Gathering in The Pavilion
22 January, 2011, from 11:00 to 18:00
Opening Day of The Pavilion
Choose your best time to come over and visit
Meet and chat with Cao Fei and “Pak Sheung Chuen”
Experience the spaces they created for everyone
Reading, Listening, Viewing
Wandering with all your senses.
Surf in RMB City
Half Soul,Half Body
White Library/A Mind Reaching for Emptiness
–Pak Sheung Chuen
Angst Essen / Eat Fear
the shop box
Inventing instruments, Inventing media, Inventing music – DJ Sniff’s music and the legend of STEIM”
After a bohemian night of DIY music-making and lecture in Russia’s urban growth, the Pavilion is pleased to present the next installment in its event series: a talk and evening of musical creation with DJ Sniff, in cooperation with Yan Jun.
DJ Sniff (Takuro Mizuta Lippit) believes in the instrumental autonomy of the turntable and the musicianship of the DJ. He is a turntable musician working in the field of improvised and experimental music. His music focuses on the live reconstruction and narratization of the phonographically amplified – the music, the sound, the technology and the past. To achieve this, he uses a unique setup consisting of hand-made hardware interfaces and a custom Max/MSP software along with one turntable and DJ mixer. He is also a concert/event curator for electronic music and a researcher of music technology. Since 2005 he has been involved with STEIM’s (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music, Amsterdam) R&D lab and is currently its Artistic Director.
Center for research & development of instruments & tools for performers in the electronic performance arts. Laboratory, workshop, international meeting place, artist hotel, production office, live electroacoustic music, DJ’s, VJ’s, theater and installation makers, video artists and nomad studio.
Also, DJ Sniff will bring some Crackle Boxes for us to play!
Crackle Box: http://www.crackle.org/ ?
THINNING: A Strelka Project on the Use/Abuse/Disuse/Reuse of Russia by Jiang Jun
Designer, editor and critic, has been working on urban research and experimental study, exploring the interrelationship between design phenomenon and urban dynamic. He founded Underline Office in late 2003 and has been the founder and editor-in-chief of Urban China Magazine during 2004-2010. He is the curator of the international exhibition “Street Belongs to … All of Us!” in China in 2008. In 2009-2010, his Urban China was exhibited in three museums in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago as the first Chinese magazine being exhibited overseas in traveling solo exhibitions. Now he is an associate professor in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, a project instructor at the Strelka School of Media, Architecture and Design and a visiting scholar at Oxford University.
Winter Improv Committee
Time: December 21st, 8pm
At the Winter Solstice Eve, The Pavilion will again cooperate with Subjam to creative a Night with Experimental Sound. 7 musicians introduce their instrument and working method. Each talk will be followed by a short solo performance. The purpose is to introduce themselves and their approach to experimenting with music to the other artists and the audience. The 2nd part of the workshop will show the audience the basic principles of improv music and let them join the playing. Welcome to join us, encounter and collided in the pure sound and floating air.