Episode 15: a conversation with Will Montgomery

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Image courtesy of the artist

On Episode 15, I meet sound artist Will Montgomery in the Elephant and Castle shopping centre. We discuss his projects about the shopping centre and the Heygate estate and the notions of representation and translation that often inspire, challenge and contextualise his practice. We also talk about opacity, openness, literature, text-scores and their intertwining with sound and field-recordings.

The episode will be aired on Tuesday 11th of November at 5pm on Resonance 104.4 FM (repeated on Friday Nov. 5th at 2am).

About Will Montgomery

Will Montgomery makes electronic music, sound art and field recordings. His musical pieces explore aural texture and narrative. He also constructs compositions from sequences of treated or untreated field recordings. He is interested in the acoustics of the built environment, particularly London. His work has been released by various labels: Winds Measure, Entr’acte, nonvisualobjects and Every Contact Leaves a Trace. He collaborates with the poet Carol Watts and teaches poetry and poetics in the English department at Royal Holloway, University of London.

www.selvageflame.com

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