Manchester Event
27th Nov 2016
Daydreaming In The City
HOME

November 22, 2016 / 0 comments

On 27th November we’ll be in Manchester with our pals from Hubbub as part of a mini-festival called “Daydreaming in the City” at HOME. We’ll be part of a double bill, providing audio delights before a screening of Cocteau’s Orphée. Come along for a wonderful mix of audio, radio and sound art from around the…

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London Event
Friday 2nd December 2016
Giles Cooper Special
The British Library

October 27, 2016 / 0 comments

On 2nd December we are teaming up with our friends at the British Library and Bournemouth University to hold an evening of listening dedicated to Giles Cooper (1918-1966). You may not have heard of Cooper but he was arguably the greatest British radio dramatist of the twentieth century. He was an extraordinarily prolific writer for…

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London Event
October 2016
The Default Mode Radio Network
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 22, 2016 / 0 comments

Throughout October we’re going to be running a radio station with a twist! The Default Mode Radio Network is a broadcast and livestream. Named after the ‘Default Mode Network’, an area of the brain associated with daydreaming, this collaborative broadcast project invites participants to explore radio as a mind wanderer’s medium. At intervals throughout the…

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News
Call for Submissions
Urban Wildlife
Deadline 23rd Sept 2016

September 9, 2016 / 0 comments

If you’re feeling excited by our upcoming London event with the Grant Museum all about urban wildlife, then we have an exciting opportunity to be a part of it.  Break out your microphones, smart-phones and personal recorders and capture the sound of urban nature, for the chance to win £300! Competitors are invited to submit…

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London Event
27th September 2016
Urban Wildlife
Grant Museum of Zoology

September 9, 2016 / 0 comments

We’re not the only animals to call our cities home.  Join us for an after-hours exploration of the sounds of urban wildlife, as part of our year-long collaboration with the Grant Museum of Zoology.  It’s the sound of the city, like you’ve never heard it before. If you’ve ever been woken up by the sounds of…

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London Event
CANCELLED
Fri 30th September 2016, midday
Cross Stitch and Radio
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 8, 2016 / 0 comments

Many apologies, we’re afraid this event has been cancelled. For our first event for the the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition we’re collaborating with writer and journalist Penny Anderson. Penny is known for her unique artwork that combines overheard tetsimonies with the traditional craft of cross stitching. Penny will be giving a beginners how-to that…

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London Event
Tue 4th October 2016
Mindwandering: good for the mind?
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 7, 2016 / 0 comments

In The Dark’s Nina Garthwaite will be on a panel including Psychiatrist Philip Asherson, literary scholar Shannon McBriar and psychologist Joydeep Bhattacharya to discuss mind-wandering. The event is chaired by BBC presenter Claudia Hammond. As recently as a decade ago, the phenomenon of ‘mind-wandering’ – which is to say: a kind of mental restlessness; an…

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London Event
22nd October 2016
Inner Ears
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 6, 2016 / 0 comments

As part of our varied activities for the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition, we’ll of course be doing a good old-fashioned In The Dark curated listening. This time it will be on the theme of restless inner voices. From unwanted thoughts to flights of fancy, radio has long been a medium that likes to explore…

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London Event
Weds 26th October 2016
The Hubbub of News
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 5, 2016 / 0 comments

For our final event for the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition we’ll be exploring the Hubbub of News. News is available 24 hours a day. It’s hard to avoid, but would we be happier without the hubbub of news disrupting our rest? Are there new ways of creating news that can avoid making us feel…

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