20:30 | ANTALOVÁ-STRÁ
An intent for drums and poetry.
ART'S BIRTHDAY 2019 /// ANTALOVÁ-STRÁ
antalová-strá. +antalová-strá is a bar magnet which might/perhaps/connect if there is enough force to bend it. A meeting and a chance to understand one another. You will be witness to this perchance introverted meeting, as two individuals separated by a hyphen will preform beform you.
Petra Strá is a poetess performer. Her poetry often evokes the feeling of language in statu nascendi, when usual words birth from a pre-linguistic, heretofore inarticulate substrate. Such poetry strongly evokes folk roots, language magic and chants, revealing the ancient possibilities of a tongue.
Michaela Antalová is a Slovak composer and drummer currently living in Oslo. She founded her own ensemble Mikoo and frequently tours as a soloist. She is interested in the study of improvisation in all its facets, often performing with other drummers and discovering expanded possibilities of playing percussive instruments.