Trittico – the second sound sculpture

The second sound sculpture: TRITTICORiccardo Toccacielo – 2021Leather, weave, speakers200 X 200 X 15  Repeat, repeat, repeat.Handcrafted work relies on repetition, on motifs, giving the viewer a sense of place. The artisan however is responsible for the perfection of each repetition.For the one doing it, each repetition is unique. We were … Read more

Prelude for organ – the first sound sculpture

The first sound sculpture: PRELUDE FOR ORGANRiccardo Toccacielo – 2021Wood, Saschiz ceramic, speakers200 X 110 X 50  This is a tribute to the organ in the Saschiz fortified church. The Saschiz organ was built in 1786 by the organ builder Johannes Prause and brought from Brasov in 1788. As times changed … Read more

Exhibition Day

⭐ It was a special exhibition opening that we experienced together with Ambasada Germaniei București and Goethe-Institut Bucuresti of which we were guests.We thank you infinitely for “listening” to the two sound sculptures, “Prelude for Organ” and “Trittico”. The audience listened to the 40-minute audio track in which we processed stories, soundscapes … Read more

Ana Maria

Working with leather is, for Ana-Maria Nistor, a way of life. She learned the craft from her father and is now carrying it forward. She says it’s the craft that chose her and not the other way around. We are honored that Ana worked with us on this project and … Read more

The sound of Elena

“For the one doing it, each repetition is unique”. With Elena and her sounds https://youtu.be/Z97xm2o8qRY

Elena

Last Sunday morning was not a typical morning. We had the chance to participate to the Pentecost religious service in the Saschiz church. We started by climbing all the way up in the Saschiz tower, which was already refreshing. This is where the three bells anouncing the ceremony expect to … Read more

Ring the bell

Last Sunday morning was not a typical morning. We had the chance to participate to the Pentecost religious service in the Saschiz church. We started by climbing all the way up in the Saschiz tower, which was already refreshing. This is where the three bells anouncing the ceremony expect to … Read more

Fortified Church

The Saschiz church is the biggest fortified church in the region. The church is an essential element in keeping the community together and every two weeks there is a religious service in German throughout which the organ is also played. We were lucky enough to be allowed to try the … Read more

Blue Saschiz

Marinel is the alchemist behind the Saschiz blue and white pottery. Ceramics are fragile and go through intense heat to gain resistance. If one element in the formula goes wrong, the ceramic cracks and hours of work are torn to pieces. Marinel worked his magic and created for us ceramic … Read more

Fundatia Adept

In Saschiz we had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Dorothea of Saxon origins and who has always lived in Saschiz. It was a long and pleasant meeting, we talked with her about the different Saxon communities, we had the pleasure of listening to the Saxon language and their different … Read more