gap in the air: a festival of sonic art

Talbot Rice Gallery, 15 Nov 2014 - 14 Feb 2015

nature overview

February – Limits to Growth by Owen Green and Martin Parker has just been installed. This is a sonic parasite that feeds from the auditory environment of the gallery space in order to make itself heard. Over the course of its infestation, its relationship to the environment will change. Initially, the system is closed, prescribed and deterministic. However, as time passes a sequence of interventions from Owen and Martin will.. Read More

Limits to Growth

Nature is the last thematic section of gap in the air. The present installation focuses in on the sound within this specific gallery space by appropriating uncalled for and unwanted noises and, in doing so, directly addresses one of the overarching questions posed by gap in the air: How does sonic art challenge art galleries? Limits to Growth (2015) by Owen Green & Martin Parker Limits to Growth is a.. Read More

playroom – multispeaker live performance 15th Feb

playRoom is around 30 minutes long and was written as an anti-sweetspot mutli-speaker rant, come and sit where you like. You may never hear any of the courageous orators whose passion inspired the piece but the music is propelled entirely by the conviction of innumerable speeches harvested from youTube and other soapbox platforms. Voices on the verge of tears, laughing, arguing, defending, attacking and reflecting give this piece both its.. Read More

Agostino Di Scipio live concert in the White Gallery 20th Feb 2015

Composer and sound artist Agostino Di Scipio explores the generation and transmission of sound, often experimenting with the phenomena of emergence in chaotic dynamics. He’s best-known for his live solo electronics concerts and sound installations where cybernetic principles and ‘man-machine-environonment’ networks of sonic interactions are implemented and creatively elaborated (e.g. the Audible Ecosystemics series of pieces, and the more recent Modes of Interference series). Sell Tickets Online through Eventbrite