Category Archives: Sonic Instrument

In Hear, Out there: Yokohama

Created specifically for and exhibited within the Dislocate Festival event (, Tokyo/Yokohama, Japan. Creation: 3 – 13th September 2008, exhibit: 13th – 21st. Work and work process are documented upon a separate blog, please visit: Overview of general “In hear, Out there” ethos: I shall be constructing and presenting a sonic work which utilizes locative media technologies, specifically GPS, as […]

In Hear, Out there: Madrid

Original proposal selected by MediaLab-Prado for creation within the workshop/conference, Madrid, March 3-14 2008. In continuation, work was exhibited within MediaLab, 26 March – 18 May 2008 Primarily, work created in collaboration with Maria Priesto and Andrew Henley.  Work awarded “Second prize” in the international new media art competition “Culturas 2008” within the category of “Coordinates: states of change”. […]


The work is an exploration of the sonic potential of the Hewlett-Packard MediaScape GPS mapping platform. The final piece was demonstrated within the MediaScape conference on the 3rd December 2007 held at HP Labs, Bristol.  Through the use of the MediaScape software platform a circular segment of the city has been transformed into a sonic […]

Spectrogram Interface for ‘HEARIMPROV’

A commissioned instrument for Adinda Van’t Klooster’s “HEARIMPROV” initiative. The work consists of a spectral visualisation with three audio inputs alongside an interactive element for the spectral manipulation of each audio signal. The device was utilised within a improvised performance, given by Adinda van’t Klooster and colleagues, for the hearing impaired held at the Sage, Gateshead […]

ARIA-Phone (Adaptive Resonant Incoming Alert)

In collaboration with Pedro Rebelo and Florian Hollerweger Mobile demonstration created for promotion of the school of Sonic Arts within the Queen’s University Innovation publication, showcased at the Invest Northern Ireland Innovation Conference.  May 2007 This project seeks to create a non-intrusive ringtone through appreciation of the mobile owners present environment. The system identifies the […]


Created in response to Jaygo Bloom’s original concept Used within ‘Trocabrahama’, live performance alongside Toni Da Gatorra and Griff Rhys (Super Furry Animals) at the Fruitmarket, Glasgow (July 2007) Presented at PIXELAZO (Sharing encounters, ideas and knowledge between marginalized communities and International creative networks). Bogota/ Medillin, Colombia (February 2007) Two sensor fitted Maracas drive varying video clips forward or […]


Created in response to Jaygo Bloom’s original concept. FutureSonic Festival, Manchester, July 2006. Also exhibited at The Edge Gallery, Lancaster (October 2006). The work translates an online keystroke into an actual real time, physical announcement. Online users control events in the streets and festival venues, triggering screens and the quick shot, rapid-fire, 8bit sounds emanating […]

Tao Joystick

Created in response to Jaygo Bloom’s original concept Presented at Urbanplay (Trampoline, Nottingham, UK), November 2006 and The Poker Club (New Media Scotland, Edinburgh), November 2006.  From Tao Joystick is an interactive audiovisual games enhancement. It works in unison with any games console and translates audible gameplay expressions into random sound and video projections. Each […]