A new commission from Attenborough Arts Centre to explore the songs of endangered birds, using Indian classical, traditional and folk music, field recordings, printmaking and video to visualise birdsong as part of a concert in April 2016. Listen to a recording from the performance here.
Red Fody and Herring Gull, Hammerkop and White-faced Whistling Duck and The Swithland Wood Recordings
A selection of visualisations of birdsong and a record sleeve and 12 inch vinyl EP have been selected to be exhibited at New Walk Museum’s Open 27 Exhibition, March – May 2016.
Visualisations of the song of the Cuckoo using monoprint and ink, on display as part of the International Postcard Show 2016 at the Surface Gallery in Nottingham.
Visualisations of birdsong, created as part of an artist residency at Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Sudborough Green Lodge. Exhibited as part of ‘Concrete Nature’ at Stamford Art Centre, Lincolnshire, to coincide with New Networks for Nature. Also exhibited at BIRDscapes Gallery, Glandford, Holt in 2016.
Unheard Voices, 2015
A commission to create a soundtrack and diffuse it over 22 channels as part of a performance in response to the German Expressionist art collection at New Walk Museum by Hear Th↓s Space.
The manipulation of bird identification apps to falsely recognise bird species, when recreating birdsong via circuits, as part of a 24 hour residency and performance.
A collaborative project to inspire music and visualise birdsong, funded by Arts Council England to create a record sleeve and 12 inch vinyl EP and birdsong lyric book.
Radioactive: Air Traffic, 2014
A series of soundscapes as part of a residency and exhibition at Balfron Tower, London to collaborate with artist and DJ Esther Ainsworth. To track plane and bird flight, using field recordings and map hot spots where flight paths of man and nature overlap.
Oill Spill, 2014
A Digital print, commissioned and exhibited as part of touring show Web of Water to The Atrium Gallery, Nottingham, Carsington Water, Derbyshire, Sharpes Pottery Museum, Derbyshire, Artcore Gallery, Derby and Deda, Derby.
Curlew Song and Brambling and Redshank song, 2014
Monoprints, with birdsong soundtrack (recorded in Southern Lapland as part of an artist residency). Exhibited at Since 1843: In the Making exhibition at Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University.
The Magic Voice, 2013
Digital print, commissioned and exhibited at the School of Museum studies, The University of Leicester. Also exhibited in 2014 as part of the Open 25 exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester.
Drawing birdsong, 2013
A 3-week artist residency at Ricklundgården, Southern Lapland to create a series of drawings, digital prints and sound recordings, in response to bird song, with an open studio exhibition at Ricklundgården, Southern Lapland.
Pigeon Feather Pie Chart, 2013
Digital print, Shortlisted for The Attenborough Prize when exhibited at the Open 24 exhibition at New Walk Museum & Gallery and Nottingham Castle annual open exhibition.
Pigeon clock Graph, 2012
Digital print, exhibited at the Open 24 exhibition at New Walk Museum & Gallery. First prize winner for £200 sponsorship from John E Wright when exhibited at Nottingham Castle annual open exhibition.
Sunprint paper manipulated using Photoshop to create a digital print, exhibited at the Open 24 exhibition at New Walk Museum & Gallery.
Wasp vs Ant, 2012
Contact microphone sound recording of a wasp and ant having a fight, included as part of VA | Green Field Recordings | World Listening Day 2012- audio CD.
Pigeon hang outs, 2012
Cross-processed photographs, demonstrating locations where I have gathered sound recordings of feral pigeons, exhibited at Leicester People’s Photography Gallery, Leicester.
Egg 1 – 4, 2012
Silver gelatin prints, exhibited as part of Vesch ‘Objects with a soul’ for Lo-fi photography at Gallery 12, QE College, Leicester.
Sunprint paper and sound recordings exhibited at The Exchange Bar, Leicester.
Pigeon Post into Paris, 2011
A series of installations and sound recordings, The End of the Line, Egg Box Messages and Under the Seine, Open studio at CAMAC, Marnay-sur-Seine, France.
Binaural audio walk, Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire
Origami bird and audio installation at Wirksworth teaching pool. As part of the Young Curators Project and Wirksworth Festival.
Audio-visual projection onto Wirksworth teaching pool. As part of the Young Curators Project and Wirksworth Festival.
School Soundscapes, 2010
A series of sound recordings by students at Primary schools across the East Midlands.
Humberstone Gate IAC, 2009
A site specific sound installation for Stench V, Independent Art Centre, Leicester.
Walk With Me, 2009
Binaural audio walk, commissioned sound walk for the grounds of Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery.
A series of site-specific binaural audio recordings and installations, residency at The Collection Gallery, Lincolnshire.
Gold Soundz (untitled), 2008
Binaural audio installation, Southwell Artspace, Nottingham. Gold Soundz poster
Conscious Void, 2007
Sound and textile installation, collaboration with textile artist Cat Preston. The City Gallery: The Upstairs Gallery, Leicester.
Sound installation, MA zing, The Arts Organisation, Nottingham.
Unheard Sounds, 2007
Binaural Audio walk, Feast MA Exposition Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham.
Binaural Audio Walk, for Offstage exhibition, The Playhouse Theatre, Nottingham.