Previously I featured Marc Chia aka One Man Nation on his short film but that wasn’t nearly enough to cover the great works that he have been producing over the years. Being mostly based in Europe, he is relatively unknown in Singapore. He is, in my opinion one of the most impressive musician / sound artist from Singapore. I decided to invite him to share some of his thoughts on his work and work processes, which turned out to be really great.
On first impression, I thought that songbird was one of those mtv with beautiful everything. But looking through their website, I quickly realized that it was more than that. It turns out that Song Bird is an official project set to premiere in the Singapore Arts Festival. Here’s a quick introduction to this project :
Excerpt of exhibition at the Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance, Berlin
2nd December 2011
A minimal audiovisual sculpture of sound and imagined ink exploring Supercollider generative sound algorithms. The author is grateful to Alberto de Campo, Julian Rohrhuber and James McCartney for the inspiration on some Supercollider algorithms examples.