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From: spax wax <newtoyweb@googlemail.com>
Subject: WET SOUNDS ~underwater sound art gallery~ UK TOUR
To: newtoyweb@gmail.com
Date: Friday, 19 June, 2009, 11:35 AM
WET SOUNDS UK TOUR

Wet Sounds - an underwater sound art gallery

touring 16 swimming pools in 14 UK cities in July 09. The audience will float and dive in the swimming pool immersed in sound art played from underwater speakers. Launching on Saturday the 4th July at the London Fields Lido with a new gallery of sound art curated on the theme of Audio Cinema - narratives in sound. Wet Sounds is part of the Create 09 programme. The event is open to the public for the price of pool admission. There is a preview on the 28th June at Camberwell Baths as part of Camberwell Arts Festival.

Tour Schedule:

27th June: 6pm - 8pm |Camberwell Baths, London. As part of Camberwell Arts Festival.
4th July: 1pm - 4pm |OPENING EVENT at The London Fields Lido in Hackney, London. as part of Create09.
5th July: 1pm - 4pm |St. Lukes Pool, Brighton
6th July: 7pm - 10pm |Stechford Cascades, Birmingham
7th July: 7pm - 9pm |Chorlton Baths, Manchester
9th July: 6.30 - 9.30pm |Heeley Pool, Sheffield. As part of the pools centenary events.
10th July: 6.15 - 9.15pm |Bramley Baths, Leeds. As part of West Leeds Festival.
11th July: 1.30 - 3.30pm |Picton Pool, Liverpool
12th July: 12pm - 2pm |Batley Baths, Batley.
13th July: 6pm - 9pm |Felling Pool, Gateshead
14th July: 3pm - 5.30pm |Carlisle Pools, Carlisle
15th July: 6pm - 8.30pm |Portobello Pool, Edinburgh
16th July : 5pm - 8pm |Nairn Leisure, Nairn
18th July: 4pm - 7pm |Bridge Arts Centre, Glasgow
20th July: 3pm - 6.15pm |Splott Pool, Cardiff. As part of Cardiff Festival.
22nd July: 7.30 - 10pm |CLOSING EVENT at Clissold Pool, Hackney, London.


WET SOUNDS CLOSING EVENT = LIVE PERFORMANCE =

FRANCISCO LOPEZ & STEFANO TEDESCO
LEAFCUTTER JOHN & TOM HAINES
SONIC FICTION

A closing event to the UK tour.
A unique live performance using two separate sound systems, one over water and one underwater, effectively creating three distinct sound spaces in one physical space!!!
Bring your goggles!

FRANCISCO LOPEZ is internationally recognized as one of the major figures of the sound art and experimental music scene. Over the past 30 years he has developed an astonishing sonic universe, absolutely personal and iconoclastic, based on a profound listening of the world. Destroying boundaries between industrial sounds and wilderness sound environments, shifting with passion from the limits of perception to the most dreadful abyss of sonic power, proposing a blind, profound and transcendental listening, freed from the imperatives of knowledge and open to sensory and spiritual expansion.

He has realized hundreds of concerts, projects with field recordings, workshops and sound installations in 60 countries of the five continents. His extensive catalog of sound pieces (with live and studio collaborations with over 100 international artists) has been released by more than 180 record labels worldwide, and he has been awarded three times with honorary mentions at the competition of Ars Electronica Festival. http://www.franciscolopez.net/

STEFANO TEDESCO Stefano's research is focused on sound and space, in particular through the live performance. His music is mainly of an electroacoustic nature and during his performances he aims to establish a dialogue between the music and the space within which he works. This is also one of his primary concerns: sound, space and the audience experiencing the performance.
Stefano's music is basically experimental improvisation that explores silence, noise, live electronics, texture and abstract sound. His practice includes unconventional instruments often using unusual techniques. He's currently works in two trios: with David Toop (laptop) and Phil Durrant (laptop) and Okanagon with Rhodri Davies (harp) and Joe Williamson (double bass). http://www.stefanotedesco.net/


LEAFCUTTER JOHN & TOM HAINES Leafcutter John is London based songwriter, electronic musician and artist. Tom Haines is a sound designer and musician. Together they will create special instruments for this performance.

SONIC FICTIONis proposed as a novel and new form of creative auditory expression. while drawing inspiration from electro-acoustic music, horspiel and experimental radiophonics, text-sound composition and cinema, the work succeeds in defining its own territory as a exploratory extension of these pre-existing creative practices. Featuring: Amir Shoat, J Milo Taylor, Anna Niel, Clare Gasson


22nd July 2009
19:30 - 22:00
Clissold Pool
63 Clissold Road
London N16 9EX

Tickets priced at £12 and available from Seetickets.com


and then Wet Sounds Scandinavia Tour so catch it in UK while its here as the following UK tour is planned for winter 2010-2011!!