Somerset House Studios | Dismantle Yourself: Graham Dunning, 2017

In April 2017 Graham Dunham curated a party in the Deadhouse featuring, Ewa Justka, Algobabez, dtub and Alien Jams (NTS)

Dismantle Yourself curated by Graham Dunning (2017-04-15/2017-04-15) by Graham DunningSomerset House

Continuing Somerset House Studio’s late night series of guest curations deep inside The Deadhouse, Associate Artist Graham Dunning deconstructed the rave with Dismantle Yourself, a night of experimental dancefloor focused electronic music.

Dismantling the processes and foundations beneath the basslines and rhythms. Intrinsically DIY. Everything hacked and torn. Immanent production. Process as performance as sensory stimulus. Desiring machines.

Dismantle Yourself curated by Graham Dunning (2017-05-02/2017-05-02) by Graham DunningSomerset House

Graham Dunning performs Mechanical Techno

Dismantle Yourself, curated by Graham Dunning - Ewa Justka & Jason Haebich by Graham DunningSomerset House

Ewa Justka
Polish electronic noise artist, self taught instruments builder and electronics teacher based in London. Her work explores the materiality of objects, vibrant, ontological systems (human bodies, plants’ bodies, electronic circuits: varied range of micro and macro environments and relations between them) and modes of quasi-direct perception through noise performance actions, interactive installation, DIY electronics, hardware hacking, plant-molesting, breaking, deconstructing and collaborating. Ewa has performed and led workshops at festivals and venues like: Loop Festival, Sonic Acts Academy, Supernormal Festival, Club Transmediale, STEIM, Colour out of Space, Beam Festival, Cafe Oto, and more. Laser and lights for Ewa's perfomance by Jayson Haebich.

Dismantle Yourself, curated by Graham Dunning - dtub by Graham DunningSomerset House

Musician, composer and sound artists Jaxson Payne uses an electronic drum kit to trigger samples from a custom library of thousands of carefully chosen sounds, creating engaging live techno performances. The project began in 2003 and now, developed and sharpened, the name 'dtub' has been adopted to trademark this customised set-up and method of live performance. A founding member of Koept (a Cornish based organisation for electronic art and sound), Payne's work has led to a variety of projects: from experimental electronic recordings as Personality Son, forward thinking techno releases using his Derehctub pseudonym and intricately constructed sound-collage works under his own name.

Dismantle Yourself, curated by Graham Dunning - Algobabez by Graham DunningSomerset House

Live-coding duo between Joanne Armitage and Shelly Knotts. Joanne Armitage is a live coder, improviser, composer and synthesist, with research interests in technology enhanced performance and interactions. Shelly Knotts is a Newcastle based data musician studying for a PhD in Live Computer Music with a focus on collaboration in Network Music. She performs live-coded and network music internationally, collaborating with computers and other humans.

Dismantle Yourself, curated by Graham Dunning by Graham DunningSomerset House

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