Yiran Zhao – SHH I

In Yiran Zhao‘s piece SHH I a solo performer plays upon a single audience member’s head, creating a performance only experienced by them. Closing their eyes and wearing earplugs to lessen the outside environment, attention is focused toward the calming rhythms stroked.

Photos by Laura Mateescu and Alina Toboș

I performed this piece alongside other percussionists in the summer of 2018 at the Darmstädter Ferienkurse and again in a showcase of post-graduate students at The University of Huddersfield in March 2019.

Here is a review of the Darmstadt performance in the German publication Echo.