Rammel #111 - Alexandra Spence / Megan Alice Clune / Linda Kemp
Rammel Club #111
Fri Sept 9th at Chameleon, NG1 6HL
£8 adv / £10 door
Alexandra Spence is a sound artist and musician living on unceded Wangal land in Sydney, Australia. Through her practice Alex attempts to reimagine the intricate relationships between the listener, the object, and the surrounding environment as a kind of communion or conversation. Her aesthetic favours field recordings, analogue technologies and object interventions. Alex has presented her art and music in Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America including the Vancouver Art Gallery; BBC Radio; Ausland, Berlin; Radiophrenia, Glasgow; Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid; Sound Forms Festival, Hong Kong; MONO, Brisbane; The Substation, Melbourne; Soft Centre, and Liveworks Festival, with Liquid Architecture, Sydney. She has released her music with labels Room40, Longform editions, More Mars (w. MP Hopkins) and Canti Magnetici, and has two forthcoming releases with Mappa and Room40.
Megan Alice Clune is a musician, composer and artist based in Eora (Sydney). She has presented work and undertaken residencies across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America, including 3331 Arts Chiyoda (TYO), VividLIVE at the Sydney Opera House, Next Wave Festival (MEL), Underbelly Arts Festival (SYD), Performa 15 (NYC) and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival (MA). Megan is a lecturer and tutor at Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the University of Sydney Department of Architecture, Design and Planning. Her 2021 album If You Do was released on Room 40 to critical acclaim.
Linda Kemp makes poetry, presenting through publication and performance. They are the author of two books of poetry, Stitch (Contraband, 2020) and Lease Prise Redux (Materials, 2016). They have performed variously in, with and as Geranium Slips, Lady de Bored, piggle, Soft Architecture, and Thermal Threshold, with audio releases on Subruckus Records, Lurker Bias, Enjoy Your Homes, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Recent work appears in ‘Morley’ (Two Queens Gallery, 2022), 'Responses to Derek Jarman's Blue' (Pilot Press, 2022), and ‘All Becomes Art’ (Speculative Books, 2021). They are editor at Futch Press Journal, an online platform for experimental poetics.