Mercy's Biennial Weekend... 10 years in the making
Ten years on the edgy-edge of literature and arts, and therefore our fifth Liverpool Biennial Festival, sees us host a weekend of internationally regarded Electronic Voice Phenomena-inspired talks, workshops and events as a part of the biggest contemporary art festival in the galaxy.
"deliciously intriguing – fusing of-the-moment hauntologically inspired sounds with the ever-fascinating subject of EVP..." Seven Streets
Featuring a performance lecture on the vocoder based on "the best music book ever" by Dave Tompkins / A headline commission from sound art mastermind Scanner ./ And new work from our commissions programme from Anat Ben David, Ross Sutherland, Hannah Silva,Steven Fowler and Ben Morris and Iris Garrelfs.
Full details below.
Plus latest info on our lecture/performance mashup, and Manchester debut at Cornerhouse next weekend
|FINALE: Scanner, Iris Garrelfs and Steven Fowler|
This special concatenation of interweaved sound works on live, mediated and otherworldly voices see the weekend off in style.
Sound art guru Scanner, collaborator of Bjork, Radiohead and Bryan Eno presents a new work based on live renderings of spirit-voice recordings from Stockholm, and the 'immanence of the voice'.
Glitch Vocalist Iris Garrelfs "magnificent and haunting" performance of chance and hybridisation with the interface.
Leading avant garde voice Steven Fowlerexperiments with reading a poetic text agressed by exhaustion, exertion and duress, and a soundscape by Ben Morris revisiting last year's mind blowing collaborative performance at LMW - with added dumb-bells.
(bottom of Seel Street)