Synth Library Prague

Art and Extractivism: Close Reading and Discussion facilitated by HYENAZ at Synth Library Prague 15.09 at 19:00 | Event Page: Join us for an artist talk by Berlin based duo HYENAZ.HYENAZ: ART AND EXTRACTIVISMWhat is extraction? From the Cambridge Dictionary online, extraction is the process of taking out or removing something, especially by force.…


Extraction is the forthcoming audio visual and performative work in HYENAZ Foreign Bodies series and explores how extractive processes are replicated within the arts, and how we can find ways to resist and mediate those processes. The initial research phase of this project began in June 2021 through Fonds Darstellende Künste #TakeCare program. The residency…

Compendium of Tactics*

The following compendium is a by-no-means-exhaustive list of accountability practices during the field recording, filming and collaborative phase of a project. These practices are designed to upset, disrupt, and subvert extractivist or exploitative relationships which may otherwise occur during an artistic “exchange”. They have been compiled as result of research, conversations and experience gathered in…

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This gallery includes visual documentation of the birth of the extraction project, when we visited the marble quarry in Apricena, Italy in 2015

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This damp and amphibious track extrapolates from field recordings of an immense network of stuttering frogs, which we encountered on Yorta Yorta country in South-Eastern Australia. The frogs reacted to their presence and movement by altering the intensity and volume of their vocalizations, creating an organic techno. The singular texture of PROXIMITY is the result of this collaboration with wetland wildlife….