The new Cave of Sounds will be making its debut at Athens Science Festival on 25-29 April, with support from the British Council. Also, see below for details of the upcoming Flux event on New Social Sculpture at which I’ll be talking.
Cave of Sounds @ Athens Science Festival
Thanks to support from the British Council, we’ll be launching the new production of Cave of Sounds at Athens Science Festival. We’re exhibiting in the former gas factory of Technopolis in central Athens on 25-29 April.
This is its first public outing – thanks to everyone who came to the previews in January. We’ve made a few final tweaks based on your experiences.
Come and jam with us on the eight piece ensemble if you happen to be in that neck of the woods, and tell all your Greek friends. Panagiotis Tigas, the Cave of Sounds artist who created Sonicsphere, is Greek himself and is busy translating our plinth instructions into Greek as part of our preparations.
FLUX Event: New Social Sculpture, Wed 2 May
FLUX is a media arts platform who run regular events in London to hear artists talk about their work. The next one, curated by Aphra Shemza, my collaborator on Post-Truth and Beauty (above), is about New Social Sculpture. It will explore how artists can have a social impact and challenge how people see the world.
I’ll be arriving directly from the airport back from Athens to give a presentation about these themes in my work, alongside Aphra Shemza, Blaire Zaye and Sebastian Kite.
See the Facebook event for more details.
Post-Truth and Beauty shortlisted for Zealous Art Prize
Post-Truth and Beauty has been shortlisted for the Zealous Emerge Digital Art Prize. Wish us luck!
Finally, a few events from friends coming up in London.
17-22 April 2018 Focus Inside Festival I was on the judging panel for the art competition and there are a few amazing installations that will be exhibiting (I don’t think I can reveal which ones yet!). Keep an eye on the program.
21 April 2018 Edited Arts presents Radiophonic, a tribute to the BBC Radiophonic Workshop A night of music, films, installations, talks and workshops in Tottenham. Make sure you see Adriana Minu’s Girls Just Wanna Have Phonics.
Also, some general recommendations:
10-13 May 2018 Splice Festival at Rich Mix and Stour Space The lineup looks great, and Stour Space have a very high standard of audiovisual exhibitions to maintain! I’m heading to Lisbon on the 12th for a residency with Temp Studio but I’ll be around for the first two nights.
Until 5 May 2018 The Encounter by Complicité/Simon McBurney at the Barbican. A one man play recounting the true story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre, who became lost in a remote area of Brazil in 1969. It uses a binaural microphone on stage with a pair of headphones for each audience member to immerse you into his hallucinogenic journey. I saw this in Oxford in 2016 and it was phenomenal.
Hope to see you at some of the above! Til the next time.
Newsletter post on 10 April 2018