Space: on Sound and Architecture

In association with the Hepworth Wakefield, and the University of Leeds Centre for Audio Visual Exploration, I organised an afternoon and evening of performances and workshops which examine listening in the context of the spatial environment. There was  an active listening workshop, featuring a set of bespoke… Read more

TONGUE // How Nice It Is

This is to introduce a project that I have been working on with three friends and collaborators. TONGUE is a band project, consisting of two trombones, vocals and electronics / synthesisers. We released our debut E.P. with Don’t Delay records on 1 September with an audio-visual… Read more

Modes of Resonance

Modes of Resonance is the first installation that I created for my PhD project. It was installed in the Clothworkers Centenary Concert hall for the sound;space;play symposium at the University of Leeds in May 2015. The installation explores resonant modes across the human range of… Read more

g·bop orchestra Spaces Between UK tour

Last week I was on tour with g·bop orchestra, led by the excellent composer and percussionist Greta Eacott. g·bop orchestra is a project very close to my hear, and something that I have been involved in since 2013. The line-up of the ensemble is amorpus and ever-changing.… Read more

Oxford Place: Resonances

I want to recall the questions that I asked at the beginning of my last post: Are we more ‘in the world’ or ‘in space’ when we are in resonance? Does space become a different entity when we experience it in this way? More generally,… Read more

Thoughts on Resonance

I am interested in the ways that we can experience space through resonance. Are we more ‘in the world’ or ‘in space’ when we are in resonance? Does space become a different entity when we experience it in this way? More generally, does space become… Read more

Thread

I recently took part in a collaborative commission, which was part of the Yorkshire Year of the Textile Arts Council funded project at the University of Leeds. The piece, Thread, is a synthesis of music, dance and light, and was performed for Leeds Light Night on 7… Read more

‘Sonic’ Architecture

I have started a collaboration with architect Lara Karady, with the aim of creating some human-scale public architecture that engages people with sound: this provides a novel opportunity to take a spatial approach to sound rather than a sonic approach to space. This blog post… Read more

New Sketches

I’m currently working on a number of installations which use rhythmic reflection to engage listeners with space. There are some images below. I’ll post on each piece when they are finished.