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 –…

Birds and Traces

Collaboration with Maja S. K. Ratkje on Faster Than Sound residency, Suffolk. Inspired by the themes of bird migration, the season of spring and climate change. Birds And Traces involved school children local to the Snape area reinterpreting Norwegian songs about birds and spring along with making origami birds and mapping out migration routes of…

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’…

Wolf Tones

WOLF TONES is an idea for a a sculptural sound installation and live performance I aim to realise in the future. Wolf Tones is inspired by the sonic phenomenon that occurs in cellos when a note is played that matches the resonant frequency of the wooden body of the instrument. This induces a fluctuating, pulsing sonic interference which fights with itself by both…

Submerge : 2015

Submerge explores Glasgow’s once treasured and now forgotten streams (burns). A network of waterways weave through the city like veins. Over time, many of these burns have been routed underground through concrete pipes, culverted out of sight, fenced off, and hidden from view. During June 2015, Kathy invited people to join her on a series walks…

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…

Bristol Green Capital Launch

On Saturday 24th January, the show ‘Bridging the Gap’, produced by Cirque Bijou marked the launch and celebration of Bristol as European Green Capital 2015. The centre piece of Bridging the Gap was world leading high wire artist Jade Kindar-Martin crossing a high wire on a bicycle with his wife, stunt artist Karine Mauffrey suspended…

Tipping Point Premiere and tour

My new audio-visual installation Tipping Point premiered at Norfolk and Norwich Festival on May 9th, followed by my premiere performance playing the installation live, on May 10th. Tipping Point went on be exhibited and performed at Brighton Festival, and will continue to tour UK wide throughout 2014, including Brighton Festival; NIME and Reverb Festival, London and, sound festival…

Tipping Point Work-in-Progess at Arnolfini

I have spent a few weeks at Arnolfini as part of their Warehouse Residency programme, working on my new audio-visual installation, Tipping Point. It has been an amazing luxury to have prolonged access to their fantastic gallery spaces to set the piece up and be able to put on a work-in-progress performance, using the installation…

Club Quiet at The Island.

Thanks to an invitation from Henry Liam Collins, I had the pleasure of joining a great line up for the February edition of Club Quiet in the old police cells at The Island, Bristol. I brought along Piano Migrations – to perform with live, which was hanging ominously at the back of the room, while…