T.I : VOL. 4 : SINGING IN PLACE
Singing In Place is a live performance. Improvised singing – with and without electronic processing – is used to convey the memory of walks taken. The voice is often combined with field recordings and texts.
When : April 2th, 2014
Where: 1515 St. Catherine West EV 7.725
Starts: 7:30 PM PWYC
Viv Corringham is a British vocalist, sound artist and composer, currently based in New York , who has worked internationally since the early 1980s. Her work includes audio installations, music performances and soundwalks. She is a 2012 and 2006 McKnight Composer Fellow through American Composer Forum and has received many grants and awards. She has an MA Sonic Art from Middlesex University, London, England and is certified to teach Deep Listening by composer Pauline Oliveros. Recent work has been presented at Sound Out Festival, Melbourne Australia; Around Sound Festival, Hong Kong; Tempo Reale Festival, Florence, Italy; Soundworks, ICA, London, UK; Her Noise Festival, Tate Modern, London, UK, Abrons Arts Center, New York and Deep Listening Institute, Kingston, NY, USA 2012. Articles about her work have appeared in magazines and books: In the Field (UK), Art of Immersive Soundscapes (Canada), Organised Sound (UK), Musicworks (Canada), Playing With Words (UK) and For Those Who Have Ears (Ireland).She has performed with Pauline Oliveros, Elliott Sharp, Gino Robair, Lol Coxhill, Maggie Nicols, Eddie Prevost, Didier Petit, Andrea Parkins, Monique Buzzarte, Al Margolis, Lawrence Casserley and Charles Hayward among others, Her music appears on several labels including Innova, Deep Listening, Emanem and ARC. www.vivcorringham.org
She is a sound artist with formal training in visual art as well as classical singing. Her art practice generally involves the voice and issues of interface with technology, often using telephony or radio transmission. She is also involved in community art, and is a founder of the digital media center for women in Canada, Studio XX, as well as the innovative choral group for women, Choeur Maha. Her large scale sonic installation/performances for over 100 singers and radio, called “sonic choreographies,” have been performed internationally, most notably an ongoing piece called HMMM. Ms. Kennedy currently teaches electroacoustics at Concordia University. She frequently gives lectures and workshops on listening skills, acoustic ecology and vocal improvisation.