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Flight of the Monarchs tours to the Eden Project, Shambala, and Musicport

This summer I and my partner Stella Darby took ‘Flight of the Monarchs’ on the road. It’s an immersive audiovisual installation inspired by the incredible 3,000 mile journey that the Monarch butterfly takes each year from Canada to Mexico, finding warmer … Continue reading

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2778 Nautical Miles: Collaboration between school children in Hull and Freetown, Sierra Leone

The third collaboration between John Wedgwood Clarke and I this year saw us developing a new travelling exhibition by primary school pupils in Hull and our sister city Freetown in Sierra Leone. 2778 Nautical Miles is named after the distance between … Continue reading

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Equanimity on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction

Verity Sharp featured my piece ‘Equanimity’ for clarinet + computer on Late Junction last night. It features a field recording made in Mallorca with the sounds of cicadas and waves on the shoreline. I’ve tried to blend the sounds of … Continue reading

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Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea opens at the Ferens Gallery and Maritime Museum for Hull’s City of Culture year

Tonight we opened ‘Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea‘ a major 6 month exhibition featuring 10 new commissions and other works from a range of international artists, including Tacita Dean and author China Miéville. The exhibition, curated by Invisible Dust, examines the … Continue reading

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Voice Over Water

John Wedgwood Clarke and I were commissioned to create a new sound work by Invisible Dust, for an event called The Ocean Connects Us run by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation at Trinity Buoy Wharfe in London. The aim of the event … Continue reading

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Exploring the Humber Estuary with John Clarke for a new commission from Invisible Dust

I’ve spent a few days this month exploring the Humber estuary with poet and collaborator John Wedgwood Clarke for a new commission from Invisible Dust called ‘Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea’. We’ll be combining 3D ambisonic field recordings with photographs, … Continue reading

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Sound + Environment 2017 Launched!

The call for Sound + Environment 2017 is now open! Deadline for submissions is 30th January 2017. We are seeking proposals for papers, workshops, compositions, installations and interventions at ‘Sound + Environment 2017’ (University of Hull, 29th June – 2nd … Continue reading

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Solo concert and talk at MiniBEAST

I had the pleasure of presenting a solo concert of my pieces spanning nearly 20 years in the amazing Dome Room in the Bramall Building of the University of Birmingham. I then presented a talk called ‘Composing Place’, based on … Continue reading

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