The Missing Paintings

I am delighted to announce my latest commission entitled “The Missing Paintings” for Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne. The work previews this Friday as part of Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship and then is open to the public from May 27th to 17th Sept. Ravilious painted a number of watercolours in the 1930s…

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

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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…

The Art of Noises at Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design

I am currently working on an innovative new project exploring the links between disability and public space through sound. Disabled Artists making Dis/Orderly Spaces brings together diverse disabled artists with architectural students, educators and professionals to develop new disability-led ways of working together around the design of built space. I will be working with Chianna Roberts at The…

Landscape : Islands

2016 saw the making and delivery of a joint project with ceramic artist Kay Aplin, exploring the landscape around us through ceramics and sound art collaborations. The project began with our joint residency in the Shetland Isles in August 2015, documented here in a blog on a-n, and continuing with an exhibition at Shetland Museum &…

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…

Lewes Castle

This ambitious project started in mid 2016 and came to fruition in the late summer and early autumn of 2017. It encompassed two separate and interlinking pieces of work. The first was a geo-locative audio guide, created in partnership with Josh Kopecek at Echoes, using multiple narrative voices and binaural field recordings to evoke the…

Die Mittelschicht Revoltieren!

The Middle Classes Are Revolting! (again) in Berlin on August 26th at Strange Umbrellas #14. If you’re in Berlin, treat yourself to a fantastic couple of nights of performances and films, if you’re not then watch this – filmed in 2013 as part of ‘The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing’. The Middle Classes…

Concert Series at The Ceramic House

In partnership with Aural Detritus Concert Series and as part of our Landscape : Islands project, I am happy to announce a series of sound art events and experimental music concerts at The Ceramic House, beginning in May. Please note numbers are limited due to space, so early booking advised… May 13th features Brambling (Paul Khimasia…

In A Shetland Landscape (GFR099)

Yesterday’s opening at Shetland Museum & Archives was accompanied by the release of an album of binaural sounds taken from my joint exhibition with ceramist Kay Aplin, also entitled In A Shetland Landscape. The album is available as a free download from portuguese net label Green Field Recordings and comprises a set of diverse sounds gathered during my joint…

Vernissage – Landscape : Islands April 30th 2016

I am delighted to announce that the collaborative sound and ceramics project I created with ceramist Kay Aplin – “Landscape : Islands” launches on April 30th with a preview of our first exhibition and sound performances at The Ceramic House in Brighton. We will also be unveiling our new micro-gallery that night “IN CAMERA”. It’s a cute…

Landscape : Islands (2016)

2016 kicks off with an exciting new project that ceramist Kay Aplin and I have been working on for the last 2 years. The project started back in November 2014 with an a-n new collaborations bursary funded trip to the Shetland Isles. We met potential partners for a planned residency and exhibition project at Scalloway Booth…

Soundman and Ableton – Berlin

A quick report on two meetings in the past week with tech companies based here in Berlin. I’ve been using their kit for a long time in both cases and it was a pleasure and a privilege to meet them to discuss my practice and how I creatively work with their products. The Ableton Live team…

What is the Sound of Protest?

The vernissage of “What is the Sound of Protest?” opened to a packed and excited audience at Errant Bodies on November 6th 2015, with performances and talks by Janine Eisenächer, Nicodemus, Stefan Romer and my alter ego Giuseppe Marinetti. My thanks to the 15 artists who agreed to be part of the show at short notice and thanks…

Errant Bodies, Berlin

A performative evening and temporary exhibition Errant Bodies (now Errant Sound) Kollwitzstrasse 97 10435 Berlin Errant Bodies Archive 6-8th November 2015 opening event 6-9pm on Friday 6th performances start at 7.30 sharp continues 11-5pm 7th & 8th Nov Does the sound of a coffee machine in a an artisan coffee shop signal a resistance towards the…

This Friday in Kreuzberg!

STORYTELLING ARENA – Stories and Sounds of Protest With Guest Artist, Joseph Young from Brighton, UK In German and English. With OPEN MIC for your stories. Fri. 30 October 2015, Wasserturm Kreuzberg, Kopischstr. 7, 10965 Berlin Doors Open 7.30pm, Begin 8pm In the Storytelling Arena in October: We explore modern forms of protest in narratives….