BOP

BOP –  an experimental sound art project and partnership between Kathy Hinde and Teresa Dillon. Objects are amplified in real-time, sampled and overlaid with pre-recorded sounds and live vocals. Videos are mixed live to accompany each track with stage sets that cross between experimental sound and live art. BOP were mainly gigging between 2007 –…

Aeolian at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

AEOLIAN, a collaboration with composer Maja Ratkje was premiered on the opening night of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. We transformed Bates Mill photographic studio into a world of air-based instruments to be performed live by accordion soloist Andreas Borregaard and the Red Note Ensemble. The audience were appreciative and seemed to enjoy the playful nature…

Traject and Seismus

I collaborated with Artist Jane Calow to realise her artwork Traject in 2003.  My brief was to compose a series of solo cello pieces based on seismic data.  I collaborated with my father, Professor Chris Hinde, who is a computer scientist researching Artificial Intelligence at Loughborough University of Science and Technology. Chris programmed a bespoke piece of software called ‘Seismus’…

New Sadhana Dance collaboration

Last week we worked on the beginnings of a new show with Sadhana Dance. Myself and Matthew Olden worked on video and sound, with Aideen Malone on lights and Suba Subramanium dancing and directing.  The idea was to create an immersive AV environment for Suba to move within. The sounds were made from recording EMF signals…

Sonatas, Pianos, Machines & Interludes

“An intensely watchable show” The WIRE Curated by leading contemporary pianist, Sarah Nicolls, Sonatas, Pianos, Machines and Interludes is a night of machine-like pianos and piano-like machines, building on the legacy of extended technique and Cage’s experiments into prepared piano.  Each idiosyncratic instrument, encompassing the hybrid, the automated and the inside out, has been lovingly developed…

Birds Insects and Sound Machines

At the end of our residency at Villa Waldberta in Bavaria, myself and Matthew Olden put on an audio-visual concert on July 26th 2013 as part of the Signalraum programme at the Einstein Kultur, Munich curated by Horst Konietzny. During the residency we made connections with some very talented local artists and musicians, which lead to…

Audiograft festival

Just returned from Audiograft Festival in Oxford – had a great time, and saw and heard some wonderful gigs and installations. I installed Piano Migrations in the brand new Glass Tank Gallery at Oxford Brookes University, and then I got to stay for the whole festival… On the last night, myself and Sabine Vogel performed as our audio-visual…

Laced Words at Almanac Festival

I collaborated with artist Arabel Rosillo de Blas to create the video projection and sound piece  Laced Words. It was premiered on Friday 22nd February, for the opening night of Bedford Creative Arts Almanac Festival. This piece was a development of Arabel’s temporary public artwork Lace in Place – a beautiful artwork that laced all…

Vocal Migrations – work-in-progress – Bedford

Over the Autumn I have been working on the research and development phase of a new project – Vocal Migrations… I keep a more detailed blog about the work here. Vocal Migrations was commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts, with further support in kind from the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol and an Arts Council England…

in an empty swimming pool…

On July 31st, ORNIS had the wonderful opportunity to perform in an empty swimming pool in Bristol, currently in the care of Artspace Lifespace, an artist led initiative that recycles vacant, under-used and problem properties into thriving active creative resources. ORNIS is a duo between Sabine Vogel on flutes, electronics and composition, whilst I  projected visuals onto…

Norberg Festival 2012

Back from ANOTHER great great time at Norberg Festival, and a pleasure to be with old good friends form EMS and Fylkingen, and meet new lovely people too. I went with Sabine Vogel to perform as our audio-visual duo ORNIS – where we premiered our new set up where Sabine performs with flutes, electronics and…