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Pools of light show music stands holding large books
24 February 2012
Tramway

De Musicorum Infelicitate

Esther Ferrer Walter Marchetti

‘Ten Pieces in the Form of Painful Variations’ for piano, an impossible score that looks like a grapeshot musical stave, a text of barbed loathing and doubt – an anti-composition.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
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25 February 2012
Tramway

The View From Nowhere Part 1

Ray Brassier Thomas Metzinger

Ray and Thomas talking about how cognitive neuroscience is unlocking the physical basis of personal experience.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
Dawn Kasper in a yellow jacket and bare legs moves equipment
25 February 2012
Tramway

Become What You Are

Dawn Kasper

Slapstick comedy, monologue, and a kind of live sculpture transformed through video, props, musical instruments and make-up.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
Music Lover's Field Companion 07 publicity flyer
10 – 13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07

A three-day celebration surveying all manner of diverse musical activities, which at their core share a basic kinship: one of exploration and the discovery of musical expresssion.

silver and brown design like 16mm film strips with text - Kill Your Timid Notion
9 October – 29 November 2008
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 08

Bringing together artists working with music, sound, film and the moving image, KYTN 2008 saw performances, improvisations, screenings and installations over three days at DCA.

Bold white text on Red background reads Kill Your Timid Notion
21 – 28 February 2010
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 10

A mixture of investigation groups, live performances, screenings and installations at DCA; the festival looked to strip back music, sound, film and moving image to their core ideas and explore them with artists and audiences.

Black serif font reads Kill Your Timid Notion on a mottled white background
17 – 19 February 2006
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 06

A festival hewn from passions for experimental music, film and visual art and for a passion in figuring out how they can relate to, cross-fertilise and inspire and each other.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07 publicity flyer
3 – 15 April 2007
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 07

Investigating the border between the audible and the visible means looking at the margins, the edges of creativity where artists test out new boundaries and define them anew.

diagonal design half yellow half black with the text 'Uninstal' across each half
8 – 16 May 2010
Tramway

UNINSTAL

UNINSTAL was a set of events at Tramway that tested out radical ideas with leading local and international artists. A collection of events (performances, films, installations, walks and talks) about sound and listening.

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.