Mark & John Bain
John Butcher
Michael Colligan
Rhodri Davies
Benedict Drew
Robin Hayward
Gustav Metzger
Lee Patterson
Sarah Washington

Commissioned by Arika & the London Musicians’ Collective and developed withBeaconsfield.

Ten experimental sound artists are invited to explore in public the principles of self-cancellation in sound through conferencing, workshops and performance in London and Glasgow.

London: Beaconsfield, 22 Newport Street, London SE11 6AY, Saturday 2 February – Saturday 9 February

  • 2 February – 11am-4pm: SpeedDataRadio 2 – multiple round-table live-to-air mixdown on Resonance FM for artists musicians academics & enthusiasts (free)
  • 6 February – 2pm: Gustav MetzgerArt & Compromise lecture series (free but booking essential)
  • 9 February – 8pm: Performances (tickets £10/£8 concessions).

Glasgow: The Arches and Glasgow School of Art: Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February as part of INSTAL (for details see

Public conferences in both cities are delivered in partnership with City and Guilds of London Art School and Glasgow School of Art.

This commission has been made possible by an award from the ‘Joint Commissioning Scheme’ initiated by the Scottish Arts Council, the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and the PRS Foundation, to encourage new musical projects developed in collaboration between partners in Scotland and England.

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