october, 2018

27oct - 28oct 2711:00 pmoct 285th Anniversary Celebration. Late Night at NTU CCA Singapore. Live-soundtrack Environment by artist Carlos Casas (Spain/France) and guests11:00 pm - 12:00 am (28) Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443

Event Details

On the occasion of NTU CCA Singapore’s 5th Anniversary Celebration, Carlos Casas has developed a site-specific performance presented as a live-editing and live-soundtrack situation. This performance will feature special collaborations with musicians from the region. Casas will perform inside his collaborative installation Avalanche, an audio-visual environment documenting the life in Hichigh, a Tajik village located in the Pamirs, “the roof of the world.”

BIOGRAPHY

Carlos Casas (Spain/France) works with film and the sonic. His last three films have been awarded in festivals around the world including Torino, Madrid, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City. He has recently concluded a trilogy of films, END, dedicated to the most extreme environments on the planet: Patagonia, Aral Sea, and Siberia. Avalanche is a lifelong project and site-specific film based on one of the highest inhabited villages in the Pamirs, a mountain range in Central Asia. His films have been shown in festivals such as the Venice Film Festival; Rotterdam Film Festival; FID Marseille; BAFICI Buenos Aires; Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea; Documenta Madrid; FICCO Mexico; and others. His works have been presented at institutions including Tate Modern, London; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Hangar Bicocca, Milan; Bozar Bruxelles; Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro; MIS São Paulo; Centre Pompidou and Fondation Cartier, Paris; Centre Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona; MALBA, Buenos Aires; and GAM, Torino. He was Creative Director of Colors Music and Films from 2005–08 where he developed audio-visual projects and music research in various regions around the world. He is Co-founder of Map Productions and the visual sound label Von Archives. Casas is Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College, United States, and ECAM, the Madrid film school. He was an NTU CCA Singapore Artist-in-Residence from December 2017 to February 2018.

Time

27 (Saturday) 11:00 pm - 28 (Sunday) 12:00 am

Location

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore @ Gillman Barracks

Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443

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