Jacek Smolicki


The database and its digital manifestations occur as new archival forms contributing to a redefinition of the historical narrative. The open-ended construction of the database allows a non-linear exploration of the content, opening new critical juxtapositions and angles from which one can make otherwise unreachable observations.

Taking the concept of the database as a starting point , Smolicki will atempt to construct one that sonically portrays the neighbourhood of Hökärangen.The database will consist of field recordings and interviews reflecting ongoing processes, characterizing the neighbourhood. The database will accomodate conflicting points, negative opinions and observations regarding the ongoing gentrification as well as records of the 'everyday life' aura and its undercurrent bio-rhythms. After the period dedicated to building the substance of the database, Smolicki will move on to its performative de/re-construction.

An open-ended audio installation enriched everyday with a new dose of accounts and field recordings at Cigarrvägen 13, will be open to public between 11-17h

Performance summing up the process of collection plus a release of the archival CD to be available at the local library will take place on the 5th of September at 6pm.

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