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  1. Migration

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    An installation for numerous factory-second dictaphones which, by subtly transforming their mechanics and audio electronics combines their simple motion, voltage and operative noise into a visual…

  2. Archipelago

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    Archipelago is a sculpture for 53 portable CD players. The work inverts their normal role as the source of audio, turning them instead into receptors of sound: ears. In doing so the work asks how…

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    • Solipsism Cinema

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      The subject of this double 16mm projection is the mechanics and optics of the projector itself. Filmed during a Sound and Music funded residency at no.w.here film lab, the work searches for an optical…

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      • AirGuitar at Mediations Biennale 2012

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        • Air Guitar

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          A single wheelchair motor slowly revolves both guitar and amplifier, creating a droning aeolian loop. The motion that produces the sound is one and the same motion which disperses it around the room.…

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          • Five Introverted Machines

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            An wall-based work for five identical first generation Philips cassette players. The tape heads have been detached and extended, probing for the machine's own electromagnetic emissions.

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            • Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliam - Recorded (on) Delivery

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              Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliams' body of work employs collaborative sound making at a distance from one another. Recorded (on) Delivery forms part of this ongoing practice: a new work in…

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              • Binatone Galaxy

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                An installation for used cassette players which looks on their obsolescence not as an ending, but as an opportunity to reconsider their functional potential. Superseded as playback devices, they become…

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                • Stephen Cornford & Ben Gwilliam @ Campbell Works 28/09/11

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                  The opening ten minutes of Ben and myself performing in Stoke Newington last month. Ben is using four dictaphones with endless loop tapes, and I'm using four portable cassette machines and an…

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                  • Stephen Cornford & Paul Whitty @ Audiograft 2011

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                    A live performance for amplified open reel tape recorder and pedal array. Recorded Saturday 19th February 2011 at Modern Art Oxford as part of the Audiograft Festival organised by the Sonic Art Research…

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                    • For Violin, Viola and Tape

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                      • Percussion Duo

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                        A two part kinetic sound sculpture for record players, brushes, snare drum, cymbal and speakers made in summer 2010. Thanks to Bill Leslie, Laura Degenhardt and Sue Palmer for donating parts.

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