Other Stuff

exhibitions / instruments / videos / workshops / installations / events

29/7/20Noise Quest 7: Lauren Sarah Hayes / Bell Lungs / Remi Fox-Novák / Jonathan Higgins
Live stream event
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19/7/20Programmable Acoustic Bass Banjo
Instrument module for the Mammoth Beat Organ. Presented at NIME 2020.
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8/7/20Noise Quest 6: SERF / Miri Kat / Colin Webster / Tom Mudd
Live stream event
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17/6/20Noise Quest 5: Ain Bailey / Me, Claudius / TYPE (The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble) / Sharon Gal
Live stream event
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13/5/20Noise Quest 4: Shelly Knotts / Void Hands / TVO / Andrew Lisle
Live stream event
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30/4/20Noise Quest 3: Li Yilei / Leon Trimble / GD Live code archive set / Daphnellc
Live stream event
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16/4/20The Gävle Goat – live stream experimental and ambient music from Sweden & UK Slim Vic & Graham Dunning / Annie Tådne / AKB / Bredbeddle
Live stream event
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9/4/20Noise Quest 2: Mariam Rezaei / Yaxu & hellocatfood / Tom Richards / Loula Yorke
Live stream event
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27/3/20Noise Quest 1: Phantom Chips / Jo Thomas / My Panda Shall Fly / Katie Gerardine O’Neill
Live stream event
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23/3/20Modified records exhibition, Sound Records, Stroud
Some modified records on display – normally used for Mechanical Techno or other live sets, or some just made to look nice.
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13/12/19Tinderbox Lab Workshops: Mechanical Techno, Edinburgh
Workshop making modified records and playing them on the MT setup.
1/11/19Noisevember 2019 – A new noise every day
Daily short videos: noises, instruments, cutups, experiments
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17/5/19Algomech 2019 residency, workshop, exhibition and live set, Sheffield
During the residency I made a new video piece from different inconsistent rhtyhms slipping out of synchronisation.
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5/3/19
7/2/19
Modified Records / Vinyl Destruction workshops for Estorick Gallery, London
Two workshops using turntables and records
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15/12/18Hack the Mammoth Beat Organ + Hackoustik Xmas party. Iklektik, London.
An opportunity for people to have a go on the machine and test out new ideas.
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3/11/18
The Ghost Tide, Thames-Side studios, Woolwich, London
Exhibition curated by Monika Bobinska and Sarah Sparkes – showing my cast Stone Tapes.
22/8/18- 23/5/19It’s A Mixed Bag – radio show all on vinyl, from 199 Radio, later Threads.
Episodes: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
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1/10/18Mammoth Beat Organ videos
Three videos about the project made by Michael Forrest, demonstrating the machine, a making of interview and our debut gig at Supersonic Festival.
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1/12/17Deconstruct Yourself, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea
Leslie Deere, Tom Richards, Joanne Armitage, Graham Dunning: live performances, video and installations.
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30/9/17Tusk Festival exhibition, Workspace Gallery, Newcastle
installation of Real Data video as part of a group show.
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28/9/17Museum of Peripheral Collections, Le Bon Accueil, Rennes, France
Solo exhibition of various collections, a diorama, album of recordings, tape swap project and live performance at the opening.
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20/9/17Emotion and the Tech(no)ody, Austrian Cultural Forum, London
Groups show including my cast Stone Tapes.
8/8/17Mix series for New New World Radio (Moscow)
Four radio shows, each 2hrs long with a different focus: Scratchy improv, dream sounds, odd electronics, noise.
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31/12/17
Global Forest 2017 Exhibition
Group exhibition showing new video and installation works made during a residency in the town.
15/6/17Schéma, Galerie Paradise, Nantes, France
Culmination of my residency at the gallery, showing new works and playing a live show with Sascha Brosamer doing a grammophone set.
12/5/17Obsolète, Galerie Paradise, Nantes, France
Exhibition of existing work, plus live performances from me and Leslie Deere
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15/4/17Dismantle Yourself, Somerset House, London
Live: Ewa Justka, Algobabez, dtub and me. DJ: Chloe Freida (Alien Jams)
Lasers: Jason Haebich
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3/4/17Michael Forrest – Computer Screen – Mechanical Techno remix
Remixing Michael’s track with sampes from the original pressed to dubplates – the video made by michael also works as a demonstration of the process.
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24/3/16Empty Content Machine installation for ReROOTed, Humber Street Gallery Hull
Automated mechanisms creating an overlaid abstract video projection.
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15/12/17Obsolete Desire: group show curated by Lisa McKendrick
Exhibiting a listening post for composition “Aggregate” made in nearby Balfron Tower.
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1/11/16AAS: Chaotic Good: Crabhead / Collaborative Princess / Lumpy Oracle, Gallery North, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Three room show for AAS: multiple video works, sculptural installations, sound, interactive monolith, live stream. Opened with four hour performance, edited through audience interraction with the installation and subsequently re-broadcast into the exhibition space.
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3/9/15Mechanical Laboratory of Antimatter, Fort Process Festival, Newhaven
A day-long performance installation with Henry Liam Collins, Leslie Deere and Sam Underwood – part of the festival in an old sea defence on the south coast.
31/8/16AAS – “The Heartbeat of Kong, or More Mouse Bites” at The Royal Geographical Societies Annual International
Video/conference paper exploring the deleuzoguattarian concept of Holey Space.
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31/5/16AAS: Farming the Young / On the Mirrors of Yukon
Performance at IMT Gallery, London, plus video piece and soundtrack tape.
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19/4/16Rotor Station A, B, C – for Flatpack Film Festival
Installation of some small versions of the Mechanical Techno setup. I never developed the installation version any further so this was the only showing.
22/11/15Mechanical Techno Demonstration video
Demoing the setup – made at the end of a residency at Machines Room with Michael Forrest.
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1/11/15Machines Room Residency
Maker residency at Machines Room, london, developing some tech for mechanical techno.
Talks, live event and exhibition as part of the residency.
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14-28/9/15Closet Music – Music for Imaginary Performance curated by Janet Oates
Showing a piece called Twenty Nine of the Best Recordings I Never Got Round To Making, consisting of empty tape boxes with titles on the spines.
11/7/15TransActing: A Market of Values, Critical Practice Chelsea, London
Music By The Metre kiosk – making spools of abstract tape music on demand.
8/5/15Roadside Museum | An exhibition curated by John O’Hare & Gordon Culshaw
A dubplate and a spool of tape left buried for a year, alongside other artists works, were exhumed and exhibited again, this time in Leeds.
5/2/15Untitled (Translation 1) – exhibited in London: Sonic Fragment, The Auricle, Christchurch, New Zealand. Curated by Justyna Burzynska.
Video made with a rotating collage and automated music.
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5-9/2/15CORRESPONDENCE, Prestamex House, Brighton
Tape-swap installation with Embla Quickbeam (Rowan Forristier-Waker).
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4/9/15Election Cut 02 collage shown at IM’Ten, IMT Gallery, London
Collage shown in a group show. Part of an ongoing series of colourful, abstract collages made with cut up record sleeves on a 21cm square base. Sometimes used for album covers.
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6/7/15Ghost in the Machine Music, Reactor Halls, Primary, Nottingham
Exhibition and performances I put together with me, Leslie Deere, Tom Mudd, Shelley Parker, tom Richards. Also a mixtape.
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9-30/10/14For Posterity – exhibition at The Auricle, Christchurch, New Zealand
Found footage of a family’s audio diary from the early 1960s, plus documents of my attempts to contact them to reunite them with the tapes.
1/10/14AAS: Lammas Drone Silo, for Hackney Wicked festival.
Large scale installation/performance with sub bass drone soundsystem, chicken feed, steam, blacklight, lasers and strapping an audience member into a stretcher.
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12/9-6/10/14Roadside Museum | An exhibition curated by John O’Hare & Gordon Culshaw
A dubplate and a spool of tape left buried for a year, alongside other artists works, were exhumed and exhibited in Venn Projects, Blackpool.
26/7/14AAS: Holectics – Team 1/2/3
Workshop and video installation for Fear+Trembling_, Five Years Gallery, London
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23/7/14The Radiophonic Laboratory of Antimatter
Workshopping an audio translation of Situationist Pinot Gallizio’s ‘industrial’ painting process into abstract audio. Broadcast for SoundFjord / concertzender Radio in Netherlands.
27/2/14sound.art, Tin Tabernacle, London
Group exhibition, showing a version of And A Word Carries Far: an installation using reverb of a space to alter a participant’s voice as they read from a text.
09/13 – 03/20Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
An evening class in various aspects of soundmaking, installation, recording and performance.
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13/4/13Residency, open studio, workshop and performance at The Penhouse, Manchester
Making new collages & audio recordings on a week long residency.
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12/6/12Crystal World Laboratory participant
Participant in the 5 day Crystal World open laboratory, which was curated by Martin Howse, Jonathan Kemp and Ryan Jordan.
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6/6/12Music By The Metre
A audio analogy to Situationist Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio’s industrial paintings, also sold by the metre. Market stall, recordings and a video. An ongoing project.
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15/3/12For Posterity, SoundFjord, London
Found footage of a family’s audio diary from the early 1960s, plus documents of my attempts to contact them to reunite them with the tapes. First showing.
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2/12/11Fractal Meat on a Spongy Bone – NTS Radio
Radio show on NTS. Intially fortnightly on a friday morning with lots of live guests and features, now in the early hours of Tuesday mornings usually with a continuous mix of odd sounds, mostly brand new releases.
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1/11/11From Oramics to Electronica – The History of Electronic Music, Science Museum
I was one of 12 musician co-curators who helped advise museum staff on items to include in this exhibition.
Loss Sheds a Light on What Remains8/9/11Loss Shines a Light on What Remains, AC Institute, New York
An exhibition of some of my installations at this NYC gallery – including inviting people to smash up reocrds I’d initially bought for DJing with.
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10/8/11Your Luton Symphony – public installation for Luton Festival
10 turntables with different field recordings from around Luton, playable by visitors individually or in combination.
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11/7/11Y Gwylwyr (Sentinels) – installation for RHÔD 2011
Artist group show and mini-residency. My installation was turning two bird houses into a big solar-powered stereo listening device.
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Figure Ground20/4/11And a word carries far, installation aboard the Light Vessel 21, Gillingham Kent
During this short residency I made a piece using the reverberant air tanks from the ship’s fog horn system – reader’s voices would be played back inside the tank, picked up and returned to their ears. The book is Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim.
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Time Pieces, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts3/3/11Time Pieces – group show at Peter Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster
showing my installation Untitled (Tape Ghosts)
2010 – 2014Open Sound Group – workshop series and netlabel
Improv workshop for artists working with sound, which led to further worksops. I released the recordings from them all, and later releases by other artists too.
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Graham Dunning - Visitor Centre flier reverse17/9/10Visitor Centre installation / Rea Garden artist in residence
Two month residency in a derelict plot of a former shellac warehouse in Digbeth Birmingham: DIY archaeology, sound installation, audio guide, workshops.
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A Site of No Special Interest - flier2/9/10A Site of No Special interest – group exhibition, Solihul Arts Complex
Former atists working on the Rea Garden site, including my installation Three Artifacts, made of 3 field recording dubplates on record players.
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8/7/10Mill24 – group show for residents of Salford’s Islington Mill over 24 hours
I made sounds and did experiments in and around my studio, documented it over time and did a little performance at the end.
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6/4/10Untitled (Tape Ghosts) installation – for Lost Language exhibition, Kraak, Manchester
3 channel audio from 3 modified tape units, playing back a composition of home recordings of people singing from found tapes.
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1/7/09Long Railing – video shown at Krumm, Outlet, Manchester
Running a drum stick along a long railing – like a physical score in the landscape.
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