Category: Research

  • Sonic Ecologies /Sonic Solidarities

    A reading group session with Edinburgh Environmental Humanities research network. Fred Carter & Alex Campbell hosted this session and I thoroughly enjoyed sharing and discussing material with fellow researchers in this context. The materials discussed were: Andrew Brooks’s ‘Songs of Noise & Opacity: Toward a Sonic Politics of Solidarity,’ The Contemporary Journal (October, 2020), attached PDF excerpts from The 2015 Baltimore […]

  • 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 […]

  • Words, Spaces and Audio-Based Performance on Ars Sonora, RNE (Spanish Sound Art Radio Program), April 2020

    Ars Sonora is a radio program solely dedicated to Sound Art transmitted weekly on Spanish National Radio (RNE) on their Classical Music Channel. In 2019, I was invited by Miguel Álvarez-Fernández to speak about the ‘Stolen Voices’ album this informed the first program (see earlier blog post). In 2020, Miguel invited me back to the […]

  • Film Festival at Home: FEMINISMS, COMRADES & COLLECTIVES Friday 10th April 2020

    Ideal Viewing Date: Friday 10th April 2020 (some links/offers expire beyond this date) 10:00 – 12:00 SESSION ONE HAND MOVIE Yvonne Rainer. United States. 1966. Black and White, silent, 6.02’ https://vimeo.com/99280678 FUSES Carolee Schneemann, United States. 1967. 16mm, colour, silent. 23’ https://vimeo.com/12606342 SERPENT RIVER Sandra Lahire, United Kingdom. 1989. 16mm, colour, 32’ https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-serpent-river-1989-online AFTERMATHS: A […]

  • Her East Coast Vibe: Notes on an Album Launch 08 February 2020

    Stolen Voices HQ (aka Rebecca Collins and Johanna Linsley) sent a communication to Fan Riot (aka Owen G. Parry) with a MISSION to write a response following the London launch of the Stolen Voices Album. This is what we received: A conceptual raffle it is! Your pre-paid ticket gives you free entry into a game […]

  • 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 […]

  • Stolen Voices Album Launch CCA Glasgow Feb 8th 2020

    Eavesdroppers, overhearers, listeners-in. Join us for the launch of Stolen Voices, a compilation album, sonic miscellany, and collection of dispatches from train stations and hotel lobbies up and down the East Coast of the UK. The launch includes performances from Rebecca Collins & Johanna Linsley, NicholaScrutton, Mariam Rezaei, Pete Stollery and Barrett’s Dottled Beauty. Limited edition vinyl will […]

  • 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 […]

  • José Val Del Omar Workshop 2019

    I was invited to take part in a two-day workshop exploring the sound archive and aesthetic legacy of Spanish artist, José Val del Omar (Granada, 1904 – Madrid, 1982) led by a team of musicologists and sound studies specialists which include the cultural producer for Spanish National Radio, Dr Miguel Álvarez-Fernández. The team of researchers […]