SAVAKA VOL.12 Talk:A Game of Q&AAug 10, 2014 Sunday 16:00 - 18:00

2F Y.W.C.A Building (133 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai)
Yan Jun
SAVAKA Vol.12 Performance: Two works
Platform: Education
  • Introduction

    Can noise be a kind of music?

    Is it true that killers in the movies are all classical music lovers?

    Is it a reactionary power relation that in the classical music concert hall there is no tolerance for noise, eating and taking pictures?

    Do people engaged in experimental music really believe that all the sound are equally beautiful? There really isn’t any preference?

    What is ‘the enjoyment of beauty’?

    Liang Wendao said that nowadays, art is increasingly losing the power of making people cry, what does it mean?

    What can we do if we can’t understand, feeling frustrated or wasting time and money?

    Since Duchamp has already put a urinal into the museum, are today’s artists running out of tricks?

    What are you trying to express?

    What do you think of tradition?

    Why do we try to explain and define noise? Isn’t it just an existence of amorphous that cannot be described but to feel?

    What do you think of political party members engaged in contemporary art?

    Is it true that reading too much Delezue would cause libido decreased but noise can raise your libido?

    Sound art has been very popular these days, will there be olfactory art?

  • About the Speaker

    Yan Jun (born in 1973, Lanzhou city, Gansu province), lives and works in Beijing as a musician.

    He has been working on improvisational music, field recording and sound creation. He uses simple electronic devices to perform improvisational music based on sound feedback. Characteristics of sound relies on a given space as well as sound box. These are also affected by the audience, the ambient sound and the performer’s movements that may be unstable, uncontrollable and strange.

    Yan Jun has put together projects such as “Living Room Tour” and ‘Micro Feedback’ and is otherwise known as an organizer and planner. He is the founder of Impro Committee and Sub Jam.He has toured in the US, Australia, Europe and Asia, and sometimes participates in exhibitions. Yan Jun also writes.

    Personal website:

  • Warm reminder

    If the audience wants to join the drinking games, please bring along the wine cup for Japanese Shochu.

  • Ticket info

    Free admission, reservation is required.

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