October 09, 2023

Egyptian Musician and Composer Maurice Louca Comes to EMPAC

Maurice Louca is an Egyptian musician and composer whose been commissioned for new work for “Shifting Center,” the upcoming exhibition at EMPAC. Louca’s work often engages microtonality. He spoke with Sina Basila Hickey for Hudson Mohawk Magazine about his plans for the installation, influences in his work, location-based work.

“Shifting Center” will be at EMPAC from November 3–18, 2023.
Prior to the exhibition opening, Beatriz Cortez’s sculpture “Ilopango, the Volcano that Left” departs Storm King Art Center, the site of its current exhibition, to embark on a three-day performative journey along the Hudson River to Troy. The volcano can be witnessed as it sails upriver from various viewing points on both shores and online through a livestream. There will be a welcoming reception at the Sanctuary on October 28.

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