Thursday 11 October 2018, 7.30pm, OTO Project Space
An evening of Taiwanese flavours and immersive and crisp sounds hosted by the Artistic Research Magazine CARMA.
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Cyanching Wu / cooking
Felipe Rodriguez / microphones
David Vélez / laptop, field recordings & sine waves
The three artists will present a concert based on the live cooking sounds of traditional Taiwanese recipes prepared by London based composer Ching-Fang Wu. Felipe Rodríguez from Colombia will amplify the cooking sounds using shotgun and contact microphones. David Vélez a Colombian artist based in Northern England, will perform with cooking recordings and sine waves.
After the concert CARMA Magazine will launch their first edition during a degustation menu party where the audience could enjoy the dishes cooked for the concert.
Cyanching is a Taiwanese composer based in London, inspired by history, social observation and psychology and political contradiction. She has produced music for short films, and experimental dance theatre exhibiting in Taiwan and also at the Sibu International Dance Festival in Malaysia. Her current work focuses on sampling and exploring music elements hidden within the music she listens to, applying a minimalist aesthetic to articulate a political voice.
Sound artist (MFA School of the Art institute of Chicago, BA Universidad de Los Andes) University professor at Colombian School of Engineering. Director of CARMA (Colombian Artistic Research Magazine) Director 4-18 Foundation (Contemporary art non-profit organization). His work is centered mainly in the creation of various academic educational workshops and art-related projects and their implementation between sound and other disciplines, juxtaposing the artistic practice with scientific, environmental issues and political, and social initiatives.
David Velez is a Colombian artist working with composition, performance and installations exploring found objects and field recordings. David has performed in Cafe OTO in London, the MoMA in NYC and in festivals and events such as Mutek, Tsonami (Chi), Umbral (Mex), CT::SWAM (NYC), Liminaria (Ita) and Aural Detritus (UK). His installations and sculptures has been presented in museums and galleries like FRAC des pays de la Loire (Fra), Pi Artworks (London) and in public spaces in Colombia, Italy, Brazil and Mexico. David’s compositions have been published by Flaming Pines (London), Dinzu Artefacts (US), Eter (Col), Unfathomless (Bel) Linear Obsessional (UK) and Gruenrekorder (Ger) among others labels. David is part of Impulsive Habitat and Sonic Field two projects that he co-founded.