Thursday, February 16th, ISSUE presents sound artists Mario de Vega and Cecilia Lopez in solo performance, showcasing their varied approaches to spatialized sound environments.
Composer, musician and installation artist Cecilia Lopez presents RED -- a work investigating interactions with unstable acoustic feedback systems. Often taking different iterations, the piece consists in building an acoustic feedback environment by setting up several wire nets and placing them in relation to the architectural features of the space.
Cecilia Lopez is a composer, musician and installation artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work explores the boundaries between composition and improvisation, as well as the resonance properties of diverse materials through the creation of non-conventional sound devices and systems. She holds and M.F.A from Bard College and an M.A. in composition from Wesleyan University. Her work has been performed at Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Festival Internacional Tsonami de Buenos Aires, Floating Points Festival at ISSUE Project Room (New York), Ostrava Days Festival (Czech Republic), MATA Festival (New York), Experimental Intermedia (New York) Kunstnernes Hus (Oslo) and Contemporary Art Center (Vilnius). She was a Civitella Ranieri fellow in 2015. Collaborations include projects with Carmen Baliero, Carrie Schneider and Lars Laumann among others.