In 2009 i developed PINGS with sound artist Barnaby Oliver, a year long process of live performance exchange from our respective local rivers in west Wales and Melbourne, Australia. Approaching the river as an unbroken body of water through which we corresponded weekly, we used the web as an interface for public engagement. We were supported by an Artsadmin bursary and at the end of the process we met in person to perform together in Cardiff and London.

We have recently returned to our local rivers, the Dulais and Stoney Creek and we are currently making field recordings. Visiting the same places intermittently and accumulating a series of images in sound over time, there is no ultimate outcome to this work, other than to follow the process, to be led by the river, its changing states and its wider cosmology. The unfolding work operates as a conversation between friends living at distance, whilst disclosing a river’s everywhereness…

more: www.untitledstates.net

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