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Arika have been creating events since 2001. The Archive is space to share the documentation of our work, over 600 events from the past 20 years. Browse the archive by event, artists and collections, explore using theme pairs, or use the index for a comprehensive overview.

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30 Results for Radio Space | Mediation

Under this anti-heading we’re gathering instances of work where radio as a form as well as a technical process is foregrounded. But also work which, similarly, foregrounds mediation in some critical way.

Instal 10 poster with subtitle 'Braver New Musics'
12 – 14 November 2010
Tramway

INSTAL 10

The final iteration of Arika’s INSTAL festivals, the 2010 edition was an experimental festival of experimental music – 3 days of events at the Tramway that explored un-average ideas about sound and music.

A man with a torch looking at a mixing board
13 November 2010
Tramway

N30: Live at the WTO

Christopher DeLaurenti

N30 is a massive, dynamic, immersive multi-channel presentation of front-line field recordings from the protest against the WTO in Seattle

INSTAL 10
A spiral form made of shoes and boots is laid out on a purple and red lit floor
13 November 2010
Tramway

Overheard (Installation)

Resonance Radio Orchestra

The worlds leading radio art station brings you: a performance, a radio show, an installation, an endurance test.

INSTAL 10
Two figures boxing in front of an audience
27 February 2010
DCA

Overheard (Suspension of Belief Sketch 4)

Resonance Radio Orchestra

There are core ways in which our listening to the radio differs from other kinds of listening. What happens when we pay attention to how we pay attention?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Seated people chat near microphones
26 February 2010

SpeedDataRadio

Resonance Radio Orchestra

A changing pool of people (40 or so at a time – artists, audiences, etc) talk for 90 minutes in a simultaneous series of open-ended round-table discussions, structured like speed dating, and mixed live as both a concert and for radio broadcast.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Instal 09 poster
20 – 22 March 2009
The Arches

INSTAL 09

Looking at and listening to different ideas about sound and music, INSTAL 09’s collection of artists included Tetsuo Kogawa, vocalist Joan La Barbara, Phil Minton (and his Century FC feral choir), Austrian Actionist Hermann Nitsch, Steve McCaffery and many more.

Tetsuo Kogawa peers at several small radios as he manipulates the aerial of one
21 March 2009
The Arches

Tetsuo Kogawa

Tetsuo Kogawa

Performing with hand built radio transmitters, which react to interference in the atmosphere and the electrical impedance of his hands, his radio art is a form of social practice; a statement in opposition to mass media.

INSTAL 09
A group gather as Tetsuo Kogawa shows folks how to make a radio
17 March 2009
CCA

Radio Party

Tetsuo Kogawa

A simple hands on workshop with micro-radio theorist and pioneer Kogawa.

INSTAL 09
yellow pink and white circular form on right of image against black background
29 November – 7 December 2008
BFI IMAX BFI Southbank ICA Spike Island Arnolfini CCA

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour

In 2008 we toured our Kill Your Timid Notion festival of experimental sound and image to London, Bristol and Glasgow, bringing audiences a taste of the previous 5 festival editions.

TV monitors in a dark room showing white screens
20 September – 12 October 2008
DCA

Figment Light – Kjell Björgeengen

Kjell Björgeengen

The reknowned artist Kjell Bjørgeengen works collaboratively with innovative musicians to make complex installations. Channels of flickering light are produced in response to and from sound.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Metzger and students seated at table
17 February 2008
The Arches

Self Cancellation – A project for voices

Gustav Metzger Kenneth Goldsmith Simon Morris

A performed self-cancelling discussion, with artists from the festival, invited speakers and local artists talking at once, over each other, or straining to be heard over the din.

INSTAL 08