Ish S | Music | Sound Art | Installations |


Ish S is presenting a Sound Installations as a part of the EPISODO – Sound Reasons, at the YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2020. This is the first in the Sound Reasons series to be held in Japan.

Dates: September 16 – 27, 2020 *Closed: September 17 and 24.
Venue: Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art

Ish Shehrawat (Ish S) is a composer, sound artist, curator and musician from New Delhi/ India. His primary field of interests are ‘Sound Art and Installation‘, along with ‘electro-acoustic music’, and he has been presenting some of his works as Sound Installations and mixed media works.  He is trained as a classical Guitar Player and as an electronic musician/ composer produces creative works under different pseudonyms and projects like – edGeCut, diFfused beats, Khayali pulao and 4th World Orchestra, he creates, collaborates and produces a wide spectrum of music and sounds ranging from Jazz to classical and from ambient to experimental electronic music and has developed his own style over a period of time. He has produced various sound art installations, albums and composed music for independent short films, plays, performances and Contemporary Dance Recitals. In 2009 he founded the music label called Sound Reasons to promote contemporary and electronic music and have released a number of albums since then.
edGeCut (homepage)diFfuSed beats (homepage)
Ish S also curates the Sound Reasons Festival for Sound Art and experimental electronic music which takes place in India and the South Asia region since 2012. Having collaborated with many artists worldwide like Hans koch, Raqs Media Collective and . Ish has performed live and some of his works have been presented and installed around the world at the M Bar – BeatWave Festival, Helsinki | Queen Elizabeth Hall, London | ‘World Information City conference’, Bangalore , India | Electron festival, Geneva | Art Basel | Estonia | Firstsite, Colchester |  Goethe Institut, India | Electrogonner, Vienna | F+F Schule fur Kunst und Medien Design, Zurich | Inter Art Center Malmo, Sweden | Mahem, Copenhagen| Blue Frog, Mumbai | CriSAP, London College of Communication | Vadehra Art Gallery | The British Council and other venues across the world. His sound installations and compositions for contemporary dance and Video Art works have been presented and performed at the Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Bombay |  Center Pompidou, Paris | Theater Gessnerallee, Zurich | Dampfzentrjecale, Bern| Project 88, bombay |  Kulturzentrum Schützenmatt,Olten | Theater Phoenix, Steckborn to name a few.

 Sound Art and InstallationsedGeCut |  diFfuSed beats |


Ish SHEHRAWAT (Ish S) and Indonesian artist Venzha CHRIST present their sound installations as a part of the EPISODO - Sound Reasons, at the Lecture Hall of the Yokohama Museum of Art. This is the first in the Sound Reasons series to be held in Japan.

Opening: Wednesday, September 16 | Walkthroughs and Live Performances ONLINE

Dates: September 16 – 27, 2020 *Closed: September 17 and 24.
Venue: Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art

We will be doing various other events with and before the installation dates like live performances, radio shows, talks etc. Please refer to the website and this space for updates.

MORE information HERE


This installation is based on Indian Classical music’s melodic intervals and reflects the same by over layering sound fields and movement of sound within the installation.

Ish S – CIRCLE | spatial sound Installation | Video installation | from Sound Reasons on Vimeo.

Ish S – SITTING STILL – Multi Channel Spatial Sound Installation – Ambisonics from Sound Reasons on Vimeo.


21 June Mahem Copenhagen Denmark
01 July Inter Arts Center Malmo Sweden
06 Aug Third Space Helsinki Finland
08 Aug Kukemuru Ambient festival Estonia
15 Aug
Les Digitales Festival Lausanne Switzerland
21 Aug tba Paris France
27 Aug Walden Club Heterotopique Geneva Switzerland
30 Aug Les Digitales Festival Neuchâtel Switzerland
09 Sep L’ECURIE à l’Îlot 13 Geneva Switzerland
19 Sep Les Digitales Festival Freiburg Switzerland

(more dates to be announced soon)

ISh S – Sound Installation | Multi-Channel Sound installation | Moth and a Room | Faulty scales | from Sound Reasons on Vimeo.

Installations 1 - SR

LIVE SET – edGeCut


edGeCut is a electro Acoustic project by Ish S (Sound Reasons). The music can be described as a mixture of acoustic compositions arranged with synthetic electronic sounds that build crystalline shimmering layered music and sonic spaces. These live sets have their share of acoustic instrumentation ranging from Guitar and vocals to flute and percussions. Ish has studied Western Classical guitar and then moved into Latin American and Jazz music. These Influences and those of electronic music can be heard in the edGeCut ‘live sets’

He has performed at the elecktron @ Fete De la Musiqe’ in Geneva, Art Basel and at F+F Schule fur Kunst und Medien Design in Zurich. In India he has performed in Olives, Vie, F Bar, Athena, The American center, Rain, Blue Frog, Goethe Institue and British Council Library. He has installed sound as a solo Artist and in collaboration in the Action field Kodra, Greece / Centre Pompidou , Paris / London College of Communication, London / National Gallery of Modern Art , Delhi – India / Sarai-CSDS / Project 88, Mumbai etc


Inhabited Geometry tours Europe | Music Composed by Ish S + diFfuSed beats |

Another dance recital called Inhabited Geometry for which Ish Shehrawat(Ish S) and diFfuSed beats have composed music for is touring various dance festivals and will be presented at the following venues in Europe in 2014. The piece is choreographed by Mandeep Raikhy. All dates are for 2014

April 25 | Zurich, Theater Gessnerallee | 20h00
April 27| Moutier, Salle de Chantemerle | 19h00
April 30| Vernier, Salle des Fêtes du Lignon | 20h00
May 03 | Bern, Dampfzentrale | 20h00
May 04 | Olten, Kulturzentrum Schützenmatt | 20h15
May 06| Steckborn, Theater Phoenix | 20h15

Dance Preview/ Trailer:

Performances of ‘Within’ a dance recital by Aditi Mangaldas’ Dance Company in Bombay, London and Germany | Music composed by Ish Shehrawat + diFfuSed beats for the contemporary section ‘Knotted’ |

Aditi Mangaldas’s dace recital Within is touring London along with some dates in Germany. Again the music scored for this piece is by Ish S and diFfuSed beat, plus this was produced at Sound Reasons. The classical section is composed by Mahesh Vinayakaram.

You can preview the video at

and you can preview some of the compositions here

The dates for the performances are (All dates are for 2014)

23 March | Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, Bombay, India | 7 pm
22 May | Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Rd London UK | 7.30 pm
23 May | Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Rd London UK | 7.30 pm


‘Inhabited Geometry | Music by Ish S and diFfuSed beats

Inhabited Geometry- a contemporary dance performance from Mandeep Raikhy on Vimeo.


‘Within’ a dance recital by Aditi Mangaldas’ Dance Company | Music by Ish S and diFfuSed beats