[instrument | installation] Nadalaut: As Above So Below for Instrument Builders Project – NGV, Melbourne, AU. A collaboration with Dale Gorfinkel.

If you think of a resonator, it resonates differently depending on its’ shapes and size. Naturally, they also oscillate to some frequencies with greater amplitude than at others. As shape and size of human ear canals and cochlea (ear organ) vary between individuals and (of course) vary between species, does this affects our sensitivities on certain tones of sounds? Or maybe it also affects our taste in music? These are the basic questions of the instrument, Nadalaut. Continue reading

Senja Art Exhibition closing [performance]

After the opening performance, the organizer asked us to do another performance for the closing ceremony, 2 days after the opening. Since everyone said yes, we did another performance with (almost) the same set. With Marc Dusjagr also joining us :). We all sat in the center of the exhibition room and sets our instruments there. Dusjagr and me playing some noise and jamming while enjoying the visuals made by JoanPrahara Bumi and manticore (Iyok).

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Senja Art Exhibition opening [performance]

lifepatch + dusjagr opening performance for Senja Art Exhibition

lifepatch + dusjagr opening performance for Senja Art Exhibition

In end of January, lifepatch are invited to participate in Senja Art Exhibition. The organizer asked us to do a workshop and performance for this event. From lifepatch, manticore (Iyok), Joan Prahara Bumi and me did a little jamming session for the session, with Dusjagr joining us for the fun with his DIY instruments :D

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lifepatch AV performance in DYE 2012 by manticore, squaresolid and antirender [performance]

On the 15 December 2012, we did an audiovisual performance for Dance Your Eyes Festival 2012 in Gedung Indonesia Menggugat, Bandung Indonesia. Three members of lifepatch that was doing the performance are: manticore (visual), antirender (sound) and me (sound – using squaresolid as a nickname). Yeah, squaresolid was actually my blog on animal documentation and also my troll name in internet forums, but the organizer insisted we use nicknames for the performance and so we did. I have small objection to that but I threw it away on the end. Besides, the name is started to sticks on my personality anyway :D

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Smoking with Cigarettes Wedding [visual projection]

When I was in Pekanbaru, Riau, Sumatra, I met El, a guy who used active in underground movement of Yogyakarta. He was about my age and even tho his face looks familiar, we never actually talked when he was still in Yogyakarta. And it was ages ago, like back in 1998-2002. So anyway, he now live in Pekanbaru and have a band called Cigarettes Wedding.

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closing performance KOR#02 at National Art Gallery Malaysia

The last activities that we did in National Art Gallery Malaysia was a group performance. We did a collaborative performance with experimental audiovisual composition using and create a stage in the National Art Gallery Hall. We’re not the only one who performed, Goh Lee Kwang, Space Gambus Experiment and So Sound were also take turns giving amazing audiovisual performance at that night.

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