Starting to put sounds together for Celestial Bodies sound track to the Dorset Moon, commissioned by The Arts Development Company. It will be premiered in Bournemouth Central Gardens Saturday 29th June via silent disco under Luc Jerram’s awesome “Museum of the Moon” check out this mini clip to see my work in progress:
I am thrilled to be writing new work for the Dorset Moon
Celestial Bodies is a soundtrack for the Dorset Moon. Transmitted by silent disco, the listener is taken on a sonic journey moving through ethereal soundscapes, words and beats.
This work will be played at Bournemouth and Weymouth locations. More details to follow!
Produced by Dorset Festival Consortium:
b-side, Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival, Inside Out Dorset
Commissioned by: Arts development Company
Funded by: ACE + European Development Fund
It was great to perform at this event at the Bournemouth Natural Science Museum on Sunday 5th May 2019. It was part of BEAF and a great way to try out new material for cello and live electronics using ableton live. It was also amazing to hear such varied work, much inspired by the environmental sounds around us, check out more information at DIVA contemporary webpage : https://divacontemporary.org.uk/audio/the-museum-of-ecoacoustic-phenomena/ and BU research blog: https://blogs.bournemouth.ac.uk/research/2019/05/03/museum-of-ecoacoustic-phenomena-at-bournemouth-emerging-arts-fringe/
Silence, listening, performing, responding to landscapes and dreams…
I have known the artist David Littler for quite a while, and worked with him on his Yan Tan Tethera combined arts project, Cecil Sharp House in London a few years ago. So when he got in contact about performing in a concert and collaborating on one of his new tracks in his new music project, Scotton Drive, I was very excited to be involved. David has been researching textiles and music for a long time, and more information about his practice can be found on his website http://davidlittler.tumblr.com/
As part of my recent research (DYCP) funded by Arts Council England I had been developing new work for cello and electronics, and wanted to try this new work out publicly. So the opportunity to perform my new piece Soliloquy along with David’s music seemed like a great opportunity.
I travelled up to…
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I am now a member of the Enironmental Arts Practice Research Collective based in Dorset. More information can be foun on the blog: https://eapresearchcollective.wordpress.com/
My first post documents my journey to Airton Freinds meeting house, Scotton Drive EP launch by David Littler and my performance of my new peice Soliloquy for cello and electronics written as part of my recent Developing Your Practice Research Grant from Arts Council England.
Looking forward to gig performing with David Littler at Airton Meeting House, North Yorkshire, this Saturday 6th April including new cello music and electronics…
Loudspeaker Concert 17th October featuring Owen Green and Laura Reid (cello) Bournemouth University 7pm