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Ray Lee

Siren

Part of UK Performance Now!

Thursday, February 19, 2009, 5:00 pm, SOLD OUT

Tickets for this show may be available through the Spark Festival.

“I could have sat for hours, hypnotized by the final crystal chord of the spinning oscillators.”—Live Art Magazine (U.K.)

UK sound artist Ray Lee’s bewitching sonic sculptures become an extraordinary choir that produces mesmerizing drones and whirls of light in a carefully shaped hourlong sound /theatrical performance. An indescribable experience, Siren incorporates 30 large metal tripods at varying heights with rotating arms that generate electronic tones. In near darkness, two performers set each arm in motion, building a dramatic, immersive spectacle of choreographed movement, light, and sound while the audience is free to roam the McGuire stage. Siren was a hit of the 2007 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Funding

Presented in association with the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts.

Support provided by the British Council.

The Walker Art Center’s Music Season is sponsored by Macy’s Foundation.

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