Sharon Gal is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, vocalist and composer, specialising in free improvisation and participatory, collaborative large group compositions. She works with voice, extended techniques, electronics, various instruments, field recordings, found audio, video and collage; exploring presence, listening, embodiment, and the relationship between people, sound and space.
Sharon performs solo and in collaborations with: David Toop, Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Charles Hayward, John Butcher, Andie Brown, Yoni Silver, Sue Lynch, Anat Ben David and Lina Lapelyte.
Since 2007 she has been directing a series of large group, site specific compositions, inviting musicians and non-musicians to take part: L’esprit D’escalier for voices in a staircase, Toy Orchestra & Room to Breathe, with children & adults, Long Drone for mixed ensembles, Gals with Guitars with female players, Sound Out for M/Any voices and Feel the Noise for electric guitars & micro amps.
Sharon is a co-founder of Resonance FM arts radio. Her music was released by many labels including; The Tapeworm, American Tapes, Ash International, Chocolate Monk, Ecstatic Yod , Paradigm Records, My Dance the Skull and Wild Silence, with five solo albums and various collaborations.
She performs in the UK & internationally.Past performances include The V&A, Science Museum, ICA, The Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Modern & Tate Britain, MACBA, and Colour Out of Space, Borealis, Supernormal, Tectonics, Supersonic and TUSK festivals.
Her experimental work, Etudes, a collection of text & colour scores, presented as a deck of 78 cards, was supported by Sound and Music’ New Voices programme and published in 2021.
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