Roland Trim from Arup and I recorded the “donging” of 30 suspension rods on Clifton Suspension Bridge. I”donged” each suspension rod or hanger with a rubber ball starting with the longest (20 Meters)by the tower and moving to the shortest in the middle (about 50cm). Roland recorded each”dong” with an accelerometer – a sensor that … Continue reading Recording the Clifton Scale
I spent September and October in residency at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha where I explored ways to play the beautiful ‘S’ shaped Bob Kerrey Suspension bridge like a giant harp! Curator Amanda McDonald Crowley and I enjoyed meeting specialists in the Omaha area to explore the physics of how the bridge moves and also how … Continue reading The Song of Bob Kerrey Suspension Bridge in Omaha, USA
As one of Sennheiser’s global ambassadors – I recently had the exciting opportunity to speak about the Human Harp alongside Andreas and Daniel Sennheiser at the IFA conference in Berlin. Fingers crossed Human Harp can do more fun stuff with Sennheiser in 2015!
We were thrilled to have the opportunity to do 2 performances in the Roundhouse’s mainspace during the Human Harp’s pop up LIVE0-LAB throughout August. The first was for Bloomberg who are the principal sponsors for the Roundhouse’s summer events. This performance took place at the beginning of our residency so the team had only 3 … Continue reading Roundhouse Performances
Human Harp LIVE-LAB Unleash the Voice of the Roundhouse Dates: 4th – 25th August 2014 Opening hours: 12-5pm, Monday – Friday (+ REVERB weekend 21 – 23rd August) Location: The Roundhouse, Torquil’s Bar, 1st Floor Bar by the rooftop beach, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF HUMAN HARP … Continue reading Human Harp Roundhouse Residency August 4th – 26th
Human Harp‘s London team have been invited to be artists in residence the Roundhouse as part of their Summer Sessions, including the music festival REVERB taking place during August. We were bowled away by this offer – and recently paid a visit to the venue to meet the circular space in parson. The concept of the residency … Continue reading Announcing Human Harp Residency at Roundhouse
Alessia Milo and I spent a great afternoon with filmmaker Jesse Lawrence filming on the roof of the Village Underground as part of a larger documentary by Jesse, that is capturing all of the Human Harp activities leading up to our performance on Clifton Suspension Bridge in March of 2015. Alessia and I were keen … Continue reading Tests on Village Underground roof!
Unexpectedly I got a call from Sennheiser back in February asking me to become a Global ambassador for their Momentum campaign. I must admit that this was a bit of a shock for me, but I was really excited to be asked! Sennheiser had caught wind of my current project Human Harp and liked the … Continue reading Sennheiser Momentum Campaign
Last month, I was really happy to be asked to become a member of Design Exchange Magazine’s Editorial Board. The group included Architect John McRae of Orms Architects, Architect and writer Charles Rattaray, senior research fellow at RCA Joanne Bichard and artists Ray Bradley and Denise Basso to name a few. The idea of the gathering … Continue reading Design Exchange Editorial Board
I was invited to be one of the Keynote speakers at the PI Apparel Conference in Westminster London. Other speakers included Suzanne Lee founder of BioCouture, Francis Bitonti Studio and Lauren Bowker of The Unseen. PI Apparel brings together the fashion/apparel industry to discuss the challenges and opportunities offered by modern technology in the continuous improvement and streamlining … Continue reading Product Innovation Apparel Conference