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Nigel Ayers Activity & Press
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2016

October

What is Space Cornish? DVD installation in Inland Festival, Redruth, Cornwall

Chemical Seascapes
audio/visual installation in Serendip Festival, Paris

July
Nocturnal Emissions Drowning in a Sea of Bliss in Blow Up Magazine top 20 industrial music essentials 1977-1986

May
Nocturnal Emissions artwork included in Eighties Incompaises Centre Pompidou, Paris

February
Ayers Rocks! interview in Record Collector magazine

2015

August
No Commercial Value
interview in The Quietus

April
Nocturnal Emissions material is included in:
Persuasion: Industrial music and mind control (1975-1995) at Head, Geneva

January 25
Nigel Ayers Aquarius Suirauqa at Generator Sound Art Gallery, Long Island City, USA
http://nigelayers.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/sound-works-at-generator.html

 

 

2014

May
Pussy Riot Shrine featured in Cornish Guardian

 

 

2013

August
Nigel Ayers Audio Visual performance at  The Fascinate Showcase, Falmouth University

 http://www.fascinateconference.com/showcase/

 

May

Resound Sound Art Festival Penzance

http://nigelayers.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/resound-sound-art-festival-penzance.html

April

Nigel Ayers Live Audio Visual performance at

Open Provocation Festival

Polruan, Cornwall

 

January

Bleeding Images and Feotal Grave of Progress Video screenings in Wharf Chambers, Leeds

2012

June

Spinal Correction Shred Audio Visual performance in Berlin

2011

November 20
Compost
with recorded soundtrack by Nigel Ayers screened at:
Field Club: Late at the Tate, Tate, St Ives, Cornwall

November
Compost

with live soundtrack by Nigel Ayers performed at:
12 Shiny Toys-Festival für audiovisuelle Experimente
Moers, Deutschland
13 Broken Sound
Koln Deutschland
16 Institut für neue Medien (INM)
Frankfurt, Deutschland
17 Ganze Bäckerei
Augsburg, Deutschland
18 Black Box
Münster, Deutschland

January 27
The Virgin's Nipple
features on BBC Radio Cornwall

 

2009 Ecnad Larolf
features in The New Landscape, Royal Museum, Truro, Cornwall
2008

January
Psycho/geography
A changing exhibition of work curated by four artists, Rupert White, Nigel Ayers, Daryl Waller and Paul Chaney using the collective name GreenCube.
Newlyn Art Gallery New Road Newlyn Cornwall TR18 5PZ

October
Crop Circles Cosmograms Psychogeographies
Group exhibition curated by Robert Cheatham at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2007 January
The Desiring Machines

feature in: Input/Output Interactive Machines at your Fingertips
Tremough Campus, University College of Falmouth, Cornwall.
  March
Three soundtrack recordings for imaginary performances for John Fare
by Nigel Ayers & Andrew Liles feature in
The Last Piece by John Fare
Curated by John Fare Estate
GB Agency, Paris
details: www.john-fare.com www.gbagency.fr
  August
The Planetarium Must Be Built
features in: You Are Here

Woodlane Campus, University College of Falmouth, Cornwall.
2006 February
The War, On Drugs and The War on Terror feature in:
Artists Throwing Money Out the Window (A.T.M.O.T.W.)
Curated by Ken Montgomery
PLP Gallery, 43 Eighth Avenue, New York, USA
 

April
Tainted Love radio show features in:
Hallucination Generation: High modernism in a tripped out world
Curated by Stewart Home
Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA, UK.
http://www.stewarthomesociety.org/sucked.htm

  May
The War, On Drugs and The War on Terror and music from Futurist Antiquarianism feature in:
Images Can’t Touch This virtual exhibition- a showcase for Image Armada software.
http://www.tangent3d.co.uk/armada/exhibitions/exhibitions.htm
  December
The War, On Drugs
and The War on Terror feature as part of:
Prague Industrial Festival
Rock Café, Národní 20, Praha 1, Czech Republic
  Other selected group exhibitions include:
1977 New Contemporaries Whitworth Gallery, Manchester.
1985

The New Pluralism: British film and video 1980-85 Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

Between 1980 and 2006, Nigel Ayers has worked as a performing sound artist with performances in USA, Canada, England, Scotland, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Denmark.

His extensive recording releases are documented at http://www.earthlydelights.co.uk/discog.html

Sample Libraries

Sound Development work for Sony Media Sample Libraries (USA) includes:

2003 Myths of Techology: Premier Artist Construction Kit
2007 Loop Noir: Paranormal Sound Design
  Other sample libraries:
2006 Organic Chemistry: Reason Refill pack
Zero-G Sample Libraries (UK)
Awards

 

 

 
1991 Meet the Composer New York City Council

 

 

 

 

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