A transcript of Nicola's touching speech at the launch of #BMC50
"Sarah Hughes is a British artist, composer and performer, producing work that explores the boundaries of interdisciplinary practice, often moving between sculpture, installation, composition and music"
"As part of my residency at the British Music Collection I researched graphic, open and experimental scores for piano or any solo instrument."
The first in a series of twelve videos that have grown out of a deep research into the nature of Free Improvisation by artist, teacher and curator, Blanca Regina.
"Characteristic of her great wit, self-critique and introspection, this is an honest rumination of the role of women in music."
"...Phyllis was later to become dissatisfied with most of this early work, committing nearly all of the scores to flames." #BMC50
"These scores highlight the sounds that subconsciously colour our experience of particular times, places or objects." #BMC50
"Once performed, these scores can become site-specific meditations, or give rise to fresh musical responses that encourage people to reappraise the landscape around them." #BMC50