ame 2019 residency announced / Sangtae Jin + Joonyong Choi (Korea) October 2019
ame piazza residency 2019 with Sangtae Jin + Joonyong Choi
October 2nd Wednesday – 9th Wednesday
This is the third ame international residency programme after our successful past residency with Ben Gwilliam, Seiji Morimoto and Sarah Kenchington, that accommodates new ways of interpreting space and architecture + experiencing sound. This time invites two sound artists from Seoul to Huddersfield town and deliver their first collaboration to make a site specific sound installation.
Exhibition Opening 17:30 –
Talk + Performance by Jin and Choi 19:00 – 21:30
with a guest appearance Luciano Maggiore and Louie Rice delivering a duo of unrewarding task-based actions.
6th Sunday – 9th Wednesday
installation 11:00-17:00 free
Exhibition Closing £5
Q&A + Performance 19:00 – 21:30
with special guest appearance Linda Jankowska (violin, percussion, electronics) and Colin Frank (percussion, electronics) delivering Vestiges of actions. In search for alternative understandings. Precipices from which the known can be unknown. And vice versa, relentlessly.
This project celebrates ame’s new space 大 (dai) hall at the piazza @ Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2RS (next to Huddersfield Art Gallery)
Funded by Arts Council Korea and Arts Council England
In collaboration with Creative Kirklees and Piazza
Sangtae Jin (Seoul, South Korea)
Born in 1975 in Seoul, Korea, Jin Sangtae performs with non-musical objects collected through his experience, projected into instruments, and then re-organised into the space. He uses hard drives and several materials that can be connected as a main instruments, and he also plays laptops, radios, car horns and electronics. He’s been uploading online his composition ‘Year‘ via mobile phone everyday since 2015. He founded ‘dotolim‘(a small space for improvised music) and has been organising the ‘dotolim concert series’ since 2008 as well as the festival ‘dotolimpic‘ in 2012, 2013 and 2017.
Choi Joonyong (Seoul, South Korea)
He founded Astronoise(the first noise project in Korea) with Hong Chulki in 1996, and has been playing so-called noise/experimental/improvised music since then. He usually plays playback devices such as CD-player, MP3-player, tape player, VCR, and loud-speaker by utilizing the fallacy to expose their innate sounds from the mechanism. He is involved in collaborations with other artists and released many albums including five solo albums such as Danthrax which is made with malfunction of CD-player. He is interested in control and failure of playing through improvisation and composition. Recently he is working on solo performances questioning the inferiority and perception of sound which changes according to the surrounding environment and context. He runs a label called ‘Balloon & Needle’ releasing experimental music from Korea and does the cover design for most of the releases since 2000. He also plays bass guitar in a doom metal band ‘Vomit & Tear‘ with members of SklavenTanz.
louie rice, luciano maggiore (nopaon) unrewarding task-based actions
Luciano Maggiore (born in Palermo, 1980) lives and works in London. An active musician in the field of electroacoustic music, in recent years he has developed a strong interest in the mechanisms of sound diffusion, using speakers and several analogue and digital devices (walkmans, CD players, tape recorders) as principal instruments. His interest is focused on the architectural and psychoacoustic as well as dynamic and directional values of sound with a strong emphasis on fixed sounds.