Two duos (and a quartet) : Viv Corringham & John Bisset + Iris Colomb & Andrew Ciccone
Doors 7.30 | music 8pm | £8 or £5 cash
Viv Corringham is a British vocalist and sound artist, active since the late 1970s. Her work includes concerts, soundwalks, radio works and multi-channel installations. She received two Composer Fellowships from McKnight Foundation, through American Composers Forum. She studied and worked with Pauline Oliveros for many years and holds a Certificate to teach Deep Listening. She facilitates workshops in listening and sounding, most recently in Hong Kong, London, Bangalore, New York, Kolkata and Manila. Her work has received international recognition and been presented in twenty five countries on five continents.
Recent work has been presented at Issue Project Room New York Electronic Art Festival, Hong Kong Arts Centre Multichannel Festival, Universities in Bangalore, Calcutta and Delhi, Ftarri Tokyo & Cafe Oto London.
John Bisset is a musician and visual artist based in London. His work ranges between free improvisation and composition including songmaking/singing. He is currently improvising on the lapsteel guitar, using preparations and moving in an increasingly abstract sound world. Recent music includes the release, in October 2022, of O||o an album of solo lapsteel improvisations.
Iris Colomb is a poet, artist, performer, curator, editor, and translator based in London. Her practice explores various relationships between visual and verbal forms of text through projects involving performance, book objects, improvisation, and experimental translation. Iris is the founder of the investigative poetry and performance platform SLANT, the Co-Editor of HVTN Press, a founding member of the interdisciplinary collective No Such Thing, half of the performance duo Soft Play (with Paul Ingram), and half of the text and sound project [something’s happening] (with Daryl Worthington aka Beachers).
Andrew Ciccone (Omphalopticon) is a multimedia artist and trash collector from New York. Since migrating to London Andrew has doubled down on his artistic output with deep ventures into live improvisation, paper collage, metalwork, abstract videos and prose. His music can be found at omphalopticon.bandcamp.com. He also runs the Navel-Gazers interview series with recording artists at blog.navelgazers.co.uk and the No Computers improv event series.