sound.art event @ MKII thursday 16th january 7-11pm
case c. composing digital music
sound.art events is a serie of gigs in london with sound artists, musicians, electronic composers, and experimental diy. Each event develops a special field: analogue music, new instruments, soundscapes, composing digital music, synths sounds, etc…. It is a conceptual event, an art exhibition and a music concert.
Wajid Yaseen http://www.wajidyaseen.com/
Pablo Sanz http://www.pablosanz.info/
Juan Carlos Vazquez http://www.jcvasquez.com/en
Mark Wagner http://markwagnermusic.blogspot.com/
Wajid Yaseen is a British artist whose work draws on an interdisciplinary approach to develop sound-based works encompassing installations, live performances, acousmatic music, graphic scores, and sound sculptures. He is the director of the sound research organisation Modus Arts, the co-founder of the destructivist Scrapclub project, director of the Ear Cinema project, and the producer behind the music projects ‘2nd Gen’, and ‘Uniform’. He holds an MA in Sonic Arts from Middlesex University, where he is also currently doing a PhD with a focus on Transmodality and the Sonic Body. His work has been exhibited at the ICA, Arnolfini, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Colchester Arts Centre, Royal Festival Hall, and Laban amongst others http://www.wajidyaseen.com/ https://soundcloud.com/wajid-yaseen/dyad-trailer-music
Pablo Sanz. Sound artist and composer. His activities are engaged with the act of listening and the exploration of aesthetic and spatial aspects of sound through phonography, site-specific installations, immersive live performances and electroacoustic works. His work has been awarded by media institutions such ’5th On-Air Radiophonic Art Prize’ (2009, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid) and ‘Europa – Ein Klangpanorama’ (2011, Goethe Institute, Deutschlandradio Kultur, ZKM-Karlsruhe). He has received commissions by Radio Reina Sofía Museum (Spain), FON Air (UK) and Silence Radio (Belgium). Since 2004 he is a member of Mediateletipos.net and the community ArteSonoro.org, platforms. Currently he is working towards a PhD at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC) in Queen´s University Belfast http://www.pablosanz.info/
Juan Carlos Vasquez has toured as a composer and performer in the United Kingdom, United States, Italy, Ireland, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. He has collaborated with artists to present new works in different contexts, such as the Royal College of Music. He has been selected as one of the winners for the Rhapsody Composition Project in 2013, to write the sonic counterpart for the monumental sculpture “The Acrobat”, by Allen Jones RA. Recently also earned a place in the Electronics Masters Vol 2. CD, produced by Ablaze Records (USA), described as a place for “(…) new electronics and electroacoustic composition from some of today’s most innovative composers around the world”http://www.jcvasquez.com/en
Mark Wagner, MKII / 69 founder Mark Wagner is a sound artist and multi instrumental composer. He works primarily with voice, bass, piano, loopers and installation set-ups creating immersive environments of dense soundscapes and transcendental sonic meditations. As well as solo works, remixes and creative direction Wagner collaborates with both audio and visual artists in bands, projects and collectives such as S&M, SS69, Kore Kosmou, Moon RA etchttp://markwagnermusic.blogspot.com/ https://soundcloud.com/st-moniker
Thursday 16th January 2014 from 7 to 11pm
MKII is a Creative Space founded by Mark Wagner and Marko Righo focusing on multi-platform mediums, insider / outsider art and healing.
@ MK II – 71-75 Powercroft Road E5 0PT