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Vital Sounding Festival 2021

Finished Sat, Nov 13, 2021 , 8pm
Rockbund Art Museum
20 Huqiu Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu


The 5th Vital Sounding Festival is coming to Shanghai. The second stop on its three date tour around China, the event will feature 8 solos from experimental musicians: JunY Ciao, Maimai, Sun Wei, Terence LLoren, Xiang, Xu Cheng, Yin Yi, and Yan Jun. It will be held in the newly reopened Rockbund Art Museum alongside John Armleder's current exhibit. Performances will include improvised feedback solos, interactive field recordings, sound manipulation, storytelling, and acoustic and electric instruments. Vital is a site-specific project which was founded in Chengdu in 2017. At the moment the Sounding Festival is held once a year, with different themes. It is related to experimental music, media such as sound, video and body mainly in concert form but sometimes in small exhibitions, workshops, and through other cooperative outlets as well.