Okkyung Lee – 틈 / Teum (The Silvery Slit)

틈 / Teum (The Silvery Slit) is an acousmatic piece written for computer-generated sounds, pre-recorded materials and cello that was developed for the Acousmonium sound diffusion system during a residence at Ina GRM, Paris, in January 2019. The work premiered at Paradiso, Amsterdam, as part of Sonic Acts Festival 2019.
Okkyung Lee, Teum (The Silvery Slit), at Sonic Acts Festival 2019, Paradiso
Commissioned by Ina GRM and Sonic Acts as a part of Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. Okkyung Lee is a cellist, composer and improviser who moves freely between artistic disciplines and contingencies. Since moving to New York in 2000, she has worked in disparate contexts as a solo artist and collaborator with creators in a wide range of disciplines. A native of South Korea, Lee has taken inspiration from noise, improvisation, jazz, western classical and the traditional and popular music of her homeland, and used them to forge a highly distinctive approach. Her curiosity and a determined sense of exploration guide the work she has made in disparate contexts. www.okkyunglee.info Presentations World Premiere Sonic Acts Festival 2019 21 February 2019 Paradiso Amsterdam www.sonicacts.com Présences électronique 2019 24 March 2019 Paris, France www.maisondelaradio.fr

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