Oto Projects programme – MUSICS AND OTHER LIVING CREATURES
With the help of guest writers, musicians and sculptors, David Toop will do some or all of the following:
- revisit his first radio programme, broadcast as Crossthreads on BBC Radio 3 on the 29 th May, 1972, originally a mix of BBC archive recordings documenting the web of musical interconnections between non-human, human and extra-human entities.
- as a variant on the Sharpen Your Needles format of playing ethnographic recordings (devised with Evan Parker) he will introduce a bioacoustic version called Sharpen Your Claws.
- talk about and play ‘instruments’ exploring ecologies of cultural exchange and cohabitation that reject anthropocentrism and speciesism.
Music and Other Living Creatures is a series at Cafe OTO (curated by OTO Projects) dedicated to music about, with, or by other living creatures. Birds, tigers, chickens, insects and many other living creatures are explored through sound-walks, listening sessions, commissioned performances, live responses and discussions.
For more information and to buy tickets please see the Cafe Oto website