Invisible Torrents：SAVAKA Vol.5 A Broken Lake
Jan 18, 2014 Saturday 16:00 - 18:00
2F Y.W.C.A Building (Shanghai 133 Yuanmingyuan Road)
Planner: Yi Yin, Jing Wang
About the performer/speaker:
Li Jianhong is one of the most active Chinese noise / Improvisation artists in Mainland China of present days. His involvement in China’s experimental culture started since the late 1990s, being the founder of several groups such as the Second Skin, D!O!D!O!D! and members of groups such as Pisces Iscariots and VagusNerve.
As the manager of the independent label 2pi Records and the founder of the art group Tome Club, Li Jianhong curated a noise / sound art / Avant-garde music festival “2pi Festival” since 2003 and held it annually in Hangzhou until 2007.In 2011, he together with VAVABOND established a new label C.F.I. (China Free Improvisation) to promote the development of China’s free improvisational music.
Nowadays, his majorly plays guitar and effect pedals with his style around improvised music, noise music and psychedelic music. From 2008, he began to explore the relationship between environment and performance by making music under the name of “environment improvisation”. His new released 3 CD sets – Twelve Moods, Empty Mountain and Here Is It are the best illustration for the new conception and style.
By now, Li Jianhong has released almost 30 albums in labes such as PSF, Utech, Post-concrete， Archive， Sub Rosa and 2pi Records, which covers countries and regions such as China, the United States, Japan, Belguim, Russia, France and Hong Kong.
Fee: 30RMB/Person, free to RAM member.
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