Scottish Award for New Music for Aeolian

I’m delighted with the news that Aeolian has been awarded the ISM Award for Collaboration in the Scottish Awards for New Music. Aeolian was created in collaboration with Composer Maja Ratkje, Accordionist Andreas Borregaard for the Edinburgh based Red Note Ensemble, premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in November 2017. The awards were announced on…

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 –…

SHAPE platform 2018

Very pleased to have been selected for the list of artists for the SHAPE Platform 2018. The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art is announcing its 2018 list of artists. The artist selection for the platform’s fourth year traditionally places a number of audiovisual projects and sound artists alongside musical acts…

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’…

Oram Award

I’m delighted to have been selected for the inaugural ORAM award by the PRSF and New Radiophonic Workshop.  I was extremely honoured to be presented with the award at Oscillate Festival at the Turner Contemporary in Margate along with inspiring performances by Mira Calix, Mary Stark, Ewa Justka, Lauren Redhead and Shelley Parker… and with…

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…

Piano Migrations at TED Global 2012

I was invited to present Piano Migrations at TED Global conference in Edinburgh 2012. I demonstrated how the piano works on the TED stage, and then set up the installation for the duration of the conference. Here is a video of the presentation and a write up on the TED blog here.  

Powerplant in Malta

Powerplant is an audio visual trio with Joby Burgess on live percussion, myself projecting live visuals and live sound diffusion and engineering by Matthew Fairclough. We have been working together for over 10 years having commissioned various composers such as Gabriel Prokofiev, Max de Wardener, Graham Fitkin, and Matthew Fairclough whilst also creating new versions…

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…

Music Box Migration : 2008

Music Box Migrations explores the idea of using a picture as a musical score. Images of birds, bird migration patterns and maps are printed directly onto strips of card. Holes are punched according to chosen points on the images or map. These holes trigger notes when the score is wound through a music box –…