Residencies

Residencies

Salon Imaginaire - Surrealism for the 21st Century

Posted on 10th June 2019

Originally conceived as a concert series celebrating the creative legacy of College founder, Edward James, Salon Imaginaire showcases some of the diverse explorative practices of different music and sound artists currently at work on the UK touring circuit.

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    PROFILE: Jez riley French

    Posted on 7th February 2019

    West Dean College is delighted to welcome the artist, sound recordist and composer, Jez riley French, to its 2019 programme. Jez will perform live at West Dean on 28th February as part of Salon Imaginaire #5 and will be running a Field Recording short course in September.

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    Phil Minton's Feral Choir Workshop

    Posted on 7th January 2019

    The Feral Choir is a vocal experience for those who sing, for those who do not sing and for those who will never sing. Led by the unique and extraordinary singer and improvisation musician Phil Minton, the feral choir workshop will conclude with a live performance of improvised noise at Salon Imaginaire #4.

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    Gabriele Beveridge at Seventeen Gallery

    Posted on 12th November 2018

    Previous Artist-in-Residence, Gabriele Beveridge is showing new work at Seventeen Gallery in London. The solo exhibition, Live Dead World, include a series of photograpms made by Beveridge during her 2017/18 residency at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation.

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    Salon Imaginaire #2 - Collectress and Sonic Pleasure

    Posted on 16th October 2018

    This live concert features performances by some of the most imaginative music makers working today. Collectress are a quartet whose collective ethos, aesthetic and approach is inspired and informed by the practices which complement their performing lives. Sonic Pleasure is famed for her unique crafting of sound from bricks and masonry, reducing much of her instrumentation to dust by the end of a concert.