Augmented Gamelan at the No Dark Places festival

by Charles Matthews on November 25, 2014, no comments

The following recording was made at the No Dark Places festival in June 2013. The performance took place in an empty swimming pool. In this set we developed arrangements of traditional Javanese pieces from the Union Chapel alongside new improvised sections. In particular we wanted to play on the intimacy of the venue and the […]

Sonic Arts Forum at the Sonophilia Festival, Lincoln

by Charles Matthews on November 19, 2014, no comments

In October I took the electric bonang setup to a Sonic Arts Forum meeting as part of the Sonophilia Festival in Lincoln. I gave a brief presentation followed by an improvisation using four suspended pencon and transducers. The patch used was created specially for this performance as a continuation of the ideas developed in Solo. […]

Response to ShoutCry Room featured in exhibition in Kuala Lumpur

by Charles Matthews on November 1, 2014, no comments

A video loop of Response to ShoutCry Room, a multimedia collaboration with Rebecca Woodford-Smith and Oi Nuen Sprunt, is currently on display alongside the original paintings. The Paint and Ink Exhibition runs in the Museum and Bank Negera Malaysia until January 2015.

This project was developed at the ADRI, Middlesex University with funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

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