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Flight of the Monarch on BBC Radio 3

Over the past couple of years I’ve been putting together a Radio programme for Between the Ears with producer Andy King inspired by the project Following the Flight of the Monarchs. I’m happy to announce the 30 min feature will … Continue reading

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Garden to Garden

I’ve been working with artist Feral Practice to produce sound for her film made for Invisible Dust as part of the project Garden to Garden. In partnership with Scarborough’s Victorian-era South Cliff Gardens, ‘Garden to Garden‘, explored the changing ways we see, … Continue reading

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ECOde Finished

We’ve now completed the ECOde project in Scarborough with Invisible Dust. Here’s a lovely video about the sound component that I worked on with local kids from the Library’s Code Club. ECOde from Invisible Dust on Vimeo.

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ECOde – Phase 1 complete!

It’s been a real joy to work on the first phase of the ECOde project run by Invisible Dust in collaboration with Scarborough Library’s Code Club. ECOde introduces children and young people to the natural world, inspiring them to investigate … Continue reading

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ECOde – Scarborough

ECOde is a project run by Invisible Dust with kids from Scarborough Library’s Code Club. The aim of the project is to help the code club kids to become more aware of their environment and changes in it through coding … Continue reading

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Following the Flight of the Monarchs Exhibit at the British Science Festival and Australian Radio

I presented a mini exhibition at the British Science Festival in September which was hosted at the University of Hull this year. This was a collection of presentations, including our touring, immersive hide, as well as a fantastic documentary on … Continue reading

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Review in 5:4 Blog for Electric Spring Performance

My recent performance of ‘Flight of the Monarchs’ received a really nice review in the 5:4 blog. It was in the Ambient@40 conference at the University of Huddersfield, involving a live audio stream from the Cerro Pelón Monarch butterfly reserve: ‘Rob … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping on Monarch Butterflies

In January and March this year, I returned to Mexico to visit the Cerro Pelón Monarch butterfly reserve. Working with an interdisciplinary team of artists and scientists, including Monarch expert Dr Pablo Jaramillo, we’ve been exploring the reserve. This has … Continue reading

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Recording the Stalacpipe Organ – Composer Residency at the University of Virginia

I’ve just returned from an inspiring visit to Charlottesville, where I’ve been hosted by the amazing music department at the University of Virginia. Whilst I was there, I continued my research into ringing stones and lithophones. Virginia is home to … Continue reading

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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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