Listening to the Archive public talk: Killruddery, Oct 27th, 4pm

I am presenting my work in a public talk at Killruddery in Bray, as part of “Listening to the Archive”, my ongoing artist-in-residence research project there. Killruddery is a beautiful Anglo-Irish country house and home to the Meath family and previously, their ancestors, the Brabazons. The family have been living on the estate for 401…

The Temple of Anagama

Following on from last summer’s attendance at the Kohila wood firing symposium in Estonia with ceramist Kay Aplin, in which I recorded the sounds of a 3-day anagama kiln firing, I am pleased to announce the second output from that trip. The first was the 4 channel sound installation that accompanied Kay’s “Fire and Water”…

A field in England: a site-specific sound installation

I am delighted to announce that I am about to open a new site-specific commission in Leicester, supported by Leicester De Montfort University and IRCAM. The project ‘In Situ’ has commissioned 3 artists to make temporary sonic works that animate historic spaces. My work “A field in England” refers to the historic connection between Richard…

Art and Politics – an online debate at the Goethe Institute

HOW POLITICAL SHOULD ARTISTS BE TODAY? This is the headline question of an online debate series (#portofrei) I am currently taking part in at the Goethe Institute, following on from last year’s symposium Fragile Affinities at the Akademie der Kunste in Berlin. 3 European artists: belit sağ, Via Lewandowsky and myself, are invited back to debate…

Make Futurism Great Again!

#MFGA Today sees the launch of Make Futurism Great Again at the Estorick Collection, London a timely examination of Futurism in the 21st century by groundbreaking artist group Neo Futurist Collective. I founded the collective in 2007, in the guise of conceptual politician and crooner Giuseppe Marinetti. The launch is accompanied by a specially filmed performance of…

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…

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…

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…