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About the Event
NOTAUSGANG "Notausgang" -"Emergency exit" --> "the way out is the way in" --> As a result of Siedl/Cao residency in cheLa, we’re excited to bring to the audience site-specific genre-crossing compositions, live sound installations, multi-disciplinary performance in collaboration with Buenos-Aires-based artists.
Concierto performático y colaborativo del duo SIEDL/CAO aka. Gregor Siedl & Cao Thanh Lan con invitados especiales. Gregor Siedl(Austria) y Cao Thanh Lan (Vietnam) participan de nuestro programa de residencias durante diciembre.
Invitados: Fabiana Galante Luis Conde Fernando Perales Valentín Pelisch Pablo Boltshauser Sam Nacht Juan Marco Litrica Lucía Drocchi
Con el apoyo de la Embajada de Austria en Argentina.
Siedl/Cao is a Vienna-based composer-performer and sound artist group. They work in the field of contemporary electronic and instrumental music, music theatre and sound art. They are Cao Thanh Lan from Vietnam and Gregor Siedl from Austria. Siedl/Cao is one of 5 groups from Austria that received the award New Austrian Sound of Music 2018-2020 in the category Contemporary Music. With their recent transdisciplinary and sound art works, many of which incorporate site-specific sound installations and audience participation, they research into the relationship and balance between visual and audio elements, intentionality and un-intentionality, nature and artificiality, human and machine. In their experimental music projects, they work with various sound sources – Hanoi traffic noise, clarinet, Vietnamese hubble bubble smoking pipe, daxophone, air pump, servo motors, precompressed spring, modular synthesizer, crackers, text-to-speech, marxophone, plastic plants, gaffer tape, infusion bags, etc. for sites such as opera house, bowling alley, theatre, living room, university auditorium, vinyl shop, galleries, etc. Duo works of Cao Thanh Lan and Gregor Siedl have been featured at art institutions, international festivals and venues around the world, amongst others – Ars Electronica Linz Austria, Ming contemporary art Museum Shanghai, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Koganecho Art Center Yokohama, Figya Art space Osaka, Operadagen Rotterdam, Musiktheatertage Vienna, Festival „Krieg singen“ im Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Ausland Berlin, FIME – Festival Intern. de Musica Experimental Sao Paulo, Frischzelle Festival für Intermediale Performance Köln, Strom Festival Köln, Hanoi New Music Festival, Ftarri Tokyo, CHELA Buenos Aires, National Opera Hanoi, The Factory Contemporary Art Center HCMC, several Institut Francais, Goethe Institute etc. They have been touring in Europe, Iran, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Finland, Vietnam, Australia and Indonesia. They have been artists in residence at EMS in Stockholm, Xarkis in Cyprus, Tua-Tiu-Tiann in Taipei, CheLa in Buenos Aires. Duo Siedl/Cao has also given workshops on contemporary composition and improvisation at Monash University Melbourne, BoxHill Institute Melbourne, National University of Hsinchu Taiwan, Sungshin Women’s University Seoul, Mahidol University Bangkok, Äänen Lumo Helsinki, Universidad de La Serena Chile, Universidad de Montevideo Uruguay, Meridian Space Beijing, DOMDOM Center for experimental music Hanoi, etc. For their projects and cooperations, they have received grants from – Austrian Federal Chancellery (BKA) for Art and Culture, Austrian Cultural Forums in Tokyo, Brussels, Bangkok, Tehran, Hanoi and Warsaw, Cultural Department of Lower Austria, Austrian Embassies, ON-Neue Musik Cologne, Ministry for Culture in Nordrhein-Westfalen (MFKJKS-NRW), Rhein-Energie Stiftung.