Navigating the immersive possibilities of sound in space, the Sound/Image ’21 exhibition includes durational installations, It’s all right. I came back (2021) by Jim Hobbs, and Semhat Yawdem 2 (2021) by Ian Thompson, plus recent sound-works Boo Su 5’10”, Cultaural Fetish 1′ (2021) and PhliKr 9’43 (2020) by Dushume.
New and recent works composed for the IKO speaker feature as part of the exhibition installation; these by Emma Margetson, composer-in-residence during the exhibition, Angela McArthur, and other members of the group. Also presented, is video documentation of the virtual reality work for Oculus Quest, Cyberdream (2020) by Jonathan Weinel and Void (2019) by Andrew Knight-Hill.
The programme featured a special IKO showcase concert featuring new works composed by Dr Emma Margetson as part of her residency.
Instrumentalising Spaces: The IKO Immersive Loudspeaker, Wed 8 December, 6-8 pm, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Stockwell Street
Emma Margetson and Angela McArthur introduce the IKO speaker, initially with a talk at 6pm; followed at 7pm by a demonstration of the immersive qualities of the loudspeaker through a programme of sound-works composed specifically for it.