Dis/Ordinary Architecture at The Cass

Today is the final day of my second project at The Cass (part of London Met University), as part of the Disabled Artists making Dis/Ordinary Spaces project founded by Jos Boys. I’ve been working for the past few weeks with Foundation Architecture students on a project exploring Mapping the City through sound, which has taken…

Round up of 2017

Well, it’s been a year! Leaving out the politics  and concentrating on the art (which is hard to do), 2017 has been my most prolific year as an artist since completing my MA in 2005. Here are the highlights: The Missing Paintings: I had been talking to the Towner Art Gallery for a while about…

The Missing Paintings acquired by Towner Art Gallery

i am delighted to announce that my commissioned work ‘The Missing Paintings’ which has been showing over the summer as part of Ravilious & Co. – The Pattern of Friendship, has been acquired for the permanent collection at Towner Art Gallery. It’s always an important milestone for an artist to have their work accessioned in…

Urbs Culturae at Sound + Environment Hull 2017

Sound + Environment 2017 is a four day conference bringing together artists and scientists to explore the ways that sound can deepen our understanding of environments at the University of Hull. My concert piece Urbs Culturae explores the sounds of cultural spaces in Hull and “remixes” them using my custom-made performance controller the Sonic Baton,…

Documenta #14 & Venice Biennale 2017

In my role as an a-n AIR Councillor, I was privileged to be offered a travel bursary to go to either the Venice Biennale or Documenta this year. I chose Documenta, but then decided that, as I had never been to either, this was a perfect opportunity to go to both! So I paid for…

Research Trip to Stoke-on-Trent

As part of my Made in Korea project with ceramic artist Kay Aplin, we recently visited Stoke-on-Trent with our resident ceramic artists from Korea, to research the Potteries tradition and to take a good look at potential spaces for our collaborative installation for British Ceramics Biennial (BCB). I will be producing a new 4 channel sound installation…

Field trip to Weald & Downland Museum

Some delightful sounds of a working Blacksmiths Forge at Weald & Downland Museum, captured last week on a beautiful, sunny Spring day. The exhibit is run entirely by volunteers and they are a very friendly bunch… These sounds will form part of my project at Lewes Castle to create a geo-locative audio guide and a permanent…

Made in Korea

Originally posted on Project space for sound art & ceramics:
We are happy to announce the opening of our new show Made in Korea on May 4th at In Camera Gallery @ The Ceramic House… Made in Korea is a cultural exchange between the UK and Korea evolving throughout 2017 in Brighton, London, Stoke-on-Trent and Seoul. Involving…

3D Audio recording sessions

Work finally started on recording the script(s) for the Audio Guides at Lewes Castle with local actors, Peter Faulkner, Belinda Chapman and Phil Rose (l to r). They are accompanied by my new partner-in-sound John The Dummy Head or “Kunst Kopf”. This new acquisition from Soundman replicates the human head and holds my binaural microphones…

Open Studio visit this Friday

To coincide with the opening of a new exhibition at Phoenix Brighton by sound artist Stephen Cornford – ‘Constant Linear Velocity’, I am opening my studio to the public between 6.15 and 7pm, this Friday Nov 11th. You can reserve a free place here – booking is essential.

Interview with ATTN – Landscape : Islands

“I’d never previously given any thought to the potential for collaboration between sound and ceramics, although artist / curator Joseph Young has spent much of the past few years exploring the innumerable ways they may intersect and interact. Many of these explorations have been alongside curator and ceramicist Kay Aplin, and together they recently launched In…

IN CAMERA

A new gallery space has opened at The Ceramic House co-curated by myself and ceramist Kay Aplin. IN CAMERA was founded to exhibit and promote collaborative projects in sound art and ceramics. The gallery has its own dedicated website and will be open for events and exhibitions throughout the year. Join us on Sept 2nd for the opening of my joint…