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Finally the adits … or day four….

Even though the day was a bit overcast, Lee decided we could work up to the bore holes. Lacey Hawthorne (also doing a residency at Stiwdio Maelor) decided to come also. Once up at the boreholes Lee went inside and […]

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The first phone call

The first step in this project was to discuss (via the phone) dates that Lee could come to Stiwdio Maelor and the date I could go to London, what equipment we will need and some suggestions of the sort of […]

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Upsets and Aquariums

Found an aquarium, neon pink with pink pebbles, what a gloriously kitsch object. Only plastic fish luckily but  castle included. Using it as a basis for sound amplification not quite sure how yet. Looking for a waterproof speaker. Don’t think […]

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sampler/sampler_2.0 – an open source digital artwork

“The term “open source” refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible.” [https://opensource.com/resources/what-open-source] Both myself and Sean work with open source software and the sampler/sampler project was created with the assumption that we would […]

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Kanti

This Blog charts the progress of a sound project developed by Lee Berwick and Veronica Calarco, generously supported by a 2017 Professional Development Bursary

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sampler/sampler

A collaborative project exploring commonality between sampling practices in digital music and blackwork embroidery – supported by a Professional Development Bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company

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The Opening

Wednesday 21st of September 2016 The install of the piece was completed just in time for the opening, as it often happens. In the morning I was invited to have an interview with ZhongHan, editor of the newspaper Jiefang Daily. […]

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Installing Fortune Tellers at the MoCA

Monday 19th — Wednesday 21st of September 2016 The MoCA Museum is situated at the hearth of the leafy and busy public park of People Square. I have arrived at the museum in the early morning and after a quick […]

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Arrival + exploring Shanghai

Sunday 18th of September 2016 Landed in Shanghai Pudong Airport and after a long commute to the centre, I went to the hotel and dropped the suitcases and the artwork. I won’t be installing the piece at the museum until […]

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Off to Shanghai

  Friday 16th of September 2016   Time to fly! Today I am leaving on a direct flight to Shanghai, from London Heathrow. I am taking some tools with me, for the install of the artwork. The passport and the […]

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Packing the artwork and getting ready to go

Tuesday 13th of September 2016 The artwork is ready, the structure, the electronics as well as the screenprinted panels are ready too and have been carefully packaged and they are finally ready to go; I am sending them off today […]

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Recording the singers

Monday 5th — Monday 12th of September 2016   The artwork is ready, I have spent this last week completing the recording of three Chinese singers who very kindly accepted to collaborate on this project. The recording sessions took place […]

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Assembling the structure

  Friday 2nd of September 2016 The structural part of the sculpture is a folded and simplified representation of the last few financial years of the Shanghai Stock Exchange; it will be made out of extruded elements of aluminium, the […]

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The Days of the ScreenPrints

Thursday 25th—27th of August 2016 I spent the last two days at the screenprinting studio with Faye McNulty. All test prints from the previous session have been tested at my studio, in order to assess the coefficient of conductivity; this […]

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Test prints

Thursday 18th of August 2016 Today, together with the amazing FayeMcNulty at the PrintAll studios, we tested some of the dies she prepared for the printing of the panels. As the fabric tends to stretch, and the conductive paint is […]

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Building black boxes

Thursday 11th of August 2016 The electronics that govern the interaction of the installation, will be kept safe and clean, inside custom boxes that I have put together during the last couple of days. I am building the encasing so […]

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Interview with Printmaking Today

Tuesday 9th of August 2016 The super talented artist Wuon-Gean Ho has invited me to be featured in an article she will write for Printmaking Today. We initially met a year ago, when I was artist in residence at the […]

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