Patrick Farmer is a co-founder of Compost and Height, co-editor of the new-music journal Wolf Notes, founder of the Sound I’m Particular lecture series and Significant Landscapes Festival, and a curator of the audiograft festival. He also helps to run the Sonic Art Research Unit.
Farmer has published several books of prose and poetry and written compositions for groups such as Apartment House and the Set Ensemble, he has performed and exhibited internationally with artists such as Michael Pisaro and Sarah Hughes.
Festival appearances and residencies include The Wulf (Los Angeles), Ftarri (Tokyo), LMC (London), I & E (Dublin), Geiger (Gothenberg), The Proms (London), Blurred Edges (Hamburg), and Forestry Commission England (Cumbria).
Farmer's new books, Close Eclogues on Tiptoe and Azimuth, the Ecology of an Ear, were recently published by Compost and Height and SARU, Close Eclogues includes a chapter that is a text realisation of a series of compositions by Joseph Clayton Mills.