Our performance of Hanna Tuulikki’s Voice of the Bird at the Tectonics Festival last weekend has some radio broadcasts coming up – Radio 3′s Hear and Now (18th May) and Late Junction (21st May). .The performance included wonderful field recordings from Geoff Sample and fabulous costumes created by Deirdre Nelson aka dstitch and Annalisa Simonella. (photo courtesy of Away with the Birds)
I am going to be composing electroacoustic music for Sarah Tripp’s forthcoming new work ‘Radio Writing’ as part of her residency at Camden Arts Centre, London this summer. I’m really pleased to be working with Sarah again. More info to follow…
Looking forward to a bit of research and development with writer, performer and theatre maker Martin O’Connor coming up soon. Martin specialises in text based performance, participation and education. Through his work he explores authenitc voices and investigates how familiar languages can inform and inspire Scottish audiences.
Following on from the Tramway performance of Hanna Tuulikki’s Away with the Birds – a project exploring the mimesis of birds in Gaelic song – we’re rehearsing the 9-voice version for the forthcomingTectonics Festival. The project is produced by Suzy Glass in association with Cape Farewell as part of the Sea Change programme. Read more at the Away with the Birds Tumblr page and get tickets for the Tectonics performance on 11th May 2013.
Fretwork has been selected to be part of a concert at the NoiseFloor Festival in May 2013. More info will be available here
I’m excited to be selected for the Scottish Music Centre’s Composition Marathon 2013. The event takes place over the weekend of 23th March, with final performances at The Arches from 3 – 6 pm on Sunday 4th March. Tickets are available from The Arches and more info here
The Whisky Bond is hosting “INTERZONE”, a weekend of art, music and happenings exploring the boundaries of perception through synaesthesic installations of sound, light, video and performance, transforming the industrial shell of the 5th floor into a multi-sensory immersive environment of electric surrealism.
Opening Event: Friday 1st March, 6pm – 1am
Exhibition and events continue: Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd March, opening times TBC
More info on the Interzone FB page here
I am delighted that Fretwork has been selected for performance at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival in April 2013. Read more about the festival and the programme at NYCEMF.
I love the things that are going on over at Final Fling – the UK’s first one-stop-online-shop for end of life planning – and I’m pleased to be working on SM and other bits with Barbara Chalmers, Final Fling’s inspiring founder. Exciting things are afoot later in the year as Final Fling sets in motion a Day of the Dead celebration with performances, workshops, discussions and a parade. Details to follow but in the meantime, you can read more at Day of the Dead.
My piece Fretwork, which uses guitar recordings as its sound source, is part of these Undae concerts coming up mid-December in Madrid, Spain. The Undae Project is a collaboration between Campo de Interferencias and the netlabel Thrmnphone.
Rifts has been selected for the Vox Novus 60 x 60 UK Mix 2012.
More info can be found here.
The National Theatre of Scotland/Arches co-production Lifeguard, with Adrian Howells and Ira Mandela Siobhan, is running from the 5th – 27th October in the rather fabulous training pool at the Govanhill Baths, Calder Street, Glasgow. (image by Simon Murphy)
Música Viva Festival 2012
Word of Mouth has been selected for the Sound Walk/Sound Garden – an immersive soundscape installation with a theme of “sound-text composition” at the Goethe-Institut in Lisbon, Portugal, More info at MisoMusic Portugal
A programme of works will be played at the RadiaLx 2012 Radio Art Festival, which is hosted by Rádio Zero in Lisbon, Portugal.
AIR / EAR – Instalación Radial: RADIO & NATURALEZA Junio-Julio – 2012
A studio version of Lateral is programmed in the AIR/EAR Installation hosted by Radio-System in Argentina.
Hit or Miss has been selected for the International Computer Music Conference to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in September 2012.
Breathing Space has been selected by Anna Raimondo for diffusion in the gallery of the Institut de Culture de Rabat in Morocco from 26th May – 2nd June 2012.
A performance of Lateral will take place on 25th April 2012 at 4.05 pm as part of the High-Slack-Low-Slack-High event for GI Festival on site in Dixon Street, Glasgow, and again on 28th April for the final event in the Clydeport Authority Headquarters at 5 pm and 7.30 pm. The live performers are Claire Docherty, Kirstie Edgar, Jessica King, Nichola Scrutton, Morag Stark and Hanna Tuulikki. The events are free but booking is recommended for the Saturday 28th April event – contact email@example.com to book a place.
Pixel.Palace, based in Newcastle, UK: three of my works are included in a broadcast of audio and sound art works throughout the month of April. Have a listen at basic.fm.
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art
More event information and performance times are now available on our Facebook page at HIGH-SLACK-LOW-SLACK-HIGH
My event is on Wednesday 25th April at Dixon Street, Glasgow and I’m part of Hanna Tuulikki’s event on Monday 23rd April at Bell’s Bridge, Glasgow.
New work Word of Mouth will be aired as part of the Lights Out Listening event in Glasgow - tonight.
One Autumn Night selected for the World Electroacoustic Listening Room as part of the 2012 New Music Festival at Cal State University-Fullerton.
‘High-Slack-Low-Slack-High‘ dates are confirmed for GI Festival.
23rd – 27th April: one site-specific work each day, and
Saturday 28th April 2012: two final group performances in the fabulous Clydeport Authority Building.
Times, places and other details to follow…
Hit or Miss has been selected for the Elektramusic playlist for December. Have a listen to the Radio here.
One Autumn Night will be played as part of the Lights Out Listening Group – a workshop for radio, voice and the sonic arts, set up by Monica Brown and Mark Vernon. First event on 8th December at The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, 7.30 pm.