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About The Performance
Sonic Cloisters, a series of site-specific electronic music performances, launches this spring and features renowned and emerging electronic music artists recorded in the unique spaces of The Met Cloisters. Created specifically for digital platforms, Sonic Cloisters emphasizes the look, feel, and sound of the Cloisters as the inspiration and starting point for new electronic music. Freed from the confines of the dance floor, these artists interact with the Cloisters’ collection, architecture, and environment to explore new creative territory and compositional approaches.
Sonic Cloisters 03: Dubfire
Thursday, August 5, 9 pm
Gallery 6, Pontaut Chapter House
Dubfire’s career has been marked by talent, drive, and determination to innovate, evolve, and entertain. Born Ali Shirazinia in Iran and raised in the United States, Dubfire developed his skills playing local clubs in Washington, DC. With Sharam Tayebi, he formed Deep Dish, a production-and-DJ duo that conquered the world of electronic music, picking up a Grammy and an array of other accolades.
Image: Dubfire / photo by Sasha Bianca