SARAH ANGLISS | Live shows, talks and exhibitions
Live shows, talks and exhibitions
Pioneers of music - Daphne Oram and Viv Albertine +

Talking about the life and work of Daphne Oram, in this evening also featuring punk pioneer Viv Albertine.

Delia Derbyshire's 80th Birthday Brighton , United Kingdom +
Rosehill Tavern
Rose Hill Terrace
Brighton BN1 4JL
United Kingdom

Excerpts from the new album 'Ealing Feeder' and other original music, celebrating the late Radiophonic pioneer.

Ealing Feeder album launch London , United Kingdom +
Kings Place
90 York Way Kings Cross
London N1 9AG
United Kingdom

A live performance of my solo album Ealing Feeder, due for release in April 2017. With guests Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), The London Sound Survey and DJ Special K.

The Hairy Ape New York, USA +
The Armory (Drill Hall)
643 Park Avenue
New York NY 10065

Composition and sound design for this revival of Eugene O'Neill's expressionist play The Hairy Ape (1922). A transfer from The Old Vic, London.

Sxip Shirey presents Baby Dee plus guests New York +
National Sawdust
Directions Address National Sawdust 80 North 6th Street Brooklyn
New York NY 11249

A performance on the Ealing Feeder (robotic carillon) for Sxip Shirey's evening celebrating the work of Baby Dee, featuring Dee and guests

Off the Page: Bergen Bergen, Norway +
Landmark - Bergen Kunsthall
Rasmus Meyers allé 5
Bergen 5015 Bergen

A talk on the corporeal roots of electronic sound for Off The Page, the music festival without music (presented by nyMusikk and The Wire Magazine)

Talk: An introduction to synthesis using Cycling 74's Max London , UK +
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
62-64 Eton Ave
London NW3 3HY

An introduction to the creative potential of Max, a flexible and extendible graphical programming language for media. For The Association of Sound Designers' Winter School.

Landscape / Soundscape Philadelphia, USA +
Arthur Ross Gallery
220 South 34th Street
Philadelphia PA 19104

14 Jan - 26 Mar 2017 A short, recorded soundpiece, responding to Erica Lennard's Villa Lante (1986), commissioned for a new exhibition of landscape photography and sound art.

Once in a Lifetime London , UK +
The Young Vic
66 The Cut
London SE1 8LZ

25 Nov 2016 - 14 Jan 2017 Sounds and music for this screwball comedy set in the early days of The Talkies (directed by Richard Jones).

The Machinery - 19th century machine-inspired dance Sheffield, UK +
Millennium Gallery
Arundel Gate
Sheffield S1 2PP

Revisiting a 19th-century machine-inspired dance for the Algomech festival of algorithmic and mechanical movement - with Caroline Radcliffe.

The Museum of Lost Sounds London , United Kingdom +
Museum of London
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN
United Kingdom

Live music inspired by London folklore past and present, featuring theremin, saw, percussion and robotic carillon. For the museum's first Night Museum, in partnership with Illuminations Festival.

Talk: Never Leaving Home Kraków, Poland +
Pałac Krzysztofory
Rynek Główny 35
Kraków 31-011 Kraków

A talk 'Never Leaving Home - Fear, desire and disembodied music', for this Unsound festival of the theme of dislocation.

Being There Bristol, UK +
Pervasive Media Studio
Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside
Bristol BS1 5TX

A short performance at the showcase for Being There, an EPSRC-funded exploration of humans and robots in public spaces.

Signalman (sound poem for radio) Glasgow, UK +
Radiophrenia at the Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

This sound poem for radio is a fractured retelling of The Signalman, Charles Dickens' ghost story for the industrial age.

Echo Fantasy at Fort Process Newhaven, UK +
Newhaven Fort
Fort Rise
Newhaven BN9 9DS

Duetting with Laura Cannell in two adjacent, reverberant gunpowder chambers, at Lost Property's one day sound and art festival exploring the extroardinary acoustics of Newhaven Fort.

Multimedia, art and sound design course Dartington , Devon, UK +
Dartington Summer School and Festival
Dartington Hall
Dartington , Devon TQ9 6EL

20-27 August 2016 I'll be teaming up with fellow composer and sound artist Matthew Fairclough to present this fun, one week course for musicians of all backgrounds interested in electronics, composition and sound installations.

CANCELLED: Sweet Thames Flow Softly London, UK +
Fulham Palace
Bishop's Ave
London SW6 6EA

CANCELLED: In the Tudor Great Hall, live music inspired by The Bows and other London folksongs, for a Caught by the River exhibition about Thames lore: Sweet Thames Flow Softly.

Acoustic set (featuring saw) Beccles (nr. Southwold), Suffolk, UK +
Latitude Festival
Henham House
Beccles (nr. Southwold), Suffolk NR34 8AN

Musical saw and other acoustic instruments in this solo set on the evening Bandstand.

Sounding the Great Hall London, UK +
Unit for Sound Practice Research Richard Hoggart Building 167 Goldsmiths University of London New Cross London SE14 6NW UK New Cross
London SE14 6NW

A continuous concert, exploring the acoustics of The Great Hall, Goldsmiths.

Soundcamp 2016 London, UK +
Stave Hill Ecology Park
Salter Road Rotherhithe
London SE16

A talk on the 18th century practice of teaching songbirds human tunes. For Soundcamp 2016, a worldwide celebration of the dawn chorus.

Alternative Histories of Electronic Music London , UK +
Science Museum Research Centre
165 Queen's Gate
London SW7 5HD

A conference exploring alternative histories of electronic music

Sonic Imperfections London, UK +
Sonic Imperfections
St Catherine's Church Pepys Rd
London SE14 5SG

A live performance for this experimental music night when it visits Telegraph Hill Festival.

Sonakinatography London , UK +
Raven Row Gallery
56 Artillery Ln
London E1 7LS

10-12 March 2016. An interpretation of Sonakinatography Composition III, composed by pioneering systems artist Channa Horwitz (1932-2013).

Our Machines Hastings , East Sussex , UK +
The Observer Building
53 Cambridge Road
Hastings , East Sussex TN34 1DT

A musical performance, featuring some new experiments with poetic robotics and telepresence. For Our Machines, an events series curated by Louise Colbourne.

Saisonscape London +
Cafe Oto
18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston
London E8 3DL

Saisonscape: Decay - with Kemper Norton, Lisa Busby and Hoofus

The Hairy Ape London , UK +
The Old Vic
The Cut
London SE1 8NB

17 October - 21 November 2015 Working with found sounds to create the soundscape for a new production of Eugene O'Neill's Expressionist masterpiece The Hairy Ape, directed by Richard Jones. 17 Oct - 21 Nov 2015.

Saisonscape Bristol, UK +
16 Narrow Quay
Bristol BS1 4QA

Saisonscape: Decay - with Kemper Norton and Lisa Busby

ODI Creative Labs London, UK +
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Rd, South Bank
London SE1 8XT

A short, practical demonstration of data-driven robotic musical instruments for the annual summit of the Open Data Institute.

Black is the Colour Cardiff, Wales +
Wales Millennium Centre (Weston Studio)
Bute Place Cardiff Bay
Cardiff CF10 5AL

Black is the Colour - a night of sonic sorcery for All Hallow's - also featuring Bill Orcutt, Spectres, Ratatosk and Artefact.

Robots and ventriloquists Canterbury , UK +
St Mary’s Hall Studio Theatre
The Borough
Canterbury CT1 2EZ

In this talk and short performance for Canterbury Festival, I'll be taking the audience on a trip to the uncanny valley.

Listening in the Wild London +
Centre for Digital Music, QMUL
David Sizer Lecture Theatre, Francis Bancroft Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road
London E1 4NS

Listening in the Wild - birdsong extemporisations on the robotic carillon and a short talk on songbirds and music

Sonic Imperfections London +
The Montague Arms
289 Queen's Rd Peckham
London SE14 2PA

Sonic Imperfections - a short set at this monthly music night

Train your Bird in Stereo Charlbury, UK +
Wilderness Festival
Cornbury Park
Charlbury OX7 3EH

Train your Bird in Stereo - a short talk about the ancient art of teaching songbirds human tunes

Trace London, UK +
Unit for Sound Practice Research Richard Hoggart Building 167 Goldsmiths University of London New Cross London SE14 6NW UK New Cross
London SE14 6NW

Talk: developing performances that deploy technology

9 Evenings Birmingham, UK +
Minerva Works
Fazeley Street, Digbeth
Birmingham B5 5RS

9 Evenings - for Digbeth Delights during Supersonic Festival

Daylight Music London, UK +
Union Chapel
Compton Terrace
London N1 2UN

Daylight Music

Moog Soundlab Birmingham, UK +
Millennium Point
Birmingham City University, Curzon Street
Birmingham B4 7XG

Moog Soundlab - all day, 4 and 5 June

All Ears Birmingham, UK +
Millennium Point
Birmingham City University, Curzon Street
Birmingham B4 7XG

Hourly demo of new automatic pipe organ - 6 to 14 June

Horlicks and Armageddon London, UK +
The Last Tuesday Society
11 Mare Street, Hackney
London E8 4RP

Talk - revealing the lives of Britain's secret nuclear survivalists

If Wet Callow End, Worcester, UK +
Village Hall
Upton Road
Callow End, Worcester WR2 4TG

Storytelling and folklore - a celebration of John Doran's new book Jolly Lad

Prima Vista Tartu, Estonia +
Lai 37

Music to sci-fi film from the BFI National Archive

Harmonic Series London, UK +
The Blue Room, Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

Live performance for Harmonic Series - RFH series of adventurous new music

Horlicks and Armageddon Brighton, UK +
Latest Music Bar
14-17 Manchester Street
Brighton BN2 1TF

Talk for the Catalyst Club - a 15-minute version of my show exploring the lives of Britain's secret nuclear survivalists

Off the Page - Oslo Oslo, Norway +
Kunstnernes Hus
Wergelandsveien 17

Talk for Off the Page, Oslo - hosted by The Wire and nyMusikk

Midwich Cuckoos Live Brighton, UK +
The Duke of York's Picturehouse
Preston Road
Brighton BN1 4NA

Original music for a live reimagining of John Wydnam's sci-fi classic The Midwich Cuckoos. For Cinecity Festival and BFI nationwide season Sci-fi: Days of Wonder

Robotics and performance masterclass London, UK +
City Lit
Keeley Street, Covent Garden
London WC2B 4BA

A one-day masterclass on introducing robotics and Arduino into your stage act.

Spike Island Bristol, UK +
Spike Island
133 Cumberland Road
Bristol BS1 6UX

Live performance with music and automata, including an accompaniment to a film by Anna Franceschini

Eyemusic London, UK +
Handel House Museum
25 Brook Street
London W1K 4HB

Eyemusic - live music with automata, for event series curated by Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian

British Library Labs Symposium London, UK +
British Library
96 Euston Rd
London NW1 2DB

Talk and short performance - exploring some unlikely affinities between sound making today and in the Victorian era

The Attic Southampton, UK +
The Art House
178 Above Bar Street
Southampton SO14 7DW

The Attic - joining Professor Elemental and fellow Spacedog Stephen Hiscock for this musical cabaret with a Halloween theme.

The Royal Institution London, UK +
The Royal Institution
21 Albemarle St
London W1S 4BS

For Ada Lovelace Day, a live performance for schools, in the beautiful, historic lecture theatre of the Royal Institution, London.

Off the Page Bristol, UK +
16 Narrow Quay
Bristol BS1 4QA

Talk at Off the Page, the UK's only literary festival dedicated to sound and music, curated by The Wire.

Fort Process Newhaven, UK +
Newhaven Fort
Fort Rise
Newhaven BN9 9DS

A live musical, robotic installation at Fort Process, a one day sound and art festival in the labyrinthine acoustic spaces of Newhaven Fort.

Supernormal Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK +
Braziers Park
Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 6AN

Supernormal festival of experimental arts and music, 8-10 August. Performing live on theremin and automata.

If Wet on Tour Sompting (nr Lancing), East Sussex, UK +
Village Hall 2
65 West Street
Sompting (nr Lancing), East Sussex

If Wet on tour. An informal talk and live performance at this show-and-tell for sonic artists.

Spirit of Gravity Brighton, UK +
The Green Door Store
Undercroft, Brighton Train Station
Brighton BN1 4FQ

Spirit of Gravity - Brighton's longest running experimental electronic music night.

Live at Campbell Road Brighton, UK +
Campbell Road Studios
Old builders Yard, Campbell Rd
Brighton BN1 4QD

Live at Campbell Road Studios - Minimal Bouge also on the bill

Trace - work in progress Bristol, UK +
Pervasive Media Studio
Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside
Bristol BS1 5TX

I'll be giving a short demo of work in progress on Trace and inviting questions

Sonic Pattern and the Textility of Code London, UK +
Lime Wharf
Vyner Street
London E2 9DJ

Sonic Pattern and the Textility of Code. A talk at this all-day event, bringing together viewpoints on weaving, knitting, live coding, generative music and digital making.

Maker Faire Newcastle, UK +
Centre for Life
Times Square
Newcastle NE1 4EP

Newcastle Maker Faire. A live performance with Spacedog and a short talk on the Uncanny Valley.

Atomic Gardening London, UK +
Resonance FM
144 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB

Podcast: A poetic, one-hour documentary, digging into the British allotments and archives to reveal the little known story of the 1950s atomic gardening movement.

Atomic Gardening Southampton, UK +
Nuffield Theatre
University Road
Southampton SO17 1TR

Atomic Gardening - a new, 20 minute TEDx talk for the University of Southampton, curated by James Dyke. The theme of the day is 'flourishing in the 21st century'.

Monomania Cambridge, UK +
Cambridge Junction
Clifton Way
Cambridge CB1 7GX

Monomania - a one-day festival exploring obsessive and solitary creative experience.

Bees in a Tin Birmingham, UK +
The Gatehouse
The Bond Company, 180-182 Fazeley Street, Digbeth
Birmingham B5 5SE

Bees in a Tin - a talk and demo at this gathering of people who experiment with novel interfaces

Sound Women Brighton, UK +
The Marlborough Theatre
Princes Street
Brighton BN2 1RD

A live interview for this Brighton collective of women who work with audio.

Vault: New music for silent Gothic films London, UK +
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Rd, South Bank
London SE1 8XT

New music inspired by rarely seen Gothic silent films from the BFI National Archive.

If Wet Fundraiser Callow End, Worcester, UK +
Village Hall
Upton Road
Callow End, Worcester WR2 4TG

If Wet Fundraiser - hosted by Morton Underwood, in a village hall in rural Worcestershire.

Live at the Art House Southampton, UK +
The Art House
178 Above Bar Street
Southampton SO14 7DW

Live music for this Halloween celebration

Bring to Light Birmingham, UK +
New Library
Centenary Square
Birmingham B1 2EA

Bring to Light - a weekend of adventurous music celebrating the opening of the new Library of Birmingham. Curated by Capsule.

Bloomsbury Festival London, UK +
Senate House
Gower Street
London WC1E 7HU

A live performance in Senate House, University of London. Part of an ongoing collaboration with philosophers at the Centre for the Study of the Senses.

Time Travel Live London, UK +
Hack Circus, The Star of Kings
126 York Way
London N1 0AX

A talk and short performance for Hack Circus, comparing depictions of time travel in two of my favourite books.

dConstruct Brighton, UK +
Brighton Dome
Church Street
Brighton BN1 1UE

A talk on technology, sound and the uncanny, at dConstruct, an annual forum on technology and culture.

Green Man Festival Powys, Wales, UK +
Glanusk Park
Usk Valley
Powys, Wales
Odditorium +
Abbots Ripton

Various salon talks on unusual topics at The Secret Garden Party.

Aether Music: double bill with Time Attendant London, UK +
Horse Hospital
Colonnade, Bloomsbury
London WC1N 1JD

Music from the aether, time slip and magic, as I perform a double-bill with fellow electronic musician Time Attendant.

If Wet Callow End, Worcester, UK +
Village Hall
Upton Road
Callow End, Worcester WR2 4TG

A talk and demo at the first outing of If Wet - a show-and-tell for sonic artists in a village hall.

Scratch performance for Sound Day Brighton, UK +
The Basement
24 Kensington Street
Brighton BN1 4AJ

A scratch performance made from processed field recordings collected by participants at Brighton's first Sound Day

Caper's 2nd Birthday Party (invitation only) London, UK +
Modern Jago
Club Row, Arnold Circus
London E2 7ES

A short set to celebrate the second birthday of digital prototyping and design agency Caper.

Theremin jam session Brighton, UK +
Hendricks’ Carnival of Knowledge
1 Brunswick Terrace
Brighton BN3

Duetting on theremin with Leila Dear - as part of a day of events curated by Strange Attractor and Disinformation.

Spacedog live Brighton, UK +
24 George Street
Brighton BN2

An evening with human, theremin and robot trio Spacedog, in the delightful Brighton music café Bom-Bane's.

Horlicks and Armageddon Brighton, UK +
Sub-basement, Old Police Cell Museum
Brighton BN1 1JA

In a sub-basement refuge, deep under the streets of Brighton, I’ll be using live music and spoken word to recall the secret lives of Britain’s self-styled nuclear survivalists.

Rocket Lolly Edinburgh, UK +
Bristo Square
Edinburgh EH8 9AJ

An evening of peculiar and rarely seen vintage British science films, many accompanied live by Spacedog, plus a DJ set from Project Moonbase, your MCs for the night.

Double-bill with Thomas Truax London, UK +
MS Stubnitz
Montgomery Street, Wood Wharf, Canary Wharf
London E14 9SP

An evening of dark cabaret, sonic experiments and extraordinary machines, as I join the magnificent fellow musician and hacker Thomas Truax for a double-bill.

Flatpack Festival Birmingham, UK +
Minerva Works
Fazeley Street, Digbeth
Birmingham B5 5RS

A live performance for Flatpack Festival - one of a series of events celebrating the heyday of Birmingham Arts Lab.

Tech City IWD Showcase London, UK +
Biscuit Building, 10 Redchurch Street
London E2 7DD

Demonstrating some of my musical automata in an evening showcasing women who work creatively with tech.

The Voice London, UK +
Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London NW1 2BE

I'll record a voice from the audience on wax, using an original Edison phonograph as I discuss Victorian obsessions with capturing the voices of the dead.

Click (BBC World Service live) London, UK +
BBC Radio Theatre
Portland Place
London W1A 1AA

Playing live on theremin, accompanied by automata, as part of a live BBC World Service show on humans and robots.

The Effect London, UK +
National Theatre (Cottesloe)
South Bank
London SE1 9PX

Composing music for this new play by Lucy Prebble, directed by Rupert Goold. A Headlong Theatre production for the National Theatre.

Spacedog and Prof. Elemental on the end of the pier Bournemouth, UK +
Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth BH2 5AA

Spacedog fulfill a lifelong ambition to play the end of a pier, as they team up with the mighty Professor Elemental for a night of music, uncanny robots and spoken word.

'Ed Wood' with Spacedog live Bristol, UK +
Bristol Cube
Dove Street South
Bristol BS2 8JD

Theremin, robots, vocals and vibes in this live musical curiosity from Spacedog, following a screening of Tim Burton's wonderful biopic 'Ed Wood' (1994).

City Reads presents: The Spotted Dog revisited Brighton, UK +
The Marlborough Theatre
Princes Street
Brighton BN2 1RD

I'll be channeling the repertoire, wardrobe and playing style of Dolly, a legendary Brighton pub pianist, in this memoire of gay culture in Brighton in the late 1950s.

Brighton Digital Festival Closing Party Brighton, UK +
The Basement
24 Kensington Street
Brighton BN1 4AJ

Theremin, vocals, percussion and live robotic experiments as Spacedog headline at the closing party of Brighton's Digital Festival

Rocket Lolly and End of the World Party Aberdeen +
British Science Festival 2012
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3FX

Spacedog perform Rocket Lolly, an hour of rarely seen vintage science films, ccompanied live on theremin, saw, vibes and other instruments.

The Odditorium Saltash, Cornwall, UK +
Port Eliot Festival
St. Germans
Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5ND

The Odditorium - a series of talks on mavericks, pranksters and the arcane.

Supersonix Festival London, UK +
Exhibition Road
Exhibition Road
London SW7 2DD

Talks at this festival celebrating the art and science of sound.