Category Sound Art

(Un)Heard Programme notes

Last set up + Adding lights

It has come to the point where (scarily) this will be the last setup/test day until the install of the installation. Rosey came with me the Cheltenham so that she can hear what it all sounds like then we have a week or so until we can properly refine and mix things at SHIFT.   […]

Mira Calix – ‘Nothing is Set in Stone’

I have been doing some re-reading of past research I have done as well as new research for the essay that I am writing.¬† One of the pieces that I am writing about in essay is a piece by Mira Calix titled ‘Nothing Is Set I Stone’. Mira Calix is big influence on me and […]

Small version of installation + experimenting and testing

This week we have been testing and experimenting the design I came up with for the installation. A lot of the talk about the installation and how it will works has been¬† a working theory. But I have always been optimistic that it would work. Once we know whether the installation will work with the […]

Sound Design Experimentation/World 1 setup

  Yesterday I set the sound array in the formation of one world (coloured in blue or purple in the diagram below). I wanted to start working on the sound design of the installation as I new that last time this was something that was really rushed and with a little less thought into it […]

Holly Herndon Holly Herndon is an American composer and sound artist based in San Fransisco. Her music is predominantly computer based and uses MAX MSP to create instruments and vocal processors. I am really interested in the way the in which she composes her music with vocal editing and and the use of experimental sounds. […]

The Adventures of Unblocked Ears – Katharina Hauke – Mikrokontrolleur

  This is audio-piece by the sound artist Katharina Hauke. Her MikroKontrolleur project is an ‘all-imporvisation-instrument working with live sound input and modulatio as well as with sampling and sample destruction.’ It was developed, designed, built an programmed by Katharina Hauke and Dominik Hildebrand Marques Lopes ( at UdK Berlin and within the 3Dmin […]

Bill Viola

‘The Veiling’. 1995 ‘Catherines Room’. 2001. video installation ‘Bodies of Light’

Recreating Array/designing test setup

Yesterday we dismantled the array to see if we could reconfigure a set up that I could take to an external space and test there. We were going to set-up the array in the reception area but just didn’t get round to doing that because of lots of troubleshooting things. There were lots of discussions […]

SHIFT Art Space

This week I have been at SHIFT art space putting together plans for the installation and discussing other potential ideas. It is quite a large space and is very concrete. It isn’t as reverberant as you might expect but voices can travel far – which is good when there is spoken word poetry. A conversation […]