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Making Music out of Mountains
Tim Ivanic, Jude Brereton & James Cave

©Tim Ivanic, 2016
  • Tuesday 7 June 2016, 2.00PM to 3:30pm
  • Free admission
    No booking required
  • Courtyard, King's Manor, Exhibition Square (map)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Event details

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What would it be like to hear a mountain? Or to listen to rock formations as they grow? Join renowned geologist and artist Tim Ivanic, who spends his life exploring and mapping the Australian outback, Dr Jude Brereton, an expert in turning data into sound, and award-winning composer James Cave, to explore 500 million years of the earth’s history through the medium of surround sound and music.

Tim, Jude and James have worked with a team of skilled musicians and scientists to create a series of astonishing works of sound-art that explore the shared mathematics behind geology and music. This is an open-air event, taking place in the beautiful surroundings of King’s Manor. It is suitable for all ages.

About the project team

Dr Tim Ivanic is a Senior Geologist with the Geological Survey of Western Australia.

Dr Jude Brereton is a Lecturer in Audio and Music Technology with the University of York’s Department of Electronics.

James Cave is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded PhD Researcher in Composition with the University of York’s Department of Music.

This event is part of the Eonsounds Project and has been made possible by financial support from the University of York Humanities Research Centre and the York Festival of Ideas Innovation Fund.

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