SYNAESTHESIA:
A Sensory Exploration of Body Expression and Music

By Adel Andalibi, Alessandro Rolandi, and SLOTH

At the crossroads of art and science, performers Adel Andalibi and Alessandro Rolandi, in collaboration with jazz trio SLOTH, will offer participants an immersive interactive experience at Meridian Space, celebrating the confluence of language, music, and choreography.

The performers will investigate the relationship between imagery, music and human gestures, in search of a poetics of movement. The participant-audience will accompany the performers by exploring their own mindful movements and offering inspiration.

Adel Andalibi is an experience designer, interested in the sensory aspects of emotional communication. His practice connects the dots between visual ethnography, somatic psychology, and narrative analysis. He works as a consultant with creative organizations and individuals. More on www.herespace.com

Alessandro Rolandi has been living and working in Beijing since 2003, as a multimedia and performance artist, curator, researcher, writer and lecturer. His work focuses on social intervention to expand art practice beyond existing structures, spaces and hierarchies, and engage directly with reality in multiple ways. He was nominated by the Global Board of Contemporary Art among the best performance artists for the Alice Awards 2011. Learn more about his projects on www.alessandrorolandi.org

SLOTH is a trio of seasoned musicians, bound together by a deep love of jazz, poetry and improvisation: Laura Perrudin (harp, vocals), Florent Briqué (trumpet, effects) and Eric Perez (drums, vocals). Individually or in other formations, they have won major jazz contests around Europe (such as the La Defense National Jazz Contest and the Vannes Jazz Contest), and played in many prestigious festivals.

Learn more about them, and listen to one of their tracks here.

COVER: 60 RMB online (click here!), 80 RMB at the door

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