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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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24 February 2012
Tramway

Abject Music

Mattin Tim Goldie

Could they be one of the most ferocious live noise acts around, or a necessary and ludicrous parody of ferocious noise acts? Could they be both?

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
A Special Form of Darkness Poster Graphic
24 – 26 February 2012
Tramway

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness

A festival asking how ideas of nihilism, darkness, subjectivity and abjection play out in experimental music, performance art, horror, neuroscience and philosophy?

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.

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.

Shadowed Spaces Tour brochure cover with names of artists
5 – 15 July 2007
Union Terrace Gardens Bell Street Car Park The old public library in Easterhouse A concrete walkway ending in mid air The Megastructure The former Abbeyhill Station

Shadowed Spaces

There exist places in our towns and cities that are created not by design, but by circumstance. Shadowed Spaces was a tour of overlooked, bypassed and unconsidered nooks and crannies with 3 musicians.