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Strips of 16mm laid horizontally to show red and yellow flares of light
12 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Feedback

John Butcher Luis Recoder Paul Sharits Various Artists Toshiya Tsunoda

The pieces in the programme switch between silent film/ imageless sound, but we wanted to have a think about how ideas can take up residency on either side of the sound/ image border, without having to inhabit both at the same time.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Beams of light fanning out from the right in bands of green and white
15 April 2007
DCA

Light Trap

Greg Pope Norbert Möslang

Out of a dark haze, shafts of lights are picked out from the surface of film. Out of the black silence, noise, audible scratches bloom into a bright drone of broken and cracked objects.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A projected circle of light made up of fragments, patterns
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank BFI IMAX ICA Spike Island Arnolfini CCA

Bruce McClure

Bruce McClure

Noise music for the eyes: projectors turned into instruments, B&W film loops into a thrumming riot of colour, motion and sound.

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
Projection of a distorted signal in blues and greens on a wall
15 April 2007
DCA

AVVA

Billy Roisz Toshimaru Nakamura

AVVA sees the internal feedback of Toshi’s no-input mixing desk is fed to Billy, and transformed into bright and variegated patters, striations and blooming colour, before being fed back to Toshi and manipulated on route to the PA.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Still from Hope and Prey screening
14 April 2007
DCA

Hope and Prey

Daniel Menche Vanessa Renwick

Life and death dramas unfold in the snowy American North, using three-screen documentary footage and a soundtrack by KYTN favourite, vocalist Daniel Menche.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A screen showing a cross of light with some green shade in the foreground
18 February 2006
DCA

Hototogisu & Bruce McClure

Bruce McClure Hototogisu

A collaboration bringing together artists with a shared gravitational heft to their work; an intense and concentrated accumulation of detail and power.

Kill Your Timid Notion 06
An abstract texture against a black background
18 February 2006
DCA

Sandra Gibson, Luis Recoder & Daniel Menche

Luis Recoder Sandra Gibson Daniel Menche

A collaborative performance where sound and image are created, performed and mediated by light, water and glass.

Kill Your Timid Notion 06
An abstract pattern against a black background
17 February 2006
DCA

Christmas Tree Stand

Bruce McClure

A stroboscopic and intense sensory overload of flashing abstract forms, cut to ribbons by modified projectors.

Kill Your Timid Notion 06
Takehisa Kosugi bowing a violin between two screens showing waves
21 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

Catch-Wave ’05

Takehisa Kosugi

A new interpretation of Kosugi’s Catch-Wave, producing a cloud of fluctuating, hypnotic drones, in front of a backdrop of projected waves.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05
Bridget Hayden playing a violin with Vibracathedral Orchestra
21 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

Vibracathedral Orchestra

Vibracathedral Orchestra

Veterans of the psych-infused UK free noise scene, the Vibracathedral Orchestra is a hypnotic ur-drone group hailing from Leeds.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05
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