ISD! Introductions: Iris Garrelfs
Iris Garrelfs is a sound artist working on the cusp of music, art and sociology. Her practice seeks to establish connections, whether between people or places, ideas or experiences. Working across formats, including fixed media, installation and improvised performance, her work has featured in major institutions worldwide, for example Tate Britain, National Gallery, Barbican, Liverpool Biennale, Transmedia Borders Mexico, Fruityspace Beijing, Onassis Cultural Centre Athens, MC Gallery New York. Her current project "The Listening Wall" will be installed at QSS Gallery in Belfast during Sonorities Festival 2018.
Elsewhere Garrelfs is the commissioning editor of the online journal Reflections on Process in Sound and the co-curator and director of Sprawl, a London based experimental music organisation. She has a PhD in Sound Art from the University of the Arts London and is a lecturer in Sonic Art at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Lauschen (Eavesdropping) is a performance for improvised voice, environment and listening cones. It was originally developed for Lausch II, Lewisham Art House, London, UK in 2016, a series curated by Rahel Kraft. The performance also incorporates a subtle surround sound composition emitted from hidden speakers
It Sounds Devicive! FaB18
Iris will performing at Walcot Chapel Saturday 9th June