Category: Performances

Opera with Objects

While assembling documentation of Alvin Lucier’s work for my sound art class at TCD, I found this ICE performance on Vimeo of Alvin Lucier’s Opera with Objects. There are a number of performances of Opera online. But it seems to me that this one engages something of the work that others miss. For a start, it’s performed outdoors. The… Read more »

Vanishing Points at Sonorities 2018

I’ll be giving three performances of Vanishing Points, my 2017 work for clavichord, electronics and mobile phones, at this year’s Sonorities festival in Belfast on Sat 21 April. Free, but sign-up required. More information here

Open Circuit at Orpheus Institute, Ghent

Vanishing Points (2017), for clavichord, electronics and distributed (web) audio was recently premiered at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent. It formed part of a group event of live sound art by artists connected with the Music, Thought & Technology research cluster. Read more about the new piece here.

On the Generation of Sounds

 I’ll be presenting On the Generation of Sounds, the second in my series of Grosseteste projects, at 1.15pm on Tuesday 14 March at the Arts Technology Research Lab, Pearse St, Dublin 2. The event will be hosted by the School of Creative Arts Research Forum at Trinity College Dublin. 

Movement-Voice Improvisation

Here’s a recording from 2014 of a live performance-improv/duo with Natasha Lohan, vocal artist and composer. Two performers move around a bespoke performance space. Each performer’s voice is recorded and processed using the electronic music software, MaxMSP. Meanwhile, their physical movements are captured by a Kinect camera and used to control the sound processing. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/204070301″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]