“Further along, the tunnel opened into a vast 400 square metre cave some 18 metres underground, like an underground amphitheatre, with terraces cut into the rock and chairs. There the police found a full-sized cinema screen, projection equipment, and tapes of a wide variety of items, including 1950s lm noir classics and more recent thrillers.”
Article on a secret underground cinema discovered by police in Paris 2004, The Guardian
Kimberlin (n.) - Portland dialect for a person from Weymouth, or by extension a person not belonging to the Isle of Portland. Stranger, outsider, foreigner. / k’ɪmbɜ:lɪn /
KIMBERLIN is a new moving-image and sound project in production on Portland (Dorset) and Gibraltar. The project is a collaboration with Serbian composer Abul Mogard.
More information coming soon!
Things Fall Apart is exhibiting in the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art. The project is installed with an extended soundtrack in the old Coventry Evening Telegraph building, reusing the existing ceiling speakers of the building's AV conference room. The installation also comprises a small museum of objects loaned by Sky Blues supporters, relating to protests at the football club since 2013.
Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art runs from 6th - 22nd October.
Sound works showing as part of the Bienal de Curitiba (Brazil) in the Museu Oscar Niemeyer. The works form part of an exhibition by Guadalupe Miles "Tiluk", dedicated to the shaman of the same name, with whom Guadalupe developed her work over a period of twenty years in the Chaco savannah of north Argentina.
The sound works selected are collaborative recordings made with the Mendoza family in Santa Victoria Este II, during the an interdisciplinary project "The Creature in Between", organised by The Appreciation Society.
Things Fall Apart will screen in Coventry for the first time on Thursday 29th June, in collaboration with Unite Community Coventry & Warwickshire and the Sky Blues Supporters' Trust. The screening is followed by a panel discussion with members of the Sky Blues Trust, Simon Gilbert (local reporter and author of "A Club Without a Home"), and Geoffrey Robinson (MP Coventry North West, and ex-chairman of Coventry City Football Club), about the future of Coventry city Football Club under hedge-fund owners SISU Capital Ltd.
Invited on 19 May 2017 to talk about Things Fall Apart in San Miguel de Tucumán, as part of a programme by Coordinación de Educación Digital of Argentina's Tucumán province. The next planned screening of Things Fall Apart will take place in Coventry this summer (more information soon).
Entre Naranjos y Cal shows in EMASESA (Seville) on Tuesday 28 March. This is the second of two showings in Seville in collaboration with the Asociación Cultural Amigos de Peregil, the first of which took place last week in the Consejo de Hermandades y Cofradías de Sevilla during an memorial act dedicated to the singer Pili del Castillo.
The premiere screening of Things Fall Apart will take place as part of an evening of sound and film at Whitechapel Gallery on 16th March 2017.
Introduced by Poppy Bowers (curator at the Whitworth andNew Studio) and followed by a Q&A with filmmaker and editor Lucy Harris, the evening will also feature a selection of soundworks from 2004 - 2016 and a premiere screening of Entre Naranjos y Cal.
Details and tickets here: http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/events/duncan-whitley/
Research and production of Things Fall Apart was supported through Grants for the Arts courtesy of the Arts Council England and National Lottery.
A new collection of phonography from Seville's Semana Santa, Acústica Sevillana: Fonografías de la Semana Santa, launches today at La Térmica in Malaga, as part of the new Andalucía_Soundscape sound map, which also includes sound and cartography projects by Miguel Angel Lastra, Chinowski Garachana, Marc Ballester and Xoán-Xil López.
Andalucía_Soundscape is an online project directed by Weekend Proms.
Artist talk and presentation at Monte, Buenos Aires, as the closing act for a 2-month residency there. The residency followed on from a 10-day "colaboratorio" in Santa Victoria Este II (Salta), as part of the Creature in Between, a project by the Appreciation Society co-ordinated by Claudia Fontes. The first period of the residency was dedicated to editing and processing of a new archive of sound materials recorded in Santa Victoria Este II, in collaboration with the Mendoza family.
The informal residency was developed with the support of an Artists International Development Fund grant provided by Arts Council England and the British Council, with additional support from the British Council Argentina.
Special thanks to Tomás Cochello and Guadalupe Miles at Monte.