ABA Structure biography

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ABA Structure (Kenji Williams) is an award winning filmmaker, music producer, and classically-trained violinist. A world bridger of music, visual arts, science and philosophy, Williams has collaborated with international DJ John Digweed, evolutionary philosopher Ken Wilber, world famous painter Alex Grey, the Gates Planetarium Dome Theater (Denver Museum of Nature and Science), and is exposing his solo work from big music festivals around the world, to mainstream television, film soundtracks, to institutions such as NASA. In addition to public and critical acclaim, Pioneer, Panasonic, and Sony corporations have sponsored Williams with technology to support his artistic vision.
Combining unique skills in film and music, Williams has earned international film awards from the CSC to Sundance, exhibited work at the Smithsonian Institute, garnered speaking invitations around the world, and is one of the handful of selected artists actively sharing art, ideas, and visions with other featured guests from Deepak Chopra to Larry Wachowski (The Matrix) with the Integral Institute. Williams has been featured in the media from European publications and BBC radio, to mainstream Japanese press, to NPR, Tricycle, XM Radio, AV Revolution, XLR8R, and Apple.com. Composer and producer of 6 music albums, Director of 15 films and music videos, 3 feature length projects, and 2 multimedia theatrical live shows, Kenji Williams is respected as pushing the boundaries of audio visual art and performance.

Born in 1974, and classically trained in Violin since the age of 7, Kenji Williams performs live ethereal- style violin, with a laptop and drum machine transmitting self-produced classics to the dance floor. Tracking Kenji's multimedia career, from classical violin training, to his early influences in Detroit and European techno, to a BFA in Film Production, and touring with Dub Hip Hop Reggae bands and trance group Medicine Drum, while simultaneously producing and directing films and music videos, the combination of ingredients that make Williams' art fuse into an exotic and tantalizing audio visual experience. AppleMark

Kenji Williams is booked from Europe to America to Japan, performing at rock, techno, trance, and ambient events, from intimate underground gatherings, to world class dome theaters, to 30,000 person outdoor events. Williams has also collaborated with visionary artists as Alex Grey in the 'Worldspirit' project, critically acclaimed by revered philosopher, Ken Wilber.
Collaborating with the most respected artists of our time, Williams is re-shaping the context of communication arts by pioneering new worlds of musical composition and performance, while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of film & visual communication. Considered by many as a "next level" multimedia artist, Kenji Williams delivers unique and un-matched talent to the audience, with a violin that shatters any stereotypes of cold electronica.

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