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Yuen Chee Wai

Genres: Noise, Ambient, Experimental

Upcoming gigs

Jun 30

Spectres & Spectres LIVE <SIFA 2017 - the O.P.E.N.>

Bani Haykal, Cheryl Ong, Dennis Tan, Yuen Chee Wai and Fuzz
30 June–9 July at 72-13
improvisation, Experimental
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Jul 6

Spectres LIVE

Bani Haykal, Cheryl Ong, Dennis Tan, Yuen Chee Wai and Fuzz
6 July–8 July at 72-13
improvisation, Experimental
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Biography

Yuen Chee Wai is a musician and artist working primarily with sound. He is known for his improvised sound and noise explorations as well as his drone / ambient / field recording approaches to music making, and using a myriad of electronic instruments. Chee Wai’s strong interest in Philosophy, Literature, Film and Cultural Studies often finds him incorporating textual ideas and concepts in his sound work, with themes like memory, loss and invisibility as main thought trajectories. In 2008, together with Otomo Yoshihide (Japan), Ryu Hankil (Korea) and Yan Jun (China), they formed FEN - Far East Network, and made their debut at the Mimi Festival in Marseilles. FEN has subsequently presented in many countries and festival around Europe and Asia. FEN is an experimental and improvised music quartet that aims to work predominantly with musicians and artists from all disciplines across Asia. Chee Wai also plays synth and electronics in the avant / experimental rock band, The Observatory (Singapore). He has performed and exhibited extensively locally and internationally. He has also designed and composed sound for installation, dance, film and TV / radio

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