Week one is a wrap! Our incredible staff photographer, Hannah Devereux, has been hard at work capturing the first half of our California residency. Head over to the OneBeat 2015 Montalvo gallery to take a look at our residency in progress.
OneBeat 2015 Portrait – Ng Chor Guan
Ng Chor Guan is a composer and sound designer for theatre, dance, film and new media based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “I started to make music very unconsciously, because when I was 5 or 6 years old, every time when I would watch cartoons on TV — and because we have a big family — it’s a lot of noise happening, and sometimes my uncle or someone, my grandma would say, ‘oh it’s too noisy, from the cartoon, can we turn off the sound?’ So we’d turn off the sound, and I’d start to manipulate the sound from the cartoon when I was small. So I think from there, I actually started to make up music. People always talk about technology being so cold, it makes people so separate, so isolated. But I think that’s why I wanted to create the mobile phone orchestra. I wanted people to get in […]