Mytilene, Lesbos, Greece
Most people may assume that the lack of law enforcement in international waters results predominantly in illegal actions that harm and exploit humans and the environment. But in “Adelaide’s Voyage,” it is surprising and even inspirational to read about humans using international waters to help people in need.
In my music, I want to capture the wide spectrum of feelings that readers experience in all of the different stories throughout the book. From hope and optimism, to loneliness, despair and anger, I wish to express these feelings in a unique way. I also want to convey the stories of those who spend their lives at sea, and show how the ocean also influences those living on land.
Mihalis Aikaterinis is the name behind project Miktek, born in Mytilene, on the island of Lesvos in Greece. Miktek constantly explores various soundscapes, styles, and atmospheres — experimenting on a large scale in electronic music mostly in ambient, IDM and downtempo.