[L]MNTS / [Л]МНТЫ is an interactive audiovisual composition for solo drums, Kinect and midi-controller by Dutch sound artist, drummer Andreas Kühne in collaboration with Russian design studio fluc28. Kühne intends to foster a surreal dialogue on the interaction of human intrusion and coping mechanisms between the elements containing the Murmansk region of the Polar circle. Based on this young city’s inexhaustible cycle of creation and decay, the six chapters of his electronic music composition connect historical events, on-site materials, available recourses, lived experiences and speculations on the city’s future through granular syntheses, sound design and orchestration. The majority of the source material Andreas collected by recording field improvisations as part of his research during the Fridaymilk residency (October 2019) in Murmansk, Russia.
Video by Polina Medvedeva
[L]MNTS / [Л]МНТЫ is part of Murmansk Prospekt
Commissioned by Sonic Acts and Friday Milk
Supported by Creative Industries Fund NL
World premiere at Inversia Festival – Digital Traces on February 6, 2020, Murmansk, Russia.
Andreas Kühne (1988, the Netherlands) is an improviser, sound artist, and drummer. His art practice involves creating audiovisual works and field improvisations by revealing the musical qualities of on-site inert objects with live electronics setups for real-time generation and manipulation.