Noel Meek (Wgtn), Olivia Webb (Wgtn), Kelsely Abaza (Chch)

Meeks and Webb

The Auricle Sonic Arts Gallery
Friday, May 16, 2014
Doors open from 7:30pm

Noel Meek is a Wellington-based sound artist, who will be presenting a new drone project that recently debuted at Puppies in Wellington. Meek builds drones on samplers using live recorded samples of acoustic and electric instruments with minimal digital manipulation or effects, but using non-traditional tunings and notes pitch shifted by microtonal intervals to build layers of overtones:

Video and performance artist Olivia Webb will be presenting video works to accompany Meek’s live music. Webb is currently in Christchurch from Wellington to work with The Physics Room on a series of outdoor sound installations.

Kelsely Abaza is a composer and producer of electronic music born in Cairo, Egypt and based in Christchurch, New Zealand. His influences include Autechre, Boards of Canada, Philip Glass, Aphex Twin, Jean Michel Jarre, Laurie Anderson and others. He has performed in New Zealand including an audio-visual performance at the Auckland Museum on the theme of the Arab Spring uprisings:

This is an early evening gig, with the first artist on at 8pm sharp and the second act finished by 10pm.