Open Studio: Pacheco/Bertel/Chen (SHAPE+) │ FREE ENTRY
As a part of the eu-project Shape+ the musicians Vica Pacheco + Maria Bertel + Ying-Hsueh Chen are currently working on a collab (world premiere at Intonal 2023). Now we invite the audience to take part in their work process.
In this residency local acts meet international acts and create something completely new together. Their collaboration will premiere at this years edition of Intonal. But before that you can experience their process during this open house.
Vica Pacheco (MX/BE)
Ana Victoria aka Vica Pacheco was born in Oaxaca, southern Mexico in 1993, she lives and works in Brussels. She studied Art at La Esmeralda in México City before graduating from Villa Arson in 2017. Her artistic work is above all eclectic and energetic, regardless of her sources of inspiration and her concerns for mythological crossbreeding and sincretism, she likes to arrange the most heterogeneous or hazardous elements between them, to produce sound performances and installations . She has a practice rooted in music and sound art, but also a plastic practice going through ceramics and 3d animation.
Maria Bertel (DK)
Maria Bertel (born 1980) is a danish based trombone player and composer. She is working with sound structures and improvisation, amplified as well as acoustic. Maria is one of five co-founders of the art collective Eget værelse and one of the members in the band Selvhenter. Her solo project Ymers Pizza is a study in amplified trombone, and synth. Bertel has been pushing the trombone in its physical limits while uncovering new territories for the instrument. Playing her horn through a stack of amps and developing distinctive extended techniques, she delivers ecstatic walls of textures redefining the trombone for the 21st century.
Ying-Hsueh Chen (TW/DK)
Ying-Hsueh Chen (b. 1983) is a visionary and multifaceted artist from Taiwan, internationally known for her extraordinary stage presence and groundbreaking interpretation of contemporary works. Based in Copenhagen since 2006, Ying-Hsueh enjoys a versatile career in classical, contemporary, and experimental scenes across music festivals in Europe and Asia. Always striving for impactful concerts, Ying-Hsueh regularly embarks on new quality-projects in which she collaborates with the most exceptional composers, musicians, and artists in virtually any genre. The Ancestral Modernism concert series, in which primordial sonic experiences are delivered by bringing out the universality of avant- garde and ancestral heritage, is a milestone among her projects.