Watermarks I, 2013 (excerpt)
Running time: 5:49 minutes / HD / colour
The rhythmic movements of the reflection of the moon on water encounters the improvisational sound of Lori Freedman playing the bass clarinet.
Camera: Sylvia Safdie
Editing: Patrick Andrew Boivin, Sylvia Safdie
Audio: Lori Freedman, bass clarinet
About the musician: Conspicuously described as “a musical revolutionary”, Lori Freedman is known internationally as one of Canada’s most provocative and creative performers. Her work includes contemporary, improvised and electroacoustic music, and she frequently collaborates with dance, theatre and visual artists. Over thirty composers have written solo bass clarinet music for her and she has made numerous recordings, including À un moment donné (Ambiances Magnétiques 103), nominated for an Opus prize in 2003. Just prior to the release of her first feature album Huskless! (Artifact 20), she received the Freddie Stone Award for the “demonstration of outstanding leadership, integrity and excellence in the area of contemporary music and jazz”. The National Jazz Awards 2003 also nominated Freedman as “Clarinetist of the Year”. She currently lives in Montreal.