Particularly since studying under Ross Brown, Dan Scott and Davide Tidoni during my M.A. at CSSD, I’ve had an active interest in sound art, modes of listening and ways in which sound can be interpreted and experienced synaesthetically. This has led to the creation of an opera for d/Deaf and hearing audiences, in which sound was interpreted into both visual and haptic experiences. The live music was also fed through water and distorted to speak to the hearing audience about the experience of deafness.
I’m so excited about this new project with composer Catherine Kontz. It’s been brewing for a few years, and we are extra-pleased to be funded by the PRSF Women Make Music award, and supported by Tête à Tête – launching as part of their Opera Festival 2018. The project is an audio dream guiding you along … Continue reading Fleet Footing
Bringing together musicians and songwriters Jo Silverstone and Jeannie Skelly, writer, performance-maker and sound artist Sarah Grange, scenographer and visual artist Ellan Parry, and dancer-choreographer / live art practitioner Janine Fletcher, Sundogs is a cross-disciplinary adventure into artistic terra incognita. Our first project is Snowblind. Part music gig, part installation, part dance, part theatre, Snowblind is a voyage into … Continue reading Snowblind
A multi-sensory opera for people who can hear and people who can’t. Annie is an astronomer. She knows all about time and space, but she isn’t so sure about life and death. And she’s just gone deaf. Inspired by the life of astronomer Annie Jump-Cannon, I worked with composer Stephen Bentley-Klein to create a new … Continue reading The Observatory
To listen in on the other ways in which I’ve been exploring sonic art, click the Audio tag in categories.