Tag: contemporary art

Water Installation @ Turner Contemporary

My new installation, The Undulatory Theory of Light, which uses sound to create water waves according to changes in the colour temperature of daylight, was presented at Turner Contemporary, Margate on 2 June, 2018.  The work formed part of an annual, sonic art festival, OSCILLATE, hosted by Turner Contemporary. The show also featured special contributions from my colleagues at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent… Read more »

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 »

Chit-chat at Sound Check

Last few days of my 2017 sound installation, Chit-chat, at Science Gallery, Dublin. The Sound Check exhibition closes on 24th September. Chit-chat is the third work in my  ongoing series of bird-box installations, following An Audience with the Trees (2005) and Bird Quartet (2009). Read more about the installation here. Click here for a review of the Science Gallery exhibition.

Science Gallery Summer Show

I’m delighted to be co-curating Dublin Science Gallery’s summer show, the subject of which will be music technology. Click here for a preview video of the 2017 programme.

Sound Installation for In Arcady at Yallop’s Gallery, Norwich.

Francesca Heathorn‘s exhibition of oil paintings of rural Norfolk opens this weekend at Yallop’s Gallery, Norwich. I’ve created an accompanying sound installation based on field recordings made at sites depicted in the paintings. The show is open 11am-4pm, 15-16 August, 2015. Here’s a preview of one of the sound works: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218950567″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]