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June 19-July 2, Glasgow, The Big Wave

Working with choreographer Ian Spink and playwright Alan Wilkins at the Tramway in Glasgow in a new interdisciplinary dance/writing/sound project exploring the process of coming apart.

 

July 6th, Speaking/Performing at Goldsmiths University Phonography Colloquium, London

Being held from Tuesday 5th to Thursday 7th July 2011, this colloquium is on current practices of sound work which incorporate field recording as part of the process and the sonic material of the medium. Our aspiration is to foster a forum for artists to openly share and explore their practice and to develop the discourse and theorization germane to this expansive interdisciplinary field.

 

June 9th, Speaking at CRiSAP: The Uses And Abuses Of Field Recording, LCC

CRiSAP presents their fifth research conference investigating the role of field recording in artistic practice. The symposium sees artists, writers and musicians discuss the topic through the PechaKucha format. Recorded sound and a concert also follow the presentation. Featuring Viv Corringham, Peter Cusack, Felicity Ford, Michael Gallagher, Ruth Hawkins, Bill Thompson, Salomé Voegelin and Mark Peter Wright. London College Of Communication, 9 June, 3 pm, free.

 

May 14 - June 25th, Cra/cked, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

*Preview May 13, 6-8pm, including live performance.

New works exploring cracked aesthetics with broken technology, data bending, and transliteration in sound and video.

sneak peak:

More on my Youtube and Flickr sites.

 

April 8, CNY:Connected, Masham

Keynote speaker at Creative North Yorkshire's Connected Seminar Event, Masham, N. Yorkshire

I'll be delivering the keynote presentation for Creative North Yorkshire's Connected Seminar Event. My talk is entitled:

The Journey Towards an Omni-disciplinary Practice via Outpost Networking and Self-Promotion (for Artists)
or How to get along with others to make more connections and get more work
.

It will cover the different categories of 'Omni-disciplinarity', the benefits of working 'cross-practice', creative networking, and the importance of self-marketing. There will also be other social media and marketing experts at the event for talks and workshops. Here's the program: CNY Timetable

For more information and bookings visit: Creative North Yorkshire

 

March 28, 8pm, Kings Place

John Cage Songbooks: with Exaudi and the University of East Anglia

Finally the fruition of several month's work, I'll be performing John Cage's Songbooks with acclaimed vocal group EXAUDI and students from the University of East Anglia at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG, 8pm.

*Article here at The Guardian by Christopher Fox. *Reviewed by Joe Muggs here at ArtsDesk.

For booking and information, visit Kings Place.

photo by Bob Shingleton, On An Overgrown Path

 

February 3-4, 7:30 pm, Aldeburgh

John Cage Songbooks: Open Session at Aldeburgh Music Lab Project with Exaudi and the University of East Anglia

Working closely with internationally acclaimed vocal group EXAUDI and students from the University of East Anglia as part of an Aldeburgh Music LAB project in Suffolk, to create an experimental performance of John Cage’s Songbooks. This week, I'll be returning to the 2nd half of the residency to continue rehearsals and participate in an open session on Friday the 4th at 7:30. For more information see Aldeburgh.co.uk.

Behind the scenes clips: one & two.

Reviews: On An Overgrown Path & Les Bicknell

photo by Bob Shingleton, On An Overgrown Path

 

January 24-30, 2011, Orkney

Excavation: Dance and Archaeology Project

Premiering a new sound and visual art installation as part of Claire Pencak's Excavation project involving Dance and Archaeology at Orkney's Pier Arts Centre. More details soon.

 

December 4th, 2010, Austin, Texas

Toneburst 8: Live Electronics Festival

Returning to Austin to play at Toneburst 8 with Claire M Singer, Brent Fariss, and Travis Weller, as well as sitting in with the Knob Jobs (Brent Fariss, Nick Hennies, Rick Reed). 0ther notable performers include Rick Reed, brekekekexkoaxkoax (Josh Ronsen with Mari Akita), Thomas Fang, and others. Ceremony Hall, email for more details.

November 2010, ANa featured in Dancelive Festival's 2010 promo (different soundtrack) video here.

 

November 2010, Reflection (2004) featured as soundscape for Left Exit's Dance Video Deptfordten featuring Clare Brzezicki & Hannah Venet 

deptfordten from Hannah Venet on Vimeo.

 

November 16-19, February 3-4, Aldeburgh

John Cage Songbooks: Aldeburgh Music Lab Project with Exaudi and the University of East Anglia

Working closely with internationally acclaimed vocal group EXAUDI and students from the University of East Anglia as part of an Aldeburgh Music LAB project in Suffolk to create an experimental performance of John Cage’s Songbooks.

 

October 30th, Aberdeen

The ANa Project, Dancelive Festival 2010,

Composing and performing music with choreographer Ian Spink's on his latest dance project, The ANa Project. Citymoves Studio, 7:30pm, £8. Aberdeen, Scotland, More details here.

Some fly-on-the-wall excerpts: Mud Dance, Rock Dance

 

October 11-16, Co-hosting Fast and Dirty, the Choreography and Composition Autumn School with Choreographer Ian Spink, Citymoves Dancespace, Aberdeen Download the eflyer here. .

photo by Anya Yermakova

 

Aberdeen Visual Arts Award 2010

Received Aberdeen Visual Arts Award for 2010 to be used towards an upcoming solo exhibition (May 13 - June 25th, 2011) at Peacock Visual Arts involving a found sound/light TV installation, a 'faulty' record player loop work, and a broken video game data-bending piece. More details soon.

 

September 5th, Cafe Oto, London

PRS Foundation for New Music's Incubator Project

Taking part in the PRS Foundation for New Music's Incubator Project, a collaboration between musicians and sound arts in the UK and Sweden. Performance scheduled for September 5th, in London at Cafe Oto.

 

July 28th, SoundFjord Inaugural Event, London

Performing a live electronics duet with Claire M Singer at SoundFjord Sound Art Gallery's Opening event, July 28th, 4-8pm. Rsvp here.

Read a review of the night on Art Licks here.

 

July 8th, 2010, Awarded PhD in Music Composition, Aberdeen.

 

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