The Willow Room

Title: The Willow Room

Date: 18th May 2019 7pm til 10pm

Artistic Director & Composer: Allan X. Chen

Artists: See below


In an attempt to find alternative mediums where people experience music and learn about sound, The Willow Room explores interactive space with motion response music. Using a combination of motion sensors, electronic music composition, and architectural design, Allan X. Chen and his creative team bring to you an environment where YOU can become your own composer. Imagine wading through a sea of hanging ribbons where the musical events around you responds to your movements. Come experience this new environment, learn about how they created the installation, and see where they hope to take it in the future.


On 18th of May at Arthill Gallery in London, The Willow Room Team present to you a soft launch event, in partnership with PUNCHY Drinks. Enjoy a drink of PUNCHY Rum Punch on the house, as you explore the gallery, with the chance to chat to our team members in an intimate and casual gallery environment.




Artistic Director & Composer, Allan X. Chen, is passionate about collaboration and particularly drawn to creating a dialogue between fields not usually in conversation. In search of this conversation, he gathered a team of creatives to bring this installation to life: Hanson Cheng (Lead Designer), Andrew Earl (Design Engineer), Sigourney Waibel (Neuroscientist), Laura Serra (Pianist & Music Performance Psychologist), & Jared Bennett(Technician & Sound Engineer). All members of the team are currently students at London institutions; The Royal College of Music, The Royal College of Art, The Royal Academy of Music, & Imperial College.



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