C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Kang, Ji Youn 




Ji Youn Kang(Seoul, Korea, 1977) is a composer and sound artist based in The Hague, The
Netherlands. After finishing her study in composition at Chu-Gye University of Arts in South
Korea, she moved to The Netherlands and achieved her Masters' degree both in Sonology at The
Royal Conservatorium, and in Composition at Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
Her objectives and interests revolve around the creation of her own musical language that
(re)presents the Korean tradition and cultural elements using materials from Korean music as well
as newly created sounds. Most of her music pieces have been composed based on the rites of
Korean Shamanism, and many of them were written for the WFS system (192 loudspeakers, exploring the relationship between musical and physical spaces. At the same
time she has been composing Live Electronic pieces for both traditional and non-traditional
instruments, ranging from a solo instrument to a large orchestra, exploring mostly the primitive,
empowering rhythmical elements and the noisy sound sources that the Korean ritual music
She is also active as a solo performer ( mainly seeking for the
ways to combine three different sound area on stage; acoustic instruments, analog and digital
sound with handmade analog synthesizers with live processing on laptop.
Her pieces have been performed in many different venues and festivals such as La Biennale di
Venezia(IT), Gaudeamus Muziekweek(NL), Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD), Time
of Music(FI), Sonic Acts(NL), STRP(NL), SICMF(KR), Sonar(ES), Synthèse(FR), TodaysArts(NL),
MISO(PT), Audiopolis(ES) and Festival de Música(ES).




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