Thursday, January 14, 2010

Zimoun | Louis Siu | Sin:Ned @ Osage Soho

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Osage Soho
Street: 45 Caine Road, Lower Ground Shop 1, Corner Old Bailey Street, Soho, Central, HK

2010's launch features sound art by Zimoun (Switzerland), live percussion performance by Louis Siu (Hong Kong) and electronic performance by acclaimed Hong Kong electronic artist Sin:Ned (Wong Chung-fai)

$120/80 concession (includes one drink: beer/water)(last month's event sold out in two days-restricted to only 50 seats- BOOK EARLY!)

inquiries and reservations: Nancy Chua +852 2537


8pm: Zimoun : Sound Sculptures & Installations (film)
8:30pm: Louis Siu (percussion), performs works by Jacques Delécluse and Charles Boone
9pm: Sin:Ned LIVE!

ABOUT: Zimoun
Zimoun (born 1977) lives in Berne, Switzerland. Since 2000 he works as a sound, visual and acoustic artist. Zimoun's works range from visual arts to installations, performance, music, compositions and areas related to all of the above. He focuses on research of space, structure, form and empty space, but also on the cautious handling of materials, working with day-to-day phenomena and occurrences.

ABOUT Louis Siu
Louis Siu, a founding member of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, has received numerous awards for his outstanding performances, notably finalist-3rd place at the 2nd International Timpani Competition of Lyon and First prize in the Australian Percussion Eisteddfod.Since 2008, Louis has been actively performing with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta as an extra percussionist, including subscription concerts, TV broadcast and national tour. In 2007, he performed and toured with the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, and in 2006 he appeared as principal percussionist with the Asian Youth Orchestra.Dedicated to new music, Louis founded PROJECT.T.T. Theproject aims to promote the Percussion and Tenor Timpani and create a platform for composers to experiment possibilities for the extended range instrument.

ABOUT Sin:Ned (Wong Chung-fai)
Sin:Ned (Wong Chung-fai), an idiosyncratic improviser, sonic artist and free-lance writer from Hong Kong. Co-founder of the experimental imprint Re-Records and member of the electro-acoustic duo No One Pulse.Being a veteran writer of the legendary Hong Kong alternative music magazine MCB (Music Colony B-Weekly), while not writing as a pseudo-music critic elaborating his esoteric worldview, in the same idiosyncratic fashion, he spends much of his time hacking and sculpting sonic materials with his laptop and various non-standard electronic gears. With his on-going experimentation encompassing improvisation, sound art, experimental music, noise art, electronic music and field recordings, he has been re-visioning a sound-making process that is dictated solely and directly by intuition.He had taken part and performed in various festivals and exhibitions such as HK Sound and Vision Festival (2003), Get It Louder (2007), Hong Kong & Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (2007, 2009), Architecture is Art Festival (2009), Notch Festival 2009 Guangzhou Station (2009).

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