Japanese surfaces

March 15, 2013 / 0 comments

Simon Limbrick realised another performance of our collaboration surfaces yesterday at the Sainsbury’s Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in Norwich as part of their exhibition Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper. The performance was streamed live again, so I managed to see Simon gradually reducing the materials to a pile of scraps…

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morning surfaces

November 20, 2011 / 0 comments

I’m back in the room with Simon now, having had a little sleep. I’ve been looking at the way some of the work he’s done has developed. There’s a sheet hanging at the back of the room with a load of squares drawn on it. When I left last night at about 2am, it only…

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surfaces underway

November 19, 2011 / 0 comments

Simon Limbrick is currently performing his realisation of surfaces at hcmf. I’ve been popping in and out of the space today, and it’s been interesting to see what has changed on returning. There’s now quite a lot of mess on the table as the materials start to get broken down into debris of various proportions….

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surfaces

October 25, 2011 / 0 comments

  The website for surfaces is now up and running, and there will be a live video stream of the performance on 19-20 November at hcmf. Before that, Simon is working on the piece as part of a residency at Aldbeurgh, during the TEDx conference. He’ll be doing a short presentation as part of that event,…

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surfaces website

September 2, 2011 / 0 comments

There’s now a website that will document the project I’m doing with Simon Limbrick for hcmf// this year. The piece is called surfaces and is part of an ongoing project, on the sonic properties of materials, which investigates the way in which sounds can be elicited from simple materials. There are some pictures of the…

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coffee cup surface

July 27, 2011 / 0 comments

Richard Glover pointed me towards this item, which seems like a likely possibility for realising various distinct spatial and temporal locations. Çurface is an industrial surface made from compressed coffee and melted coffee cups, although you’d still need a coffee cup to realise the piece. In the meantime, have a look at Johnny Chang’s video…

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surfaces

June 29, 2011 / 1 comment

Simon Limbrick visited me in Bath last week to continue our work for the piece we’re making for hcmf this November. It uses surfaces as the sound sources, activated by other surfaces, objects, or manipulation. We’re experimenting with materials at the moment, having sourced a variety of papers. Simon will be performing the piece for…

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