Journalist Alex Proud appeared to coin the word in an article for the Telegraph dated January 2014, “Why the Shoreditchification of London must stop”. The term however originally comes from a song of the same name, created as part of my six movement noise opera “The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing” launched in July 2013; seen here on YouTube.

The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing, University of Surrey (2014)

Pictures from an Exhibition… A chance to re-imagine the original sound installation of “The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing”. The audience were given headphones and an iPod and invited to explore the related objects and displays to create their own narrative of gentrification, artists and the international money markets. Lewis Elton gallery, University of…

The Growing Manual

Neo Futurist Collective (the artist group I founded in 2008) is delighted to be included in a new publication entitled The Growing Manual. The Growing Manual works with data from artist-run collectives across the world to create an archive, a limited edition artwork, a temporary growing experiment, a publication. This is a collaborative project involving artist-run collectives /…

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…