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  1. Digital Audio Film (single screen version)


    from Stephen Cornford Added 24 3 0

    A handmade animation produced inside a portable CD player. 16mm colour negative film is exposed frame-by-frame to the laser in a compact disc player, registering this invisible and dangerous wavelength…

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    • Blinking 6.3 Megapixel Eye


      from Stephen Cornford Added 61 1 0

      Studio test for a live performance using an excised Fuji A600 camera, CRT monitor, mirror, macro lens, audio transducer and my own left eye.

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      • Digital Audio Film (expanded performance version)


        from Stephen Cornford Added 82 2 0

        Documentation of a performance for three 16mm projectors and three live musicians with CD players and drives. Film by Stephen Cornford Live sound by Stephen Cornford, Patrick Farmer & Madoka…

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        • Methodology for a Synaesthetic Screen


          from Stephen Cornford Added 125 7 0

          Methodology for a Synaesthetic Screen is an audiovisual work exploring the sensory indeterminacy of electrical signals. Two audio signals from a primitive synthesiser are sent to the input pins of…

        • CRT Quartet


          from Stephen Cornford Added 158 3 0

          A performance for four Cathode Ray Tube Televisions. Documented live at Westhill Hall, Brighton during the What Were Tapes UK tour with Ben Gwilliam & Jason Zeh. Thanks to Ian Murphy and Duncan…

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          • Migration


            from Stephen Cornford Added 1,093 40 0

            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…

          • Archipelago


            from Stephen Cornford Added 895 20 1

            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


              from Stephen Cornford Added 571 11 0

              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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              • Air Guitar


                from Stephen Cornford Added 1,310 12 0

                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


                  from Stephen Cornford Added 1,190 27 1

                  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


                    from Stephen Cornford Added 1,450 31 0

                    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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