Near to Love

Mike HJ Chang, Liao Jiekai, Zai Tang and Mark Thia have each responded to a pop song without knowing its title or having listened to the original song. Working with one of the song’s different forms, through its lyrics or its audio file, each artist will attempt to communicate to each other what has been responded to. At issue then is not merely a question of interpretation or communication but also the very possibility of miscommunication and the necessary openness that communication entails.

  • "As You Were" have its North American Premiere in March at CAAMfest, San Francisco.