Strohlife is a blog about the variety of action carried out within the framework of the Stroh project.
Its aim is to share our musical instruments’ “moments of life”, the encounters that are concentrated around them. It is also an occasion to have a look on the other Stroh-type instruments (that sound) all around the world.
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STROHLIFE : last news
Work in progress at Châtellerault
December 2019, Vincent Afchain et Maïa Commère were together at Clément Janequin Conservatory with les 3T-Scène conventionnée de Châtellerault.
First experimentations in public ! ...Read More
Cornet de route #2 : Arles —july 2019
The summer has not yet to be started but the VibratO’s tour was already like that : hot temperature, a lot of smiles, some adventures with a rented truck (which ...Read More
A little drizzle and it's another adventure... until next sun rays !
Thanks to Olivier Pain who shared these pictures with us.
Early days of the future creation to come in 2020,
The Short Story was at la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in october 2018.
Vincent Afchain and Maïa Commère began to ...Read More
Cornet de route #1 : New York (US) —april 2019
We spent a month at Espace Mendès France in Poitiers, greeted by le Lieu Multiple.
Tests, writings, drawings, discussions and music…
Back in pictures : hearing experiments and vibration operations.
Lieu Multiple - Pôle de Création Numérique de l’Espace ...Read More
We had the opportunity and the pleasure to involve this year again a team of teachers-researchers and two students in the project with our instruments.
While the first works of François ...Read More
Jérôme Bouvet told us about Sylvain Lafortune, this meeting was one of the first one that we imagined as part of the Stroh Project. That has now been allowed. In ...Read More
The illustration doesn’t need any comments, we are just very proud and happy to count Shaun Tan amongst our collaborators.
All rights - Shaun Tan/La Fausse Compagnie
If you want to receive ...Read More
Here is a video of this somewhat experimental meeting of artists.
Wishing it luck for the future!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQfFTK_KoO4 ...Read More
Here is a look at this installation/meeting/performance about the story of sound recording.
It gives you an idea of how we want to share this Stroh Project with multiple dimension with ...Read More
It was with obvious emotion that we discovered the Charles Cros collection. This collection is focused on sound recording and its first range of machines.
As soon as you enter the ...Read More
The Paléo Festival is situated in Nyon, Switzerland, beside Lake Geneva. Lowlands is situated in the Netherlands, in a land that emerged from the water very recently…
These two festivals are ...Read More
The Music Museum in Paris organizes every season concert tours. It proposes to musicians to sound the instruments of its collection; visitors can hear from one room to the other ...Read More
The Strohband participated in the upcoming album of Milord. Two tracks were recorded in the studio of Freddy Boisliveau in Rochefort sur Loire: « Dériver sous la lune » and « ...Read More
The beginning of the research on the Stroh instruments led us to the Museum of Musical Instruments of the University of Musashino, Japan. A friend of us living near Tokyo ...Read More