Wanted-Papers, pieces, experimental media, sound-works, AV/film and talks
Wednesday 25th March 2020 at National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
The Shining Pyramid is a 1 day symposium and night concert presenting new experimental music and talks inspired by the alchemy, magic and folklore of Wales as suggested by writers including Arthur Machen, Thomas & Henry Vaughan, John Cowper Powys and others, sound and music that relate to broad themes of alchemy, magic, folklore and superstition are welcome, audio visual responses that relate to the works of Arthur Machen are sought, as well as those which may treat the theme generally. Visionary experimentalists, DIY musicians, composers, academics, non affiliated researchers, AV and film-makers, researchers/writers/natural philosophers are welcome.
Unless otherwise agreed there is no funding in place for your fees/development/travel and subsistence. However, for participants there is no registration fee and entry to concert is waived.
talks/papers/pieces/film should be up to 20 min duration
Enquiries and submissions should be directed to drdafydd.roberts (at) gmail (dot) com, please mark your subject SOUND.
Deadline for proposals is December 23rd. Proposals for papers and presentations should be made by emailing 1 pdf document of your proposal, name, email contact, affiliation if appropriate and ensure you include active links to your music/film pages, duration of your performance/piece. Please ensure you describe how your proposal relates to the theme of the event.
Laptop/usb PowerPoint is available should you need it, please ensure you have the right connectors, PowerPoint is not obligatory.
Performers will have access to a small mixer and 2 channel active speakers and should ensure they bring all leads and peripherals.
This event is supported by Sound and Music’s Composer Curator programme
& with support of Ty Cerdd