Link to DIVAcontemporary 2013 review of the year – studio and associate artists’ work.
Posted in associate artist, audio, Charlotte Loving, David Rogers, Eva Fahle-Clouts, installation, ivon oates, Joe Stevens, Mandy Rathbone, Marc Yeats, Marcus Leadley, moving image, music, Nigel Slight, open studio, partnerships, radio, sound walk, soundscape, video, visual, working with young people
Recently ‘metamedia’ [Mandy Rathbone, ivon oates, David Rogers and Joe Stevens], have been exploring external spaces and have previously immersed themselves in the audio experience of Portland quarries [http://metamediauk.wordpress.com/] and now Hooke Wood. Each recording in this podcast is a document of a specific moment in time in a specific location.
link to 13 page full colour booklet: http://metamediauk.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/hooke-wood-encounters.pdf
link to DIVAcontemporary radio broadcast: http://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/sounding-s-hooke-wood-encounters
link to download SOUNDING[S] :: hooke wood encounters 4 track album and 13 page documentation.
On the 2nd December, DIVAcontemporary associate artist and Scottish Music Centre composer member Marc Yeats will have his the shape distance [1-7], 7 pieces for ensemble, premiered at The Goat Farm in Atlanta, US, by the exciting and experimental Chamber Cartel with whom Marc is composer-in-association. Marc is able to attend the premiere in person through the support of Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts scheme.
The Cartel say: Our final concert of our second season – Where are we going? What are we doing? – focuses the former of those two questions. Written for and dedicated to Chamber Cartel by British composer Marc Yeats, the piece is an exploration into “unsynchronised complexity.” This is the world premiere of all seven pieces that comprise The Shape Distance and will be the focus of our first CD!
a 20min video for projection. Music composed by Marc Yeats.
‘shadow drawing 1′ is a video ‘field recording’ of ‘pure’ shadows without any intervention from surface, form or colour with no digital manipulation other than editing.
The video is being screened at PNEM Sound Art Festival at Uden Nederland 16th and 17th November 2013. :: more
Highlighting the audio and visual material collected on the two seasonal sound walks and other work by associate artists of a Dorset Autumn, DIVAcontemporary Studio invited the audience to experience the Dorset landscape in new and unexpected ways.
South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, Dorset AONB project supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund and West Dorset District Council.
Posted in ambient, associate artist, audio, Charlotte Loving, David Rogers, Eva Fahle-Clouts, installation, Mandy Rathbone, partnerships, sound walk, soundscape, video, visual
DIVAcontemporary associate artists Mandy Rathbone and David Rogers led two participatory sound walks around Abbotsbury and Portesham in Dorset. Download these four tracks, mixed from the collected sounds gathered by the participants, either as ‘field recording’ or ‘interventions’ in the landscape.
Human Fiction Tartini presents EVANESCENT CONTINENTS, a new project launched in collaboration with “Feast of Listen” Issue 10 of Shoppinghour Magazine. The project is based on an ephemeral amassing of sounds. We present the listener with a momentary evanescent continent, a shared sonic landscape bound to temporal rather than spatial existence.
X Marks the Bökship in London hosted an evening of collective listening on 17th Oct 2013, featuring the sharing of new compositions by Chris Wood and Mikatsiu. These pieces were built from recordings submitted from all over the planet. These are human fictions built from the detritus of existing sounds.
Saturday 19th October 10.00am – 5.00pm [walk]
and Sunday 20th October 10.00am – 3.30pm [sound editing]
David Rogers and Mandy Rathbone will lead the Saturday sound walk, followed by a sound editing workshop on Sunday at DIVAcontemporary Studio Bridport.
Saturday 19th October 10.00am – 5.00pm [walk] 5.5 miles – Meeting at 10.00am: at The King’s Arms, Portesham for an introduction to the walk and using recording equipment [cup of tea or coffee provided]. The Walk will begin at 10.45am. [please bring a packed lunch].
Sunday 20th October 10.00am – 3.30pm [sound editing] DIVAcontemporary Studio full address and directions – please bring a packed lunch. A hands on opportunity to edit your sounds from the walk and add them to the global soundmap http://aporee.org/maps/ – connecting your sound recordings to the places walked. For further information go to http://ridgewaysounds.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/seasonal-sound-walk-2/
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place for both days – places limited].
South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, Dorset AONB project supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund.