Tipping Points is a sound installation that emulates the stable and chaotic behaviours of environmental ecosystems. It features sounds from field recordings made in Dorset, which are manipulated by the computer to mirror the ways in which ecosystem population densities vary, increasing and decreasing in both predictable and erratic ways.
It was an honour to have Traces of Play included in the recent BEAST FEaST Festival at University of Birmingham. The concert programme featured many amazing composers, so it was a real privilege to appear alongside them.
Last night (27 March 2019) we welcomed David Berezan to Bournemouth University for a concert of immersive acousmatic music. David played a mixture of his own work and that of Manuela Blackburn. It was a fantastic concert and it was great to have such a rich and coherent programme. Sincere thanks to David for playing here.
On 25–26 January I attended and presented music at the Electroacoustic Music Association of Great Britain 40th Anniversary, taking place at the University of Greenwich. As well as presenting Traces of Play, it was amazing to hear music across the weekend’s various concerts and to sit in the paper sessions.
And it was great to meet up with so many friends and to be part of this amazing community of composers. Thanks to Adam Stanovic and James Andean of the British Electroacoustic Network and Andrew Hill of University of Greenwich for all their efforts in prganising such a great weekend.
I recently went to Brussels for the final of the 10th Métamorphoses Acousmatic Composition Competition. It was an honour to have my composition Traces of Play included in a final containing works of such a high standard, and it was amazing to take part in the Festival l’Espace du Son, run by Musiques et Recherches. Annette Van de Gorne’s diffusion work was phenomenal!