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Ahya Simone performs on Harp in support of Juliana Huxtable
23 October 2016
Tramway

Juliana Huxtable

Ahya Simone Joe Heffernan Juliana Huxtable

Juliana’s performances chart the dissonant space and discrepancy between the presumed fixed norms of social life and the fluid lived experience those norms don’t allow for.

Episode 8: Refuse Powers’ Grasp
Image with the words: Paragon Ensemble / David Fennessy
9 December 2001
The Arches

Paragon Ensemble / David Fennessy

Paragon Ensemble

The Scottish based Paragon Ensemble has commissioned David Fennessy to compose music for Instal, which will be performed during the evening.

INSTAL 01
Koji Asano and friend backstage at INSTAL 02
1 December 2002
The Arches

Eclipse of the Moon from the Backyard

Koji Asano Paragon Ensemble

Work for cello, percussion, contra bassoon and cherbulum commissioned for Instal in collaboration with Paragon

INSTAL 02
Northern Sinfonia performing Radu Malfatti at MLFC 07
12 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Gateshead 21

Northern Sinfonia Radu Malfatti

We commissioned Radu Malfatti to write a new piece for the 21-piece string section of the Northern Sinfonia: Music striving to discover the exact point at which sound resonates the clearest amidst long drawn out silences.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Lee Patterson sitting next to a projection of himself, pensive
10 October 2008
DCA

North West from Chester Hill, Composition – 10 (1960)

Lee Patterson Luke Fowler

A delicate and detailed walk through the urban and rural landscape around Dundee; a poetic focus on the details found. A performance for 16mm projection and live amplified objects (maybe pine cones, maybe a coke bottle).

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Craig Dworkin standing by a microphone giving a talk
16 May 2010

FACT

Craig Dworkin

Dworkin asks: What would a non-expressive poetry look like? A poetry of intellect rather than emotion?

UNINSTAL
Graphic of a white bird on a black background
1 December 2002
The Arches

INSTAL 02

The second edition of the INSTAL festival broadened it’s scope to include performances from Francisco Lopez, Phil Niblock, Stefan Mathieu, Alva Noto, Ryoji Ikeda and John Wall.