RELIQUIAE ARTIFEX premiered at BOWED ELECTRONS FESTIVAL & SYMPOSIUM
3-7 SEPTEMBER 2022. Streamed via www.sacmmt.com

Reliquiae Artifex, in memory of Helmut Starcke

Remnants of the Artist, in memory of Helmut Starcke

Recorded, composed and performed by Maxim Starcke:
4 note dinner chime, paint jars, paintbrushes, found objects, paper, plastic packets, packaging, etc with classical guitar, radio static, custom paint jar shakers and voice.

All sounds located and recorded in the studio of my late father, the artist/painter Helmut Starcke (1935-2017). The title image is a photograph of his paint colour test paper prior to beginning one of his paintings.

Additional violin parts by Lisa Bauer-Starcke.

August-September 2022.