A series of illuminating presentations about creation, process and artistic practice.
British artist Chagall shares her musical journey developing new ways of performing electronic music live. She will demonstrate some of her work using the gestural control of the MI.MU gloves. You can see it all in action when she performs later the same evening.
Laura Kriefman: What Using Music in Interactive Projects Brings to the Spectacle
Founder of the award-winning company Hellion Trace, Kriefman will talk about the nuances of balancing the inter-relationship between music, movement and technology in Hellion Trace's work, and what is possible as a consequence. Recent work includes Kicking The Mic, a performance piece fusing live tap dance, looping and a fully sound reactive LED dress, and Mass Crane Dance is a spectacular meeting of music, light, and synchronised construction cranes dancing across the skylight at night: The inaugural Crane Dance Bristol event was seen by 10,000 people and reached 4 million people online.
Kara Blake: Delia’s Dream
A look at the life and work of sound pioneer Delia Derbyshire: the woman behind the distinctive Doctor Who theme music created at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop in the early 1960’s. Musical samples, rare archival materials and film extracts from Blake’s documentary The Delian Mode illuminate Derbyshire’s creative process and trace her legacy in the evolution of electronic music.
This event takes place in English.