The Field is not a Field
Friday 17 January – doors 7.30pm – start 8pm | £6 adv / £8 otd |BUY TICKETS
Join us for an evening of field recording based performance and experimentation with artists Christopher DeLaurenti, Hannah Dargavel-Leafe, Tom White and Yifeat Ziv. The night will feature a selection of unique and timely interventions on topics including site-specific performativity, environmental archives and listening with and beyond the human.
Christopher DeLaurenti is from Seattle and recently moved to Baltimore. He brings his microphones into unusual soundscapes, including political protests, abandoned nuclear power stations, and orchestra intermissions. Christopher’s sound works have appeared on many albums, notably To the Cooling Tower, Satsop (GD Stereo, 2015); No Sound is Stolen: Fair Use Music 1983-2013 (Alterity 101, 2013); of silences intemporally sung: Luigi Nono’s Fragmente-stille, An Diotima (reductive, 2011); Favorite Intermissions (GD Stereo, 2008); and N30: Live at the WTO Protest November 30, 1999 (American Archive, 2000). https://delaurenti.net
Hannah Dargavel-Leafe is an artist based in London who works across sound, sculpture and performance. She has released sounds on Sacred Tapes and Calling Cards Publishing and performed at Whitechapel Gallery and News of the World. She has a radio show, Sonic Envelopes, on RTM.FM You can listen to an interview with Hannah on resonance FM https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/voixxe_october_1/
Tom White is a London-based artist. His multidisciplinary practice spreads across sound, moving image, installation and live performance. Past projects include commissions and appearances for Radiophrenia, Glasgow (CCA); BRAUBLFF (KRAAK & De Player); Whitechapel Gallery, London & Colour out of Space Festival, Brighton. Collaborators include Maya Dunietz, Kieron Piercy, Ben Knight, Stuart Chalmers and most recently in Al Fresco with Lia Mazzari & Sholto Dobie. He won the British Composer Award in 2014 (Sonic Art) for Public Address, commissioned by South London Gallery. In 2016 he founded Apologies in Advance; a platform for artists presenting work in progress performances.
Yifeat Ziv is a vocalist, composer, improviser and performer. She combines voice, electronics, field recordings and text to create interdisciplinary sound works that derive from her research of the human voice and listening practices. Her works were performed and exhibited internationally throughout the UK, Canada, the US, France, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Kenya and Israel. Ziv has worked and performed with a wide variety of artists and ensembles including David Toop (UK), William Parker (US), Stefan Thut (CH), London Experimental Ensemble (UK), the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and the Revolution Orchestra (IL). She is the co-founder of vocal ensembles The Hazelnuts and ABRA Ensemble with whom she has released four critically acclaimed albums, and the recipient of the Siday Fellowship for Musical Creativity (2018-19) and the AER Art for the Environment award (2019).
The Field is not a Field is instigated by Mark Peter Wright http://markpeterwright.net/