Sunday 29 May 2022, 2pm
Please note this is a matinee performance. Doors will open at 2pm and the show will begin shortly after.
Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney are a duo devoted to geomusicalities and music at the border of sound, currently on tour supporting their new and upcoming recordings. Their previous albums include Cypress Dance (Ed. Mariana Calo & Francisco Queimadela), the face of the earth, Aestuarium (Ideologic Organ), Reverse Tree (Black Truffle), Seva/Fixiones (self released cassette), and At Temple Gate with Hyeon Hee Park (Weyrd Son). As a duo they have worked with poet Anne Carson and randomizer Bob Currie, the bands Sun City Girls, Sunn O))), Animal Collective, composers Annea Lockwood and others.
Kenney was the singer for punk bands Cause and Ex Nihilo, and later for ASVA. She released the solo album Atria (Sige), has recorded the music of Alvin Lucier and Jarrad Powell, and has recorded and performed with Lori Goldston, Holland Andrews, Trimpin, Simone Forti and Wolves in the Throne Room. Her film compositions include the vocal music for Midsommar (dir. Ari Aster). She has made several installations including multi room sound/video piece Anchor Zero, shown at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle in 2015. Kenney is currently working in collaboration for color a body who flees at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Kang is a composer and violist who has released many albums, including the recent Sonic Gnostic (Aspen Edities) and Ajaeng Ajaeng (Ideologic Organ), going back to Sweetness of Sickness (Rabid God Inoculator). He has worked with a wide range of musicians including Laurie Anderson, Skuli Sverrison, Bill Frisell, Hildur Guðnadóttir, and many others. He is a disciple of spiritual jazz violinist Michael White, and a lifelong student of North Indian classical music with Padma Bhushan Dr. N Rajam. Beginning in 2021, he has focused on the viola d’amore.
Both Kang and Kenney are faculty at California Institute of the Arts. Together they created Concealed Unity and Siheung Tablatures for orchestra, choir, and soloists for the Tectonics festivals in Reykjavik, Athens and Glasgow. Their most recent collaboration was the installation Spokane River Sound Action, shown at the Gonzaga University Urban Arts Center (GUAAC) in 2022.
Hannah Marshall is a cellist who is continuing to extract, invent, and exorcize as many sounds and emotional qualities from her instrument as she can. She has been a regular member of Alexander Hawkins’ Ensembles and has toured in Europe and South America with Luc Ex and Veryan Weston’s ensembles – SOL 6 & 12. She plays with ‘String Terrorists’ - Barrel (a trio with Violinist Alison Blunt & Violist/poet Ivor kallin). And has been invited by Fred Frith and Suichi Chino in their residencies at café Oto. She also plays with Terry Day, Tim Hodgkinson, Roger Turner, Paul May, Kay Grant, and the London Improvisers Orchestra.