While Sleeping by Ikue Mori 2013

Ikue Morie is a japanese artiest who moved from Tokyo to New York in 1977.  She started playing with drum, then formed a band creating radical rhythms and dissonant sounds. Then she started to used drum machine to improvise music.

I was intrigued by her perceive in music. This piece, While Sleeping, made me thought about what do I hear when I’m asleep or when I’m peace and calm states. How does she relate sounds while sleeping to the sounds she created. It is interesting that she used many mediums, some natural and some made up to create the subtle  music in While Sleeping .

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