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Sean Meehan performing in a on a curved wall before an audience
6 July 2007
Union Terrace Gardens

Shadowed Spaces Aberdeen

Ikuro Takahashi Sean Meehan Tamio Shiraishi Denis Wood

Disused railway turning circle at east end of Union Terrace Gardens, a historically public space at the centre of a regeneration land-grab for the private gain of a local petro-chemical magnate.

Shadowed Spaces
A man in a blue jacket seems to listen intently whilst wearing large headphones
14 November 2010
Tramway

House – “The Tipping Point”

Aileen Campbell Eric La Casa Gaël Leveugle Jean-Luc Guionnet Neil Davidson Seijiro Murayama

Listening to people listening to their own homes. Musicians and actors will listen back to recordings made in local peoples homes on headphones, and interpret/ translate what they are hearing.

INSTAL 10
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 table with various cans and jars of food
2 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

Wallingford Food Bank

Christopher DeLaurenti

A testimony to poverty from Chris’s own experiences, and an invitation to engage with an all too typical situation and context through a kind of imaginary listening.

A survey is a process of listening
Black background with outlines of map contour lines in blue
20 – 29 June 2006
Various

Resonant Spaces

A tour with John Butcher and Akio Suzuki that set out to allow the audience to experience (and to listen to) the enviroment around them in different way.

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.

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.

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.