bill thompson upcoming installations/performances

Subject: bill thompson upcoming installations/performances
From: bill thompson (
Date: Thu Oct 13 2005 - 06:32:40 EDT

dear friends,

i'd like to invite you to some of my upcoming
installations and performances taking place in
aberdeen over the next several weeks. all of this
information can be found in detail on my site here:

hope to see you there,


 * 10/21-11/6 'toward sublimity' a multiple speaker,
audio/visual installation included as part of
urbanNovember's exhibition "Oil and the City" at the
maritime museum aberdeen.

the installation explores a very small segment of
video taken by an off shore oil worker. an mp3 excerpt
available here:

the opening is friday oct 21st, 6:30 to 8pm [free]
(food, drink, artist talks, and more.) other artists
presenting works include duncan hart (visual art and
documentation relating his experiences exploring life
without the use of petrol-chemicals), the new social
art school (eva merz's new artist initiative)
premiering a documentary focusing on the impact of the
oil industry on aberdeen, as well as a short talk by
peter troxler, the chairman of urbanNovember. for more
information visit:

 **10/29 friday, performing live electronics with
Mickel Mass opening for FAUST at the tunnels in
aberdeen. doors at 7pm, 15 pounds. info/tix:

***11/01-12/01 in/transience installation opens within
aberdeen's railway station as part of the SOUND
festival of aberdeen. the installation explores the
transient nature of public spaces. [free]

****11/19 EMS#4: the experimental music showcase
returns with its fourth installment featuring out of
town texas artist doug ferguson
(, and sets by bill
thompson, andy le kipp/patrick keenan/steve morrison.
doors open at 7, aberdeen university, mcrobert
building, main lecture hall, 5 pounds suggested
donation/3 concessions. map:

*****11/22 sea/hear inverurie... young artists of
inverurie work with pete stollery, adam proctor, and
bill thompson to produce sonic and visual compositions
of their impressions of inverurie. their works will be
projected and performed on multiple speakers and
visual turntables using cutting edge technology. also
on the bill are new works by the facilitators
themselves (adam proctor, pete stollery, bill
thompson, and james wyness).

+++finally, if you haven't heard about the sound
festival in aberdeen, there is far more than the above
going on this november. please check out their site
for more listings and information. hope to see some
of you at these events!


sound is a new and exciting contemporary music
festival in North East Scotland. sound has been set up
by local organizations with the aim of presenting an
eclectic but very broad range of contemporary music -
classical, traditional, popular, jazz, experimental -
to a large and varied public.

As part of sound, Evelyn Glennie and the BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra will be playing a new work by Sally
Beamish on the 24th November at the Music Hall in
Aberdeen. Other events will include concerts,
workshops and electroacoustic installations featuring
artists and composers including Paul Anderson, the
Edinburgh Quartet, Haflidi Hallgrimsson, the Hebrides
Ensemble, mckenzie medbøe, Naresh Sohal, Pete Stollery
and many others.

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