projects

Oct 2017 – Dec 2018
Home Ed creative media workshops: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, looking at alternative narratives and experimental ways of presenting audio and video.

Sept – Oct 2017
Home Ed – Portland installation: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 10 and 16 years, looking at the Isle of Portland, Dorset, its hidden history and landscape. A collaborative project between DIVAcontemporary STUDIO and b-side.

July 2017
regularJOE :: early experimental animations organised and curated an open studio event. A DIVAcontemporary Studio and b-side outpost event.

May 2017
SoundCamp :: Live Performance – responses and Reveil live Broadcast and soundwalk. Part of International Day Chorus Day 2017. supported by B3Media, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO. Download Saturday 6th May – Live Performances and Sunday 7th May Dawn Chorus.

May – June 2017
Home Ed Documentary/Mockumentary workshop: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, looking at alternative narratives and ways of presenting audio and video.

April 2017
John Berger :: Ways of Remembering curated with Eva Fahle-Clouts an afternoon of artists responses to the life and works of John Berger. Link to documentation.

March – April 2017
Home Ed installation workshop: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, looking at alternative narratives and ways of presenting audio and video. Link to documentation.

February – March 2017
Home Ed audio workshop: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, developing technical skills and creative approaches to audio ‘drama’ making. Link to documentation.

November – December 2016
Home Ed video workshop: working with a group of ‘home educated’ creatives, aged between 9 and 14 years, developing technical skills and creative approaches to film making. Link to documentation.

September 2016
South Winterbourne Journey :: creative writing workshop video and audio documentation of participants work and location. Produced a series of video works, supported by HLF, Dorset AONB. DIVAcontemporary STUDIO. Link to vimeo channel.

May 2016
SoundCamp :: Reveil live Broadcast, soundwalk and audio editing workshop. Part of International Day Chorus Day 2016. supported by Arts Council England, B3Media, Heritage Lottery Fund, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, private supporters, SHED, DIVAcontemporary STUDIO.

April 2016
The Observatory String Quartets :: live recording of ‘observations 1&2′ by Marc Yeats, at St.Thomas’ Church, Lymington, Hampshire with ‘zero therem’: Eugene Lee, Minsi Yang, Stephen Upshaw and Patrick Tapio Johnson. Link to audio.

March 2016
Nigel Slight in conversation :: curated and hosted electricbackroom artist Nigel Slight in conversation at DIVAcontemporary Studio. Link to Nigel’s notes.

February 2016
DADA nights :: curated a programme of ‘live’ and pre-recorded works, a celebration of 100 years of DADA at DIVAcontemporary Studio. Link to download.

January 2016
concept : participation : adapt
Adapting your original concept when working alongside experts, participants and partner organisations. A presentation to members of Landscape Arts Network at Sir John Cass Faculty Art, Architecture & Design (CASS) London Metropolitan University. Link to documentation.

August 2015
coast to coast :: Bristol to Japan produced the sixth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label. Link to download.

July 2015
sonic coast :: sound week programmed and facilitated a week of sound events, including sound walks, audio workshops, listening walks and ‘in conversation’ (live studio and broadcast event).
Link to documentation. A DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

July 2015
regularJOE :: open studio organised and curated an open studio event.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

July 2015
sonic coast :: on film curated video and sound works, by ivon oates and Marc Yeats for a programme of screenings at DIVAcontemporary studio.

June 2015
LISTEN NO.2 produced the fifth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

April 2015
‘releasing the frozen music #2’ produced the fourth internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

February 2015
coast to coast :: Dorset to Whitstable produced the third internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

January 2015
sonic coast [5] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the last of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: zero theorem: Aisha Orazbayeva [violin] Minsi Yang [violin] Stephen Upshaw [viola] Patrick Tapio Johnson [violoncello]. At Beaminster School,Dorset.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

Janaury 2015
sonic coast workshop [2] filmed Marc Yeats ‘asynchronous composition voice workshop’ with Beaminster School students. A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

December 2014
LISTEN NO.1 produced the second internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

November 2014
sonic coast [4] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the fourth of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: rarescale Carla Rees [flute], Paul Goody [oboe] and Sarah Watts[clarinet]. In The Bay Theatre,Weymouth.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

November 2014
sonic coast workshop [1] filmed Marc Yeats ‘asynchronous composition voice workshop’ with Weymouth College music students. A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

November 2014
open studio :: countertext 2014 organised and curated with Nigel Slight an open studio event complementing The Bridport Literary Festival. Works by ivon oates, Mandy Rathbone and Nigel Slight.
electricbackroom and DIVAcontemporary Studio event

October 2014
sonic coast [3] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the third of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: Meridian Brass Laura Garwin [trumpet], Rob Willson[trumpet] Andy White [trombone] and Jonathan Heeley [bass trombone]. In The Drill Hall, Portland.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

October 2014
‘releasing the frozen music #1’ produced the first internet CD release on DIVAcontemporary Bandcamp Label.

August 2014
open studio :: the vintage teaset mix organised and curated with Mandy Rathbone 3 day open studio event. Broadcast ‘Birthday Walk’ by Mandy Rathbone on DIVAcontemporary radio.
DIVAcontemporary Studio.

August 2014
sonic coast [2] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the second of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: zero theorem Laura Wolk-Lewanowicz [voice], Chris Goodman [clarinets] and Patrick Tapio Johnson [violoncello]. In The Hub, Lyme Regis.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

July 2014
sonic coast [1] organised technical setup, documentation and live broadcast for the first of five contemporary classical music concerts. Musicians: Stephen Upshaw [viola] and Calie Hough [percussion]. In The Big Shed at the AA school in Hooke Park, Beaminster.
A DIVAcontemporary Studio project, supported by Sound and Music, ACE and WDDC.

June – August 2014
If Walls Could Talk worked with Amy Hopwood (project leader), assisting residents old and new to record the changing history of the Park Estate Weymouth creating a rich archive of material to be stored at Dorset History Centre.
A Digital Works project, HLF funded.

June 2014
open studio :: sounds of the Neolithic organised and curated an open studio event with students from Sir John Colfox School, Bridport. Based around the South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership project – sounds of the Neolithic.
DIVAcontemporary Studio, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, HLF funded project.

March 2014
Climate Day Listening Walk organised and led a participatory sound walk around Langdon Wood, Dorset followed by a sound editing workshop, accessing aporee maps network to distribute sounds.
DIVAcontemporary Studio project.

February 2014
FREE TIME curated an exhibition for Digital Works at Dorset County Museum. Assisting old and young people to record the changing history of their communities to create a rich new archive of material to be stored at Dorset History Centre.
A Digital Works project, HLF funded project.

October 2013 and January/February/April and June 2014
seasonal sound walks and sounds of the Neolithic two creative public participatory projects, lead artist on sound walks and sound editing workshops, facilitating inclusion of sounds on aporee maps, as installation work and inclusion on the projects GPS apps.
A DIVAcontemporary, South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership, HLF funded project.

August 2013
open studio7: sonic coast with metamedia curated and installed audio video installations by Mandy Rathbone, ivon oates and Joe Stevens.
A DIVAcontemporary event.

July 2013
A Film in a Day working with James Price and young film makers at Westfield Academy.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

June 2013
open studio6: 4 Shepherds by Duncan Whitley curated and installed a sound installation by Duncan Whitley and a video installation ‘High Stoy’ by Charlotte Loving.
A DIVAcontemporary event.

June 2013
Antara Festival: DIVAcontemporary Radio live broadcast of ‘Pathos’ by Marc Yeats and piano works by Bruno Sanfilippo from the Lumen Centre London.
A metamedia, DIVAcontemporary and Antara Project event.

April 2013
open studio5: MAKEaNOISE curated a sound event celebrating 100th anniversary of Futurist manifesto. Produced live broadcast ‘the art of noises’.
A metamedia and DIVAcontemporary event.

March 2013
open studio4: ‘Oder/Main/Tables’ curated a 3D installation by Eva Fahle-Clouts and soundscape and projection by David Rogers. Produced live broadcast of TableTalk.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

February 2013
DIVAcontemporary Radio: launched studio internet radio channel – ‘World Radio Day’ a UNESCO project highlighting the significance of radio broadcasting.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

December 2012
open studio3: ‘Beyond Array 13’ curated a sound and moving image installation by ivon oates and Duncan Whitley.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

October 2012
open studio2: curated demonstration and presentation by SATSYMPH ‘on the theme of Hermes’ a GPS located sound work.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

August 2012
open studio1: curated a 3 day presentation of video work from the PVA MediaLab archieve.
D1 – young artists films, D2 – associate artists films screened at DIVAcontemporary studios and D3 – associate artists films screened on West Bay beach.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

July 2012
A Film in a Day working with James Price and young film makers at Westfield Academy.
A DIVAcontemporary project.

June + July 2012
sturzstrom: Member of the community choir for the world premiere at
Beer Quarry Caves, Lighthouse Poole and the Olympic Opening Ceremony Weymouth.
A Coastal Voices, Serious, Lighthouse Poole Project.
Supported by Jurassic Coast Arts and ACE.

April 2012
sturzstrom: Organised recording of community choir, for playback with a live choir
at The Lighthouse Poole and in the ICCI Weymouth for the openning events of the
Olympics. A Coastal Voices, Serious, Lighthouse Poole Project.
Supported by Jurassic Coast Arts and ACE.

March 2012
audiolab12: sound symposium – the language of place
technical support for 3 day event at The Kingcombe Centre.
PVA MediaLab project.

December 2011
TRUCE: Film making with a group of young artists at Bridport Youth Centre.
A Film Nation: Shorts Film and PVA MediaLab.

April 2011
SALT[2]: technical support for artists Lauren Healey, David Gunn and
Claudio Curciotti, one week residency. A PVA project.

April 2011
SALT[1]: mentor and technical support for artists Sue Landsbury, Carol Mattingley,
Francesca Prior and Bronwen Gundry, one week residency. A PVA project.

October 2010
Coast to Coast: produced an hour long radio programme for FuturePlaces, Porto, Portugal. RadioFutura 91.5MHz. Including compositions and field recordings by Marc Yeats, ivon oates and Pali Meursault.
A PVA project.

July 2010
3 months online: mentor and technical support for artist Sammy Izri.
A PVA project.

October 2009
LabCulture @ Burton Cliff Hotel: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists. A PVA project.

March 2008 – January 2009
‘How did I come to be here’: curator and mentor to Lorna Brunstein,
towards an exhibition in The Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre.
A Holocaust Memorial Day Exhibition

July/August 2008
refurb:BAC: audio and stills for a consultative document paperbased and DVD.
Working with groups of young people from local youth groups.
a Bridport Arts Centre project.

April/May 2008
Capturing local character: audio for a consultative document on DVD.
Working with Joe Stevens [stills photography] and groups of young people
from 5 different locations. a PVA + WDDC project.

April 2008
formed electricbackroom: electricbackroom.org.uk

March 2008
electricshorts: curator and exhibitor, with Nigel Slight, a season of artists film.
The Electric Palace Cinema Bridport.

October 2006
Sandra Dawe: curation of silkscreen prints exhibition in Bridport Arts Centre.
a re:flex arts exhibition.

June 2006
‘in the heat of the moment’: digital video documentation of performance and exhiibition.
Browns Farm [Dorset] and Bridport Arts Centre

March – October 2006
‘So how come I got it then?’: mentor to Lorna Brunstein, towards an exhibition
at The Wallcott Gallery, Bath

March 2006
Samuel St. Leger: curation of painting and sculpture exhibition by the 04/05 holder of
the St. James Homes Fellowship. The Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre.
a re:flex arts exhibition.

December 2005
Christmas Fare: organisation and presentation of a seasonal offering of song, dance,
poetry and prose at the Banqueting House Whitehall London,
a re:flex arts performance.

November 2005
‘Poetry Reading’: digital video documentation and technical setup of a “New York style poetry happening”.
A new work by Artist and Performance Poet Sarah Rapson and the
New York based poet Geoffrey Cruickshank Hagenbuckle, Bridport Arts Centre.

June 2005
Sherborne Festival Polish Weekend: organisation of digital media workshops for visiting students from France, Poland and Finland, Lingua project in Sherborne [Dorset] – Language and Culture through Community Networks, [Socrates].

January 2005
Lumi Ja Jaa [Snow and ice]: participation in media workshops, Lingua project
in Karkkila [Finland] – Language and Culture through Community Networks, [Socrates].

December 2004
Christmas Presence: organisation and presentation of visions of Christmas past
with seasonal offerings of song, dance, poetry, prose at the Banqueting House Whitehall London,
a re:flex arts performance.

December 2004 – date
Formed re:flex arts: a creative arts organization working in the areas of dance, music,
visual arts, mixed media, poetry & prose.

October 2002 – July 2004
Artspace: curation of a physical and virtual exhibition space
for Weymouth College Art Students.

January 2002 – December 2004
Formed DNA: an artist lead group.

December 2001
SWIPE3 @ PVA: organisation and mentoring, with other members of PVA,
the third Media Festival showcasing new work by six artists working in digital technologies
at the Literary and Scientific Institute Bridport. A PVA project.

October 2001
LabCulture4 @ Artsway: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists at Artsway. A PVA project.

September 2001
Enhance @ PVA: mentoring of six Graphic Design, Video Production and Music Students
on a sound project with six visually impaired clients. A PVA project

July 2001
LabCulture3 @ Lighthouse [Brighton]: facilitation of workshops and access sessions
during a week long residency for 10 artists at The Lighthouse Brighton.
A PVA project.

June 2001
LabCulture2 @ PVA: facilitation of workshops and access sessions during a week long residency for 10 artists at the Literary and Scientific Institute Bridport.
A PVA project

November 2000
SWIPE2 @ PVA: organisation, mentoring and exhibited digital video work with other members of PVA.
A Second Media Festival showcasing new work by six artists working in digital technologies at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

October 1999
SWIPE1 @ PVA NewNetworks’99: organisation, with other members of PVA, a Pilot Media Festival showcasing a new work by Joe Magee (The <99> Commission at PVA MediaLab) at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

September 1999
USEIT: presentation, with other members of PVA, work by LabCulture artist as part of
Re:Search Digital Autumn programme at Watershed, Bristol

July 1999
LabCulture1 @ PVA NewNetworks’99: facilitation of workshops and access sessions during a week long residency for 13 artists at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

April 1999 – January 2002
PVA NewNetworks’99: facilitation of workshops, open access and residencies
at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

September 1998
PVA NewNetworks MediaLab: established, with other members of PVA, an open access facility for the creative use of new technology at the Old Library Bridport. A PVA project.

March 1997 – July 1998
‘Random Access’: established an experimental audio/video/digital lab at Weymouth College, working on 3D installations and projected multimedia pieces.

October 1996 – July 2001
Artswall: an exhibition space for Weymouth College Art Staff & Students,
exhibited an installation piece on the 1997 all woman Turner Prize shortlist.

April 1996 – August 1997
Chair of Visual Arts Panel Bridport Arts Centre.

May 1995 – July 1997
Produced Artscrawl: a four page monthly magazine for Weymouth College Art Students. Production of an interactive disk version in Director software.

October 1994
Founder member of Active Art Project: a project based in Bridport Arts Centre,
giving artists at all levels, including local college and school groups, access to regular life classes, culminating in a weeklong exhibition at the arts centre. Plus other arts related documentation and collections – ‘Fax of Life’, an exhibition of life drawings faxed to the arts centre [from different locations in the UK and France] exhibited in the foyer gallery, documented on interactive disk format. ‘Box of Life’, a boxed collection of original art works by local artists.

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