Approved: 15.12.2017

Ant Dickinson

Artist, Digital designer, Maker, Technician

Approved: 15.12.2017

I use digital tools alongside elements of musical improvisation, indeterminism and mechanics to produce primarily sound led artwork.      

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Biography

I use digital tools alongside elements of musical improvisation, indeterminism and mechanics to produce primarily sound led artwork.      

Outside of commercial commisions and collaborations I explore concepts of randomness, emergence and ephemerality.    

I am currently exploring the use of Javascript as a medium for producing interactive online work.  

CV & Education

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2004 University of Salford -Popular Music and Recording (1st class hons) Major Composition

2000 Yale College Wrexham, Wrexham - BTEC Popular Music and Recording  

2010 Glyndwr University, Wrexham - Post Graduate Certificate in Education

2009 Stevenson College, Edinburgh -  Professional Development Award

 

ARTISTIC PRACTICE RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS

2015 Production grant, Arts Council Wales

2014 Making Insights, Open Doors, Ruthin

2013 Sound and Music Embedded, ElektronMusikStudion, Stockholm

 

EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES AND SCREENINGS

2018 Skelf, Online exhibition

2017 New York Media Center - Over (T)here,  'Eternal Sea'

2017 Art Gene Digital U-Hang - 'Music for Hacked Geiger Counters'

2017 Helsinki Art Fair - 'Tone Wood'

2017 Power In The Land:Bay Arts:Cardiff - 'Music for Hacked Geiger Counters'

2016  Pontio, Bangor - 'Crossed Lines'

2016  ToolBox Gallery, Berlin - 'Crossed Lines'

2016 VideoJam at FACT Liverpool - Score Performance for "30km" by Simon Faithfull

2016 Oriel Wrecsam (Web broadcasting to Poland and Finland) - 'Crossed Lines'

2016 Power In The Land: Oriel Davies and Aberstwyth Art Centre - 'Music for Hacked Geiger Counters'

2015 Real Time Art, Contemporary Art Musuem, Naples, Italy- 'Nothing New'

2015 Cyberfest, The Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia - 'Nothing New' 'Piano Duet 1'

2015 Galeria Pihato, Finland - 'Pibgwrn 1' 'Crwth, Supercollider and hacked Gameboy improv'

2015 Sivulla exhibition opening, Galeri 3b, Wrexham - 'Crwth, piano and modular improvisation'

2015 Electro-acoustic Wales, Bangor - 'Nothing New'

2015 Journeying: St.Asaph Cathedral, St.Asaph - 'Nothing New'

2014 Google Cultural Institute - 'Piano Duet 1'

2014 Outcasting: Fourth Wall Festival, Throughout Cardiff and at Oriel Davies - 'Nothing New'

2014 NorbergFestival, Sweden - 'Piano Duet 1'

2014 Flow/Llif/Virta, Galeri 3b, Wrexham - 'Piano Duet 1' 'Nothing New' 'Piano Drop'

2014 Rural Tumult, Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Shropshire - 'Piano Duet 1' 'Nothing New'

2014 EMS 50 AR, Musik Och Theater Museet Stockholm - 'Piano Duet 1'

2014 Swedish Energies, Cafe Oto, London - 'Piano Duet 1'

2013 Alter//Shift//Control, Bermondsey Project, London - 'Aura'

2012 F/ocal Length, Oriel Sycarth, Wrexham - 'Heaven To Earth'

 

PUBLIC ART, SOUND DESIGN AND COLLABORATIONS

2018 Forthcoming 'Follow The Vikings' - Projection mapped Odin Head - Ireland, France, Norway, Spain, Sweden

2017 '(T)here' - Score for Ronan Devlin video piece, Llawn, Llandudno

2017 'Follow The Vikings' - Projection mapped Odin Head - Warsaw, Norway, Denmark

2017 'Veillance' - Interactive sound. With Ronan Devlin, Pontio, Bangor, N.Wales

2016  'Sound Book Book Project' -  Hay Festival, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Liverpool Library

2016 'In Flow' - Interactive sound. With Ronan Devlin, Lumen Prize, New-York, Canary Wharf

2015 'Book Project' – With  Sterly, Shnell and Pram – Oriel Mylldan, Undegun, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, Other Worlds Experimental Music Festival

2015 'Digital Waterfall', Blinc digital, Ruthin Craft Centre, With Jessica Lloyd-Jones

2015 Wind responsive lighting, Programming of lights - With Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Plas Heli, N.Wales

2015 'Small World', With Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Adelaide Festival, Australia

2015 'Charlie', Sound design for Simon O'Rourke, tree carving install, Steak of the Art , Cardiff

2014 'Speaking desks' Reminiscence, With Ticky Lowe, Making Sense, Pentre Dwr, N Wales

2014 'Mapio Madoc' Plas Madoc, N.Wales.

2013 'Golau' Collaboration with Angela Davies, Chirk Castle, N.Wales.

2013 '5.1 Surround Whales and Bird calls', WideSky, Shetland Museum

2013 'Digital Fireplace', Collaboration with Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Caerphilly Castle

2013 'Blacksmith', WideSky, Museum of the North.

2012 'Into The Digital Dolls House', Collaboration with Needlefoot Dance, Kew Palace, London

2012 'Aura', Collaboration with Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Blinc Digital Arts Festival, Conwy

2012 'Rekindled', Collaboration with Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Conwy Castle

2011 'Heaven To Earth', Collaboration with Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Blinc Digital, Conwy

2011 'Well', Collaboration with Miles Umney, Blinc Digital Arts Festival, Conwy