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Blue Air Premieres at New York City Electronic Music Festival
June 24 @ 8:00 pm
Blue Air is a video collaboration by artist SoHyun Bae and composer Judith Shatin. They first became acquainted years go, while in residence at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Fast forward to a couple of years ago when they decided to collaborate. Judith recorded SoHyun painting in her studio as well as their conversation. A dynamic, iterative and collaborative process resulted in Blue Air, as image and sound merged, as described in Edith Wharton’s poem A Meeting, where they ‘…drink the blue transcendent air together….’
The New York City Electronic Music Festival is a remarkable annual showcase of innovative music ranging from those with digital elements to those that are exclusively digital, as in this case. This wide-ranging concert also includes music by Maurice Wright, Hubert Howe, Andrew May, Akira Taoka, Benjamin Broening and more! For more about the program visit NYCEMF. For more info about the piece visit Blue Air.