Prašum / Primal Noise - AV composition for sound and image / workshop
KID Kibla organized sound and image workshop from 10 to 14 May 2010, which was run by Luka Dekleva and Cameron Bobro. The workshop was held each day between 3 pm and 7 pm in KIT (Glavni trg 14).
Workshop participants learned about the basic principles of generating sound and image, and compared them to other current digital forms. They were seeking parallels and differences and touch upon contemporary practices of audio/video performances.
Workshop attendance was free of charge.
Cameron Bobro, born in 1967 in Santa Barbara, USA, studied classical voice, composition, ethnomusicology, classical guitar, guitar fretting and intonation, and audio technology at Capitola, California. While studying classical music, he sang in various avant-garde rock bands in Southern California (Bogman, Anvil). He performed Mozart (Don Alfonso) at the Rome Festival and Telemann (Ergasto) with the Musique Sans-Souci ensemble in Austria, as well as numerous arias and lieder in California and Austria (Osmin, Sarastro, Gremin, etc.) and the bass solos in Mozart’s Mass in C at Slomšek Cathedral, at the occasion of the beatification of Anton Martin Slomšek, 1999. He worked as a speaker on RTV Slovenia, Maribor (1998-2000) and created the album Avast, Ye Scurvy Dogs! (self-published in Vienna, Austria), 2000. He lives in Maribor, Slovenia. In 2002 he started to work on a next album Palisander, finished 2004 (unpublished). In years 2005 –2006 he performed an ongoing and evolving solo work of original compositions and sound design, incorporating traditional singing with polyrhythmic, heterophonic electronic music (Byzantine Cadillac, 40 minutes). He organises (Da)(Ne)s music festival in Maribor.
Luka Dekleva was born on 27 May 1976 in Ljubljana. He graduated from FAMU (Prague Academy for Film and Photography) as well as earned his masters degree. He is a photographer, performer, visual artist. He is a member of Codeep society, within which he performs as a visual artist, clothing the space into video image, organises video workshops and seminars and creates in various types of art. He has participated at several major festivals, including Ars Electronica. His works have been presented at exhibitions like "95'05 Slovenian art 1995–2005, Territories, Identities, Networks in the Gallery of Modern Art, Ljubljana, as well as abroad (Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, USA...).