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I Shout for the Fall

Mark E Smith (1957 – 2018) of the Fall was an outspoken, contrary, sardonic and frequently controversial figure in the music world since 1978, and his death earlier this year left an emptiness in many of his fans. I first

I Shout for the Fall

Mark E Smith (1957 – 2018) of the Fall was an outspoken, contrary, sardonic and frequently controversial figure in the music world since 1978, and his death earlier this year left an emptiness in many of his fans. I first

Lost at Sea – The Big Project

  I’ve just returned from Anstruther in Fife Scotland where I presented the world premiere of Lost at Sea at the East Neuk Festival as part of their Big Project 2018. Following on the success of their Memorial Ground (2016)

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Lost at Sea – The Big Project

  I’ve just returned from Anstruther in Fife Scotland where I presented the world premiere of Lost at Sea at the East Neuk Festival as part of their Big Project 2018. Following on the success of their Memorial Ground (2016)

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Dark as a Raven – SoundScapes

Soundscape. Sound installation. Sonic Art. Surround Sound. Call it what you want but the joy of hearing sound all around you, immersing your body within it, is something that needs to be experienced. You know this from attending live shows,

Dark as a Raven – SoundScapes

Soundscape. Sound installation. Sonic Art. Surround Sound. Call it what you want but the joy of hearing sound all around you, immersing your body within it, is something that needs to be experienced. You know this from attending live shows,

Four Words Technology

Four Words Technology Tech Hub Leeds UK 23 November 2017 – 28 February 2018

Four Words Technology

Four Words Technology Tech Hub Leeds UK 23 November 2017 – 28 February 2018

Mille images

Mille images :: pour Le Fresnoy Panorama 19 Le Fresnoy Tourcoing, France 23 September – 31 December 2017 Visual installation by Bruno Nuytten Sound installation Scanner

Mille images

Mille images :: pour Le Fresnoy Panorama 19 Le Fresnoy Tourcoing, France 23 September – 31 December 2017 Visual installation by Bruno Nuytten Sound installation Scanner

The Dreamer is Still Asleep

The Dreamer is Still Asleep :: Little Moreton Hall 29 July – 29 October 2017 Sound Installation with smell

The Dreamer is Still Asleep

The Dreamer is Still Asleep :: Little Moreton Hall 29 July – 29 October 2017 Sound Installation with smell

Flames and Fire

Flames and Fire Film for Sedition Arts 3 mins Flames and Fire explores an interest in the complex rhythms of flamenco dance and especially the passion and vigorous force of the movement. It was the sheer physicality of the stamping

Flames and Fire

Flames and Fire Film for Sedition Arts 3 mins Flames and Fire explores an interest in the complex rhythms of flamenco dance and especially the passion and vigorous force of the movement. It was the sheer physicality of the stamping

Polymorphic Imprint

Polymorphic Imprint :: Uršula Berlot UGM Studio, Trg Leona Štuklja 2, Maribor 27 January 2017 – 25 February 2017 The exhibition brought together works created on the basis of microscopic images of nanostructures and transformations of substances, prompted by invisible fields

Polymorphic Imprint

Polymorphic Imprint :: Uršula Berlot UGM Studio, Trg Leona Štuklja 2, Maribor 27 January 2017 – 25 February 2017 The exhibition brought together works created on the basis of microscopic images of nanostructures and transformations of substances, prompted by invisible fields

Copy of a Copy

Copy of a Copy National Portrait Gallery London UK 20 January 2017 3D immersive sound installation A voice gently reads a list of every portrait that Picasso painted, whilst sounds move around the space that feature in the background of

Copy of a Copy

Copy of a Copy National Portrait Gallery London UK 20 January 2017 3D immersive sound installation A voice gently reads a list of every portrait that Picasso painted, whilst sounds move around the space that feature in the background of

Vex

Vex :: House in Stoke Newington, London Permanent Sound Installation

Vex

Vex :: House in Stoke Newington, London Permanent Sound Installation

Ghosts

Ghosts Cliveden National Trust Sound installation

Ghosts

Ghosts Cliveden National Trust Sound installation

000

000 On the Origin of Art MONA Tasmania Australia 05 November 2016 – 17 April 2017 Audio and LED installation Collaboration with United Visual Artists as part of a group show curated by four scientists. This immersive interactive work explores

000

000 On the Origin of Art MONA Tasmania Australia 05 November 2016 – 17 April 2017 Audio and LED installation Collaboration with United Visual Artists as part of a group show curated by four scientists. This immersive interactive work explores

Alien Tourist

Alien Tourist

Alien Tourist

Alien Tourist

Whispers and Dreams

Whispers and Dreams Il Suono in Mostra Udine 03-12 August 2016 Sound Installation For 400 years the words, themes and ideas of Shakespeare have permeated our language and history. Ambition, deceit, loyalty, corruption, fate, power, love and disguise defined our

Whispers and Dreams

Whispers and Dreams Il Suono in Mostra Udine 03-12 August 2016 Sound Installation For 400 years the words, themes and ideas of Shakespeare have permeated our language and history. Ambition, deceit, loyalty, corruption, fate, power, love and disguise defined our

Dark as a Raven

Dark as a Raven Hazel & Thoroughsale Woods Corby, Northamptonshire Sound installation in the woods 01 August – 31 October 2016 As part of a group show, Beyond Seven Mountains, Scanner presented a new sound installation Dark as a Raven.

Dark as a Raven

Dark as a Raven Hazel & Thoroughsale Woods Corby, Northamptonshire Sound installation in the woods 01 August – 31 October 2016 As part of a group show, Beyond Seven Mountains, Scanner presented a new sound installation Dark as a Raven.

Waterdrops

Waterdrops Rijeka Airport Departure Lounge Croatia Permanent Sound Installation Water plays a large part in the make up of the area, with over 600 sq.km of sea and 1000km of island coastlines and mountains very close by, so Water Drops

Waterdrops

Waterdrops Rijeka Airport Departure Lounge Croatia Permanent Sound Installation Water plays a large part in the make up of the area, with over 600 sq.km of sea and 1000km of island coastlines and mountains very close by, so Water Drops

Middlesex Voices

Middlesex Voices

Middlesex Voices

Middlesex Voices

Between the Bullet and the Hole

Between the Bullet and the Hole The Sydney Biennale 18 March – 16 June 2016 Exhibition of work with artist Aura Satz. Features a short film that Scanner designed all the sound for, which examines the role of women in

Between the Bullet and the Hole

Between the Bullet and the Hole The Sydney Biennale 18 March – 16 June 2016 Exhibition of work with artist Aura Satz. Features a short film that Scanner designed all the sound for, which examines the role of women in

The Difference Between a Microphone and a Telescope

The Difference Between a Microphone and a Telescope An interactive performance 20 minutes This work explored an interactive approach to how we listen, how we interpret, how we share information. Does one sound make one person happy whilst annoyed is

The Difference Between a Microphone and a Telescope

The Difference Between a Microphone and a Telescope An interactive performance 20 minutes This work explored an interactive approach to how we listen, how we interpret, how we share information. Does one sound make one person happy whilst annoyed is

Weaklings

Weaklings Fierce Festival – Warwick Arts Centre Axis Arts Centre Crew Theatre in the Mill Bradford Theatre show October 2015

Weaklings

Weaklings Fierce Festival – Warwick Arts Centre Axis Arts Centre Crew Theatre in the Mill Bradford Theatre show October 2015

Humber Calling

Humber Calling Freedom Festival Hull UK Humber Calling is a collection of six brand new, non-art-form-specific artist commissions* curated by UK sound artist Scanner , whose controversial early work incorporated mobile phone conversations found by scanning police airwaves. Scanner is

Humber Calling

Humber Calling Freedom Festival Hull UK Humber Calling is a collection of six brand new, non-art-form-specific artist commissions* curated by UK sound artist Scanner , whose controversial early work incorporated mobile phone conversations found by scanning police airwaves. Scanner is

Bridging the World

Bridging The World Museum of London Docklands Sound installation of multiple hanging speakers To celebrate Bridge at Museum of London Docklands, the museum – in collaboration with Sound & Music – commissioned Scanner to create a new, immersive sound installation.

Bridging the World

Bridging The World Museum of London Docklands Sound installation of multiple hanging speakers To celebrate Bridge at Museum of London Docklands, the museum – in collaboration with Sound & Music – commissioned Scanner to create a new, immersive sound installation.

POSTmatter

POSTmatter Accademia di Brera Milan, Italy

POSTmatter

POSTmatter Accademia di Brera Milan, Italy

Peace in an Open Space

Peace in an Open Space An exhibition of Sound Art The Gallery of Light Ducta, Dubai 13-26 January 2014 Artists featured include the British musician Scanner and the early musique concrète figure Dr. Halim El-Dabh, as well as Porya Hatami

Peace in an Open Space

Peace in an Open Space An exhibition of Sound Art The Gallery of Light Ducta, Dubai 13-26 January 2014 Artists featured include the British musician Scanner and the early musique concrète figure Dr. Halim El-Dabh, as well as Porya Hatami

Public Record :: Estuary

Public Record: Estuary Soundtrack to audio-poetry by Justin Hopper Shorelines Festival November 2013

Public Record :: Estuary

Public Record: Estuary Soundtrack to audio-poetry by Justin Hopper Shorelines Festival November 2013

Thing

Thing Video, b/w, 16:9, stereo, BE/IT/FR, 2013 18 mins

Thing

Thing Video, b/w, 16:9, stereo, BE/IT/FR, 2013 18 mins

Weave Waves

Weave Waves A Crafts Council Touring Exhibition

Weave Waves

Weave Waves A Crafts Council Touring Exhibition

A Month in the Life of an Artist

A Month in the Life of an Artist Melkweg Mediaroom, Melkweg Amsterdam, The Netherlands 02 March – 28 April Installation of sound, video, photography and artifacts For this exhibition Scanner was asked to document a month in his life using

A Month in the Life of an Artist

A Month in the Life of an Artist Melkweg Mediaroom, Melkweg Amsterdam, The Netherlands 02 March – 28 April Installation of sound, video, photography and artifacts For this exhibition Scanner was asked to document a month in his life using

Elemental Force

Elemental Force Spectacular outdoor performances with film, sound light and fire Chatsworth Castle, Nottingham Castle and more

Elemental Force

Elemental Force Spectacular outdoor performances with film, sound light and fire Chatsworth Castle, Nottingham Castle and more

Hiss Concrète

Hiss Concrète Bonniers Konsthall Stockholm, Sweden 05 September – 02 December 2012 Audio installation in elevator

Hiss Concrète

Hiss Concrète Bonniers Konsthall Stockholm, Sweden 05 September – 02 December 2012 Audio installation in elevator

Murmurs, Mutters

Murmurs, Mutters Sound Installation as part of Soundworks ICA London 19 June 2012 – 16 September 2012

Murmurs, Mutters

Murmurs, Mutters Sound Installation as part of Soundworks ICA London 19 June 2012 – 16 September 2012

Fossil

Fossil Sound design for a time travel experience online for the watch company. The sound altered as the viewer explored further and further back into time.

Fossil

Fossil Sound design for a time travel experience online for the watch company. The sound altered as the viewer explored further and further back into time.

Jaguarness

Jaguarness Sound design and score for new campaign for Jaguar Directed by Chris Turner Produced by Hungry Man Score by Scanner and Joel Cadbury

Jaguarness

Jaguarness Sound design and score for new campaign for Jaguar Directed by Chris Turner Produced by Hungry Man Score by Scanner and Joel Cadbury

On Land, at Sea and in the Air

On Land, at Sea and in the Air Riverside Museum, Glasgow, UK Sound installation A sonic world celebrating Glasgow and its journey through different modes of transport that have been used over time. By downloading this stunning new soundscape onto

On Land, at Sea and in the Air

On Land, at Sea and in the Air Riverside Museum, Glasgow, UK Sound installation A sonic world celebrating Glasgow and its journey through different modes of transport that have been used over time. By downloading this stunning new soundscape onto

Hypersymposium :: Purcell Room, RFH

Hypersymposium Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre London With Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, David Toop, DJ Spooky, Scanner and Howie B 09 March 1999 Millennium-watchers, sonic geographers and telematic nomads (and perhaps even a few genuine punters) converged on

Hypersymposium :: Purcell Room, RFH

Hypersymposium Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre London With Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, David Toop, DJ Spooky, Scanner and Howie B 09 March 1999 Millennium-watchers, sonic geographers and telematic nomads (and perhaps even a few genuine punters) converged on

Wishing Well :: Katarina Matiasek + Scanner

Wishing Well Katarina Matiasek Scanner Klangturm St Poelten Austria 17 June – 19 July 1998 Sehnsucht Nach Utopie Weisbaden Germany 2000 Winner First Prize Neptune Water Prize 2002 This project was conceived particularly for this unusual location, a newly built huge tower

Wishing Well :: Katarina Matiasek + Scanner

Wishing Well Katarina Matiasek Scanner Klangturm St Poelten Austria 17 June – 19 July 1998 Sehnsucht Nach Utopie Weisbaden Germany 2000 Winner First Prize Neptune Water Prize 2002 This project was conceived particularly for this unusual location, a newly built huge tower

Incarceration :: Shoreditch Town Hall

Incarceration To Imprison > To Confine > To Shut Up Shoreditch Town Hall London Installation Principal Artists: Luke Losey, Dorigen Hammond, Fiona Sail, Micky Mann, Laurence Windle, Scanner This collaboration grew out of a desire to combine visionary potential and combined resources

Incarceration :: Shoreditch Town Hall

Incarceration To Imprison > To Confine > To Shut Up Shoreditch Town Hall London Installation Principal Artists: Luke Losey, Dorigen Hammond, Fiona Sail, Micky Mann, Laurence Windle, Scanner This collaboration grew out of a desire to combine visionary potential and combined resources

Ground Control :: Beaconsfield Gallery, London

Ground Control Technology & Utopia Beaconsfield Gallery London Jutempus Vilnius Lithuania Catalogue Publication A collaborative project with artist-run space Jutempus in Vilnius and the Baltic Flour Mills in Gateshead, manifesting in exhibitions in London and Vilnius, a book, a web

Ground Control :: Beaconsfield Gallery, London

Ground Control Technology & Utopia Beaconsfield Gallery London Jutempus Vilnius Lithuania Catalogue Publication A collaborative project with artist-run space Jutempus in Vilnius and the Baltic Flour Mills in Gateshead, manifesting in exhibitions in London and Vilnius, a book, a web

Actual Factual :: Contemporary Dance / QEH

Actual Factual Laurie Booth / Tim Head / Scanner Contemporary Dance Actual Factual – Laurie Booth, Tim Head, Scanner (Robin Rimbaud). A national touring dance programme in collaboration with dancer Laurie Booth and visual artist Tim Head. Strips of audio

Actual Factual :: Contemporary Dance / QEH

Actual Factual Laurie Booth / Tim Head / Scanner Contemporary Dance Actual Factual – Laurie Booth, Tim Head, Scanner (Robin Rimbaud). A national touring dance programme in collaboration with dancer Laurie Booth and visual artist Tim Head. Strips of audio

Ear As Eye :: Drawings by Sound Artists

Ear As Eye Drawings by Sound Artists LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 27 February – 23 March 1997 Organized by Brandon LaBelle and Steve Roden, Ear As Eye featured the drawings and other visual artwork of one hundred sound artists

Ear As Eye :: Drawings by Sound Artists

Ear As Eye Drawings by Sound Artists LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 27 February – 23 March 1997 Organized by Brandon LaBelle and Steve Roden, Ear As Eye featured the drawings and other visual artwork of one hundred sound artists

Rude Mechanic :: Beaconsfield Art Gallery

Rude Mechanic Beaconsfield Art Gallery London 09 November – 07 December 1996 Guest Artists featured: David Cunningham, Robert Ellis, Simon Fisher Turner, Bruce Gilbert, David Gilchrist, Alison Goldfrapp, Tiina Huczkowski, Koan, Kaffe Matthews, Put Put, Sanctuary Ministries Music Team, Scanner,

Rude Mechanic :: Beaconsfield Art Gallery

Rude Mechanic Beaconsfield Art Gallery London 09 November – 07 December 1996 Guest Artists featured: David Cunningham, Robert Ellis, Simon Fisher Turner, Bruce Gilbert, David Gilchrist, Alison Goldfrapp, Tiina Huczkowski, Koan, Kaffe Matthews, Put Put, Sanctuary Ministries Music Team, Scanner,

Delta :: Dance Commissions 1996-1997

Delta + Centre Chorégraphique National de Tours Théâtre de la Ville Paris France Contemporary dance collaboration with Daniel Larrieu Premiere 15 November 1996 1996 DELTA (41 minutes) (1ère partie) Création le 15 novembre au Théâtre de Caen Chorégraphie, mise en scène

Delta :: Dance Commissions 1996-1997

Delta + Centre Chorégraphique National de Tours Théâtre de la Ville Paris France Contemporary dance collaboration with Daniel Larrieu Premiere 15 November 1996 1996 DELTA (41 minutes) (1ère partie) Création le 15 novembre au Théâtre de Caen Chorégraphie, mise en scène

The Brood :: Purcell Room London

The Brood Purcell Room London South Bank Centre Conceived by Susan Stenger especially for the South Bank’s American Independents Festival , this event was a gathering of mutant offspring from the worlds of rock and electronics paying homage to their common ancestors with

The Brood :: Purcell Room London

The Brood Purcell Room London South Bank Centre Conceived by Susan Stenger especially for the South Bank’s American Independents Festival , this event was a gathering of mutant offspring from the worlds of rock and electronics paying homage to their common ancestors with

Transgressions :: New Music, Art & Performance

Transgressions Secret Central London Location November 1995 Set over a weekend in London, this event presented new music, art and performance. Featuring free performances and commissions from Wishmountain, Asian Dub Foundation, Dj Spooky in his debut UK performance, µ-Ziq, Pierre

Transgressions :: New Music, Art & Performance

Transgressions Secret Central London Location November 1995 Set over a weekend in London, this event presented new music, art and performance. Featuring free performances and commissions from Wishmountain, Asian Dub Foundation, Dj Spooky in his debut UK performance, µ-Ziq, Pierre

MTV :: Europe Adverts 1995

MTV Seven adverts across Europe I was commissioned to create the images and soundtrack for seven MTV idents to be shown on screens throughout the day and night. I was filmed scanning the airwaves, walking through Hampstead Heath listening to other peoples

MTV :: Europe Adverts 1995

MTV Seven adverts across Europe I was commissioned to create the images and soundtrack for seven MTV idents to be shown on screens throughout the day and night. I was filmed scanning the airwaves, walking through Hampstead Heath listening to other peoples

I/O/D :: Hyperactive Electronic Zine

I/O/D Hyperactive Electronic Zine In collaboration with Simon Pope, Matthew Fuller & Graham Harwood. Technically I/O/D was a Macromedia Director Projector with associated files that was small enough to be compressed onto one High Density disk. That we choose the size to

I/O/D :: Hyperactive Electronic Zine

I/O/D Hyperactive Electronic Zine In collaboration with Simon Pope, Matthew Fuller & Graham Harwood. Technically I/O/D was a Macromedia Director Projector with associated files that was small enough to be compressed onto one High Density disk. That we choose the size to

The Grand Ceremonial :: Fernando Arrabal

The Grand Ceremonial by Fernando Arrabal Theatre production at Lyric Hammersmith London Six-O-Six TC’s production was a British première of a macabre mid-’60s comedy of manners from the neglected founder of the ‘Theatre of Panic’, French-domiciled, Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabal.

The Grand Ceremonial :: Fernando Arrabal

The Grand Ceremonial by Fernando Arrabal Theatre production at Lyric Hammersmith London Six-O-Six TC’s production was a British première of a macabre mid-’60s comedy of manners from the neglected founder of the ‘Theatre of Panic’, French-domiciled, Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabal.

The Electronic Lounge :: ICA

The Electronic Lounge Institute of Contemporary Arts 1994-1999  A monthly club, on the first Tuesday of every month, that initiated the idea of the sociality of music and culture, encouraging conversation, creativity and friendship within the framework of club culture.

The Electronic Lounge :: ICA

The Electronic Lounge Institute of Contemporary Arts 1994-1999  A monthly club, on the first Tuesday of every month, that initiated the idea of the sociality of music and culture, encouraging conversation, creativity and friendship within the framework of club culture.

Cultural Icons

Cultural Icons Bloomsbury Press May 1989 Edited by James Park The reference book source to the cult figures of today. Over 1000 entries, this books is an accessibly written and illustrated guide to artists, musicians, writers, politicians, directors, actors, sportspeople,

Cultural Icons

Cultural Icons Bloomsbury Press May 1989 Edited by James Park The reference book source to the cult figures of today. Over 1000 entries, this books is an accessibly written and illustrated guide to artists, musicians, writers, politicians, directors, actors, sportspeople,