Performance Lectures 2017-18. Andy Birtwistle: Start Here - the art of the audio cassette. A performance lecture by sound artist and writer Andy Birtwistle on the art of art of the audio cassette, starting with the big bang and ending in landfill. Andy performs live with work from his Start Here cassette tape label and visuals provided by 35mm slide projectors. Wintersound Festival - Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury.
Andy Duguid - The Crossings. Album: Believe, 2008.
In a recently published collection on materiality in art Petra Lange-Berndt asks, what does it mean to give agency to the material, to follow the material and to act with the material (2015:13). My article attempts to consider this question, focusing on the work of a number of musicians and composers who have chosen to engage creatively with the sounds produced by obsolete – or near obsolete – technologies of sound recording and reproduction. The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media. This chapter considers how the blurring of sound design and music, often seen as a feature of contemporary cinema, developed within earlier forms of cinematic expression.
Removing 75 & overseeing other rail projects in Melb.
However, Birtwistle always intended that the cycle could be split into its component parts and the quartet movements – a sequence of fantasias and friezes, the last entitled Todesfuge, echoing one of Celan's most famous poems – performed separately as they are here. The Tree of Strings has poetic connections, too, for the title is taken from a poem in Gaelic by Sorley MacLean, who was born on the island of Raasay, where the composer himself lived in the 1980s.
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