David Toop / Artist Talk

Studio Theatre, Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT

01752 203434
[email protected]

Wednesday 05 October 2016

David Toop is a composer, musician, author, curator and chair of audio culture and improvisation at UAL. In this talk he addresses working with voice. His work in sound art and music includes improvisation, sound installation, field recording, pop music production, music for television, theatre and dance. He has recorded Yanomami shamanism in the Amazon, appeared on Top of the Pops, exhibited sound installations in Tokyo, Beijing and London’s National Gallery, and performed with artists ranging from John Zorn, Evan Parker, Bob Cobbing and Ivor Cutler to Akio Suzuki, Elaine Mitchener, Lore Lixenberg and Max Eastley. The author of five books, including Ocean of Sound and Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener, he has also released eight solo albums and curated exhibitions that include Sonic Boom at the Hayward Gallery.


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