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Upcoming Performances & Presentations

[ 30/07/2014 | //gender|o|noise\\ presentation | Sonoscopia | Porto | Portugal ]
[ 02/08/2014 | //gender|o|noise\\ presentation| Feira Morta | Lisbon | Portugal ]

* One Man Naton LP on Moozak is out now *
** Transgender: Interview of One Man Nation on Poskod **
*** Vincent Moon’s Petites Planètes Vol.20 featuring One Man Nation out now ***

About

“Chia’s artistic identity is one that defies the artificial borders and boundaries of the modern nation state.  Going beyond the notion of the individual simply as a constituent of a nation and its projected cultural identity, (s)he bypasses the need for mass appeal or approval and instead subscribes to the independent nature that characterises folk – the resistance to a canon.”June Yap, The WIRE

“My recent researches have been focused a lot on relationships between spirits and sounds, music and trance, shamanism and dance. For such experiences i obviously looked deep into traditional music, old rituals and uses of music to transfigure the body to some other extents. It’s quite fascinating that such a person like Marc, who is involving himself so much in very advanced technology, could recall such ancient approaches to music.  From this film made with him in Singapore, my ideas about bridges between technology and spirituality went further. What i had developed personally for a few years, this intuition that the ultimate goal of technology in our age is to help us to reconnect with our own blood, he was personifying it in the most incredible way.”Vincent Moon

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Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation is an experimental musician with a background in media and sound art.  She is trans, nomadic and is currently sending out smoke signals from the International //gender|o|noise\\ Underground exploring the themes of gender, noise and catharsis through performances, talks and the collective experience of creating ephemeral happenings with trans*queer communities everywhere.  Originally from Singapore, she splits his time between Asia|Spain where she is developing The Future Sounds of Folk, co-directs The Unifiedfield and runs the Translæctica nights.

Tara performs solo as One Man Nation, with Truna as { 23 Shadows of Amnesia } and with Pierre Bastien as Mecanation.  She has collaborated extensively and her past collaborations include Vincent Moon, C-drik Fermont, Kato Hideki, Hilary JeffreyRichard ScottAlfredo Genovesi and Soopa Collective; has performed internationally at the Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao), Museum of Contemporary Art (Taipei), ISEA (Ruhr), Mapping (Geneva), Piksel (Bergen), MEM (Bilbao), STEIM Jamboree (Amsterdam), Makeart (Poitiers), Fete 0.1 (Orléans), SummerLAB (Gijon), Steirischer Herbst (Graz) and Sonic Protest (Paris) amongst others.

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Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation es una música experimental con experiencia en producción media y arte sonoro. Ella es trans, una nómada y actualmente se dedica a enviar señales de humo desde el International //gender|o|noise\\ Underground, desde donde explora los temas de género, el ruido y la catarsis mediante sus actuaciones, charlas y la experiencia colectiva de crear efímeras colaboraciones con otras comunidades trans*queer en todo el mundo.  Aunque nació en Singapur, ahora divide su tiempo entre Asia|España, lugares en los que sigue desarrollando sus diferentes proyectos, como The Future Sounds of Folk, la codirección de El Campo Unificado y el ciclo de noches Translæctica.

Tara es conocida en solitario como One Man Nation, pero también trabaja en dúo con Truna para el proyecto { 23 Sombras de Amnesia }, así como también participa en Mecanation, con Pierre Bastien. Además ha colaborado con muchos otros artistas que incluyen a Vincent MoonC-drik FermontKato HidekiHilary JeffreyRichard ScottAlfredo Genovesi and Soopa Collective; sus performances tienen presencia internacional y ha actuado en el Museo Guggenheim (Bilbao), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Taipei), ISEA (Ruhr), Mapping (Geneva), Piksel (Bergen), MEM (Bilbao), STEIM Jamboree (Amsterdam), Makeart (Poitiers), Fete 0.1 (Orléans), SummerLAB (Gijon), Steirischer Herbst (Graz) and Sonic Protest (Paris) entre muchos otros.

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