Nicolas Collins, internationally renowned musician, composer, educator,
and author of Handmade Electronic Music will perform several of his works
using both acoustic and electronic elements. One of his most well known
works, Pea Soup, uses phase shifters to automatically nudge the pitch of
feedback to a different resonant frequency every time feedback starts to
build, replacing the familiar shriek with unstable patterns of hollow tones
— a site-specific raga reflecting the acoustical personality of the
Collins was a student of Alvin Lucier at Weselyn and has performed, recorded, and
toured the all over the world as a solo artist, as well as in collaboration
with groups from David Tudor’s Composers Inside Electronics to John
Zorn’s Cobra collective. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see and
hear a master of electronic music perform in Abu Dhabi!
A mid-career retrospective of the renowned, award-winning artist duo Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti explores how our understanding of the “Permanent Temporariness” of our environment, shapes our experience.
The NYUAD Art Gallery invites you to a screening of short films, followed by curator-led tours of "Permanent Temporariness". Films include "Irregulars" by Fabio Palmieri and 'Measures of Uncertainty" by Jawad Al Malhi, and others. Suhoor will be served at the Art Gallery.
"Symphoniae" is an exhibition of Elizabeth Dorazio’s recent which works evoke a kind of permanent movement that arises from their cohesive and vibrant parts and the dynamic interactions between them.