Laurie Tompkins writes and performs playful, erratic music for instruments and electronics, creating improvised noise situation for laptop, smashed objects, Ikea shopping bags, and altered personalities.
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Marta Forsberg is a Swedish composer, sound artist and violinist working in the field of installation art, drone music and free improvisation. Dedicated to creating an all embracing environment, Forsberg’s work extends the sensory realm through multichannel expansion and via light sculptures into a sonic visualisation.
RISC is a collaboration between video and sound artist Billy Roisz and turntablist, composer and video artist dieb13 aka Dieter Kovačič - both active in Vienna’s electronic, improvised, noise music and experimental film scene since the 1990s.
Against Cinema is an unfolding 16mm artists’ film project by James Holcombe in collaboration with Secluded Bronte (Richard Thomas, Jonathan Bohman and Adam Bohman) which abstracts and dramatises moments from the lives of UK inventors of early optical sound cameras including the Auricon Cinevoice in an absurdist improvising formation of projection, dubious instruments, left field actions, and accidental comic mishaps.