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PAUCHI SASAKI

Composer

Pauchi Sasaki's interdisciplinary approach integrates musical composition with the design of multimedia performances and the application of new technologies. She is a composer, performer and improviser who collaborates actively with projects linked to film, dance, theater, installation, site specific and interdisciplinary performances. Her compositions involve acoustic, amplified and electronic instrumentation performed through ensemble formats influenced by improvisational aesthetics and ethnic musical traditions. She received the Paul Merritt Henry Prize for excellence in the musical composition of stringed instruments (2014), the Ibermúsicas Latin American grant for sound composition with new technologies at CMMAS, México (2015), The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative selected by American composer Philip Glass (2016), and the Goethe-Institut's artist residency in Brazil (2017).

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