Piano Migrations at Lisboa Soa

I had the wonderful opportunity to show Piano Migrations at an incredible location, the Estufa Fria (cold greenhouse) in Lisbon for Lisboa Soa festival in September 2019. The location was stunning and the whole festival was inspiring with a range of very thoughtful, beautiful and captivating installations and performances. Check out the programme here. For the opening night,…

Phase Transition at Eufònic Festival

In early September, I was delighted to have had the opportunity to show Phase Transition at Lo Pati Art Centre, Amposta, Spain, as part of the wonderful Eufònic Festival. The gallery space was perfect for the installation, being large and resonant. Alongside setting up Phase Transition and visiting some wonderful locations for other artworks at the festival, Matthew…

Palimpsest : 2010

Performance of Palimpsest by Daniel Skoglund and Kathy Hinde recorded at Sonica Festival, Glasgow and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in Autumn 2012. Commissioned and produced by WELD and EMS, Stockholm 2010. Featured in Robin McGinley’s ‘Global Ear’ article in the Feb 2011 issue of The Wire. Drawings in pencil. Drawings in light. Traces of journeys, mappings, sketches,…

Listening to the wind at the silenced rock

SURA MEDURA Residency, Spring 2019 – Blog post : When I arrived in Sri Lanka, I was drawn to the colourful boats at the harbour. I met a fisherman called Pala who invited me to listen to a rock with an echo. We tapped the rock in many places, but couldn’t find the echo. The weather…

Twittering Machines – Installation : 2014

New live performance edition of Twittering Machines – here… Humankind maintains an ongoing fascination with attempts to decipher, understand and categorise birdsong and animal communication. Twittering Machines invites us to ponder upon these fascinations, and plays with birdsong imitation, translation, message sending, encryption, interference, miscommunications, and mappings. Language and vocalisations can express metaphors through poetry…

Fort Process

It was a great pleasure to be a part of the fantastic festival Fort Process, set in the unique location of Newhaven Fort. I discovered the perfect location for Luminous Birds, along a very narrow passageway and combined it with Twittering Machines installation. The whole festival was an inspiration, with so much amazing work. Below is some documentation…

Aesthetic Art Prize Long List

I’m delighted to learn that my outdoor light and sound installation Luminous Birds has been long listed for the prestigious Aesthetica Art prize. Especially as it also won a British Composer Award for Sonic Arts in 2017. It means a lot that this piece in particular has received this recognition as it is made as a…

Unkindest Cut by Sadhana Dance

Audio-visual installation and live dance performance sited within two adjoined shipping containers. A shipping container is a large metal box, strong enough to withstand movement, storage, and handling. A frame. A vessel. Serving a function. Who knows what secrets lie inside? Inside a shipping container is something intimate and intricate. Alluring, yet alarming. Unkindest Cut interweaves…

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…

Alight!

The year ended on a high with the outdoor light and sound show ‘Alight!’ produced by SoundUK at Prior Park National Trust landscape Garden in Bath. Great to be showing work so close to home, in such a wonderful setting alongside installations by artists Ulf Pedersen and Wayne Binitie and software and music by Matthew Olden. The show was…

The Olden Hinde

During September and October 2011, over four weeks, myself and Matthew Olden were selected to be artists in residence at the AND Festival… on a Narrow Boat navigating the canals of Norther England. You can read all about our adventures here. For the final weekend of the festival, we moored up at the Albert Dock…