Shane Aspegren is an artist who works to break boundaries between different medium. He talked about the artwork that he created with Hong Kong artist Adrian Wong, which they eventually donated to the Para Site fundraising auction.
About Shane Aspegren
Shane Aspegren (b. 1975) is a Hong Kong based music & multi-media artist. Born and raised in Nebraska, he began working with a diverse list of European & North American electronic, pop and experimental projects while pursuing a degree in film.
Moving to Paris in 2000, he co-formed the internationally acclaimed analogue-electronics/brut-percussion duo The Berg Sans Nipple, releasing seven LP/EPs and making hundreds of performances from European festivals (such as Primavera Sound, All Tomorrow’s Parties, etc.) to the Whitney Museum. In addition to his own music projects, he has collaborated on dozens of other albums, world tours & one-off projects with artists as diverse as Bright Eyes, Woodkid, Songs:Ohia, Francoiz Breut, Lullaby For The Working Class, Don Nino, Julien Doré, Dominique A, Arto Lindsay and many more. Aspegren’s current music projects include Blood Wine or Honey, Pando’s People, Ça Va Chéri and a free-improvisation duo with dj sniff.
Throughout that time, Aspegren has explored the various intersections between sound, image and performance. In addition to sound design and soundtrack work for a number of commercial and theatrical releases, his works include video, photography, installation & performance, which have been presented or screened at Art Basel (Hong Kong), Anthology Film Archives (NYC), Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago), Athens Biennale (Greece), Festival International du Cinéma Méditerranéen (Montpellier), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago) and more.