Monday, February 20, 2006


Hi everyone,

We have come to the last in our series of 'False Securities'. It has been a tiring but nevertheless rewarding and fruitful experience for us. A big thank you to the kind people who sponsored their spaces and to those who attended the past 4 performances.

For the final performance, we have invited fellow sound artist Chong Li Chuan to collaborate with us. This will be outdoor at the Fort Gate at Fort Canning Green. We have chosen Lewis Carroll's classic tale of Alice in Wonderland as the inspiration and theme for the night. Hopefully, it will be a nice and cool moonlit night as we walk you through the events and characters of the story in a non-linear fashion. Bring along your picnic basket and mats and share your wine with us ! We want to make this a memorable night for all who attend and for the final and last time, we would like to remind you to bring your headphones along.

See you there !

Live sound performance by Evan Tan & Zul Mahmod
Experience binaural field recordings and digitally processed sounds in a 'headphone only' environment.

Guest artist : Chong Li-Chuan (
Friday, 24 February 2006, 8pm
Fort Gate, Fort Canning Green (view attached map)
Contact: zul @ 90278 444

Tickets $10.00 at the door

Alice in Wonderland

"In Lewis Carroll, everything begins with a horrible combat, the combat of depths: things explode or make us explode, boxes are too small for their contents, foods are toxic and poisonous, entrails are stretched, monsters grab at us... Bodies intermingle with one another, everything is mixed up in a kind of cannibalism that joins together food and excrement. Even words are eaten. This is the domain of the action and passion of bodies: things welded together into non-decomposable blocks. Everything in depth is horrible, everything is nonsense... Alice progressively conquers surfaces. She rises or returns to the surface. She creates surfaces. Movements of penetration and burying give way to light lateral movements of sliding; the animals of the depths become figures on cards without thickness... We no longer penetrate in depth, but through the looking-glass, turning everything the other way round... But the world of depths still rumbles under the surface, and threatens to break through it. Even unfolded and laid out flat, the monsters still haunt us." -- Gilles Deleuze, "Essays Critical and Clinical", translated by Daniel W. Smith and Michael A. Greco .

Zul, Evan, and Chuan invite you to journey with them in the footsteps of Alice, following the White Rabbit. Venturing into "microsound" (Curtis Roads), "small sounds" (John Cage) and not-so-small sounds, together we shall trace the intricate linings of night time, sample the curious fruits of binaural recordings, and explore liminal spaces in granular synthesis.

Come join us in a mad tea-party and take advice from the caterpillar.

Uncovering False Securities by Ang Song Ming

This event is supported by National Arts Council of Singapore, The Substation, Monsoonasia Gallery, FluxUs, Spell7, ferret and National Park Board.

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