Connecting Silence is the chance meeting between two ambient soundscape-artists with the same interests, but a totally different approach of sound-art.
When Joost Carpentier (Jovica Storer, Dreun, ....) and Johan Van Den Abeele (Defile Andante, Symbian) started playing together they decided to record every sound and every note they improvised. From these sessions this impressive 2 CD was culled.
Sound is only sound, as long as the music plays, images form in your head, some will dissipate immediately, others will last longer.
For this project photo-artist Bernadette Mergaerts was drafted in, she selected 14 photos to picture the songs, which resulted in a marvellous photo-book, designed by Alain Kinet, that accompanies the double CD.
Messages of Stillness can be heard during the following Bernadette Mergaerts expositions:
5 till10.11.2019 AM Foundation Gallery, 4 rue de Saintonge, 750003 Paris, France, (www.am-foundation.be
6 till 9.12.2019 Atelier, Gachardstraat 72, 1050 Elsene, Brussel
released October 12, 2019
Joost Carpentier: Synths, Keyboards
Johan Van Den Abeele: Saxophones
Bernadette Mergaerts: Photos
Alain Kinet: Design
All photos (c) 2019 Bernadette Mergaerts