[premiere: Stephen Upshaw 26th March at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London]
From 6 March to 28 April 2013, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents a solo exhibition featuring the work of Iranian artist Navid Nuur. The exhibition shows a range of his continuously developing oeuvre that examines the phenomenological experience of his sculptural installation works and the transformative properties he gives to everyday materials.
Violist Stephen Upshaw approached a number of composers (including DIVAcontemporary co-director Marc Yeats) to explore writing a collection of short pieces for solo viola each in response to a specific work in Nuur’s show at the Parasol Unit. hȳran is a response to Nuur’s Interimodule ‘there’. :: more