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The search for metaphorical matchings.

Presented by:  Berklee faculty
Where: 1855 Wine Bar Bistro - 4 Oxford Castle New Road, Oxford OX11AY, UK
When: Monday February 23, 2015, 7.30pm local time
How to Attend: Tickets £15

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Berklee's Valencia campus faculty member Ben Houge, in conjunction with members of the Crossmodal Research Laboratory - Department of Experimental Psychology from Oxford University, will be presenting “The Search for Metaphorical Matchings through Wine and Music," an event where they will be experimenting with how sound affects our perception of taste. Three pairs of wines will be matched with accompanying music.

Ben's most recent creative activities include the development of food operas in collaboration with acclaimed chef Jason Bond of Bondir restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, involving evening-length events in which in which he creates a customized, 30-channel soundtrack for a five-course meal.

Ben Houge is an artist working at the nexus of music composition, video game development, sound installation, performance, and generative video, having contributed to Tom Clancy's EndWar, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Arcanum, and Brothers in Arms, among other games.