November 24th – A new audiovisual piece presented by NAISA

On November 24th, New Adventures in Sound Art will be presenting a brand new audiovisual piece of mine.  I will be performing the music live using cello, mandola, mixer feedback, tuning reeds, percussion, and mixing some lo-fi pre-recorded sources in too.  While the music will be diffused in multichannel, there will also be a video piece playing, shot and edited by me. Below is a short preview using an excerpt of an improvisation from October 6th.

Also on the bill another audiovisual work, “Construction in Zhuangzi” by Ryo Ikeshiro.

Here is the information about the event:

NAISA / SoundPlay Festival presents: Noise Adventures in Sound
Performance by Nick Storring / Screening by Ryo Ikeshiro
Saturday November 24, 8 pm, $10
NAISA Space, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie #252, TorontoMore info here.

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About Nick Storring

Nick Storring is a Toronto based composer, cellist and electronic musician with a wide palette of interests. Awarded the Canadian Music Centre's 2011 Emerging Composer Award, his broken-violin-based electronic piece Artifacts (I) also won first place in the 2008 Jeux de Temps/ Times Play competition for emerging Canadian electroacoustic composers. His chamber music has been performed by the Quatuor Bozzini, Arraymusic, the Madawaska String Quartet, the Esprit Orchestra, and Thin Edge New Music Collective. He also regularly creates incidental music for theatre, film and intermedia projects, including for the MT Space's Last 15 Seconds which toured through Canada and the Middle East, ambient gaming installation "Tentacles" which was presented at MoMA in 2011, and Ingrid Veninger's feature film "The Animal Project" an official selection at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Apart from making regular solo appearances, he also plays in Picastro (Polyvinyl Records), I Have Eaten The City and improvising cello duo The Knot with Tilman Lewis. He has collaborated live and in the studio with Nadja, Sandro Perri, Daniel Johnston, Araz Salek, Laura Barrett, Rhys Chatham, Wyrd Visions, Andrew Timar, Castlemusic, Eddie Prevost, Diane Labrosse, and Damo Suzuki (of Can).
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