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4: Jacob Samuel / Album Corp

9/18/2018
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Somerset House Studios resident Jacob Samuel, one half of Album Corp, talks bots, Oasis and recent projects including If You Die in Roblox You Die IRL, and making music with musician/saxophonist Ben Vince. Recorded earlier in the summer Jacob Samuel introduces the concept underpinning the work If You Die in Roblox You Die IRL, an adaptive audio/visual installation by Album Corp presented at the exhibition Complex Value$. With visuals and text by Jacob Samuel and music by Klein, the virtual...

Duration:00:17:50

3: Gaika in conversation with Ash Sarkar

8/21/2018
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Somerset House Studios resident Gaika talks to Novara Media’s Ash Sarkar about the politics of sound system culture, Windrush and SYSTEM, a month-long audio visual installation, exploring themes of immigration, cultural expression and raw technical prowess which is at the heart of sound system culture through archival source material, commissioned by Boiler Room. SYSTEM at Somerset House Studios until 26 August www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/system-by-gaika BIOGRAPHIES Ash Sarkar is a...

Duration:01:08:31

2: OOMK

7/10/2018
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Introducing Somerset House Studios residents OOMK (One of my Kind), an art publishing collective run by Sofia Niazi, Rose Nordin and Heiba Lamara. Founded in 2016, the trio publishes a biannual zine focussed on women, art and activism and curate and programme publishing events exploring the role of arts in social practice, alternative education and centring marginalised voices through print. In July 2018, OOMK co-curate PROCESS!, a new two-day print publishing festival interrogating the...

Duration:00:17:48

1: The Listening Party: Nabihah Iqbal

6/29/2018
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London-based musician Nabihah Iqbal joined Imran Perretta for the second event in the Listening Party series. Curated by Somerset House Studios resident Imran Perretta, the series brings together an array of artists and musicians, each exploring the unique sonic and visual cultures that underpin their practice. The artists will explore their deepest cuts, from music videos obsessions to unreleased album tracks, each meditating on the influences that have shaped their identity and their...

Duration:00:43:31

3: Open Your Palm, Feel the Dust Settling There - Episode 3

6/18/2018
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Episode 3 of ‘Open Your Palm, Feel the Dust Settling There’ - a new three-part audio work by artist and Savage Messiah author Laura Grace Ford, generated by psychogeographic walks – drifts – through the Latimer Road, Hammersmith and White City areas of West London. Ford lives in a social housing block where concerns persist about the safety of cladding. Post-Grenfell, narratives were imposed and voices were excluded. Drifts through living rooms, abandoned buildings, and back rooms of pubs...

Duration:00:16:05

2: Open Your Palm, Feel The Dust Settling There - Episode 2

6/18/2018
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‘Open Your Palm, Feel the Dust Settling There’ - a new three-part audio work by artist and Savage Messiah author Laura Grace Ford, generated by psychogeographic walks – drifts – through the Latimer Road, Hammersmith and White City areas of West London. The series reconnects Ford with the counter-narratives of Latimer Road by walking with a personal network of squatters, activists and soundsystems, as well as friends made during a decade of public sector work in the area. In 2005, Ford...

Duration:00:13:30

1: Open Your Palm, Feel The Dust Settling There - Episode 1

6/18/2018
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A new three-part audio work by artist and Savage Messiah author Laura Grace Ford, generated by psychogeographic walks – drifts – through the Latimer Road, Hammersmith and White City areas of West London. Comprised of a conflation of spoken text and sound collage, Open Your Palm is an audio work responding to the psychic and emotional contours of the city. Made from field recordings and fragments of found music, the spectral sectors of the city permeate its three episodes. The channelling...

Duration:00:14:29

7: Music Hackspace: Ewa Justka

6/5/2018
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Ewa Justka is a polish electronic artist, instrument builder and electronics teacher based in London. As part of a residency with Music Hackspace she has run a series of workshops on DIY synth design, prototyping and PCB which culminated with a live event co-curated with EVOL. This podcast explores her residency though interviews with Ewa, Music Hackspace, and course participants. This is the first in a series of 3 month residencies by Music Hackspace in which Artists are encouraged to...

Duration:00:13:41

6: The Listening Party: Paul Purgas

5/23/2018
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A new series delving into the influences of British-South Asian artists. Curated and hosted by Imran Perretta. For the first event, Imran was in conversation Paul Purgas, a multidisciplinary artist working with sound, performance and installation. Paul is also one half of Emptyset, a London/Berlin based production project formed in 2005 with James Ginzburg. The Listening Party series brings together an array of artists and musicians, each exploring the unique sonic and visual cultures that...

Duration:00:49:27

5: Aisteach, Historical Documents of the Irish Avant-Garde: Jennifer Walshe

4/21/2018
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Associate Artist Jennifer Walshe presents her project Aisteach, the fictional Avant-Garde Archive of Ireland. Recorded during the 2018 edition of Sonic Acts Academy, Amsterdam where Walche was performing and screening the film An Gléacht alongside Mario de Vega. Historical Documents of the Irish Avant-Garde is a fictional history of the musical avant-garde in Ireland which spans 187 years, and is housed at aisteach.org, the website of the Aisteach Foundation, a fictional organisation which...

Duration:00:21:24

4: Fascia 171208180222: Marija Bozinovska Jones & J.G. Biberkopf

4/20/2018
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Studios artist Marija Bozinovska Jones and musician and artist J.G. Biberkopf introduce a collaborative new work entitled Fascia 171208180222\. The live audio-visual performance positions the contemporary self entangled in surveillance economies with data as an elusive currency. The interview was recorded at this year's Sonic Acts Academy in Amsterdam where the work was premiered. Marija Bozinovska Jones’ work revolves around formation of identity within augmented technocapitalism. She...

Duration:00:07:33

3: Hurricane: Louis-Jack (Common Study)

4/13/2018
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Snooker is the most intensely psychological sport. A one-on-one battle of nerves, where the course of history can be determined by a single ball, potted or missed. Many assume the sport to be slow and repetitive. But behind the bowties and waistcoats lurks turbulence and controversial characters. Snooker is a game of contradictions and juxtapositions like no other. In general the game rewards consistency and risk aversion. However, it is rife with individuals who go against the grain. In...

Duration:00:13:11

2: Anabasis to Dora: Eloise Hawser

3/16/2018
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Eloise Hawser presents Anabasis to Dora, a programme of multi-site visits based on research into unusual and contested spaces, museums and collections around the UK. The series formed the background to her current exhibition By the deep, by the mark at Somerset House, until 22 April. The podcast follows Eloise on an Anabasis to Dora tour exploring London’s infrastructure with a bus trip to Beckton sewage treatment works and Crossness via Thamesmead. These waste disposal and transport sites...

Duration:00:17:44

1: Taut Line: Beatrice Dillon

2/22/2018
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Somerset House Studio’s resident Beatrice Dillon presents Taut Line, a multi-channel sound installation co-commissioned in partnership with Abandon Normal Devices. The piece premiered at The Great Cave, Peak Cavern Derbyshire in September as part of the AND 2017 festival programme. At Somerset House, Dillon reconfigured the work for The Deadhouse, a rarely accessible underground tunnel running beneath the courtyard, clad with headstones dating from the 1600s, the remnants of a chapel that...

Duration:00:06:12