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Gene Pool#70 Sonic Season: Marianthi Papalexandri

Second episode in our Sonic Season and the first taken from the Audiograft 2014 festival in Oxford.

Marianthi PapalexandriMarianthi Papalexandri performs “Solo for motors and resonant body (2012)” live at AudioGraft 2014 at the OVADA artist studio/exhibition space with an invented instrument of tubes and resonating wires.

The Sonic Arts Research Unit, based within Oxford Brookes University is home to experimental music composers and sonic artists who develop and share the academic framework of their practice . This includes hosting notable artists as Research Fellows and producing the annual international AudioGraft festival.

Paul Whitty, Research Lead and main figure at SARU talks about the history of the Audiograft festival and motivations of it’s artist-organisers.

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Gene Pool#62: Audiograft 2012

An audiolog of one part of this year’s Audiograft Festival at Oxford Brookes University. We hear from Max Eastley talking about his AHRC research post investigating Aeolian instruments, Stephen Cornford on his dismantled tape player exchanges with Ben Gwilliam and the resulting installation at Modern Art Oxford, performance extracts from “Guitar Drag” and “Cartridge Music”, plus Cremaster, Felicity Ford and Stavroula Kounadea.

Concert recordings were made as part of the Audiograft 2012 Documentation Workshop run by Felicity Ford (http://www.thedomesticsoundscape.com/wordpress) and Valeria Merlini (http://phonopolis.wordpress.com/)

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Gene Pool#58: Stephen Cornford

Stephen Cornford in SARU StudioExchanging dismantled vintage cassette players in the post and coaxing sound from ancient media. Sound artist, Curator and SARU Research Fellow, Stephen Cornford talks about his projects in the run up to the 2012 AudioGraft Festival at Oxford Brookes University.

We hear extracts from his room installation of cassette players that amplify their own mechanisms “Binatone Galaxy” and improvised electronic performance of “Cartridge Music” with fellow Sonic Arts Research Unit staff member and artist, Paul Whitty.

Plus a spontaneous discovery of sounds from the old VCS3 synthesiser laying in the corner of the studio at SARU.

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