Audiograft festival brings experimental sounds to Oxford
Wednesday, 05 March 2014
A festival of experimental music and sound art curated by Oxford Brookes’ Sonic Art Research Unit returns this month.
annual Audiograft festival will see towering walls of echoing sound, tolling
Oxford bells, stunning live electronics and hypnotic mechanical LEGO in venues
across the city.
two weeks, new experimental music, sound art events and exhibitions will pop up
in some of Oxford’s most interesting venues and spaces.
Glass Tank Exhibition Space on Oxford Brookes’ Headington campus will be home
to installations by Christina Kubisch and Gordon Monahan (Wednesday 12 March to
Friday 28 March).
Monahan will be exhibiting Very
Large Vinyl LP Constructed in Acoustic Space which
will see eight loudspeakers arranged in a circle in the exhibition space.
collage of surface scratches and vintage easy listening records fade in and
out, spinning either clockwise or counter clockwise or both directions
simultaneously, creating an illusion of a virtual vinyl LP spinning in acoustic
the concerts and installations of the Audiograft programme, a series of
AudioHEARth events will additionally take place, devised specifically to
nurture the social side of the festival.
out more about the festival on the Audiograft
website. Further information on the Sonic Arts Research Unit is available on the Oxford Brookes website.