An occasional series where I try and shine a little light on some of the women at the forefront of electronic music who I think should have more acknowledgement.
Daria Semegen (b. 1946) is a composer of instrumental, vocal and electronic music. She is a recognized authority on electronic music composition.
This article in New Music USA set me on a journey to find out more –
Daria Semegen: So Many Awareness Pixels Going On at the Same Time
Here’s a great podcast interview I enjoyed listening to from More from Art + Music + Technology with Darwin Grosse
“ JK: I’m always interested in processing organic textures and combining them with electronic textures in a way that blurs the boundaries between both, so that it’s hard to tell where one leaves off and the other begins.”
“Creative work–whether it’s making music or writing or performing physically–can sometimes produce its own chronology and in that way seem to escape time.” —Julia Kent Words: Mark Carry Last month saw the eagerly awaited return of world-renowned Canadian cellist and composer Julia Kent’s fifth studio album, ‘Temporal’: a deeply transformative journey into our very being […]
via Chosen One: Julia Kent — FRACTURED AIR
Ji Youn Kang performing on Kkwaenggwari and Bambusoides. © Nina Mik Heartography & Branislav GrebečíJi Youn Kang (aka KANG) searches for set-ups that combine acoustic, analogue and digital instruments and devices. Her works with the Korean gong kkwaenggwari and self-built bamboo instruments are intriguing examples of such amalgams. The kkwaenggwari is a small hand-held gong made out…
via Kkwaenggwari and Bambusoides by Ji Youn Kang — Between Air and Electricity
(une version française de cette entrevue ici) Line Katcho works in the fields of acousmatic music, audio visual work and film music. Her primary concerns involve using sound as kinetic matter, representing movement, forces and gestures. Her need for precision is complemented by an experimental approach and a strong interest in perceptual play. She is […]
via An interview with Line Katcho for the album “pulsions” (2015) — K O H L E N S T O F F
Liz Helman is a London-based artist and independent curator working across different media, including sound, video, photography and painting. In her time-based media works she explores the psychological and emotional attachment to place and dwelling. Journeying between recollection and reality, she challenges format driven orthodoxies, fragmenting and layering image and sound to consider the experience […]
via An INTERVIEW with LIZ HELMAN for the album “The Truth Inside” — K O H L E N S T O F F