ACROSS THE S.E.A
Step into the captivating realm of the M.A.D installation, an acronym representing the harmonious convergence of Music, Art, and Dance. Conceptulalized by Creative Director and Sound ARtist, Eli, this mesmerizing installation, aptly named "Across The S.E.A," is an immersive journey through the resplendent tapestry of South East Asian culture. Guided by the evocative melodies of the enchanting E.P. "Lily In An Orchid Garden," the installation transports you to a realm where vibrant visuals and fluid movements entwine in an exquisite dance. Adorned in intricate costumes, dancers seamlessly blend traditional grace with contemporary flair, their motions echoing the rich history and modern dynamism of the region. This fusion of genres, both in dance and music, forms a symphony of sensory delight, inviting you to traverse the landscapes of Southeast Asia without ever leaving the space.
Lily In An Orchid Garden is a mesmerizing and innovative special edition EP conceived and created by Eli. This EP embarks on an extraordinary sonic journey, showcasing the rich and diverse sounds of Southeast Asia in a never-before-heard genre-less context. With a heartfelt tribute to Eli's cherished childhood memories, the EP intertwines street sounds from the region with a harmonious blend of multiple Southeast Asian languages, symbolizing the vast tapestry of cultures that define this enchanting part of the world.
The EP takes listeners on an exhilarating musical adventure, blending traditional Southeast Asian elements with visionary new electronic soundscapes. Artfully crafted as a brand-new kind of world dance music, Eli’s intention was to breaks cultural barriers and transcends genres, and to leave listeners captivated and spellbound by its seamless fusion of old and new.
The EP's title, Lily In An Orchid Garden, holds a deeply personal significance for Eli. It serves as a beautiful homage to the memory of Eli's beloved mother, whose name was Lily. The EP becomes an artistic expression of love and remembrance for a remarkable woman who was truly one of a kind.
With its genre-defying sounds, Lily In An Orchid Garden beckons listeners to embrace the beauty of cultural diversity and embrace the magic of music as a bridge that connects hearts across borders. This creation is not just a musical experience; it is a journey of self-discovery, love, and celebration of all that makes us unique and irreplaceable, much like a delicate lily blooming in the midst of a resplendent orchid garden.