The Fundamental Impermanence of All Things is a performative installation piece for alto flute, viola, three performers, tape, and electronics commissioned by SASSAS and conceived for the Wende Museum, its collections, and its space, the former National Guard Armory in Culver City. Carmina is joined by Wilfrido Terrazas (flute), Alexander Bruck (viola), Mariana Flores (soprano), and Miguel Zazueta (tenor).


Carmina Escobar is an experimental vocalist, improviser, sound and intermedia artist from Mexico City. Her practice focuses mainly on sound, the voice, the body and their interrelations with physical, social, present and memory spaces. Her work includes installation, performance, multimedia, as well as collaborative and interdisciplinary works. She has explored the capabilities of her voice developing a wide range of vocal techniques that apply to her musical work as well as to investigate radical ideas about the voice. In her work, the Voice is the phenomenon and concept that unites analogous/digital materials to generate an experience that sets in motion the audience’s perception.