I’klectik Art Lab, 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG
Tickets from £5: hackousticpresents.eventbrite.com
An evening of performances, talks, demonstrations, installations and mingling with some of London’s top sound artists, builders, hackers and educators.
John Kelly with Gawain Hewitt
John Kelly is a disabled musician, writer, actor and active campaigner for disability rights. He currently is working with Gawain Hewitt and Charles Matthews within Drake Music on Research & Development. They will be presenting their Kellycaster project, The Kellycaster prototype features a standard guitar body with an adapted neck enabling John, and other musicians, to play chords using real guitar strings and a tailor-made switch interface.
Jenn Kirby is an Irish composer, performer, software developer and academic based in Swansea. She uses re-purposed controllers as musical interfaces to create and perform theatrical and often humourous live electronic music.
Antosh Wojcik is a poet, performer and Lecturer of Poetry and Creative Writing at University of Winchester. He is one half of Post Everything, a sound art duo. Penned in the Margins is producing his cross-arts drumming and poetry show about dementia, ‘Building A Voice-Percussion Gun to Kill the Glitches In Memory’.
Nick Murray is a key member of the Hackoustic Team, a musician, sound artist, installation and instrument builder. He will be presenting some ‘Homemade tape-loop gadgetry’
Jen Haugan is an animator, graphic designer and sound artist currently doing an MA in Information Experience Design at the Royal College of Art. She will be bringing her ‘Doppler Machine’ project that plays with feedback controls.