Knitting Time, Touch Art Fair (2013)

The first ever Touch Art Fair in London this week included the audio-descriptive sound installation from Knitting Time by myself and Colin Hambrook. This celebration of haptic art included work by Jake and Dinos Chapman and was held at a former BBC building on Marylebone High St.

Kinetica Art Fair

A film of the performance with the Sonic Baton at Kinetica Art Fair 2013 in London. All the sounds used were originally recorded at the Private View and are controlled live in performance by the movement of the baton.

Framework Afield – Art of Noises

On 7th April 2013, the Framework Afield Edition about the Art of Noises manifesto was first broadcast on Resonance FM. You can listen to the podcast here.

Orchestra of Ringtones (2013)

This Saturday at Jerwood Gallery Hastings I will be creating a participatory artwork entitled “Orchestra of Ringtones” using smartphones as recording and playback devices to respond to the permanent collection at the Jerwood. New commission by Clare Sheppeard on behalf of Creative Coast Funded by Arts Council England

Squeezing profit from the moment

Squeezing profit from the moment from Joseph Young on Vimeo. My new Super 8 film “Squeezing Profit from the Moment” is available now on Vimeo. The film was made as part of the R&D phase of The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing. #skinnyvintage

The Listening Ears (2012)

I have been commissioned by Tate Britain to run a series of silent soundwalks or “Ear Walks” around the gallery as part of a participatory day of art events for families on June 9th 2012 for BP Saturdays: Tate Together. The Listening Ears (above) are the development of a design first proposed for Artists Don’t Bite…

Gold Dust CD out now

A limited edition CDR on Slightly Off Kilter was released this Monday, documenting last year’s headphone concert series at The Ceramic House. The CD features performances by myself, Paul Khimasia Morgan, Michalis Mavronas, Neil Luck, Jon Aveyard and Marcus Leadley. It is superbly recorded and packaged and sounds exquisite on headphones. Yours for  £7.99 via…

Concerto for Brutalist Buildings

Myself and Peter Faulkner, in our role as artist:agitators The NeoFuturist Collective, were invited to act as hosts for an ambitious site-specific performance at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street. The result was a suite of works celebrating the history and architecture of this splendid modernist icon, Concerto for Brutalist Buildings. Fruit for the…

Exquisite Corpse @ Soundfjord

I’m going to Soundfjord tonight for the opening of Exquisite Corpse, as one of the exhibiting artists. It’s a group sound show inspired by the Surrealist practice of Exquisite Corpse, using common rules and starting points (similar to the parlour game of Consequences). In this case an artist makes a piece of work and then passes it onto the…

The End of Listening (2011)

The End of Listening (ReAwakening of a City #5) a&e gallery, Cheltenham Place, BRIGHTON. Jan 7th – 23rd (weekends only) In this latest solo work, I have created an immersive sound installation for iPods at a&e gallery in Cheltenham Place, Brighton. You are invited to download the work at home and then bring along your iPod/iPhone/mp3 player…

Active Crossover II, Furthernoise

“Active Crossover II, Various Artists” (review) Founded by Bristol (UK) based sound artist Simon Whetham, Active Crossover started in 2008 from a residency in Tallinn, Estonia, as guests of the Non Grata Collective. Presenting workshops in field recording and composition, it culminated in Whetham working with John Grzinich, providing a live sound track to a performance by renowned Estonian artist…

Blast Theory residency (Private View Day)

So, Stage Three (see earlier post) and, predictably, there isn’t enough time… Not sure about the weather and if it will be possible to do the listening session and talk on the terrace. Eventually around 5, it brightens up and we decide to go outside for a shortened session; but even that’s a bit chilly…