Karen Lauke

Sound design and original composition

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Commissions

Korrigan's Lair, Secret Light Garden, Audio-visual Installation, Picton Castle, Pembrookshire, South Wales, 30th September & 1st October 2011.

The Whispering Tree, Secret Light Garden, Audio-visual Installation, Picton Castle, Pembrookshire, South Wales, 8 & 9th October 2010.

Memories Unearthed, Dirt & Dreams 3, Live 16-Channel Performance, Wet Earth Colliery Audio Installation, Clifton Country Park, Salford, 26 September 2010.

Drummers Drum, Pipers Pipe, Christmas Festival, Audio Installation, Buille Hill Park, Salford, 20 December 2009.

Memories Unearthed, Dirt & Dreams 2, Wet Earth Colliery Audio Installation, Clifton Country Park, Salford, 27 September 2009.

Inside, The Listening Shell, commissioned by Dody Nash, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, November 2007 - February 2008.


Performances

The Ghost of Someone Not Yet Drowned, Victoria Baths, Manchester, 19 April 2012.

Synecdoche:praha, Sound Kitchen, Prague Quadrennial, Nova Scena of the National Theatre, Prague, 22 June 2011.

Copper Vibrations, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Graduate Centre, New York, 25 March 2010.

Copper Vibrations, Seeing Sound Symposium, Bath Spa University, 19-20 September 2009.

Dreaming the Silence, Silent Voice:Forbidden Lives, Practice as Research Working Group Lab, IFTR, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-18 July 2009.

In the Museum of Lost Sounds, Symposium on Silence, CpaRA, University of Chester, 23 June 2009.

Copper Vibrations, iSee:EyeHear,Audio-Visual Concert Performance, Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall, Leeds, March 2009.

Lascia vagare la mente, iSee:EyeHear, Audio-Visual Concert Performance, Clothworkers' Centenary Concert Hall, Leeds, March 2009.

Listen, Pushing The Medium Collaborative Concert, Teatro Miela, Trieste, Italy, October 2006.

Listen, Pushing The Medium Collaborative Concert, Teatro San Giorgio, Udine, Italy, October 2006.


Exhibitions

Excerpts from 'The Odyssey', Physical Theatre Performance, Gallery Exhibition & Digital Catalogue, World Stage Design, Korea, August-September 2009.

Excerpts from 'The Book of the Dead', Theatre Noise Listening Room, CETT, Central School of Speech of Drama, London, April 2009.

Excerpts from 'The Odyssey', Theatre Noise Listening Room, CETT, Central School of Speech of Drama, London, April 2009.

Excerpts from 'More Light', Society of British Theatre Sound Designers National Exhibit, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, November 2007.

Excerpts from 'More Light', Digital Sound Exhibition, Scenofest, Prague Quadrennial, Prague, June 2007.


Installations

The Ghost of Someone Not Yet Drowned, Victoria & Albert Museum, 22 April - 4 May 2012.

Cities of Sound Installation, Audio Exhibition, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool, April 2009.

Copper Vibrations, Audio Installation, The Sonic Art Oxford Juebox, Oxford Brookes University, April 2009.

In The Museum of Lost Sounds & There Must Be Silence, Sound Installation, Faculty of Heath Open Day, Edge Hill University, February 2008.

There Must Be Silence, Sensory Awareness Day, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, October 2007.

There Must Be Silence, Emergency Festival, Greenroom, Manchester, September 2007.

Lascia vagare la mente, Audio-Visual Installation, Aberdeen, Scotland, November 2006.

Lascia vagare la mente, Audio-Visual Installation, Pushing The Medium Conference, Udine, Italy, October 2006.


Festivals

Copper Vibrations, SOUNDplay Festival, The Factory, Hamilton, Toronto, 12 November 2010.

Copper Vibrations, Women & Minorities Media Festival, Baltimore, Maryland, 27 March, 2010.

In The Museum of Lost Sounds, Portrait of a Sonic Landscape, Deep Wireless Festival, New Adventures in Sound Art, Canada, May-June 2008.

There Must Be Silence, Zeppelin 08 Festival, Centre of Contemporary Culture, Barcelona, March 2008.


Radio

Composition or Sound Design, Framework: afield, Resonance FM, 8 Nov, 2009.

Lascia vagare la mente, Cornerhouse ArtRadio, Manchester, June 2007.

Awards

The Odyssey, Sound Design Prize, World Stage Design, September 2009.

Published Articles

Music, space and theatre: site-specific approaches to multichannel spatialisation, Organized Sound Journal, co-authored with Dr Ewan Stefani, 2010.

The placement of sound in artistic contexts, Body, Space & Technology Journal, 2010.

Conference Papers

Arts Research: Publics & Purposes, Graduate School of Creatve Arts & Media, Dublin, February 2010.

Dreaming the Silence, Symposium on Silence, CpaRA, University of Chester, 23 June 2009.

Investigating and defining practice-led research in the arts, CEPRA, Leeds University, 20 September 2008.

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Sound Spatialisation and Immersice Audio: Disciplines, Venues, Perspectives, Techniques, Systems and Praxes, Panel Member, Auditory Environments, Culture Lab, Newcastle University, 22 March 2008.

Theatre Sound Design and Musical Construction, Digital Music Research Network Annual Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, 8 July 2007.

This is what it sounds like, Short Story Conference, Edge Hill University, July 2007.

Sound: The Neglected Art in Performance, Sound As Art: Blurring of the Boundaries, Aberdeen University, 24-26 November 2006.

Hierarchy of the Senses: Non-Descriptive Sounds versus Visual Imagery, Pushing The Medium Symposium, Udine, Italy, 17 October 2006.

Prospero/Brook: Gielgud, Greenaway and the New Masque, SW/Texts PCA/ACA National Conference, New Mexico, USA, February 2006.