Elena Rykova is a composer, interdisciplinary and visual artist.
In my music, I want to create spaces, where people - musicians and audience - could meet and experience sonic and visual worlds, which I imagine and share with them, together. It is very important for me to create art objects that could communicate the essence of those worlds by themselves, that's why in my scores I invent my own visual language, the blend of drawings and musical notation, which is unique for each new piece. I seek for establishment of personal relations between musicians and my pieces. I want the one who looks at the score to inhibit the imaginary world and live in it rather than simply read the score. In this way, I believe, communication with the listener transcends to another realm of existential experience. My motivation to make art is