Konstantin Traschenkov

Konstantin Traschenkov is taking part in sound art residence and festival “Sound Around” (sound art labs/workshops, residencies, closing festival).

Born in 1986 in Kaliningrad. Lives and works in Svetlogorsk. Konstantin is an artist, musician-percussionist, founder and member of a music group “Est nastroyenie”, “Temnoyamsk” project and a group of artistic initiatives L.E.S.

His sound landscape spans a wide range of styles from ethnic traditions to imitating mechanic equipment. Since 2003 he has been experimenting in collaborations with different musicians and participating actively in improvised concerts.


“Sound around” project proposes a series of residencies for sound artists and organization of 3 experimental music festivals in Kaliningrad, Klaipeda and Gdansk. The project aims at multilateral exchange of experiences, practices and technologies between sound artists from Poland, Lithuania and Russia. Exploration of sound landscapes of 3 cities, Gdansk-Kaliningrad-Klaipeda, will become the basis of communication between the artists and will include creation of sound-cards, multimedia installations and experimental music concerts. Within the framework of the project there will be mutual visit exchanges for collection of the material and organization of the workshops, lectures and demo concerts. The closing final festival will consist of concert, exhibition and theoretical parts. Also, it is planned to produce project documentation in a form of a CD or a vinyl.

Sound Art residence and festival “Sound Around” is a part of the project «Close Stranger: promoting mutual understanding between population of Gdansk, Kaliningrad and Klaipeda through facilitation of exchange in the field of contemporary arts and culture».