Some Some Unicorn The Problem With Contempt Live at The Parish Rooms, Ulverston 2015 Line up: Jamie Barnes – harmonica, Seth Bennett – double bass, Shaun Blezard – electronics, Stephen Grew – piano, Phillip Marks – drums, Herve Perez –
I do voluntary work for South Lakeland Carers – I update their website, do some graphic design and I have just completed a case study film for the dementia team. I work voluntary as I am a carer and the
Altered States – Programme Announcement Toby Tatum & Mark French are proud to announce the programme for Altered States. Altered States is an immersive multi-screen show of the latest experimental film and video work curated by the Hastings-based filmmakers Toby
The mini performance to end the Capriccio workshop at Other Worlds Festival in Blackpool today
Candy floss, penny arcades, donkey rides, fairgrounds, Punch & Judy. All part of the quintessential British summer. Memories of a favourite resort, family picnics, romantic walks on the prom, watching a late sunset; all fading, receding into a distant past.
A snippet of film from the performance of Ripsaw Catfish playing as a trio in Ulverston in 2014 as part of the shoaling tour. Ripsaw Catfish is Anton Hunter (guitar) and Cath Roberts (baritone saxophone). The Manchester and London-based duo formed
A simple thing like not muting the volume on my laptop gave me the starting point for a series of films. Using VDMX software I was getting some clips ready for a VJing session when I started playing around
I have been providing projections and sound design for The Ashton Group‘s production of the play The Boy Who Was Afraid Of Everything. The play was written by Sarah Miller with the cast and looks at fear and how we
I have just had a piece of music used by my friend Marie Craven as part of her ongoing film poetry series. Snow Blizzard is taken from the Clutter album Shopping In A Shipyard Town. Video by Marie Craven of a
Hugs Bison’s first European trip is to Barcelona for a residency at 4’33” – we’ll be remixing and deconstructing the sights and sounds of the city and playing for 2 nights.
Hugs Bison were invited to run a workshop and performance at Network Music Festival in Birmingham. This was a pilot for further work involving interactive graphic scores. Performance Recorded live at The Shell in Birmingham, UK on 27th September 2014 Capriccio
In the Summer of 2014, we headed out on the road to broadcast a series of off-grid performances from locations around our native South Cumbria. The lovely guys from Lloyd & Colman came along for the ride, and put together
I had the pleasure of being chosen to be one of six national Portfolio Improvisers by Sound and Music. This involved two residentials at Wooda Farm in Cornwall working and reflecting on what it is we do as a group
I’ve been working with VDMX software a little of late, part of integrating visuals into shows, trying to do something a bit more interesting than playing some visuals off a laptop. My first attempt at visuals, using the audio analyser
A film by Phil Powell for Open Circuit Stephen Grew (Piano) Ian Simpson (Guitar) Shaun Blezard (Electronics) Excerpt of an improvised performance at Parish Rooms, Ulverston on 30th March 2014.