Festival's Duration @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery. 365 Days of Sound both celebrates the past year of [RHP] CDRs activity and looks forward to the coming year. Included in the exhibition are a range of art works, objects, merchandise, articles and other contextual information from the archive which has been built around the artists we work with. Feat: MortonUnderwood, Plurals, Graham Dunning and more...
3/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 15:00 until 17:00. Pete Wiseman is an improvisor, producing ambient, live-loop and other music since 1999, often in collaboration. This year he has been developing an expanded, heavier version of his set-up for solo performance, having been shocked into action by a KNIFEDOUTOFEXISTENCE gig.
4/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 19:00 until 21:00 This discussion collects together various theories, ideas and scientific studies related to the perception of audiovisual material in an attempt to provide a general theory of audiovisual composition, which can hopefully be used to inspire a different perspective on how we experience multisensory media.
5/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 12:30 until 16:30. Birmingham International Transient Camp are a loose band whom are actually closer to being a gaelic family. Made up of Niall Rakhra, Amy Wallis, Benedict Davenport and Richard Scott; BITC get together regularly to play folk songs with a social history. Throughout the day Rakhra and Davenport will lead workshops, discussions and informal sessions. Bring an acoustic instrument along!
6/12/13 @ LSAG&M 13:00 until 13:45 6/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios & Gallery 18:00 until 19:00. 'The Reappraisal of Band(ism) & A bANdA dA as an ode to Hogarth's 'The Rakes Progress' as an EP' By Mike Chavez-Dawson & Guests... For the launch of this project, Chavez-Dawson will perform an 'Inter-Texual-Vention' lecture that outlines key works and performances of his past alter ego Robin Nature-Bold & Band(ism) interjected with observations of Hogarth's 'The Rakes Progress'.
6/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 19:00 until LATE. An evening featuring music video collaborations by artists from around the world who use internet technologies to express their creative visions selected by Prosthetic Knowledge. Featuring Rosa Menkman, Lorna Mills, Eva Papamargariti, Sara Ludy and Raquel Meyers, followed by VJ sets from Antonio Roberts and Michael Lightborne.
7/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 15:00 until 16:00. Cormac Faulkner is an Irish artist based in Coventry and will be performing a live improvised set using manipulated cassette loops and live vocals. The performance will be re-imagining of his album Topophilia which explores psychogeographic phenomena associated with a number of places (including Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Whitby and Coventry) and was composed using field recordings, acoustic instruments and voice.
8/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 20:00 and 21:00. Tabi explores life, consumption and expiration by sourcing and manipulating both rhythmical and jarring sounds from the physical and digital worlds. The project is also deeply personal and explores elements of her farther’s life-long career as a professional musician paying particular attention to his band’s 1964 hit “The Angels Must Have Made You”.
8/12/13 @ Althorpe Studios and Gallery 19:00 until 20:00. Lake Dysmal is an electronic musician and installation artist who feels happiest when things are messy, fuzzy, scuzzy, broken or riddled with feedback. The Lake Dysmal live show includes things with buttons, things that you tread on and things that you hit, the odd tune and a lot of noise. You can hear Lake Dysmal music at soundcloud.com/lakedysmal.