Hideous Porta is a concert series conceived to fill the gap of a regular London monthly programme promoting new music. It emphasises carefully curated events focusing on the presentation of electronic and acoustic experiments.
A remarkable new performance work is hitting the UK in 2014 - bringing together the unequivocal talents of Franco-Norwegian poet Caroline Bergvall with the experimental soundscapes of Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach.
Manchester ritualistic improvisers/sound artists Kelly Jayne Jones and Pascal Nichols, aka part wild horses mane on both sides, present 'Conduit of the bottomless submundane': an installation-performance work.
Living Symphonies is a musical composition which portrays the thriving activity of the forest’s wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, it creates a never-ending symphony heard amongst the forest itself.
In a break from their usual programming Mopomoso presents an intriguing ʻconcert in two halvesʼ with the first half from the Portfolio Improvisers group and the second featuring three fine guitar players from the UK, France and Canada.
Taking inspiration from Xenakis' creative approach, Arborescent events showcase interpretations of specially commissioned graphic scores created by architects, musicians and visual artists, questioning the traditional role of 'composer'.
Usurp Art Gallery presents two dynamic, ensemble performances, exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in new music.