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Tangible Music: an evening with Echo Ho and Jens Vetter

Friday 8th April, 20h. Sala Aranyó, Campus UPF Poblenou

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On friday 8th April 2022, at 20h in Sala Aranyó, Echo Ho and Jens Vetter will share with our audience their developments as part of their ESPORA residency, kindly supported by I-Portunus.

Echo Ho will perform with her San Pedro Monochord, part of her ongoing investigation on instrument making and anthropology, and the processof resignifying chinese classical instrument QINin contemporary and cross-disciplinary practises. Jens Vetter will make a performance using his ongoing projects Welle and the Tangible String, parts of which will be developed as part of his residency at Phonos.


Additionally, as part of their stay at Phonos, Echo Ho and Jens Vetter will offer an open seminar on Thursday, April 7 at 15:30h (Campus UPF de Poblenou, Room 55.309, attendance without previous reservation).

Echo Ho is a Beijing born Cologne-based sonic artist and performer. Her artistic practice goes beyond sound, music and performance by consistently bringing together different media forms, materials and genres at the intersections of art, philosophy, culture and technology. Her works embodies artistic forms of storytelling that engage with different culturally shaped concepts from a worldview, media history and socio-political perspective. She began from an old idea, art is not a form of representation but a potent force that constantly shapes the world we live in. She envisions breaking through the closed, predetermined cultural frameworks to seek greater connectedness amidst Earth's live matters and environment. Ho’s works have been performed or presented at the He Xiangning Art Museum Shenzhen, Center-A Vancouver, ISEA 2010 Germany, ZKM Karlsruhe, among others. She was a fellow at the Interdisziplinäre Graduiertenschule für Künste und Wissenschaften der Universität der Künste Berlin, taught at the Akademie der Medienkünste in Cologne and is currently a doctoral candidate at the Tangible Music Lab in Linz, Austria.

Jens Vetter is an interdisciplinary artist and musician. Lives and works in Vienna, Austria. He is currently investigating the interactive physical representation of sound as PhD candidate and teaching at the Tangible Music Lab, University of Art and Design Linz.

The ESPORA residency programme is kindly supported by:


Profiles of the protagonists:

Echo Ho
Jens Vetter
SlowQin project
Tangible Signals project


SDG - Sustainable Development Goals:

Els ODS a la UPF