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,…

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…

Vocal Resonances at IN SITU, Leicester : 2018

Vocal Resonances is a new site specific sound installation by Kathy Hinde created for the first floor room of the Magazine Gateway, Leicester,which premiered 13 – 15 December 2018. Many thanks and credit to the vocalists featured in this installation: Ceylan Hey, Jasmine Butt, Phil Owen and Tim Riley. Commissioned as part of European IN SITU programme as a collaboration between the Music,…

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…

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…

British Composer Award for Sonic Art 2017

I’m delighted to have been awarded a 2017 British Composer Award in Sonic Art for Luminous Birds. I was amongst great company, check out the other award winners here. “Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde animates a flock of origami-style birds suspended overhead in an outdoor location. As night falls, synchronised sound and light create the sensation of…

NÉMO Biennale, Paris

Piano Migrations was been selected for the 2017 International Némo Biennale of digital art ‘Les Faits du Hasard‘ exhibition at Centquatre-Paris running from 9th December 2017 to 4th March 2018. Les Faits du Hasard, is curated around the theme of chance and serendipity. Intentional artistic accidents and poetic re-reading of a technological society perceived in the digital age are at…

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…

For the Birds at Brighton Festival

For the Birds took flight to the Brighton Festival 2017 and invited a visiting public on a meditative and immersive journey through a secret South Downs woodland location. A self-guided journey through a wild landscape after the onset of darkness, whilst transformed by a series of up to thirty bespoke light and sound installations by Kathy Hinde, Jony…

Talk at KIKK Festival, 2016

I was invited to give a presentation at KIKK festival in Namur, Belgium, in November 2016. KIKK is an international festival of digital and creative cultures that explores the crossovers between art, science and technology and the 2016 theme was ‘interferences’. It was a brilliant 2 days with many interesting talks, a great exhibition and lots of thought provoking…