Nigel is a composer, sound and video artist from Singapore currently based in Melbourne, Australia who works conceptually with various mediums bearing the weight of unorthodox structure with the blend of electroacoustic aberrant sound. He explores the basis of life through different styles and history bearing in mind the importance of the process within layers of texture. Influenced by experimentalist of film and music from both the eastern and western cultures, the works churned out are intertwined randomly to reflect change which in turn motivates a purpose. He works primarily with sound but also engages in various forms of mixed media, mainly in the video and visual aspect marrying sight with sound through the blend of the abstract and narrative.
Movement is a daily occurrence; from our pulse to the environment and even in our minds. Flux presents the interaction
between past, present and future by interrogating space, memory andtime.
Conceived by composer, sound and video artist Nigel Tan, this collaborative work features the improvisational choreography ofAustralian contemporary dancer Francesca Meale pieced together to Tan’s seven-part composition. Weaving together texture and abstract form, Flux is a dynamic mixture of disconcerted, chance-based elements within a convoluted minimalist structure. Depicted visually through dance and audibly through sound, movement is of ages and reacts personally, individually to our physical and inner being. This reaction is familiarized and intertwined by location, experience and
Flux is not just the flow of movement or random events but a representation of the choreography within our daily lives and encompasses all which are forgotten and remembered; that seeks to question our ideals and propose a new way of living. Change is not an archetype, it is the conscious desire for discomfort.