Here’s a long chat with Neil Denny about Wolves (and an hour out of your life you’ll never get back) http://www.littleatoms.com/sounds/Little_Atoms_313_Simon_Ings_Jude_Rogers.mp3
From 12-14 October 2012, the Kontraste Festival – curated by Sonic Acts – reverberates across Krems, a pretty town on the Danube famous for its art galleries, staggeringly good white wine, and one of the world’s best preserved panopticon prisons. On Saturday I’ll be discussing how, adapted as we are to a rich visual world, we will have to learn to tolerate the limited colour palette and visual monotony of the rest of the universe. This is one of the more left-field contributions; for the most part the weekend is filled with a wild assortment of scientifically literate sound artists Playing with Our Brains. This sort of thing:
There’s also a film programme, like this:
with a touch of this:
If you can’t make it up the Danube, there’s always the book.
On Tuesday 22 November at 7.30pm I’ll be joined by Doug Millard, Senior Curator of ICT & Space Technology at London’s Science Museum, to trace Russia’s centuries-old obsession with flight. Discover how Russia’s pilots, parachutists and pioneers won the space race at Pushkin House, 5a Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA