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August 5, 2018

The BBC Listening Hour
Location : The Brick Box Rooms

The third of our Listening Hour events, celebrating the sonic and relaxing in our cosy bar with like-minded friends. This week we’re welcoming Mike Hirst.

Former Bradford/Leeds resident Mike Hirst is an artist and musician living and working in the North East of England.

Current practice combines data art with electro-acoustic experimentation. Recent activity has included generating images and sound using data from the Chandra x-ray telescope (NASA); a project to investigate the creative possibilities for sound generation using electrolytic minerals found on the Cumbrian coastline; and ‘NordSee’ a project using sound and video gathered from the North Sea as a starting point for creative improvisation.