exhibitions / instruments / videos / workshops / installations / events
|25 – 29/10/21||Aldeburgh Young Musicians: Experimental Music Workshops, Snape Maltings, Suffolk|
A week of workshops for young musicians, exploring graphic scores, composition, improvisation, foley, field recording and listening. With Cath Roberts, Dee Byrne, Sam Andreae and Nathan Gregory.
|10 – 13/9/22||Errorcamp, Lake District, Cumbria|
Research, workshops, performances & social weekend with live coders & electronic musicians.
|29/7/20||Noise Quest 7: Lauren Sarah Hayes / Bell Lungs / Remi Fox-Novák / Jonathan Higgins|
Live stream event
|19/7/20||Programmable Acoustic Bass Banjo|
Instrument module for the Mammoth Beat Organ. Presented at NIME 2020.
|8/7/20||Noise Quest 6: SERF / Miri Kat / Colin Webster / Tom Mudd|
Live stream event
|17/6/20||Noise Quest 5: Ain Bailey / Me, Claudius / TYPE (The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble) / Sharon Gal|
Live stream event
|13/5/20||Noise Quest 4: Shelly Knotts / Void Hands / TVO / Andrew Lisle|
Live stream event
|30/4/20||Noise Quest 3: Li Yilei / Leon Trimble / GD Live code archive set / Daphnellc|
Live stream event
|16/4/20||The Gävle Goat – live stream experimental and ambient music from Sweden & UK Slim Vic & Graham Dunning / Annie Tådne / AKB / Bredbeddle|
Live stream event
|9/4/20||Noise Quest 2: Mariam Rezaei / Yaxu & hellocatfood / Tom Richards / Loula Yorke|
Live stream event
|27/3/20||Noise Quest 1: Phantom Chips / Jo Thomas / My Panda Shall Fly / Katie Gerardine O’Neill|
Live stream event
|23/3/20||Modified 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.
|13/12/19||Tinderbox Lab Workshops: Mechanical Techno, Edinburgh|
Workshop making modified records and playing them on the MT setup.
Article about current practice and practitioners of experimental turntablism for Wire Magazine
|1/11/19||Noisevember 2019 – A new noise every day|
Daily short videos: noises, instruments, cutups, experiments
|17/5/19||Algomech 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.
|Modified Records / Vinyl Destruction workshops for Estorick Gallery, London|
Two workshops using turntables and records
|15/12/18||Hack 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.
|20/10 – |
|The Ghost Tide, Thames-Side studios, Woolwich, London|
Exhibition curated by Monika Bobinska and Sarah Sparkes – showing my cast Stone Tapes.
|22/8/18- 23/5/19||It’s A Mixed Bag – radio show all on vinyl, from 199 Radio, later Threads.|
Episodes: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
|1/10/18||Mammoth 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.
|1/12/17||Deconstruct Yourself, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-on-Sea|
Leslie Deere, Tom Richards, Joanne Armitage, Graham Dunning: live performances, video and installations.
|30/9/17||Tusk Festival exhibition, Workspace Gallery, Newcastle|
installation of Real Data video as part of a group show.
|28/9/17||Museum 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.
|20/9/17||Emotion and the Tech(no)ody, Austrian Cultural Forum, London|
Groups show including my cast Stone Tapes.
|8/8/17||Mix series for New New World Radio (Moscow)|
Four radio shows, each 2hrs long with a different focus: Scratchy improv, dream sounds, odd electronics, noise.
|Global Forest 2017 Exhibition|
Group exhibition showing new video and installation works made during a residency in the town.
|15/6/17||Schéma, 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.
|12/5/17||Obsolète, Galerie Paradise, Nantes, France|
Exhibition of existing work, plus live performances from me and Leslie Deere
|15/4/17||Dismantle Yourself, Somerset House, London|
Live: Ewa Justka, Algobabez, dtub and me. DJ: Chloe Freida (Alien Jams)
Lasers: Jason Haebich
|3/4/17||Michael 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.
|24/3/16||Empty Content Machine installation for ReROOTed, Humber Street Gallery Hull|
Automated mechanisms creating an overlaid abstract video projection.
|15/12/17||Obsolete Desire: group show curated by Lisa McKendrick|
Exhibiting a listening post for composition “Aggregate” made in nearby Balfron Tower.
|1/11/16||AAS: 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.
|3/9/15||Mechanical 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.
|31/8/16||AAS – “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.
|31/5/16||AAS: Farming the Young / On the Mirrors of Yukon|
Performance at IMT Gallery, London, plus video piece and soundtrack tape.
|19/4/16||Rotor 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.
|22/11/15||Mechanical Techno Demonstration video|
Demoing the setup – made at the end of a residency at Machines Room with Michael Forrest.
|1/11/15||Machines Room Residency|
Maker residency at Machines Room, london, developing some tech for mechanical techno.
Talks, live event and exhibition as part of the residency.
|14-28/9/15||Closet 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.
|11/7/15||TransActing: A Market of Values, Critical Practice Chelsea, London|
Music By The Metre kiosk – making spools of abstract tape music on demand.
|8/5/15||Roadside 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.
|5/2/15||Untitled (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.
|5-9/2/15||CORRESPONDENCE, Prestamex House, Brighton|
Tape-swap installation with Embla Quickbeam (Rowan Forristier-Waker).
|4/9/15||Election 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.
|6/7/15||Ghost 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.
|9-30/10/14||For 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.
|1/10/14||AAS: 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.
|12/9-6/10/14||Roadside 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.
|26/7/14||AAS: Holectics – Team 1/2/3|
Workshop and video installation for Fear+Trembling_, Five Years Gallery, London
|23/7/14||The 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.
|27/2/14||sound.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 – 03/20||Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London|
An evening class in various aspects of soundmaking, installation, recording and performance.
|13/4/13||Residency, open studio, workshop and performance at The Penhouse, Manchester|
Making new collages & audio recordings on a week long residency.
|12/6/12||Crystal World Laboratory participant|
Participant in the 5 day Crystal World open laboratory, which was curated by Martin Howse, Jonathan Kemp and Ryan Jordan.
|6/6/12||Music 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.
|15/3/12||For 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.
|2/12/11||Fractal 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.
|1/11/11||From 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.
|8/9/11||Loss 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.
|10/8/11||Your Luton Symphony – public installation for Luton Festival|
10 turntables with different field recordings from around Luton, playable by visitors individually or in combination.
|11/7/11||Y 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.
|20/4/11||And 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.
|3/3/11||Time Pieces – group show at Peter Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster|
showing my installation Untitled (Tape Ghosts)
|2010 – 2014||Open 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.
|17/9/10||Visitor 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.
|2/9/10||A 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.
|8/7/10||Mill24 – 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.
|6/4/10||Untitled (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.
|1/7/09||Long Railing – video shown at Krumm, Outlet, Manchester|
Running a drum stick along a long railing – like a physical score in the landscape.