Live multimedia performance for string quartet, electronic music and panoramic visuals, based on the concept of “graphic sonification”.
Shawn Hunt was born in Vancouver Canada in 1975. He is an artist of Heiltsuk, French and Scottish ancestry. Shawn has a diploma in studio art from Capilano college as well as a BFA from the University of British Columbia where he majored in sculpture and drawing. Shawn comes from a family of artists. His father is Bradley Hunt, a prominent Heiltsuk artist with whom Shawn apprenticed for 5 yrs, learning wood and jewelry carving as well as traditional design. Shawn’s brother Dean Hunt is also an artist. Shawn apprenticed with Coast Salish painter Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun from 2012 to 2015.