Category: Conference

  • Thinking Infrastructures // Performing Meetings With invited guests Johanna Linsley and Rebecca Collins 16 June 2020

    In mid-June, I was delighted to be invited by Prof Kristen Kreider and Tom Clark alongside Dr Johanna Linsley to present at MARs (Mountains of Research, Goldsmiths University) to talk about what we are thinking and how we are acting during this time of transition: a time where we are moving so much of our […]

  • Radical Notations Launch 31st January ‘To See and To Know More’ 2020

    Friday 31st January 2020, the evening of all evenings. A number of us gathered in the Pig Bothy at Scottish National Gallery (Modern One) to discuss the ‘ish’ in colours with Joyce Dixon, the necessity to enter the mortuary to understand the archive with Naomi Pearce and the unbidden with Maria Fusco. We heard about […]

  • The Sonic Study Series: Lisa Busby 6th Feb 2020

    Thursday 6th February 2020 18.00 – 20.00 The Atrium, Alison House, University of Edinburgh Lisa Busby is a Scottish composer, vocalist, and improviser based in London. Situated across experimental music, performance art, and pop song, her practice often utilises the found and the prosaic, and manifests in various entangled modes – long-duration and site-specific work, […]

  • To See and Know More, Pig Bothy National Gallery 31st January 2020

    Channelling proto-feminist mystics, writing in-situ, writing colour and theopoetics, this event will create a space for thinking about translation in its widest sense, sending crossing signals between languages, cultures, concepts and registers. Maria Fusco will discuss her new strand of research into anchorites – proto-feminist mystics – inspired and informed by her time at Sweeney’s […]

  • The Juniper Tree Bulegoa, Bilbao, 2019

    I was recently invited, alongside Karlos Martinez B to present a session for the Ilegal Cinema Series at Bulegoa, an artist research centre in Bulegoa, Bilbao. We chose the recently restored Nietzchka Keene film, The Juniper Tree. “Under a juniper-tree the bones sang, scattered and shiningWe are glad to be scattered, we did little good […]

  • Extra Sonic Practice: Tuning April 2019

    On 10th April 2019, I was invited by Dr Marie Thompson at the University of Lincoln to present my work at the Extra Sonic Practice Research Group. Necessary Note is the title of a sonic detective novel written by Rebecca Collins and Johanna Linsley (forthcoming Copy Press, 2019). Working as Stolen Voices, Collins and Linsley […]

  • Critical/Fictional Investigations: Site, Sound and Listening 2018

    Exploring creative-critical methodologies in relation to site, sound and listening.

  • Documenting Performance: Migration and Documentation 2017

    In September 2017, I presented a paper on ‘Transdisciplinary Migrations: Aurality, Affect and Documentation’ at the annual TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association) conference held at Salford University. The working group, convened by Johanna Linsley and Georgina Guy questioned the role of the document in producing legal performances of the self provoking questions related to […]

  • Taking Space: Women in Electronic Music 2017

    Rebecca Collins Taking Space: Women in Electronic Music, Durham University

    In June 2017, I was one of a small group of women invited to present on my practice in an event called ‘Taking Space: Women in Electronic Music’ at Durham University. Organised by Shelly Knotts and Patricia Alessandrini the event was connected to a forthcoming issue of ICMC’s Array Journal. The event provided insight into […]