Laetitia Sonami: Polar Attractions

Laetitia Sonami: Polar Attractions

Interactive Computer Music Performance

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Room 218, Music and Media Building, UCI
8:00 pm, Free Admission

Laetitia Sonami will perform two electronic music pieces with her new instrument, the Spring Spyre. Her most recent composition, "Breathing in Birds...", explores the unstable nature of the instrument. "OCCAM IX", composed for her by her mentor Eliane Radigue, grounds the instrument in subtle sonic shifts.

Free Admission. Public is Welcome.

Laetitia Sonami will also be giving two presentations, both free and open to all:

Thursday, May 11, 2017
"Your Presence is Required"
a presentation by Laetitia Sonami
Music Collaboration Laboratory, AITR 190
1:00 pm, Free and open to all

Composer, performer and installation artist Laetitia Sonami discusses her 35 years of exploration in the electronic music arena and her search for presence through the creation of personal gestural interfaces.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
"The Sonic Lens"
a presentation by Laetitia Sonami
CAC Colloquium Room, CAC 3201
4:00 pm, Free and open to all

Composer, performer and installation artist Laetitia Sonami provides an overview of her installation works and the transformation of ubiquitous objects through sounds. Sonami will also discuss the works of visual artists whose use of sounds is essential to their practice.