24-07-16 Archive Display #3:《Exit-Entry 往來》

This is the third in a series of posts recording my efforts to organise and present my research archive of publications related to experimental music and sound art from Mainland China and Hong Kong. Today’s archive display is directly inspired by the next《Exit-Entry 往來》concert, EE04, coming up on Saturday 20 July 2024, and featuring the work of Oishi (Zheng Hao and Ren Shang), Joseph K, K Ying Wong, and 龢wo4 (Brian Chu).

《Exit-Entry 往來》is a series of events which I co-organise with Suze Chan and Brian Chu, bringing together artists from Mainland China and Hong Kong (or with a relation to those places), and inviting them to present their work in (usually) unofficial spaces.

This new display highlights publications by these artists from my archive. The listing below includes links to where they are available to listen to or buy online.

But if you would like to hear them live, then come to《Exit-Entry 往來》on Saturday! NB tickets must be purchased in advance – message our IG account for details.

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24-06-06 Archive Display #2: new additions

This is the second in a series of posts recording my efforts to organise and present my research archive of publications related to experimental music and sound art from Mainland China and Hong Kong. Today’s post brings us up to date with the current selection on display. These are the most recent items received for the archive, some old, some new, with a little background to each item.

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24-03-08 Archive Display #1 – International Women’s Day 2024

This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of posts recording my efforts to organise and present my research archive of publications related to experimental music and sound art from Mainland China and Hong Kong. Today’s post is a catalogue of the first display which was inspired by International Women’s Day in March 2024, and includes a selection of female artists.

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Alternatives for Performance: Interview with Nerve on the development of his performance since COVID in Hong Kong

Date of original interview: 22 October 2021; UPDATED: February 2023

Introduction

This interview with Steve Hui, aka Nerve, originally took place in October 2021, and was part of my PhD research into the live-streaming of experimental music in Hong Kong and Mainland China during the COVID-19 restrictions. Hui is an artist, educator, and co-founder of the Twenty Alpha live venue that has been situated in the Foo Tak Building in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district since March 2018. Twenty Alpha has become one of the main venues in Hong Kong for non-mainstream music and performance generally, and with the COVID-19 restrictions became a base for broadcasting events when audiences could not be invited in. This interview reviews Hui’s approaches to performance over this period, both the broadcasts from Twenty Alpha, as well as the group and solo performances he took part in the tunnels, walkways, and trams of Hong Kong, some of which were live-streamed.

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