Akkamiau & Alessandra
AV Performance hiT͟Hərˈto͞o ⧺ AiKia
Akkamiau / akkamiau.weebly.com
Lenka Kocisova, audiovisual artist, experimental musician, performer, concept writer and art event manager and coordinator, resident in Berlin.
hiT͟Hərˈto͞o (phonetic transcription of hitherto) is an experimental techno project of Lenka Kocisova, known as Akkamiau. Apart her endeavor in female:pressure network, she is a founding member of multimedia art crew StratoFyzika, for which she creates spatial sound compositions inspired by metaphysics. Recently she received PhD for her work in a field of Audiovisual Performance. Releases of her experimental techno project hiT͟Hərˈto͞o at Decadence recordings, SPRINGSTOF and Establishment records.
Alessandra is a multi-disciplinary artist producing work that incorporates art, science and emerging technologies. She extends the limits of her works to get to new territories, far away genres, stylistic approaches and techniques as these take the form of installation, interactive objects, video and performance.
After studying classical music as a pianist and flutist, she graduated from Politecnico di Milano with an M.A. in Communication Design, and a B.A. in Product Design, writing her Master’s thesis on Neuer Deutscher Film (New German Cinema) . Also funder of StratoFyzika, as a live visuals artist, has performed at live events such as the Geneva Mapping Festival, B-Seite - festival für visuelle Kunst und Jetztkultur in Mannheim, Kasseler Dokfest stand Month of Performance Art Berlin.