Workshops

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ARCHIVE OF WORKSHOPS, TALKS & DEMOS

2019

6/8/19: Ghost in the Machine Music, Moscow Music School, Russia
Talk and demonstration of mechanical techno and live coding.

21/7/19: Modified Records workshop, Vinyl Pimp, Hackney Wick, London
Modified Records for Mechanical Techno workshop for adults.

30/6/19: Mechanical Techno demo, Radical Music Week
Short talk and demo of the system at The Fish Factory Arts Centre, Penryn

19/5/19: Creating Patterns with Modified Records, AlgoMech Festival, Sheffield
A drop-in workshop for families as a variation of the Modified Records for Mechanical Techno workshop.

4/19 – 7/19: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Installation and gallery-based sound art.

21/3/19: SHO-ZYG instrument making workshop, Youth Forum, London
One day workshop in amplifying small sounds and making instruments, with teenagers from Youth Forum. Organised by Ain Bailey and Serpentine Gallery.

8/3/19: Mechanical Techno Demonstration, Pervasive Media Centre, Bristol
Demo of the Mechanical Techno setup for Submerge digital arts festival.

7/3/19: Sound & Video Production, Lincoln University
Talk about my practice and demo of some of my work to undergrad students.

5/3/19: Modified Records workshop, Estorick Collection, London
Modified Records for Mechanical Techno workshop for adults.

12/2/19: Vinyl Destruction Workshop, Estorick Collection, London
Vinyl Destruction Workshop for adults.

1/19 – 4/19: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Composition and recording.

1/19, ongoing: iPads for beginners workshops, Mary Ward Centre, London
Workshops with older people in community centres across London, covering various aspects of using iPads.

2018

16/11/18: Mechanical Techno Demonstration, Warwick University
Demo for Random String Festival.

15/11/18: Sound as Material in Improvisation, Goldsmiths University, London
Workshop for MA Composition students in use of non-musical sound in a free improvisation context.

2/11/18: Mammoth Beat Organ demonstration, Hunter Club, Bury-St-Edmunds
Artist talk with Sam Underwood for Collusion: Maker Takeover

25/10/18: Guest lecture series, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London
Artist talk for students of composition.

26/9 – 10/11/18: Introduction to WordPress, Mary Ward Centre, London
Three week course in blogging and website building.

7/9/18: Modified Records for Mechanical Techno, Rochdale Museum, Rochdale
Workshop for children and teenagers as part of the museum’s heritage music series.

6/9/18: Field Recording workshop, Mow Cop, Crewe
Workshop for teenagers as part of artist Hwa Young Jung’s project with Crewe Library.

9/18 – 12/18: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Performance and live soundmaking.

31/7/18: Community Art guest talk, Mary Ward Centre, London
A talk about my work and art practice as a visiting speaker.

22 – 24/7/18: micro soft words for dummies and enlightened beings, Reading University, Reading
Workshops for Christine Ellison & Erato Tzvara’s project with former Rading Univeristy students, exploring improvisation, graphic scores and sounding objects.

22/6/18: Mammoth Beat Organ demo, Supersonic Festival, Birmingham
Talk with Sam Underwood about making our musical machine.

2/4 – 16/5/18: Introduction to WordPress, Mary Ward Centre, London
Three week course in blogging and website building.

9 – 13/4/18: DIY Music Making, FACT, Liverpool
Working with BTEC Art students to create a new installation and performance, including workshops in live coding and mechanical techno.

4/18 – 7/18: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Installation and gallery-based sound art.

9/3/18: Artist Q&A, Mutek Festival, Barcelona, Spain
Question and answer session about my practice following a performance.

27/2 – 20/3/18: Community Blogging, West Hampstead Community Centre, London
A course in creating content for a community blog, and using wordpress in collaboration to create a site.

15/1/18: Vinyl Record as Sounding Object, Goldsmiths Univeristy, London
Talk to BA Pop Music Composition students about the history of experimental turntablism and my practice.

11/1/18: Visiting artist series, London College of Communication, London
Talk about my practice for BA and MA Sound Art & Design students.

1/18 – 4/18: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Composition and recording.

1/18, ongoing: iPads for beginners workshops, Mary Ward Centre, London
Workshops with older people in community centres across London, covering various aspects of using iPads.

2017

30/11/17: Post Punk, Goldsmiths University, London
Lecture for the BA Pop Music Composition course.

26/10/17: Noise & Industrial Music, Goldsmiths University, London
Lecture for the BA Pop Music Composition course.

22/10/17: Global Forest, Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald, Germany
Talk about my new work made for the exhibition.

9/17 – 12/17: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Performance and live soundmaking

4/17 – 7/17: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Installation and gallery-based sound art.

16/1 – 13/3/17: Art Workshop, Conway House, London
Drop in art sessions in a men’s homeless hostel.

1/17 – 4/17: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Composition and recording.

1/17, ongoing: iPads for beginners workshops, Mary Ward Centre, London
Workshops with older people in community centres across London, covering various aspects of using iPads.

2016

10/12/16: Radiophonic Laboratory of Antimatter, Phoenix House, Brighton
Workshop in automated soundmaking for Colour out of Space festival.

1/12/16 – 5/1/17: Punk Mixtape Archives, Arlington House, London
Series of workshops exploring experimental and DIY graphic design and sound art, in studios at a homeless hostel.

5/11/16: Artist talk, Radical dB, Zaragoza, Spain
A talk about my work and process following performance for this arts festival.

6/10/16: Mechanical Techno Demonstration, Sonophilia Conference, Lincoln
Demonstration of my practice and panel talk for sound art festival.

12/10/16: Research Seminar Series, Newcastle University, Newcastle
Demonstration of Mechanical Techno and talk about my practice.

19/9/16 – 28/11/16 : Art Workshop, Conway House, London
Drop in art sessions in a men’s homeless hostel.

3/9/16: Mechanical Laboratory of Antimatter, Fort Process, Newhaven
Day of demos, talks and performances I curated as part of the festival.

9/16 – 12/16: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Performance and live soundmaking

6/8/16: Lecture performance with AAS, Supernormal Festival, Oxfordshire
A discussion and demonstration of Holectics and holey space.

13 – 27/7/16: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Short taster course for the summer school programme.

28/5/16: Music Tech Fest, Funkhaus, Berlin, Germany
Demonstration and talk about mechanical techno.

20/4/16: Artist Talk, Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham
Talk about the video version of Mechanical Techno Demonstration

4/4/16: Artist Talk, Music Hackspace, London
Demonstration and talk about mechanical techno.

4/16 – 7/16: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Installation and gallery-based sound art.

4/16, ongoing: iPads for beginners workshops, Mary Ward Centre, London
Workshops with older people in community centres across London, covering various aspects of using iPads.

16/3/16: Guest artist, Brighton University, Brighton
Performance and Q&A for BA Art & Design students.

15/3/16: Guest artist, Royal College of Arts Students Union, London
Performance and Q&A for the students union music society.

2/3/16: Guest lecture with AAS, Reading University, Reading
Lecture-performance about affect in relation to performance practice, with AAS.

1/16 – 4/16: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Composition and recording.

2015

12/11/15: Improvisation workshop, Goldsmiths University, London
Workshop for MA Composition students in use of non-musical sound in a free improvisation context.

4 – 25/9/15: Ghost in the Machine Music Discussion Group, Machines Room, London
Series of artist talk/discussion sessions as part of a month-long artist residency.

9/15 – 12/15: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Performance and live soundmaking

26/6/15 : Collecting, Objects, Sounding, Goldsmiths University, London
Demonstration and panel talk about Music by the Metre as part of a one-day conference.

3 – 24/6/15: Volunteer, CORE Arts, London
Working as music producer, session musician and engineer for mental health charity.

25/4/15: Maker Faire, Newcastle
Demonstrations of mechanical techno.

4/15 – 7/15: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Installation and gallery-based sound art.

1/15 – 4/15: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Composition and recording.

2014

9/14 – 12/14: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Performance and live soundmaking

4/14 – 7/14: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 3: Experimental Sound Art

1/14 – 4/14: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 2: Experimental Sound Art

2013

9/13 – 12/13: Experimental Sound Art, Mary Ward Centre, London
Term 1: Experimental Sound Art

1/13 – 06/13 Tutor: Art & Media, City of Westminster College
Working in homeless hostels across London

2012

Tutor: Art & Media, City of Westminster College
Working in homeless hostels across London

Visiting Artist Programme: BA Fine Art, Solihull College, Solihull
Artist talk

For Posterity, Soundfjord, London
Artist talk

Open Sound Group: Power Lunches, London
Organiser and facilitator: Collaborative workshop and networking event

2011

Open Sound Group, Organiser and facilitator
Collaborative workshop and networking event, 199D, London

2010

Open Sound Group, Organiser and facilitator
Collaborative workshop and networking event, The Lombard Method, Birmingham, UK

Extra Special People Salon, Artist’s talk
Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Media and Fashion Summer School: Workshop leader: composing and producing digital music for video
Salford University, Salford, UK

Sonic Arts Forum: Artist’s talk
Huddersfield University, Huddersfield, UK

Visiting Artist Program: Artist’s talk and workshop in vinyl manipulation and improvised performance
Northenden College, Manchester, UK

Lost Language, Artist’s talk and workshop in vinyl manipulation
Kraak Gallery, Manchester, UK