alex halka musician composer visual artist

Alex Halka 

Composer & Visual Artist

Romanian interdisciplinary artist who covers a variety of musical territories, from cinematic soundtracks to art installations & theatre music. His aesthetic combines soothing lo-fi textures, orchestral music and psychedelic layers of vintage tape machines.

He composed the original soundtracks for more than 50 theatre productions, being featured on arte.tv & electronic beats.

His work covers different territories like: Audio-Visual Art Performances, Art Exhibitions, Live-Sets (Clujotronic Festival 2014-2016, 2019, 2021 and music written for Documentary Film.

 

Alex Halka 

 
 
Composer & Visual Artist

Romanian interdisciplinary artist who covers a variety of musical territories, from cinematic soundtracks to art installations & theatre music. His aesthetic combines soothing lo-fi textures, orchestral music and psychedelic layers of vintage tape machines.

He composed the original soundtracks for more than 50 theatre productions, being featured on arte.tv & electronic beats.

His work covers different territories like: Audio-Visual Art Performances, Art Exhibitions, Live-Sets (Clujotronic Festival 2014-2016, 1019, 2021 and music written for Documentary Film.

 
Professional Experience

2021

– Musik // INFECTED HARDWARE // interactive AV Mapping by Tobias Raayoni Last, Matthieu Tercieux & Alex Halka // 10 Years of Clujotronic // 

– Music & Video // WUHAN – DIE VERWANDLUNG // directed by Clemens Bechtel // stage designe Till Kuhnert // Costumes Vesna Hiltman // dramaturgy Marie Johannsen // Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden

– Sound Installation//STAGING TIMES// BHROX bauhaus reuse Berlin

– Art Installation // NEIN DANKE // Kinema ikon// Art Museum of ARAD

– Origina Music & Sound Design // VA URMA. PE PLANETA OGLINDĂ // directed by Gianina Cărbunariu. Teatrul Tineretului Piatra Neamt 

– Original Music // KATZELMACHER// directed by Eugen Jebeleanu// set & costumes Velica Panduru//German State Theatre Timişoara 

2020

– Audio-Visual Installation // TIMELINE// Progres. Schimbări de paradigmă// Timioara 2023 & Simultan// Muzeul//Muzeul de Transport Public „Corneliu Miklosi“ 

– Original Music & Video Art // “Future of the Past” // directed by Clemens Bechtel // set & costume design: Vesna Hiltman // Teatrul Tineretului Piatra Neamț Romania.

– Origina Music & Sound Design //  “POSTWEST – something digital” // directed by Gianina Cărbunariu. Produced by Teatrul Tineretului Piatra Neamt & Volsbuhne Berlin Digital POSTWEST Festival.  

– Audio Installation // Tesla Echo TapeX v.2 // Produced by kinema ikon & The Art Museum of Arad

2019

– interactive Art Installation “kinema ikon films 1970-2020”– BRD Scena9 Residency, Bucharest.

– Interactive Audio Visual Installation// “Clujotronic”- Aural skin mk4. Art Museum Cluj Napoca

– “A Lemonade Laser Party feat. reVoltaire” a journey from atonal to techno and from video rescanned into audio”. “WORK IN PROCESS / BAROQUE URBAN4”. Dark Timisoara.

– Interactive Audio Visual Installation // “AMURAL” – Aural Skin mk3. Brasov

– “Aural Skin” mk2-  Interactive Audio Visual Installation that represents my journey from sound to image and finally to object (Embroidery & Fluorescent Laser painting).  The Art Museum of Arad Romania.

– Laser & Sound Performance // “Nemaivazut”-  Produced by kinema ikon

– Sound Installation // “Ecourile Linistii” // Exhibition organised by Metaspatiu & Tempini Timisoara.

– Digital Interactive Painting // “Aural Skin” mk1, produced by Meta Spatiu at “CALPE” Art Galery Timisoara.

2018

– Original Music // “Prostia Omeneasca”- directed by Simona Vintila. Teatrul German de Stat Timisoara.

– Original Music// “Capra cu trei iezi” directed by Simona Vintila. Teatrul Gong Sibiu

2017

– Original Music // “Ridichea Uriasa” directed by Simona Vintila. Teatrul Gong Sibiu.

– Original Music // Sprechen Sie Schweigen? Vorbiti Tacere?// Directed by Gianina Cărbunariu// set & costume design: Mihai Păcurar // National Theatre Radu Stanca, Sibiu-Romania//

– Live Performance // Bubblegum Land// by Olga Török & Silvia Török// Bega Bulevard Timisoara//

– Audio installation// Baroque||Urban// The Art Museum of Timisoara //

2016

– Original Soundtrack// Documentary: Sălbăticia din Carpați, bogăție pentru oameni// directed by Cristian Ilea// World Wildlife Fund Romania//

– Audiovisual Live Set// Clujotronic 2016// Developed and performed by Vlaicu Golcea, Alex Halka and Kiritan Flux// The German Cultural Center of Cluj-Napoca//

– Original Music// Vârful Aisbergului// Directed by Theodor-Cristian Popescu// set & costume design: Cosmin Ardeleanu// Theatre Ioan Slavici Arad//

2015

– Original Music// Hotel Europa // Directed by Andrei Raicu// set & costume design: Mihaela Popescu și Livia Vișănescu// National Theatre Bucharest

– Original Music//EA E BĂIAT BUN // directed by Eugen Jebeleanu// set & costume design: Velica Panduru// produced by Compania28, ColectivA Cluj, Uma Ed Bucureşti, Festivalul Temps d’Images Cluj//

– Original Music// Alice// Directed by Eugen Jebeleanu// set & costumes design: Velica Panduru// Gong Theater Sibiu//

– Live performance// “Padurea Hoia” // Video: KIRITAN FLUX// Clujotronic – Electro Arts Festival// The German Cultural Center of Cluj-Napoca//

– Original Music// ”HOTEL” by Eugen Jebeleanu// set & costumes design: Velica Panduru// coproduction Teatrul Unteatru‏ Bucharest, Compagnie 28 and ColectivA Cluj

– Audiovisual installation// Reconstruction with Art// Model & Initiative by Olga Török//  Video: KIRITAN FLUX// The German Cultural Center of Timisoara partnership with The Art Museum of Timisoara

2014

– Live Performance// As dark as possible// Video: KIRITAN FLUX// Clujotronic – Electro Arts Festival// The German Cultural Center of Cluj-Napoca//

– Original Music// DER KOMET// Justine del Corte// directed by: Radu-Alexandru Nica// choreography: Florin Fieroiu// set & costume design: Cristian Rusu// Light design: Lucian Moga// Teatrul Regina Maria Oradea//

2013

– Original Music// RETOX// Eugen Jebeleanu // directed by: Eugen Jebeleanu// set & costumes design: Velica Panduru// video design: Cinty Ionescu// Compagnie 28 Paris & Unteatru Bucharest//

– Music collaboration with Vlaicu Golcea// Iaacovi si Leidental// Hanoch Levin// directed by: Andrei Raicu// scenography: Andrei Raicu and Cătălin Manea// choreography: Andreea Belu// The Bucharest National University of Arts „Ion Luca Caragiale” //

– Original Music// Alice in Wonderland// Charles Lutwidge Dodgson// directed by: Simona Vintilă// stage and costume design: Diana Dobra// Theatre Ioan Slavici Arad//

– Original Soundtrack// Romeo and Juliet// William Shakespeare// International Production// Folkwang University Essen Germany//

– Original Music// Human Animals// Mihai Vântu // Directed by: Iulian Gliţa// costume design: Răzvan Ciobanu// A production of the Tabu Theatre Bucharest//

– Original Music// Titus Andronicus// William Shakespear// Directed by: Brian Michaels// stage and costume design: Ioana Smara Popescu// German State Theatre Timişoara//

2012

– Music Assistance//  Music: Vlaicu Golcea// Tiganiada// Dramatization: Radu Macrinici// Directed by: Sorin Militaru// Stage and Costume design: Alina Herescu// Theatre Regina Maria Oradea//

– Original Music// One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest// Ken Kesey// Directed by: Ingrid Bonţa and Iulian Gliţa// Penitentiary Rahova București//

– Music// Storytelling Festival- Opening Song// Coordinator: Georgiana Elena Popan//Melodie deschidere Festival// Arad Marionette Theatre//

– Original Soundtrack// Domnul Kolpert// David Gieselmann// Directed by: Radu Nica// Stage and Costume Design: Ioana Smara Popescu// Theatre Sică Alexandrescu Braşov//

– Original Music// Dorothy și Umbra ei în Tara lui OZ// Directed by: Simona Vintila//Stage Design: Onisim Colta// Costume Design: Indre Colta// Theatre Ioan Slavici Arad//

2011

– Original Music// Fetița cu chibrituri// Hans Christian Andersen// Directed by: Simona Vintila// Costume Design: Diana Dobra// Independent, in the studio of the Csiky Gergely Hungarian State Theatre Timişoara//

– Original Music// Richard al III-lea// William Shakespeare// Directed by: Ingrid Bonţa and Iulian Gliţa// Penitentiary Rahova Bucharest//

2010

– Original Music// La Société décadente// Performance// Directed by: Ingrid Bonţa// Choreography: Iulian Gliţa// Costume Design: Liana Dumitru// Control Club Bucharest//

– Original Music & Directing// Invizible Man// H.G. Wells adaptation// Directed by: Alex Halka// Stage and Costume Design: Ioana Smara Popescu// German State Theatre Timişoara//

2009

– Original Music// The Maids// Jean Genet// Artistic Coordination: Ioana Iacob si Olga Török// Stage and Costume Design: Ioana Smara Popescu// German State Theatre Timişoara//