is Saphy Vong a sound and visual artist.
He has played alone and in collaboration on places such as Helsinki (Myymälä 2), Bangkok (Nospace Gallery), St Petersburg (Erarta Contemporary Art Museum),New York (Xpo929) Berlin (White Rabbit Gallery), Arkaoda (Istanbul)..with Hype Williams, KXP, Lydia Lunch, Scott Colburn (Jabon), Ovo, Jooklo duo,Stellar Om Source, Family Battle Snake..
He’s a french solo musician with a background from Cambodia who is messing around with abstract electronics, noise and sequenced multi-layered rhythms. Playing live is for him always an experiment within the situation of spontaneous thinking and decision-making through the energy of people & space.
Collaborations include the projects METRO:LIBIDO (with Imran Khan), MONOSOURCIL (with Pavel Viry, Boris Viry and Gaetan Belhenniche), Marie-Pascale Hardy (LEYLI), ABSYNTHAX with Ivan karib (MPALA GAROO), Zack Kouns and Rory hinchey, Dustin Wong (Ecstatic sunshine, Ponytail..) .He is running the label Steak au zoo (LES TRUCS, ELECTRIC ELECTRIC, GREGALDUR..) and organizer of a concert series for noise, experimental and free music, “GROLDEBOX”.
The last release is a split LP with Orphan I Oliver from Toronto on diffeent labels from different countries: Neh-Owh (Copenhagen)/Heia sun (Paris)/Jozik (Helsinki/Dumpster Diving Lab (Moscow)
Latest Album: "Time Pressure" (Amdiscs, Released: 12.29.2011)
Kikiilimikilii is the solo project of one founder of the Parisian art group and label, CT/ Heia Sun, and bands, FEU MACHIN and GROSS BITE.
Since 2010, he has performed in France, Spain, Mexico, Estonia, Turkey, Switzerland, New Zealand, Romania, Canada and the United States, but keeps a cryptic, abiographical résumé, citing ‘dgdghnfhnfnhf’ as a pretty big influence.
He also has physical debut recently on Heia Sun (EYES BEHIND, LAFIDKI) and a pending release on Amdiscs (PICTUREPLANE, CHROME WINGS, YOUNG ADULTS)He has collaborated with Nathan Wheeler, Eizo Takashima, Chris O'Connor, Burhan Berken, Romano Krzych, Die Karlheil Gruppe, Hearth ...
He has played alongside Mi Ami, High Wolf, Arbouretum, Endless Boogie, Protect U, Tearist, Vampillia, Digital Peyote ...
kikiilimikilii's music skates between echoic choral terrains, mosquito-drone airspace, and cracked, lacustrine exotica. He hushed blend of noisy psychedelia and trance leaning rhythm patterns.