Freespace Jazz Fest: Experimental Lab

Freespace The Room

Overview

Bringing together artists from a variety of musical fields for exciting impromptu experiments in improvisation

Description

Embodying the free spirit of improvisation, the Experimental Lab brings together musicians and new media artists in Hong Kong, Seoul, Berlin, Zurich and Montreal for exciting live and real-time virtual collaborations. Connecting artists and audiences around the globe, the immersive adventure in improvisation challenges preconceptions and offers a kaleidoscope of impromptu creative experiments in sound and visual media.

 

This year’s event features five ticketed performances. Each performance includes two individual star sessions showcasing a vibrant mix of artists from different backgrounds. Participating artists include Daniel Chu, Olivier Cong, Loisey, Charles Kwong, Charles Ng and Virgin Vacation in Hong Kong, the artists in Seoul on traditional instruments from Korea, the CLOrk-Concordia Laptop Orchestra in Montreal, and avant-garde musicians in Berlin and Zurich.

 

The performances will also be broadcast live online for audiences around the world. Stay tuned for details.

 

Programmes

28 October 2022 (Friday) 8:30pm
Berlin | Zurich | Hong Kong

Set 1
8:30pm–9:10pm
Clarinet: Charles Ng (Zurich) Instagram
Keyboard: Daniel Chu (Hong Kong) Instagram
Erhu: Longman Luk (Hong Kong) Instagram
Saxophone: Joan Jordi Oliver (Zurich) Instagram
Electronics: Larry Shuen (Hong Kong) Instagram
Violin: Iulia-Andreea Smeu (Zurich) Instagram
Set 2
9:30pm–10:10pm
Guitar: Eric Wong (Berlin) Instagram
Trumpet: Carina Khorkhordina (Berlin) Instagram
Electronics: Charles Kwong (Hong Kong) Instagram, Lawrence Lau (Hong Kong) Instagram, Fiona Lee (Hong Kong) Instagram

 

29 October 2022 (Saturday) 3:00pm
Hong Kong

Set 1
3:00pm–3:30pm
Drums, Percussion: KITTLAU :: kittytrouble Instagram
Electronics: Lawrence Lau Instagram, Allison Fong Instagram
Bass: Wong Tak-chung Instagram
Media Artist: Homan So Instagram
Set 2
3:50pm–4:20pm
Guitar: Michael Chan Instagram
Eurorack: Loisey Instagram
Saxophone: Brian Cheung Instagram, Timothy Wan Instagram
Media Artist: Caesar Seto Instagram

 

29 October 2022 (Saturday) 5:30pm
Hong Kong

Set 1
5:30pm–6:00pm
Drums, Percussion: Adonian Chan Instragram
Clarinet: Linus Fung Facebook
Pipa: Mavis Lam Facebook
Fretless Guitar: Adam Neutron Instagram
Media Artist: 2hz Instagram
Set 2
6:20pm–6:50pm
Guitar: Michael Chan Instagram
Electronics: Charles Kwong Instagram
Electronics, Guitar: Gut Lam Instagram
Erhu: Longman Luk Instagram
Media Artist: EJAR (EASTERN JADE Art Renaissance) Instagram

 

30 October 2022 (Sunday) 2:00pm
Montreal | Hong Kong

Set 1
2:00pm–2:30pm
Electronics: CLOrk-Concordia Laptop Orchestra (Concordia University, Montreal) Facebook
Guitar: Edward Chiu (Hong Kong) Instagram
Electronics: Lawrence Lau (Hong Kong) Instagram
Eurorack: Loisey (Hong Kong) Instagram
Set 2
2:50pm–3:20pm
Electronics: CLOrk-Concordia Laptop Orchestra (Concordia University, Montreal) Facebook
Electronics, Guitar: Wing [email protected] Vacation Instagram
Guitar: James [email protected] Vacation Instagram
Electronics: Step [email protected] Vacation Instagram

 

30 October 2022 (Sunday) 6:30pm
Seoul | Hong Kong

Set 1
6:30pm–7:10pm
Daegeum: Dasom Baek (Seoul) Instagram
Haegeum: Kang-san Lee (Seoul) Instagram
Geomungo: In-a Kang (Seoul) Instagram
Synthesiser: Olivier Cong (Hong Kong) Instagram
Erhu: Longman Luk (Hong Kong) Instagram
Guitar: Tsui Chin-hung (Hong Kong) Instagram
Double Bass: Nelson Fung (Hong Kong) Instagram
Set 2
7:30pm–8:10pm
Gayageum: Jungmin Seo (Seoul) Instagram
Yanggeum: Hwiseon Choe (Seoul) Instagram
Double Bass: In-hwan Choi (Seoul) Instagram
Synthesiser: Olivier Cong (Hong Kong) Instagram
Clarinet: Linus Fung (Hong Kong) Facebook
Double Bass: Nelson Fung (Hong Kong) Instagram
Pipa: Mavis Lam (Hong Kong) Facebook

 

 

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China 25th Anniversary

 

 

Creative Tomorrow

The Programme is part of “Creative Tomorrow” exclusively sponsored by
The Hong Kong Jockey Club.

 

 

Exclusive Sponsor:

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

 

 

Supporting Partner:

Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong

 

Programme Partner:

CLOck - Concordia Laptop Orchestra

 

Zurich University of the Arts

Details

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