Transformance

TRANSFORMANCE.01
Experiential Soundscape
“ENERGY & INFORMATION”
ARMEN RA JON 9

The first collaboration between Armen Ra and Jon 9.
TRANSFORMANCE_RELEASE_v9.PDF

Let your body, mind and spirit relax into the sound field and discover new dimensions of your own consciousness.

“When we experience beauty, we know it as truth”
– Rumi

Mixing the lyrical divine sounds of the Theremin with the organic waves of sonic energy created by 4 large gongs, including a massive 84” gong.

A 1-hour improvisational, transformative, experiential soundscape…


World-class Theremin virtuoso Armen Ra, and post-digital media artist Jon 9 join forces to open a cosmic portal to a new dimension of experience.  Merging the cascading soundwaves from four massive gongs (“Energy”) with the rich lyrical voice of the Theremin (“Information”),  TRANSFORMANCE sets the stage for resonance, reflection, realization, and transformation.

INFO:   7:PM  &  9:PM – NOV 8-9-10
130 PENN  ST  EL SEGUNDO 90245

Tickets: $20
transformance01.eventbrite.com

VIDEOWALL TEA SALON:
15 minutes before showtime

GENERAL SEATING:
RECLINERS, INFLATABLES, CHAIRS AVAILABLE
DRESS: CASUAL LOOSE CLOTHING
BE PREPARED TO REMOVE SHOES…

NO-COST STREET PARKING AVAILABLE

WHO:

ARMEN RA is a Theremin Virtuoso. During his long career as  a  performer,  he  has  mastered  this  difficult electronic instrument and delivers his work with intensity, subtle lyrical beauty and mesmerizing power.   His  work  is  infused  with  spirit  and  emotion, and propelled by his musicality and extraordinary  technique.   Armen  Ra’s  musical  abilities have earned him the dedication of fans worldwide.  He  has  performed  and  recorded with the Theremin in a wide variety of genres including classic arias,  pop,  rock,  EDM,  world  music,  and  others.   He  has  performed as an orchestral soloist, and in live performances with  celebrity musicians  including  Gwen  Stefani,  Borns, Nick  Cave, Marc Almond and Deepak Chopra. He is also a prolific recording artist with recordings available on his website. His most recent release is a spirited collection of classic Christmas tunes – the essential alternative stocking stuffer…

JON 9 brings a lifetime of manipulating energy as a videowall artist to his emerging practice of playing gongs. His visceral connection to these instruments and innate sensitivity to the flow of energy has allowed him to develop a deep relationship with the gongs, sharing his exploration of their mysteries as they unfold into reality.
JON  9  has  mastered  the  creative  use  of  complex  videowall  systems throughout a successful commercial and creative career  that  extends  over  three  decades.   His  work  has  appeared in major art museums, theaters, airports and exhibition halls. He opened the first VIRTULARIUM® in 2014  in  El  Segundo  –  an  immersive gallery and experiential  performance  space where art and technology  combine  to  create transformational environments