I See You

Sound Art Forum

[…] The ground floor of the building presented works addressing various features and aspects of the venue revealed through interventions in its architectural fabric. The installation I See You, resulting from cooperation between Aleksandra Trojanowska and Beniovska, focuses on our incomplete perception of the surrounding world. Rubbish collected on different continents provided the background for microscopic recordings of microbes living on it, creating visually fascinating but inaccessible worlds. Similarly, audio recording of the sound of rubbish became the basis for Beniovska’s multi-channel and multiroom installation. The artist refers to Maryanne Amacher’ concept of perceptual geography, which is a sound sculpture based not on the source of sound, but on its reflections from the existing architectural elements and interaction with the listener’s ear. By emphasising that which usually goes unnoticed, the artists stress the influence of the audience on the reception of a work, both at the level of biology and mechanics as well as choice and commitment. […]

Małgorzata Miśniakiewicz: Concealed. In: Art Reviev SURVIVAL 17. Catalogue, Wrocław 2019, p. 44-45.


photo: Małgorzata Kujda