Switch On’s Sound & Sight @ KLPac
A bit of improv, experimental & out-there stuff from GLK, Yandsen & gang…
Switch On and KLEX (Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film & Video Festival) presents
‚ÄúSight & Sound‚Äù ‚Äì a live video + improvised music performance night
Date & Time: Fri, 18 Feb 2011, 8:30pm
Venue: IndieCine, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center (KLPAC), Jalan Strachan, Sentul, 51100 Kuala Lumpur.
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Line-up of the Night:
Kuning Pening is the crazy frontman of the band Think! Tadpole! Think! He has gained notoriety for staging acts of musical sabotage in various gigs and events in KL and PJ. He is known for his stage antics and improvising free-associative beat poetry over electronic music.
Yandsen Yong plays the saxophones and is notable for his howling sounds and intense energy. He plays mostly as an improvised musician. Yandsen has performed in the Mosaic Festival Singapore 2009, Choppa Eclectic Improvised Music Festival 2008 (Singapore), Notthatbalai Alternative Art Festival 2007, among others.
Reflex Reactions is an improvised duo by Yong Yandsen and Kok Siew Wai. Yandsen plays the saxophones, clarinet and flute. Siew Wai does the vocals. The duo creates improvised musical conversations through attentive listening and interactions with each other.
Ray: Ray is an animator and cartoonist based in Batu Caves and Petaling Jaya.
Au Sow Yee: ‚Ä®Graduated from San Francisco Art Institute, Sow Yee is currently a lecturer of New Era College Drama and Visuals Department, the programming director of Pentas Project Theatre Production and the curator for KLEX (Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival). She explores light and visual imageries as an organic element in time and space. Her work span from performative cinema, experimental film/video to multimedia design for theatre performance. Her works has shown in Japan, Korea, USA, Italy, Taiwan and many more.
Established in 2007, JacAl Map is an experimental music duo consists of Jack and Alison. Jack is a sound engineer and musician. He specialize in the expansion of techniques and sound design, while has a great interest in playing music. He looks for every possibility in creating sound and music.
Alison graduated from New Era College Drama and Visuals Department. She used to be a part time singer and specialize in visuals design and interpreting sound. She is currently a member of Pentas Project Theatre Production and had participated in various theatre and music performance.
Although Jack and Alison each possess different talents in sound and music, but they both hope to experiment on the ever flowing sound. Works by JacAl are in a broad range, from ambient, down tempo and psychedelic electronic music to experimental live sound performance etc. JacAl extracted elements from images, spaces etc in daily lives, and attempt to create sound that combines reality and imagination through low technology.