Gerard Lebik

The musician and also artistic director of the festival, will present his sonic interpretations of Wacław Szpakowski's geometric and mesmerising graphics.


Sound artist, improviser, and composer. Artistic director and curator of the Sanatorium of Sound Festival in Sokołowsko. As a saxophonist, he is active in the field of improvised music, concurrently exploring electronics and forms of experimental and intermedia music. His sound installations and interventions are based on white noise, sinusoidal waves, feedback, multichannel sound. He focuses on issues such as the perception and propagation of sound waves, disruptions of time, psychoacoustics, examines the relationships between sound and architecture. He is a graduate of the Wrocław Academy of Music. He has collaborated with artists such as Keith Rowe, Phil Minton, Ryoko Akama, Burkhard Beins, Paul Lovens, David Maranha, Peter Rehberg, Jérôme Noetinger, Zbigniew Karkowski, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Noid, Lucio Capece, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Aleksandra Słyż, Judith Hamann, and many others. He has performed at festivals and in venues such as: TPAM, Rewire, CTM, Fiber Festival, TodaysArt Festival, MONOM, Tokyo Jazz, Experimental Intermedia, Biennale Wro, Kunsthalle, Fylkingen, Konfrontationen, hcmf.

Sanatorium of Sound Ensemble plays "Treatise" by Cornelius Cardew (Judith Hamann, Giuseppe Ielasi, Gerard Lebik)
Gerard Lebik plays Wacław Szpakowski (1883–1973) - "Rhythmic Lines Vol 2." | opening exhibition
Sanatorium of Sound 10 - spring
In Situ Contemporary Art Foundation, Zuzanna Fogtt and Gerard Lebik would like to invite you to the 10th edition of the Sanatorium of Sound Festival in Sokołows