Fear and Sound

The initial concept of the show comes from the experience of hearing while feeling fear. Do you remember lying in bed as a child, listening to every crack in the house? Or listening to every noise while walking through an underpass at night? Hearing seems much sharper and even the smallest sound makes an impact on the entire body and mind when we experience fear.

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Time and Space in Sound Installations

The topics and questions that will be explored in this text are derived from my artistic practice that is based around sound art and sound installations in particular, which focuses on two issues that are also central to sound art: time and space. The reason for this review is to establish and explore the context of my…

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It has to be in person

This piece has been specifically created for Seven Traces Contemporary Arts Festival in Caernarfon in 2014. The video art has been created by Jo Marsh has created an abstract film, which maps various parts of the local landscape. This was made using a purpose built sculpture which contained the camera and was rolled across the…

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what the tree heard

The idea of this installation comes from an attempt to comprehend or live through something larger than we can embrace with our minds through sound. In the case of this installation it is a relatively short period of time of one day that is digested into two tracks: one is an hour long and the…

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every N seconds

This is the ‘soundtrack’ that comes from a site-specific sound installation I created in the Making Time Garden at Lancaster University (an artwork in itself created by Jonathan Raisin and Elizabeth Willow). This installation is based on an often used phrase when we are wanted to be impressed by certain statistics: every N seconds X…

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Telos

The main concept for this installation comes from the Greek concept of the ‘music of the spheres’ in which the orbits of all planets generate a tone and the simultaneous sounding of these tones generates a sort of divine harmony inaudible to humans. This installation is not an attempt to reconstruct or in any way…

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