Echo Ho

Beijing-born artist and musician Echo Ho, now living in Cologne, her work investigates conceptual dimensions of diverse cultural material and historical narratives through the use of various media, which ranges from objects, installation, audio-visual composition to live performance. Echo Ho re-invented the traditional Chinese string instrument Gu Qin into a Slow Qin by extending its function to become a wireless interface enable real-time improvisation using customised music software on the laptop.
With her solo band project ‘zo-on slows’, she explores sound in time-space-relations, by merging field recordings with electronic tunes and beats, voice and noise, Ho unfolded an imaginative soundscape full of emotion.