Shiver Me Timbres
October 5 @ 6:00 pm - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Shiver Me Timbres: Solos and Collaborations With a Multi-voiced Instrument.
During his 2016 summer residency at Headlands Centre for the Arts (Sausalito, California), Auckland based artist/musician & instrument builder Phil Dadson converted an old, wooden ex-US Military store –building 961– into a sonic play-space, an expansive instrument with multiple voices that he worked and performed in, solo and collaboratively.
When & where
Opening – Thursday October 5, 2017 @ 5:30pm (w. refreshments from Liberty Breweries)
Hours – Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm
Closing – Saturday October 28, 2017 @ 4pm
The Audio Foundation, 4 Poynton Terrace, Auckland
This exhibition presents video/audio documentation of solo performances in 961 with wall and floor-wires, rods, the ‘rocker’ (an adapted rocking chair), ‘ring-rung’ (an adapted ladder), a range of his invented instruments; Gloop spring-string-drum, song/stones, gliss-flutes etc, plus a set of visual-music graphics including a poster co-designed with Berlin based artist/friend Gwenaël Rattke, screen printed in Berlin by Rattke especially for the show.
Also included are collaborative performances with Japanese sound-artist Aki Onda, and San Francisco based duo Music for Hard Times (Tom Nunn and ex-Aucklander Paul Winstanley).
EAR & EYE / dadsonic solos & collaborations.
Thursday 12 October @ Audio Foundation, doors open 6.00pm
The Headlands Residency is made possible courtesy of the James Wallace Arts Trust & Fulbright NZ.
Dadson is represented by Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland.