Bye Bye Butterfly brings together female percussionists from varied backgrounds and traditions. What we share is the interest in broadening traditional practices into experimental ones by extending into improvisation, text, theatre, movement and technology in our collective work. In Alien Lands, the performers are Aiyun Huang, Sandra Joseph, Ayano Kataoka, and Corinne Réne. The name Bye Bye Butterfly is taken from Pauline Oliveros’ influential tape piece from 1965 which “bids farewell to the music of the 19th century.” (Oliveros)

Projects by Bye Bye Butterfly

Alien Lands

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