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EVENT

Happy Happy Sound Day | SoundFjord Gallery's 1st Birthday Celebrations.


Dates:
Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:00 - Sun Jul 31, 2011

Location:
28 Lawrence Road, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Happy Happy Sound Day
In observance of our first 365 days on this planet SoundFjord celebrates with...
Performances. Film. Audio Screening. Vegetable instrument workshop. Birthday cake. Afternoon tea. Pimms. And a few secrets up our sleeve.
Artists involved:
Performance
Graham Dunning
Incidental (David Gunn)
Phil Julian
Riz Maslen
Saskia Moore
Andrew Page
Stuart Russell
 
Screenings
Cédrick Eymenier
Colin Lawson | Lee Riley
Matt Lewis | Jeremy Keenan
Mem1
Yann Novak
AV works
Leslie Deere
Patrick Farmer
Ruth Hawkins
Gary James Joynes (Clinker)
Tom Lawrence
Lee Patterson
Simon Whetham
And many more...
31 July 2011.
Noon to late.
Free - Please RSVP to info[at]soundfjord.org.uk
www.soundfjord.org 


EVENT

Re/Flux | SoundFjord at Everything, ICA


Dates:
Sat Jul 16, 2011 20:20 - Sat Jul 16, 2011

Location:
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Everything

16 July 2011

Free

Live music, performance and DJs to entertain you all night long at
this free night of creative talent led by Thomas Shickle and Aisha
Christison from the ICA’s Student Forum. Everything brings together
emerging artists, designers, musicians and everyone creative for a night
of performance and dance, experimentation and literature, interaction
and music and even yoga and fashion. Everything makes clubbing a
creative experience and art a party.
For July's edition of Everything SoundFjord curates
an evening of immersive sound and vision in the form of an extended
screening of absorbing, contemplative sound art and elastic, subsuming
imagery. These works have been especially selected to define the concept
of the 'Sublimated Landscape' by exploring the saturation of the sonic
and visual field, represented by works of immersive sound and visual
art. Using the notion of 'sublimation' as a point of departure, the
screening has been expanded to encompass an exploration of sonic
topology through the framing, shaping and distortion of sound, image and
space.
Featured Artists:
Andie Brown, Bug
Compass, Clinker, David Kristian, + Marie Davidson, Emilian Gatsov,
Gastón Arévalo, Graham Dunning, Heribert Friedl, i8u + Cédrick Eymenier,
Martin Clarke, Matthew Sansom, Mem1, mimosa|moize, Robert Crouch,
Rubedo, Scant Intone, Simon Whetham, Somadrone, Steve Roden, Sublamp,
Thomas Park, Tomas Phillips, TU M', Wil Bolton, William Fowler Collins, +
Claudia X. Valdes, Yann Novak
Also featuring:
Inside of Out Theatre Company perform a devised improvisation investigating the nonsense found in social etiquette
Paul Kindersley performs an instalment of Albert: A Sketch for a Ballet, an ongoing project in which Albert is brought to live through film, performance, writing and drawing.
Tim Ridley (Site specific performance in response to Pablo Bronstein: Sketches for Regency Living).
Hannah Collins and Nathan Cole will be creating table decorations to adorn the ICA bar.


EVENT

Listen Up | II Annual World Listening Day Events


Dates:
Sun Jul 17, 2011 08:00 - Sun Jul 17, 2011

Location:
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Listen Up!
2nd Annual World Listening Day
                                                      
Sound Walks  +Technical Demonstrations + Sonic Diffusions + AV Screening
Tottenham Marshes and SoundFjord
SUNDAY 17 July 2011 | From 8am to late

Morning
8am -10am: Just Listening!
Bird Survey around Tottenham marshes lead my David Chapman and David Cottridge. Identifying bird through sight and sound.
N.B.
Bring your binoculars. Pen and paper. Spotters guides may be useful.
No recording equipment necessary. This event will happen whatever the
weather.

Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP

10:15am-11:30am: Listening through a Mechanical Ear
Investigation of moth traps, pond life and bird feeder mics.
N.B. Bring recording devices, parabolics, hydrophones, etc. This event will happen whatever the weather.
Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP

11:30am-12:30pm:    Coffee and Contemplation
Quiet time to take in the soundscape of the local environment. Refreshments available.
Juice, tea and coffee will be available at the Waterside Centre.
Donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Morning
events take place by the Waterside Centre (Friends of Tottenham
Marshes HQ), by Stonebridge Lock, Tottenham Marshes, London.
Website: www.tottenhammarshes.org/pc/index.html
Map: Tottenham Marshes
Further information and RSVP: SoundFjord

Afternoon
3pm-4:30pm: Sound Diffusions
Martin
Clarke performs a sonic diffusion over 8.0 with
soundscapes/phonographic material from as far afield as Shetland,
Beirut, Le Mans and London. And Emmanuel Spinelli performs Bregenz by
Cycle, also in 8.0, focusing on a city of duel personality, bringing out
its essence and peculiarities.
Free event - donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Essential RSVP

4:45pm-6:45pm: Wonders of the Sound World
A
screening of sound art and phonography curated to open your ears to
sonic wonders: a host of unusual, foreign, latent, micro/macroscopic
(sub- and ultrasonic) soundscapes with be presented to delight, surprise
and insight your curiosity.
Free event - donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Essential RSVP

6:45pm-7:30pm: Earbreak
Time to contemplate the active listening event over a glass of wine.
Refreshments and snacks will be available at SoundFjord.    
Donations to SoundFjord accepted.
    
Afternoon events take place at SoundFjord, Unit 3b - Studio 28, 28 Lawrence Road, London, N15 4ER.
Website: href="http://www.soundfjord.org/">www.soundfjord.org
Map: SoundFjord Gallery
Further information and RSVP:
SoundFjord

Evening
9pm start: Beyond the Threshold
Ian
Rawes of the London Sound Survey and David Chapman (sound artist) and
David Cottridge (photographer/naturalist) lead a bat walk around the
marshes, beginning at the cloak of twilight. We will hunt for local
beauties - Pipistrelle species, Daubentons, and Noctules, as well as
the local insect activity on which they feed.
N.B. Bring torches, recording equipment and bat detectors (if you have them). This event will happen in fine weather only. Please contact us on the day if you are unsure about the weather.
Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP
This
evening event takes place by the Waterside Centre (Friends of
Tottenham Marshes HQ), by Stonebridge Lock, Tottenham Marshes, London.
Website: www.tottenhammarshes.org/pc/index.html
Map: Tottenham Marshes
Further information and RSVP: SoundFjord


EVENT

SoundFjord | Exhibition | Catherine Clover | birdbrain


Dates:
Sat Jun 18, 2011 16:00 - Sat Jul 30, 2011

Location:
Tottenham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Catherine Clover | birdbrain | Dates: 18 June – 30 July 2011 | Opening: Saturday 18 June 4 - 6pm 
birdbrain looks at our relationship with urban crows and seagulls and explores our mixed relationship with these common noisy and highly intelligent birds through voice and language (animal/human), including the spoken and written word (human). While we admire these birds’ obvious abilities in terms of survival, intelligence and ingenuity we also feel threatened by these very attributes that we share with them.
The project consists of audiovisual installation work including field recordings, bird mimicry, spoken and written texts, as well as an artist’s book posing as a kind of mock field guide. Four performers and ten writers have contributed to the project.
*Catherine Clover was born and brought up in London, UK, and trained at Wimbledon School of Art/North East London Polytechnic in Fine Art [Painting]. After several years practice based in Angel Studios, EC1, she pursued a residency with Gertrude Street Artists Spaces in Melbourne, Australia and has been based there since the mid 90s. Her current practice explores sound, digital imaging and installation to look at ideas surrounding our changing relationship with nature, and in particular, other animals. The everyday - the quotidian, the common - inform this exploration.
Recent projects and installations include Calling the Birds II Trocadero Art Space Melbourne AU Oct 2010; Pigeon Post Mailbox 141 Melbourne AU June 2010; billing and cooing Billboard@Trocadero Melbourne AU May 2010; Sounds of my Neighbourhood MusikTriennale Koln Germany May 2010; Alternating Current: Sound Art Now Dragonfly Festival Sweden April 2010; coroocoo Anna Leonowens Gallery NSCAD University Halifax NS Canada Feb 2010; Pestival Radio broadcast on Resonance FM, London UK 2009; Minding Animals conference and exhibition The Lock Up Newcastle NSW AU 2009; Sound Diaries Conference Presentation Oxford Brookes University Oxford UK
www.ciclover.com
This project is funded by Arts Victoria


EVENT

SoundShare | A platform for you to show your work!


Dates:
Sun Jul 24, 2011 14:00 - Sun Jul 24, 2011

Location:
Tottenham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SoundFjord's Sonic Social has evolved... into SoundShare.
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
As of 11th April we will be using the evening, not only to share conversation and ideas as before, but also to showcase sonic art works, research and sound-centric film and performance: think sound diffusion, radio pieces, multi-channel works, sonic sculptures, AV works, live works, performance, visual scores, research papers, and so on. ...Works may be finished pieces, works in progress, or initial ideas that's you'd like to speak about.
The event will be a relaxed evening for you to share your work with an audience of contemporaries and to gain feedback, constructive criticism and/or technical advice if desired, or simply for you to listen to your - and/or other artist's - works on a high-quality sound system.
It's an evening purely of sharing ideas and observations outside of academia and the working environment; and sharing food and drink with like-minded folk.
FACILITIES:
We are able to screen the following:
Audio up to 5.1 via CD, DVD, digital files*
AV work via DVD, digital files (We have facilities to project up to 3m h x 4m w)*
*All works must be compatible with Mac.
We also have:
Space for small-scale performances/interventions
Space for intimate live works
Wall/floor space to hang scores and paper works
TAKING PART:
Artist/group may screen work up to 15 minutes in length. If your works are longer in duration, please bring a suitable excerpt. Please email the SoundFjord team with your details and technical needs before 20 July to be included at: info[at]soundfjord.org.uk
OUR NEXT SOCIAL:
Sunday 24 July 2011 | 2-4pm | Free | RSVP
*
SPREADING THE WORD:
We are always interested in welcoming artists working with sound into our network, please feel free to pass on the following information to interested parties.
JOINING UP:
Make contact with fellow researchers, performers and makers here. All artists, researchers, sound designers, curators and performers may join - send an email with your name, email address, a web link and a brief biog and sentence about your interests to: info[at]soundfjord.org.uk to have your name added.
BENEFITS OF JOINING UP:
Receive access to international artists and their practices; access to news and opportunities, crits and social events.