Sound Forms Festival
A festival of multi channel sound at Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong (CMHK)
At Shantou University
Co-presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre, Contemporary Musiking’s (CMHK) Sound Forms is the first Hong Kong festival that focuses exclusively on the multichannel format. During 6 – 12 April, Sound Forms will take residence at the Hong Kong Arts Centre McAulay Studio to present multi-channel electroacoustic pieces and sound installations that make creative uses of a multi-speaker sound system. Sound Forms will present over 5 new commissions, 20 international artists, 20 Hong Kong premieres and 2 world premieres in two formats of events: Sound Form Lounge: Daily from 10am to 4pm, audience will be welcomed to visit Sound Form Lounge freely to enjoy a changing schedule of fixed media multichannel pieces, as sonic environments. Sound Form Live: Every night at 8pm, there will be Sound Form Live concerts that either involve live performers, or conditioned listening of fixed media pieces.
The opening concert – Cathy Lane, Am I Here? and Viv Corringham, Shattered Song Shadow City, MSHR: Transhumanist Tendencies and the closing concert – Chiharu MK: Paramnesia will feature overseas artists’ live performances. The Fresh Forms II concert will introduce emerging young local artists to the audience.