IMPROVISATIONS and SOUNDSCAPES

IMPROVISED MUSIC WITH LIVE VISUAL ART:

 

Monthly events held at the Foundry 2005-2007, with invited visual artists creating spontaneous work in response to live improvised music by myself, Steve Moyes and guest musicians.  

 

See more images at the bottom of the page.

 

In The Big Chill Art Trail;

costume by Lauren Goode.

IMPROVISED OR ARRANGED MUSIC FOR DANCE AND PERFORMANCE:  

 

2001-2005:  Regular monthly performances held at the Foundry 2001-2005 with dancers and movement artists; originally as the group Characteractoristics, and then with Khavati and Company (Andrew Downes and guests).   Other regular venues have been the 291 Gallery, Area 10, Lost Property Art events, plus also some local festivals and The Space theatre.

 

2005: STILL LIFE No. 1: THE BOX:  Sound design for this theatre/live art work written and directed by Vicki Arbuckle, and performed at Chelsea Theatre in Feb and April 2005.   The soundscapes were created by myself and Steve Moyes. Click here for the Works in Space website, where you can see and hear excerpts from the piece.

 

2005: 'INCANTATIONS' - for Cork Art Trail 2005.  A durational live art event in South Presentation Convent Chapel, curated by Ann Lawlor.  Artists and perfomers included: mccormack & gent, Claire McRandal, Iris Garrelfs, Ella Gibbs, Lizzie Hughes, Regine Elliott, David Aylward & Tom Scott, Martin de Cogain, and myself, in improvisations and collaborations.

 

2000-2001: Various projects with LAUREN GOODE, live artist (and costumier extraordinaire!)  See her website:  www.liveartgardeninitiative.org.uk  Performances included the Art Trail at The Big Chill in 2001, as part of the group Azygy.

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ARTWORKS CREATED LIVE TO IMPROVISED MUSIC:

(as explained top of page)

                            Annalisa Colombara                                                                                                Bob Peachey

                 open bracket (writer) with booklet created                                                       Charlie Schulz

                                Geoff Mowlam                                                                      George Perendia

                                       Gina Southgate                                                                           One of many sketches by John Gibbens

                                       Joe Newman                                                                                                  Rima Staines

                                                  Maryam Hashemi                                                                      Live projections by Paul Naudin

                                Textile artist Rosie James                                                                    Nitin Lachani

                                                                                                Mbuyisa Maphalala