Recording stories into three different Oktava microphones you will immerse yourself in the atmospheric sound of historical facts and wishes.
The exhibition is dedicated to an important part of industrial and creative history of the city. It is conditionally divided in time by a period of approximately eight decades. Many generations of Tula residents are firmly connected with the well-known electroacoustics factory. The history of microphones, which have been produced in Tula for more than 90 years, has become personal for many citizens.
In 1936 the era of microphones began at the Oktava factory. Yuri Levitan and Yuri Gagarin spoke in them, Maya Kristalinskaya and Vladimir Vysotsky sang. U2, Iron Maiden, Radiohead, Marilyn Manson, Leningrad, Little Big, Black Star artists have worked and are working with modern Tula microphones.
In the installation hall you will become the protagonist of a mini-performance that unites the entire exposition into a single whole. Recording stories into three different Oktava microphones you will immerse yourself in the atmospheric sound of historical facts and wishes.
As a result, at the exhibition you live the sound, visual and sensory experience of the time interval, feel the past, present and future of Octave in all its manifestations.