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Guillermo Galindo: Sonic Borders III

Sonic Borders III was composed for the traveling exhibition Border Cantos (a collaboration between Guillermo Galindo and photographer R​i​chard Misrach). This sonic ritual will take the audience into a dream​-​like journey. A trance where imagination meets sociopolitical awareness and where the power of absence becomes present. Sonic Borders III is a psycho-magical ritual performed on cyber​-​totemic sonic devices made from immigrant​s’​ personal items found ​along the US​-​Mexico border​ and in ​German immigrant camps​,​ ​as well as detritus from arrival points ​on the Greek island of Lesbos.

In its multiple versions, this piece has been performed in museums, galleries, concert halls, and public spaces all around the world.​ ​This new version incorporates new sonic devices that have been ​exhibited at documenta14 in Athens, Greece, and Kassel, Germany.

Guillermo Galindo​ is a ​post-Mexican composer​, performer​, and visual artist​. Galindo redefines the conventional limits between music, the art of music composition and the intersections between all art disciplines, politics, humanitarian issues, spirituality and social awareness.  Galindo’s artistic practice emerges from the crossroads between sound, sight and performance and includes everything from orchestral compositions, instrumental works and opera, to sculpture, visual arts, computer interaction, electro-acoustic music, film making, instrument building, three dimensional installation and live improvisation.

Galindo’s graphic scores and three dimensional sculptural cybertotemic sonic objects have been shown at major museums and art biennials  in America, Europe, Asia and around the world including documenta14 (2017), Pacific Standard Time (2017) and CTM Festival (2017). HIs work has been featured on: BBC Outlook (London), Vice Magazine, (London), RTS Switzerland, National Public Radio (U.S.), CBC (Canada), California Sunday Magazine (U.S), Reforma Newspaper (Mexico) , CNN and the New York Times.

Performance at 7pm
Doors at 6:30pm
Admission 10 – $25 sliding scale
(Recommended Member $15, Students $10)
NOTAFLOF (no one turned away for lack of funds)

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Event Details

Date: April 7, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Kala Art Gallery