Monthly Archives: December 2022

Onward to 2023

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This wonderfully creative year ended with a flurry of activity. Deep thanks to O.Funmilayo Makarah’s Heritage Film Festival, Cheng-Sim Lim, PGCMLS and the amazing  Hiroko Komiya for our collaboration and live show with Carla Rihl and David Gazsi in Vienna.

Gratitude to everyone who viewed or listened to my work in 2022. I wish you a happy, creative, and healthy new year!
Close out with a track from my Sounds series:

Onward to 2023!

Super 8 still is from The Journal fo Drifting Hours series.




The response to our event Saturday night was incredibly moving. Difficult to put into words. Great to do this live and see so many people in a beautiful space. Deep thanks to everyone involved. More on this soon with pics hopefully A magical evening. Vienna is a wonderful city.

Super 8 films-Chris H. Lynn
Butoh dance Carla Rihl, David Gazsi. Live sound by Hiroko Komiya and Chris H. Lynn.
Edge of presence_10DEC2022 at Das Lot, Wien

Photo of Hiroko’s set up-Hiroko Komiya.

Edge of Presence in Vienna, Austria 12/10/22

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Really excited to take part in this event- Info is below. Here is a link to the event

Edge of Presence
Audio visual performance with dancers

Silent images on the screen
A Dancer pauses
sounds and notes linger on the edge of presence

Super 8 film:
Chris H.Lynn (US)

Field recordings, sounds, objects, music:
Chris H.Lynn & Hiroko Komiya (JP)

Carla Rihl & David Gazsi

20 minutes

Chris H.Lynn and Hiroko Komiya have started collaborating since the spring of 2021. The released digital album “Oto no Yukue “ in Feb 2022, with extracting the instant sound of each land, exchanging like a sound letter, and creating new compositions from the explorations. It became a sketchbook-like album of sounds with seasonal changes, elements of nature, and some distant memories. They also have ongoing projects between here and there simultaneous recording, sound journal, speaking voice, and audiovisual live performance.

Chris H. Lynn is a filmmaker, sound artist, educator, and curator from the United States. His digital images and Super 8 films explore the subtle rhythms of movement, light, and sound in urban and rural landscapes that vary from the Eastern shores of Maryland, U.S. to Nanjing, China. His work has been shown at the Librairie Avant-Garde, Nanjing, China, UNZALAB in Milan, Italy, American Film Institute (AFI) in Silver Spring, Md, Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinamericano Habana, Cuba, Goethe Institut, Washington D.C., The Anthology Film Archives, NYC, and a variety of venues internationally. His work was featured in the book Cinema and the Audiovisual Imagination by Robert Robertson. His sound works have been published on Impulsive Habitat, Verz Imprint, Green Field Recordings, KandalaRecords, Plus Timbre and echOmusic and have appeared on radio programs worldwide.

Hiroko Komiya plays object sounds; stone, water, seashell, toys, etc. and percussion, zither, shrutibox, voice. Inspired by the air, space, movements, inner body, memory, she expresses the sound without bound melody or rhythm. Since 1999, she accompanies Atsushi Takenouchi's JINEN Butoh as a musician, all his works and live performances are created and played by her live music. Apart from dance, she collaborates with film, sculptor, painter, poet, story teller, costume designer, various artists for exhibition, installation, etc.
Released first solo album “Eau Nouvelle” ( sometimeStudio, France 2009 ) Released Butoh performance music album " Pendulum Sea" ( SBENG! Dischi, Italy 2017) Also released 2 albums in collaboration with French experimental band LENA CIRCUS ( 2008, 2011)

SA 10.12  > 19:30 Uhr

Das Lot

Absberggasse 31, 1100 Wien

Duration: 20 Min (session with other performance)
Free Donation

Arrive at least 30 minutes early to guarantee entry.


​Das Lot Space – Vienna, Austria


Saturday, December 10, 2022 – 19:30