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“Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man’s physical means to express itself, and with the analytical mind that enables it to bring order into the sum of experience, involuntarily amassed.”
- Baudelaire

In visual media, Dariusz Roberte (aka Darvek) is primarily a photographic & digital media artist/technician. His work has been in more than 35 exhibitions/events in various galleries around Australia and on many websites globally. He also took part in an exhibition for the Australian Embassy in Jakarta. Collections in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane – also Japan, Italy, Czech Republic, Sweden, The Netherlands…

Some ART Influences & inspirations -
Mostly surrealism, dystopian imagery, the macabre, landscapes – Max Ernst; Man Ray; Ansel Adams; Luis Buñuel; H.R. Giger; Hieronymus Bosch; Arnold Böcklin; M.C.Escher; Caspar David Friedrich; Henri-Cartier Bresson; Salvador Dali; Jan van Eyck; Marcel Duchamp; J.W. Turnerr; David Lynch; Bill Brandt;…

Epoch Collapse is an experimental electronic music & audio-visual/multi-media project of composer/media technician Dariusz Roberte.

Epoch Collapse is not affiliated within any particular movement or trend in music or media, though his music or sound art could be categorised or described as ‘symphonic sound-scape’, ‘dark-ambient’, ‘electronic avant-garde’, ‘industrial’, ‘space-rock’, ‘film score music’ etcetera. The compositions involve a fair degree of multi-layering and textural complexity which has almost become a musical trademark.
Some MUSIC Influences & inspirations -
Jimi Hendrix; Krzysztof Penderecki; György Ligeti; Miles Davis; Godspeed You! Black Emperor; Iannis Xenakis; Giacinto Scelsi; Karlheinz Stockhausen; Lustmord; Inade; The Mothers of Invention; Tangerine Dream (1968-1978); Klaus Schulze;… The sounds that planets generate, given the right equipment.


An example of one of Epoch Collapse’s works (download quality audio for only $1) –


Epoch Collapse on Facebook –

Epoch Collapse – official page on Facebook –

Dariusz is a writer as well. His body of work is made up mostly of short stories & prose poetry. He has also worked as reviewer & editor for music, sound art & film. During 2005-2006 he undertook the role of ‘sounds’ editor for M/C (Media Culture) a web-based journal for Qld University of Technology. Here’s one example –
Guilty, Guilty, Guilty: On Trial, on Tour with Diamanda Galás

To read his essay on ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, go to The Kubrick Site:-

All images, texts, multi-media & other work are original.
© Dariusz Roberte 2015

  • Joined: August 2009