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Félicia Atkinson & Ben Rivers

World premiere

French musician Félicia Atkinson is the latest in a long line of artists to tackle deep listening practices. Her music explores the tension between whisper-quiet sounds and searing noise, as she overlays her own words, field recordings, acoustic instruments and subtle electronics. After a run of lauded albums on her own Shelter Press imprint, as well as a collaboration album with New York's Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Atkinson most recently released 'Echo', a low-key collection of homespun piano improvisations. In her collaboration with British filmmaker Ben Rivers, Atkinson composes new music that responds to Rivers’ imagery, creating an immersive audiovisual work. A celebrated artist who has exhibited globally, Rivers won Amsterdam's EYE Art Film Prize and the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the 68th Venice Film Festival for his first feature film 'Two Years At Sea', a moving piece of slow cinema shot on 16mm and developed in his kitchen sink.