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EYVIND KANG (US), JESSIKA KENNEY (singer, US), HYEONHEE PARK (percussionist from Korea), HYEONMI PARK (dancer, Korea)
Seattle composers Jessika Kenney and Eyvind Kang meet Korean electro-acoustic artist Hyeonhee Park for an innovative distillation of traditional and experimental musics.
Jessika Kenney is a vocalist and composer known for her haunting timbral sense, as well as her profound interpretation of vocal traditions; Eyvind Kang is an acclaimed composer and violist. He has worked in the past with Sun City Girls, Bill Frisell, Secret Chiefs 3, Blonde Redhead, Robin Holcomb, Laurie Anderson and many others. He has released albums on Tzadik (John Zorn) and Ipecac (Mike Patton) among other labels.
As a duo they have released several recordings, including The Face of the Earth (Ideologic Organ 2012), described as “serious, refined music” by the New York Times.
Hyeonhee Park majored in percussion at Korea National University of Arts, and studied electroacoustic music at Tokyo University of the Arts. She has performed multiple times in the US, Japan, China, and India, presenting her pieces “N-ary” and “H2O”, along with traditional repertoire.
IMMI (Hyeonmi Park) is an independent choreographer and dancer in South Korea, working since 2009. Sheʼs been studying Korean dance (tradition and creation) for more than twenty years, and contemporary dance for seven years. IMMI is currently working in the interdisciplinary arts, exploring the combination of various genres.
Its a project based on the poem by Antonin Artaud: Faites le Mal.
The project has been made possible following a proposition by Pacôme Thiellement.
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