Graeme and I recently spoke about our audiovisual collaboration at the Transient Topographies conference at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Our paper ‘Articulating the Interstitial: Exploring the Aesthetics of Transience’ discussed the conceptual framework and methods underpinning artworks in the Interstitial Articulations series. The conference took place at the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, NUI on 20-21st April 2018.
‘Nightfields’ my audiovisual collaboration with composer/ sound artist Graeme Truslove was exhibited at the GAMeC – Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy as part of xCoAx 2016. xCoAx is an annual international conference exploring the links between computation, communication and aesthetics.
Paraules Pixelades (Pixellated Words) (28.01 – 10.04.2016) was the world’s first large format exhibition exploring the possibilities for writing in the digital age. The exhibition took place at the Centre for Arts Santa Mònica in Barcelona and was curated by Laura Borràs and Giovanna di Rosario, both specialists in digital literature. Featured artists included:
Romy Achituv, Apollinaire, Pascal Auberson, Bryan Barrachina, Jorge Luis Borges, Philippe Bootz, Serge Bouchardon, Augusto de Campos, Lluís Calvo, J.R. Carpenter, Josh Carroll, Domenico Chiappe, David Clark, Alison Clifford, Roderick Coover, Julio Cortázar, Ramon Dachs, Douglas Duteil, T.S. Eliot, Odile Farge, Ton Ferret, Jerome Fletcher, Loss Pequeño Glazier, Christian Gratton, Shawn Greenlee, Lucile Haute, Carles Hac-Mor, Aurélie Herbet, Isaías Herrero, Shelley Jackson, Tomek Jarolim, David Jhave Johnson, Michael Joyce, Aya Karpinska, Deena Larsen, Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo, Jason Lewis, Erik Loyer, Marjorie Luesebrink, Andrew McClain, Andreas Meier, María Mencía, Stuart Moulthrop, Bruno Nadeau, Jason Nelson, Julien Pænasse, Cori Pedrola, Octavio Paz, Jörg Piringer, Raymond Queneau, Scott Rettberg, Cassandra Ribotti, Jaime Alejandro Rodríguez, Berta Rubio, Alexandra Saemmer, Màrius Sampere, Benjamin “Sascha” Shine, Stephanie Strickland, Eugenio Tisselli, Rui Torres, Ana María Uribe, Camille Utterback, Pedro Valdeolmillos, Vincent Volckaert, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Christine Wilks, Ester Xargay
My work ‘The Sweet Old Etcetera’ will feature in Plataformas de la imaginación: escenarios de la literatura electrónica México 2015 (Platforms of the Imagination: Stages of Electronic Literature, Mexico 2015); a multi-format event seeking to explore the current state, the historical background and aesthetic variety of electronic literature produced worldwide. The event includes 3 exhibitions, an international symposium and presentations from international artists, critics and researchers. It begins on October 8, 2015 and ends on January 17, 2016.
Turbulence is screening this weekend as part of the 2013 edition of Seeing Sound at Bath Spa University. Turbulence is the fourth artwork in my ongoing audiovisual collaboration Interstitial Articulations with composer Graeme Truslove.
Seeing Sound “is an informal practice-led symposium exploring multimedia work which foregrounds the relationship between sound and image. It explores areas such as visual music, abstract cinema, experimental animation, audiovisual performance and installation practice through paper sessions, screenings, performances and installations.”
Lux – my audiovisual collaboration with Graeme Truslove – screened at the Hypersonica event in July at FIESP Cultural Centre, Sao Paulo as part of FILE 2013 (International Electronic Language Festival). FILE Hypersonica “is an event which emphasizes musical, sonic, visual and performatic manifestations of electronic art. The works explore different techniques of sound capture, production, emission and programming.”
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh Sat 4th May 2013
Alison Clifford and Graeme Truslove, Kim Coleman, Tom Dale, Katherine Gallacher, Hannah Knights, Ion Lucin, Emma MacLeod
Saturday 4th May, 2013
Talbot Rice Screen presents an evening of abstract video works installed within and around the paintings and sculptures in the ‘Drawn Away Together’ exhibition.
The videos, selected from an open-call, span a broad range of moving image media including found footage, live action and computer-generated imagery. Like the works in ‘Drawn Away Together’, they explore and reveal the diverse and elusive nature of ‘the abstract’.
The evening will also include readings of the collective poem devised during artist Kevin Henderson’s Creative Writing Workshop ‘Once somewhere, somewhen’. The readings will be conducted by participants of the workshop.
The Sweet Old Etcetera is included in the Autumn/ Winter edition of .Cent magazine as part of their feature on Electronic Literature. To read the article, you can subscribe (free) at: http://www.centmagazine.co.uk
Lux – my audiovisual collaboration with Graeme Truslove – was selected for screening at the Free Flicks Event at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow as part of Sonica 2012. Sonica is a new Glasgow-wide event showcasing international sonic art across a number of venues in the city.
Orphans 2012 is a showcase of of new audio-visual intermedia; installations, live performances and screenings of audio-visual shorts by artists from across the world curated by Aberdeen based composer, Ross Whyte. The event was held at The Belmont Picturehouse in Aberdeen in October and was part of the Sound Festival.
Each of the works selected made use of found material in different ways. Interstitial Articulations – my audiovisual collaboration with composer Graeme Truslove – was featured amongst the works screened at the event. The collaboration explores photographic light-forms as found objects.