A hot, still day. Not much water in the creek today. Cool and dark where it passes under a railway track – I sit and play with the echoes, trains and birds.
Project Archives: guitar
PINGS springs directly from the geographical distance between two collaborators. Working directly from their locales they explore the physical space between them through rivers and air and a range of other terrains with their own qualities, such as the web, phone, post, and the less tangible links of memory and synchronicity. In January 2008 the […]
Dulais Dusk consists of a video of Whitehead’s guitar at 5-5.45pm GMT on November 8th on the banks of the river Dulais, West Wales. The video was presented with live sound treatments at 5-5.45pm at Loop Bar (23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Australia) as part of the Electundra 2007 festival.
This gallery contains 6 photos.
Close to home, in Abercych, west Wales, I take to walking by a small river, realising more and more that we can work only where we happen to be, whatever we do, it will resonate both within our locality and beyond it. And so these short and intimate compositions have effect on, and are affected […]
research: Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff, 2000 performance: na materials: roll of paper, mobile phones, microphones, speakers, electronics, guitar, ampifier, rowan tree, video camera and monitor, string, gaffa tape ..testing..is a body of studio research that is concerned with place-sensitive and kinaesthetic systems for physical and sonic performance. Looking directly towards generating work that deals with […]
This gallery contains 5 photos.
spring 1999. A research commission awarded by Chisenhale Dance Space, part resourced by the Bonnie Bird Award for Choreography, Laban Centre London. Beginning with a 4 day workshop / retreat with 12 dance artists in Tycanol woodland, Preseli hills Wales. Sound gathered from woods, material transported to Chisenhale. Over 4 days an interactive installation built […]
research: Place Theatre London, July 1996 performance: Welsh Eistedfodd, August 1996 materials: Fender Squire guitar, small amp, electroharmonix big muff duration: 1 hour The first collaboration between Simon Whitehead and Barnaby Oliver, this experimental work was developed through a period of research, supported by the Choreodrome at the Place Theatre, London in July 1996. A […]