Described as the ‘Diamanda Galas of Glitch’, Iris Garrelfs’ begun improvising with voice very early on. Her parents sang in the village choir, and would often practice at home with Iris making up new melodies, 2nd and 3rd voices to whatever was being sung.
Site specific sonic post-Dada madness with Iris Garrelfs and Jude Cowan Montague. “Oddest moment was that I was complaining about the fact that I’d forgotten about the Dada event the previous day, then we rushed in to watch those women do that thingy…” About a performance at Linear Obsessional Live in the Park No.11.
The Lab of Sonic Possibilities is a collaboration between Tansy Spinks and Iris Garrelfs in which they explore locations through listening and sound related activities, uncovering different perspectives on site specificity this reveals. Our next outing will be to the V22 Louise House in Forrest Hill, this time with a performance for angle lamps. It […]
Lauschen is a performance work by Iris Garrelfs for improvised voice, environment and listening cones. It was originally devised in 2016 specifically for Lausch II at Lewisham Art House, London, UK as a series curated by Rahel Kraft, but has since been performed elsewhere. Lauschen is a German term, meaning “close listening” or “eavesdropping”. The performance […]
J.I.G. is a collaboration between three artists and their voices, Jude Cowan Montague, Iris Garrelfs and Georgina Brett. They combine electronic voice manipulations with spoken word and poetry to produce an ever-changing surreal conversation, spanning music, absurdity and the occasional spot of map reading. Find upcoming concerts here. Recordings from previous events: Live at Sonic […]