As with last year, June has been turning into a very busy month! I am very happy to say that this includes a piece that I have made years ago with Viv Corringham as part of Museruole, a track with the fab title of Who says banshees have no fun, which can be downloaded here.
There also is a live performance of Traces in/of/with Sound at Aural Detritus Festival in Brighton and the 9-channel piece Remembering Worlds (made in collaboration with Peter McKerrow, Robbie Judkins and Charlotte Desborough) for the BeOpen Sound Portal. It’s a piece made around 2001: A Space Odyssey and features me singing the Blue Danube (very briefly thankfully, sounds we have termed R2D2, and a brief rocket-ship-lift0ff experience amongst other things.
Have a look at the events diary for the details.
Anyone remember the Be Open Sound Portal created by Arup launched at last year’s London Design Festival in Trafalgar square? This year the portal is migrating to Chelsea as part of a University of the Arts London project, and LCC is putting together a 80 min programme around the theme Sound, Place, Memory with three student compositions and two artist compositions. I am delighted to say that I am creating one of the former and currently selecting a number of collaborators for the venture. More soon.
On April 18th I’ll be playing at Open Provocation, a festival taking place in Polruan, Cornwall between the 17th-20th April. There is a fab double CD for sale to help fund the event, which contains exclusive material from the likes of Lee Patterson, Robert Curgenven, myself and many others, costing just £10! For more information, check recordedfields.net/festival.
My piece override will be part of Camberwell Arts Festival, happening from 15 – 23 June 2013. Over the same weekend I will be talking about and performing Traces in/of/with sound at the Aural Detritus Festival at the Phoenix Brighton. More on both shortly.
A little while ago I was invited by Mexican composer Israel Martínez to contribute to his brilliant project In Memoriam alongside other artists such Francisco López, Murcof, Janek Schaefer, Philippe Petit, Simon Whetham and many more interesting folk. The piece is based on Israel’s experience strolling throughout the eccentric cemetery Jardines del Humaya in Culiacan (Mexico), capturing shocking messages that relatives and friends leave to their dead printed on canvas. You can now download this for free via http://www.suplex.mx.
An excerpt of my piece Room With A View has been published as part of Ex-trauma, part of the Experiments and Intensities series published by Winchester University Press, which is curated by Annette Arlander, Yvon Bonenfant and Mary Agnes Covey-Krell. Find out more here.
I have just spotted a nicely mayhem-video from my recent performance at the Liverpool Biennial. The sound is a bit abysmal as it’s directly from the camera, but, it’s fun:
There are also some images from the recent Utrophia concert with Tom Scott, Jonas Gustafsson, Adam Bohman, Zolan Quobble, Sara Ragab, Michael Shaw and David Aylward on flickr. Pictures from the Aural Detritus concert in Brighton can be found on my facebook page and way nicer ones on that of Andrea Shambolic.
On 14 December: My recorded piano piece November Song will be played at 60×60, PianoForte Foundation in the Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, USA from 6-7pm. Find out more here.
Also, I have lent my voice and German language skills to this lovely project by Italian artist and composer Andrea Gabriele. Find out more here. And I have added some videos from the recent SoundFjord residency to the residency blog. Some images are on facebook, courtesy of Nellie LeFey
On 1st December I will be playing an improvised collaboration with David Aylward, Tom Scott, Adam Bohman and more at Utrophia Project Space in 120 Deptford High Street, LondonSE8 4NS. Very much looking forward to this too, as it’s a short walk from my house and our previous collaborations with David and Tom were very good fun!
Between12-18 November: residency at Soundfjord as part of the research projects series “Sequence Series: Turn, Move, Change”. Come and visit me Sunday 18th from 4-6pm where I will perform the work in progress! More information is here.
On 6th October I will be performing with Scanner at the Liverpool Biennial , as part of Electronic Voice Phenomena curated by Mercy. Venue is the HiFi, (formerly binanary cell) Seel Street, Liverpool. Click here for more information.
Change of date: The discussion between myself and participants in over ride at V22 Summer club in Bermondsey, originally scheduled for Saturday 13th July, has been moved to Thursday 26th July, 7-8pm. This will be streamed live via the project’s radio radeq. If you would like to take part, please contact me.
On Wednesday 7th June I will present a paper on my project over ride at the Sound Sight Space Play symposium in Leicester, UK.
The following month, on Saturday 13th July at 6pm, you can catch a discussion between myself and participants in over ride at V22 Summer club in Bermondsey. This will be streamed live via the project’s radio radeq. If you would like to take part, please contact me.
On May 8th I will be performing an 8-channel version of my new audio-visual project Traces in/of/with Sound at City Lights: Transonic Transformations, City University, Performance Space, St John Street, London EC1V 4PB. Also performing are Cathy Lane, Viv Corringham and more. Find the details here
On May 17h will give a paper at SOUND::GENDER::FEMINISM::ACTIVISM at LCC , entitled Escaping gender through technology: Sonic freedom and the machine.
On Feb 6th, 5.45-6.45pm I will be giving a talk about my project over ride at the Sonic Art Research Unit listening group at Brookes University, Oxford.