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 40 theatre productions, being featured on arte.tvelectronic beats romaniafeeder sound urbanstylemag.gr.

His work covers different territories like: Audio-Visual Art Performances, Art Exhibitions, Live-Sets (Clujotronic Festival 2014-2016, Arad Open Air, Electroruga, Embargo Fest) 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 40 theatre productions, being featured on arte.tvelectronic beats romaniafeeder sound urbanstylemag.gr.

His work covers different territories like: Audio-Visual Art Performances, Art Exhibitions, Live-Sets (Clujotronic Festival 2014-2016, Arad Open Air, Electroruga, Embargo Fest) and music written for Documentary Film.

 
Professional Experience

2020

– 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 Arad & The Art Museum of Arad

2019

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

– 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 Arad

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

– Digital Interactive Painting // “Aural Skin” mk1- , Project produced by Meta Spatiu at Galeria Calpe 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 & costumes 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 & costumes design: Cosmin Ardeleanu// Theatre Ioan Slavici Arad//

2015

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

– Original Music//EA E BĂIAT BUN directed by Eugen Jebeleanu// Set & costumes 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//