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From Aleatoric Machines to The Future Sounds Of Folk

One Man Nation will present the processes of his approach to the performance of the computer as a musical instrument and his search for the sounds of the post-folk, using the preservation of Indonesian traditional/folk music as a basis for the creation of new musical amalgams.


A10Lab welcomes One Man Nation in Summer 2010. OMN will be presenting his work and a live performance on Friday 13th August. Times to be confirmed.

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Title: From Aleatoric Machines to The Future Sounds Of Folk

One Man Nation will present the processes of his approach to the performance of the computer as a musical instrument and his search for the sounds of the post-folk, using the preservation of Indonesian traditional/folk music as a basis for the creation of new musical amalgams.
http://www.onemannation.com/thefuturesoundsoffolk
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Biography

Marc Chia aka One Man Nation (b.1982, Singapore) is a musician with a background in media and sound art. Graduating in 2009 with a masters in Media Design from the Piet Zwart Institute in the Netherlands, he investigates social and psychological situations related to tradition and its progression, the future through the eyes of history, and spirituality in technology through the medium of sound and performance. He currently splits his time between Europe and Indonesia where he is researching and developing The Future Sounds Of Folk in collaboration with Steim as well as co-directing The UnifiedField collective and art space with Marta Moreno Munoz.

The next One Man Nation release is scheduled for September this year, will be vinyl only and released on Austrian experimental music label Klub Moozak.

Marc Chia has collaborated in his existence with Pierre Bastien, C-drik Fermont, Kato Hideki, Damo Suzuki, Hilary Jeffrey, Zai Kuning, Mindfuckingboy, Olaff Kehler, Richard Scott, Katie Duck, Alfredo Genovesi, Soopa Collective, and has performed internationally at festivals such as Mapping (Geneva), Piksel (Bergen), MEM (Bilbao), STEIM Jamboree (Amsterdam), Makeart (Poitiers), Fete 0.1 (Orléans) and SummerLAB (Gijon).

One Man Nation - http://www.onemannation.com
The Future Sounds Of Folk - http://www.onemannation.com/thefuturesoundsoffolk
The UnifiedField - http://www.theunifiedfield.org

A10Lab
http://a10lab.info/
A10lab, the New Media Arts platform at Area10 Project Space.
The A10lab has been created to provide a platform from which new practices and collaborations can emerge from within the community of digital and sonic artists in London, and to enhance links between Area 10 Project Space and the local inhabitants of Peckham by providing workshops and fun projects that engage the local community with digital and electronic arts. A10lab aims to increase access and awareness to cheep, free and DIY methods of digital and electronic creative media.


Speaker(s):

Marc Chia | talks

 

Date and Time:

13 August 2010 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

TBC

 

Venue:

A10Lab
Eagle Wharf
Peckham Hill Street
London
SE15 5JT
07876407912
http://a10lab.info/

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