Jacky Tian’s LookingOutwards-04

LAETITIA SONAMI — Magnetic Memories

Laetitia Sonami is a sound and installation artist and performer. She explores ideas of presence and participation in relation to science through her sound performances, live-film collaborations and sound installations.

Born in France and later came to United States to study electronic music, Laetitia Sonami designed various of new gestural controllers for performance and applies new technologies and industrial materials to express and link the audiences to her through sound, place and objects.

As one of her most famous art pieces, Magnetic Memories was performed with a electrical charged magnetic ring and three strings going across the ring in the middle. During the performance, she vibrates and stops the three strings to create unique electronic sounds.

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