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Audio Foundation is very pleased to announce Bulgasari Aotearoa – a major project which brings leading South Korean sound artists and experimental musicians to Aotearoa.


Throughout June and July, Lee Hanjoo (이한주), Lee Bong Gyo (이봉교), Yukie Sato, Taekyung Seo (서태경) and Soojung Kae (계수정) will be in residence at the Audio Foundation HQ in central Auckland where they will collaborate with local musicians – producing concerts and recordings while working toward an exhibition for the Audio Foundation gallery.

After the Audio Foundation residency the group will travel around Aotearoa, collaborating with local musicians and artists in a series of events in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin before returning to Auckland for the exhibition opening.


Tour Schedule:
17 – 26 June – Artists in residence at the Audio Foundation, Auckland. A process of collaboration with local musicians and artists making new work more info
23 June – Bulgasari Aotearoa at the Fale – Public performance, Samoa House, Karangahape Road, Auckland more info
24 June – Bulgasari Aotearoa at the Audio Foundation. Daytime and evening performances featuring solo and collaborative work. 4 Poynton Terrace, CBD. more info
26 June – Bulgasari at Vitamin S – improvised music meeting with Auckland music collective. The Wine Cellar, St. Kevins Arcade, Karangahape Road
28 June – Bulgasari at None Gallery, 24 Stafford St., Dunedin more info
30 June – Bulgasari at The Gym, Christchurch Arts Centre more info
1-2 July – Bulgasari at the Pyramid Club, Taranaki St. Wellington more info
6 July – Bulgasari Exhibition Opening at Audio Foundation, Auckland more info


Video Links:

딱지#2 / Ddakiji#2 from Ian-John on Vimeo.
Lee Bong Gyo (Janggu)
Won Jooyeon (Flute)
Ian-John (Harmonicas)

Ddakji#5.1 from Ian-John on Vimeo.
Lee Hanjoo, Ian-John, Passing Josh at Yogiga

Bulgasari founder Yukie Sato, solo at Yogiga: noise music performance from April 2016

Lee Bong Gyo plays the Jangu drum at Bulgasasri 2009.12.27 from Michael Oakley on Vimeo.

Soojung Kae’s composition 60s 60m @ Moers Festival, Germany


For further information email admin@audiofoundation.org.nz


The Bulgasari Aotearoa project is made possible by funding from Creative NZ.