Bio     
林建霖(b.1993| He Him), 香港敲擊樂手和聲音藝術家. 透過融合自製樂器, 即興表演, 聲音藝術裝置, 聲影創作, 和作曲於創作中, 建霖藉此延伸自身音樂創作的可能性並探索聲音於各範疇上的應用. 近年喜愛利用聲音, 光, 和電子科技的共同性來創作, 並於作品中加進不確定性與隨機性的原素, 林氏享受在未能完全受控的環境和情怳下與自己作品的互動。建霖曾於Chicago EXPO, PASIC, 大館, SITE Gallery和Experimental Sound Studio等地方表演和展出作品. 
林建霖分別畢業於山姆休仕頓大學和芝加哥藝術學院修讀敲擊表演學士和藝術創作碩士學位,主修當代音樂演奏和聲音藝術
Kin Lam (b.1993| He Him) is a Hong Kong percussionist and sound artist. Through DIY instruments, improvisation, sound installation, audio-visual performance and compositions, Kin tries to expand the possibility for his music practice as well as explore the application of sound in different fields. In recent years, Kin dives in the intersection between sound, light, and technology to create new works. Elements such as indeterminacy and randomness are seen in his works as Kin enjoys the unpredictable situation when interacting with his works.  
       Kin Lam holds a Master's degree in Fine Art (Sound Art) from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Bachelor’s degree in Percussion Performance from Sam Houston State University.

       

Artist Statement
As a performer, instrument designer, and composer, my curiosity and fascinations in sound, light, and electronics has informed my practice. I seek for the answer through making work, and this has led to live performance, DIY instrument, compositions, handmade electronics, video and sound installation. Through my works, I want to encourage and promote the DIY, Maker culture, and importantly, provoke audience’s curiosity about everything in life as well.  

I am fascinated by the unheard and unseen properties in sound and light, and I am interested in their behavior and how they interference each other. I aim to fuse these into my compositions and performances. I build handmade electronics to pick up sound and light, and I manipulate them live for whether sonic or visual results.

Designing my own interface/instruments to fit my needs in both analog and digital platforms is also what I do. In my systems, sound and light are usually interconnected and will affect each other’s behaviors. My passion in developing compositional language in digital platform and handmade electronics opens up a lot of possibilities for live performances. In my recent works, I use light tubes and videos to build instruments.
With a classically trained background in percussion and composition, I aim to look for the intersection between the traditional and the contemporary musical language by incorporating dialectics of tension/release and drama into my compositional style. This has influenced my works to be highly rhythmic and aggressive.


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