotr Tkacz + Jan Talaga, Michał Joniec s/t  (08.2008)

Patryk Lichota / Piotr Tkacz + Blanka Dembosz / Michał Ossowski, Michał Joniec Wrakotka (TIBprod, 09.2008)

Kurort  Wieczorek zapoznawczy (03.2009)

Kurort  Nordic waxing (05.2009)

Patryk Lichota / Piotr Tkacz  Some Other Time? (Audiotong, 07.2009) (download)

Stupor Cdr (01.2012)

Ryzykowna wyprawa batyskafem – track “Great Bareer Reef” on a compilation Podotykaj sobie dźwięk vol. 2, (07.2012) (download)

Stupor s/t (hybirdaRT_label, 10.2012) (download)

Stupor 2 (01.2013)

Alice Hui-Sheng Chang / Piotr Tkacz micro (Idealstate No-number series, 03.2013) (download)

Seiji Morimoto / Piotr Tkacz Snowy Sunday (Audiomat, 04.2013)

Piotr Tkacz – track “Poręczyciel” on a compilation Pogorzelec Finally Rmxd (Fundacja Kaisera Söze, 04.2013) (download)

Radioda Rondo (Copy For Your Records, 08.2013)

Tirips 00030004 (postcards, 11.2013)

Ryzykowna wyprawa batyskafem ep (Idealstate No-number series, 02.2014) (download)

Sumpf sfumato (Wounded Knife, 11.2014)

Sumpf – track “Live at Pawilon Nowa Gazownia, Poland 01.06.2014″ on a compilation Wieża ciśnień II (Zoharum, 03.2015)

Lata W Amarancie (Mikroton Digital, 11.2015) (download)

Revue svazu českých architektů Ansicht von Osten (Super, 11.2015) (listen/buy here)

other activities

2016 A lecture about graphic scores, FAMU in Prague, April

2015 Running a series of lectures “Historie muzyki”, Centrum Amarant in Poznań, ongoing since October

2014 Organizing and hosting a retrospective of Chantal Akerman’s movies, kolektyw 1a in Poznań, June

2013 Organizing and hosting a screening of Traveling Light by Gina Telaroli, Głośna samotność, Poznań, November

2013 Running a two-part seminar on the book Sonic Warfare, Adam Mickiewicz University, March

2012 Taking part in a conference „Czy wszystko już było”, Poznań Univeristy of Arts, November

2012 Taking part in a panel discussion „The End of the Notion of the Artist” as a part of Unsound festival, Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, October

2012 Group exhibition, Urban Observatory Festival, outdoor spaces in Toruń, September

2012 Hosting a meeting with Anna Zaradny, Poznań University of Arts, March

2011 Taking part in a programme „Krytyka muzyczna 2.0” initiated by Institute of Music and Dance in Warsaw, September

2010 Participation at a meeting concerning the book Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music in KontenerART club, Poznań, October

2010 A lecture Music as anthropology – an attempt to capture Alessandro Bosetti’s activity in National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw, September

2009 Group exhibiton „Blind Date” in Stara Rzeźnia, Poznań, May

2009 Hosting a meeting before Marcin Dymiter concert in Głośna Samotność, Poznań, March