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Performance Highlights

// PERFORMANCE
Lincoln Center | Allen Room | NYC
Nam June Paik Museum | Seoul, Korea
Brooklyn Academy of Music | NY
The Esplanade | Singapore
Park Avenue Armory | NYC
Ann Hamilton Tower | Oliver Ranch, CA
New Museum of Contemporary Art | NYC
Noguchi Museum
Walker Art Center | Minneapolis, MN
LaMama Experimental Theater Club
Asia Society
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FESTIVALS // CONFERENCES
Singapore Arts Festival | 2012
ISPA International Society of Performing Arts | Dynamic Leadership | 2014
BAM NextWave | 2008, 2006
PROTOTYPE | 2014
TED |  The Next Chapter | Vancouver BC | 2014
UNSOUND Festival | NYC
Festival of World Cultures | Poland | 2011Korean Festival | 2007
MADE (Music/Art/Dance/Experience) Festival | Sweden
Locating the Sacred Festival | NYC
Tune-In Festival |  NYC | 2011
Intermedia Festival | IUPUI 2010
Bang on a Can Marathon | 2008
TED Women | 2013
PopTech: the Human Impact  | 2007
Pulse Art & Technology Festival | 2011
Movement Research Festival |  2009
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// LIVE SCORES  :  [  THEATER  :   DANCE  ]
AGORA II in the historic McCarren Pool| by Noemie Lafrance
Rapture (in residence) | by Noemie Lafrance w/ Frank Gehry
DISORIENTED: Antonioni in China | by Yin Mei Dance
Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami | Dir. by Stephen Earnhart
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// COMMISSIONS  :   [ SYMPHONIC  :  CHORAL ]
ARCO 
with Sympho | site-specific symphonic work for the Park Ave. Armory Drill Hall.  Co-composed with Paul Haas, & Paul Fowler
CPS/RPM |  SAYAKA Ladies Chorale of Tokyo
TOWER with Sympho | site-specific symphonic work for the Ann Hamilton Tower | co-composed with Paul Haas, and Chris Bono
Semaphore Conductus
 | Young People’s Chorus of NYC
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// RECORDINGS
Sunken Cathedral | Innova (label of the American Composers Forum)
Bardo |
by Chris Bono
( (( PHONATION )) )
 | Swirl Records
The NYFA Collection | Innova Music
Sound UnBound
 |  SubRosa & MIT Press
Proscenium | Swirl Records
Bora Yoon | Swirl Records
Journal of Popular Noise | Vol. 3, Issue 8
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// COLLABORATIONS
Ann Hamilton | event of a thread
Sekou Sundiata51st (dream) state
Luke DuBois | ( (( PHONATION )) ) and The Body Electric sensor design
New York Polyphony | My End Is My Beginning
Vong Pak | Korean trad. dance + drumming artist | Sunken Cathedral
(Gr)Album Collective | interactive iPad graphic album trilogy of Sunken Cathedral
Ben Frost | Journal of Popular Noise
Michael Gordon | Lightning at our Feet
DJ Spooky | Subliminal Strings
Kaki King | Air & Kilometers, Jazz at Lincoln Center

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INTERACTIVE DESIGN // COLLABORATION
The Body Electric, custom sensor performance interface w/ Luke DuBois
League of Electronic Musicians & Urban Robots | enhanced instruments
UNSWORN | Telemegaphone Dale, Pophorns, Ophones
Stephan Moore | Floating Points, multichannel audio performance
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// ARTIST RESIDENCY
Harvestworks Digital Media & Arts | The Body Electric | 2010
League of Electronic Musicians & Urban Robots | 2009
Ringling Museum of Art | 2012
The Hermitage | 2012
HERE Art Center | 2011 to 2014
Park Avenue Armory | Under Construction | 2012
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AWARDS // FELLOWSHIPS
New York Foundation for the Arts | Music / Sound
New Music USA | Live Music for Dance
United Artists Initiative Media Arts Fellowship | Music / Sound
Queens Council on the Arts
Sorel Organization for Women Composers | Recording
BMI + Billboard Songwriting Award
TED2014 Fellow

Upcoming Live Performances

Sat / 08.26 / Carlsbad Music Festival, California

The 14th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of “adventurous music by the beach” on Friday-Sunday, August 25-27 in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad. Featuring 60+ performances of creative music of all kinds.  Dozens of FREE outdoor concerts all weekend; and a beer garden, food trucks and artisan market!  Mainstage artists include: Julia Holter, Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, Sacra/Profana, Noveller, Eric Byers, Bora Yoon & more.  Curated by Matt McBane.  more info + details >> 

09.30-10.1 / Unruly Sounds Festival / Princeton NJ

Unruly Sounds Festival presents Princeton composers, original works, and outdoor performances.  Join for this 2-day festival featuring performances and new works by Princeton composers Jeff Snyder, Bora Yoon, & many more!  Curated by Mika Godbole (Mobius Percussion).   more festival info coming soon!

Fri + Sat / 10.07-08 / Festival of the Arts / Princeton NJ

Princeton University Concerts celebrates the opening of the new Lewis Center for the Performing Arts!   Unveiling Fall 2017, the Festival of the Arts celebrates this monumental occasion with campus-wide performances, pop-up performances, by ensemble-in-residence So Percussion; Princeton composers & more!   Join Friday 10/7, from 2pm to 8pm at the University Chapel for site-specific sound installation “Of Matter + Mass” by Bora Yoon, celebrating the liturgy of the hours, in the changing environment of light + sound.  Join Saturday 10/8, at 4pm, at the Graduate College, for a world premiere work for the Princeton carillon bell system + electronics, featuring special guest instrumentalists.   more info >>

Wed-Th / 10.11-12 / Visiones Sonoras / Morelia, Mexico

Visiones Sonoras 13 Festival presents Bora Yoon among many electronic artists for this interdisciplinary electronic music + new media festival, hosted in Morelia, Mexico.  Yoon will perform 2 special concerts: *Visiones Sonoras Opening Night - October 11th, at Ocampo Theatre on a program with Neil Rolnick and Voxare String Quartet (USA).  and the following evening  October 12th, at the UNAM CSAM Auditorium.   Stay tuned for more event info >>

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