Noise and Image

 

Below are two pieces of my work that were part of the White Noise exhibition, at the Crypt Gallery, London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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White Noise Projects

Today I installed my work at The Crypt gallery, London, as part of the White Noise exhibition. I have contributed a soundscape on vinyl and a digital sound and video collage – both consisting of dreams I collected over the last 6 months. Both works explore the liminal space where the psychological white noise of daily life and the dream state meet.

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White Noise
11-16 October 2017
Open: Wednesday – Monday 12.00 -6.00pm

Private View:
Wednesday 11 October 2017 6.00 -9.00 pm
Sunday 15 October 2.00-5.00 pm

In today’s world of high definition 3D imagery and a world bombarded with immediate and overloaded information, the term White Noise has developed not only from a definition of monotonous low level sounds that are continuously present, but also to signify a form of refuge- a sanctuary from the stresses of 21st Century ‘cyber-life’.

The Crypt’s unique atmosphere and spaces lend itself to the idea of ‘White Noise’. An ideal environment in which to present works that question/investigate a world that is filled with omnipresent background noise, explorations of notions such as ‘seeing the unseen’, ‘zones of indiscernability’ and the ‘indeterminate’, as well as ideas surrounding the freedom of the imagination to fill the void.

Presented by White Noise_Projects.
http://www.whitenoiseprojects.co.uk

Exhibiting Artists:

Sandra Beccarelli, Lizzie Brewer, Sarah E Choi, Andy D’Cruz, Annamarie Dzendrowskyj, Sarah Laura Hauenstein, Sam Hodge, Buffy Kimm, Jeong Min Moon, Emma Parker, Rachel Pearcey, Hanna ten Doornkaat, Marcia Teusink, Richard Tomlin

Tree Of Life

I recently purchased a Remo buffalo drum for shamanic journeying and healing work. I had a design that I had planned in my mind, but when I picked up the drum to do it this idea just didn’t feel right. Instead, the Tree Of Life appeared….

 

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Dead bird

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You find pieces of yourself.
You put them in a box.
You put the box under the bed.
You go to sleep and you dream of dead birds, and bones and old hag stones,
And the thousand ways you could come home to yourself,
If only you had the courage to walk off the edge of your fear.

 

Fighting against gravity

 

Soundscape experiments continue – I am working towards building up a resource of ambient soundsketches that can be used on my Dream Machine project. The below soundscape includes  some collected sounds from my recent visit to Somerset, a beautiful thumb piano I recently picked up, and some children’s drums I found on the cheap.

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Image is a photo collage of recent visit to Stanton Drew stone circle at dusk (during my trip to Somerset).