Touch presents… live in Los Angeles: Mike Harding, Yann Novak & OFFING

June 21, 2015, 6:00PM
Venue

Elephant
3325 Division St.
Los Angeles, CA 90065

VOLUME is pleased to present an evening of outdoor performances by Touch related artists curated by Mike Harding.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Mike Harding has been running the audio-visual label Touch for 30+ years and in this period has acquired much experience and information on disseminating cultural sounds to a wider audience.  Since its first release in 1982, Touch has created sonic and visual productions that combine innovation with a level of care and attention that has made it the most enduring of any independent company of its time.

Yann Novak is a sound and visual artist living and working in Los Angeles. Through the use of sound, light and space, he explores how these intangible materials can act as catalysts to focus our awareness on the present moment and alter our perception of time. Novak’s work, whether conceptual or rooted in phenomenon, are informed by his investigations of presence, stillness and mindfulness. His works can be experienced as architectural interventions, sound diffusions, audiovisual installations and performances, durational performances, concerts and recorded sound-works.

OFFING is the moniker for sound explorations by Oakland California based artist Chris Duncan. After a decade of functioning primarily as a visual artist, recent years have found Duncan applying learned behaviors in image making to sound works. The open ended, often improvised, compositions are a sonic equivalent to his paintings-  slowly built atmospheres that are the accumulation of simple gestures, looped and layered to the point of transcendence, responding to light, shadow and the ocean. 

Photo by Jon Wozencroft/Touch