Lena Kocisova (akkamiau / hiT͟Hərˈto͞o)
Sound Artist and Composer
Audiovisual artist, experimental musician, performer, concept writer and art and music event manager and coordinator, resident in Berlin. In 2014 received PhD in Audiovisual Performance from FaVU Brno University of Technology, previously obtained a degree in pedagogy in 1998 from Ostrava University (CZ). Living and traveling throughout Europe and United States collecting experiences in art and music club subculture, she has been a member and coordinator of female: pressure network and festival Perspectives Berlin (2013, 2015), new media festival Multiplace, platform Czech it! and art crew Anymade Studio. As an art director and production created projects L to the B (2010) and Zbrojovka site-specific (2011).
As Akkamiau she has performed experimental audiovisual shows since 2006. In 2012 she co-founded audiovisual interactive collective StratoFyzika, for which she creates sound compositions inspired by metaphysics, and has launched and performs live with the latest experimental techno project hiT͟Hərˈto͞o, with releases on female:pressure, Decadence recordings, SPRINGSTOFF and Establishment records. Akkamiau hosts a monthly radio show When the music’s over at Colaboradio (Frei Radio Berlin), contributed to Cashmere radio and regularly DJs on local techno events in Berlin, with focus on the emotional power of sound frequencies, presenting a strangely delicate mixture of experimental and dance music.