The first in a semi-regular platform for artists presenting live works in progress.
Marc Matter & Tom White (duo)
Áine O Dwyer is a vocalist, musician, improviser, composer, performer and visual artist. In recent years, the pipe organ has become an integral site for her experimentation, culminating in the new albums ‘Locusts’ and ‘Gegenschein’. The forthcoming ‘Gallarais’ experiments with acoustic decay, and was developed during her self made residency at the Brunel tunnel shaft, London. All three releases celebrate her interests in found spaces , acoustic phenomena, deep listening and the search for alternative scores through a combined performativity of instruments, drawings, space, time, memory and the body. Past solo releases include ‘Anything Bright or Startling? and ‘Music for Church Cleaners’.
Rob Lye is an artist and musician based in London. He is one half the group Chora, formed with Ben Morris.
Marc Matter (*1974 in Basel, CH), sound-artist and researcher, former member of Institut fuer Feinmotorik, studied at Art Academy for Media Arts in Cologne. Since 2010 working on a solo-project Voiceover producing text-sound-poetry by means of experimental turntablist manipulations of voice- and speech sounds, searching for speech-effects and semantic collisions. A mangled sound of language which is executed in live-performances, on recordings (chocolate monk, tanuki) and radio-broadcasts (german WDR and SWR). Collaborations with several artists, i.e. poet Dagmara Kraus, performance-artist Veridiana Zurita, visual artists Haseeb Ahmed and Tris Vonna-Michell. Curator of exhibitions about Henri Chopin and OU Review, lecturer about text and sound.
Tom White lives and works in London. His work traverses multi-media platforms including sound, experimental film and video, installation and live performance. He has exhibited and performed internationally and published many sound works since 2009 (Vitrine, Chocolate Monk, My Dance the Skull, Alien Passengers). In 2014 he won the British Composer Award in Sonic Art for his piece Public Address, commissioned by the South London Gallery. Performance credits include appearances at NZZN Festival, Rotterdam; Colour out of Space Festival, Brighton; Ende Tymes Festival, New York; Poesia Carnosa Festival, Rome; Spoken Weird, Whitechapel Gallery; MK Gallery; South London Gallery; Café OTO (with Graham Dunning & John Macedo), Radiophrenia, Glasgow and a recent UK duo tour with Maya Dunietz.