Pascal Savy + Daniel WJ Mackenzie / visuals by Hanzo Fri 26 May 8PM | £10 on the door / 7 conc.
Pascal Savy is a sound artist living and working in London. Through the use of tones, textures and noise he explores atmospheres rather than narratives as a way to reflect on time, presence and the ephemerality of phenomenon. He has released work on labels such as Audiobulb, Hibernate and Eilean Records and has recently been an artist in residence at IKLECTIK where he curated a 2-day series of events presenting film, visuals and music around the theme of emergence and mind.
Daniel W J Mackenzie produces works of noise, drone and conceptual composition under his given name and the more studio focused project Ekca Liena, and is an active performance collaborator in numerous groups. His artistic studies of sound through installations and academically driven experiments have developed alongside released albums of composed work.
He has appeared internationally, exhibiting sculpture, multi-channel tone work and sound collage, and explores various approaches to performance. In April 2014 Daniel’s four channel piano study Kemi (For Piano Four Ways) was exhibited as a solo show in Helsinki. This work explored the potentials and limitations of the piano as a ‘response to the notion of listening’ and was presented in the quietude of the Vuorikaiku sound gallery. Daniel is increasingly influenced by the globalisation of sound and the role it plays in forging connections, sharing environments and transporting listeners. His activities and curation – which spans music, sound, sound art and film – reflect this approach.
variety of disciplines. For his live performances he works with generative
arts and patterns to create atmospheric and mesmerising visuals. He
collaborates with sound artists, musicians and movement performers and has
presented his work at various events in London, recently also at
Convergence London and also at WOMAD in Santiago, Chile.