Kathy Hinde

27 May, 2014

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 Aberdeen.

Tipping Point explores the sonic complexities and possibilities of combining glass vessels with shifting water levels. Sound tones are produced live via a microphone that feeds back inside each glass vessel. As the water levels change, the feedback is tuned to different pitches based on the resonant frequency of the remaining space in each glass vessel. The work forms both a sound sculpture and the basis of a live performance.

A Cryptic commission for Sonica, Tipping Point is a collaboration with John Rowden at the Scientific Glass Workshop in the School of Physics at the University of Bristol with software designed by Matthew Olden. Keep up to date with Tipping Point here.

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