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  • River . Pathway . StaticRiver . Pathway . Static
    July 19, 2021
    “What speaks to us, seemingly, is always the big event, the untoward, the extra-ordinary: the front-page splash, the banner headlines. Railway trains only begin to exist when they are derailed… What we’re experiencing, the rest, where is it? How should we take account of, question, describe what happens every day and recurs everyday: the banal,
  • River . Pathway . Static | Tape #1River . Pathway . Static | Tape #1
    July 19, 2021
    Colliding Lines presents the first in our series of collaborative audio experiments, River . Pathway . Static. Each release in our series features one original piece of work, and one response to a previous release. Led by artists Stephan Barrett and Sylvia Hallett, Side A of the release is a sonic journey through cracks in
  • Nettles and Chalklines | Radio #18Nettles and Chalklines | Radio #18
    July 15, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month marks the release of River . Pathway . Static, upcoming album by Stephan Barrett and Sylvia Hallett produced by
  • RE: H O M ERE: H O M E
    July 6, 2021
    H O M E is an anthology of new visual poetry. The project asked ten poets to submit work for reinterpretation by five typographic artists. Neither poet nor designer spoke to each other, and neither knew the other’s work prior to this project. The resulting pieces represent two perspectives; each poem possessing a new meaning
  • #17: You Don’t Know | RADIO#17: You Don’t Know | RADIO
    June 17, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we speak to poets and veteran podcasters Lizzy and David Turner about You Don’t Know, their collaborative literary, visual
  • (E)motion: Call for Poems(E)motion: Call for Poems
    May 31, 2021
    Colliding Lines are looking for submissions for a poetry project, to be published later in 2021. Selected works will be reinterpreted and reimagined in collaboration with our in-house and guest typographic artists; a visual poetry remix anthology. The theme is ‘(e)motion’ — movement that changes you, or emotion that creates movement. Over the last year
  • #16 – You Won’t Find Me Here | RADIO#16 – You Won’t Find Me Here | RADIO
    May 20, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we celebrate the release of H O M E, a new anthology of visual poetry featuring eleven collaborations between designers and poets.
  • H O M EH O M E
    April 26, 2021
    H O M E is the first in a series of regular releases, available both individually and on subscription. Every 6 weeks we’ll be releasing new material from Colliding Lines members and our collaborators, issued as printed media, audio tape or digital download. Poets Aidan Baker is a Canadian musician and writer currently based in
  • H O M E | Anthology #1H O M E | Anthology #1
    April 26, 2021
    Colliding Lines presents H O M E, an anthology of poems remixed and reimagined. H O M E asks ten poets to submit work for visual interpretation by six typographic artists. Neither poet nor designer spoke to each other, nor knew the other’s work prior to this project. The resulting pieces represent two perspectives, each poem possessing a new meaning created
  • #15 – Never Ending Splendour | RADIO#15 – Never Ending Splendour | RADIO
    April 15, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This episode we invite Leipzig-based electronic artist Franziska Kastner to curate an extended mix for us, cutting together digitally-manipulated interview fragments
  • Um Poema Errante / A Wandering PoemUm Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem
    March 29, 2021
    Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem is the printed collaboration between travelling poet Christian Marques and visual interpreter Angharad Hengyu Owen. The text is a bi-disciplinary re-exploration of an eight-month journey across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, covering roughly 11’500 km by land, unearthing one poem a day. Presented in English and Portuguese, the book
  • #14 – OEM / Our Friends Eclectic | RADIO#14 – OEM / Our Friends Eclectic | RADIO
    March 18, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. Presented by Theresa Elflein and Martin Clarke, this month we speak to Kodian Trio and duo Marco Scarasssatti and Abdul Moimême about
  • #13 – Gaze is Ghost / Our Friends Eclectic | RADIO#13 – Gaze is Ghost / Our Friends Eclectic | RADIO
    February 18, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we speak to baroque pop pianist and composer Laura McGarrigle, otherwise known as Gaze is Ghost. following her recent
  • El LanhamEl Lanham
    February 1, 2021
    Bookbinding | Printmaking El Lanham is a Lisbon based artist and designer. His playful and varied style flirts between bookbinding, printmaking and tattooing. He is inspired by history, a love of words and an interest in queer narratives. El works on a range of projects from fancy books to one of a kind textiles. He
  • Colliding Lines Programme Spring 2021Colliding Lines Programme Spring 2021
    January 22, 2021
    Colliding Lines are excited to welcome 2021 with a number of ongoing projects and releases, inviting new collaborations from artists across the creative spectrum. Starting in March we’ll be launching a new series of print and tape publications, releasing at 6 week intervals throughout 2021. Alternating between audio and zine formats, this interconnected series of
  • #12 – Music For Books | RADIO#12 – Music For Books | RADIO
    January 21, 2021
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we speak to producer, DJ and designer Mehmet Aslan on his radio project Music For Books: an evolving, ever-inventive
  • #11 – Waterflower, Ariel, Flutuando Suspenso | RADIO#11 – Waterflower, Ariel, Flutuando Suspenso | RADIO
    December 17, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. A broad, eclectic selection of interviews this month for your Christmas-ish listening. Hosted by Wes Freeman-Smith and Martin Clarke, we have
  • InterchangeableInterchangeable
    November 27, 2020
    Colliding Lines invites you to take part in Interchangeable, an ‘Exquisite Corpse’ style project between artists of different mediums. As part of an ongoing collaboration, creative work will be passed from one artist to the next. Each artist will be responding to a preceding piece – with no context apart from what they see or
  • #10 – Helicotrema | RADIO#10 – Helicotrema | RADIO
    November 26, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month’s episode is curated by Helicotrema, an Italy-based recorded audio festival investigating and instigating collective listening experiences. Inspired by the
  • Nick MurrayNick Murray
    November 19, 2020
    Interactive Poetry | Performance Nick Murray is a producer, composer and artist making interactive sonic and narrative work focusing on loss and digital cultures. This often takes the form of games, interactive poetry and performance. Nick is a producer for Now Play This at Somerset House, and associate producer with Penned in the Margins, as
  • Isabelle PhoebeIsabelle Phoebe
    November 2, 2020
    Textile | Film | Zines Izzy is a multimedia artist working across photography, moving image, installation, performance and textile. Currently studying Film and Digital Art BA, research topics include site responsive work, slow film and textile culture. Recurring themes of interest in her own work include space, nature, portraiture, and experimental processes. She is also
  • LifelinesLifelines
    October 22, 2020
    A long distance collaboration conceived in lockdown, Lifelines is a series of beautifully crafted poems spoken and scored by poet Nikki Marrone and composer Laura McGarrigle, here recording under pseudonym Gaze is Ghost. Both artists are first year mothers, and it is in themes of motherhood where the collection finds the most resonance. Charting some
  • ‘Lifelines’ EP Launch | ONLINE‘Lifelines’ EP Launch | ONLINE
    October 22, 2020
    To celebrate the release of ‘Lifelines’, the new EP from Nikki Marrone and Gaze is Ghost, we’ll be hosting an online video-launch – each of the tracks accompanied by its own film. It is free and easy to attend wherever you are in the world, and we can’t wait to share this with you. A
  • #9 – Barnell / Batikva / Barrett | RADIO#9 – Barnell / Batikva / Barrett | RADIO
    October 15, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we share recent performances and pieces from friends and members of the collective, including Lou Barnell’s performance for Yarmonics
  • Emma-Amalie RodeEmma-Amalie Rode
    October 3, 2020
    Design | Illustration Emma-Amalie is a Danish visual communicator based in Cambridge, UK.  Her work revolves around graphics, illustration, photography, and poetry, with a focus on storytelling. Her typographical work has a solid foundation of research and is information based. Each project Emma chooses to work with editing, destruction and the principle question of; if
  • Publishing Programme 2021Publishing Programme 2021
    September 30, 2020
    Colliding Lines are now open to expressions of interest for our 2021 publishing programme. We invite writers to pitch works which re-imagine printed literature as a conversation between text, form and design; particularly any work with potential to extend beyond the page into other mediums such as audio, performance or film. Selected works will be
  • #8 – Lights Out Listening | RADIO#8 – Lights Out Listening | RADIO
    September 17, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. Held in pitch darkness, Glasgow’s Lights Out Listening Group is a bi-monthly series of listening sessions, sharing new sound/radio works and
  • Stephan BarrettStephan Barrett
    September 16, 2020
    Musician | Composer Stephan Barrett is a musician and improviser inspired by the resonance of objects gleaned whilst walking and the imaginary potential of sonic landscapes. By day, Stephan is to be found out of doors or tinkering with found/home-made instruments as one part of the radio-maker and improvisation duos Postcards from the Volcano and
  • #7 – Martin Clarke & Jelena Glazova | RADIO#7 – Martin Clarke & Jelena Glazova | RADIO
    August 20, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. In this episode, we spend two hours with two artists – Latvian sound artist, poet and visual artist Jelena Glazova, playing
  • #6 – Rita Says & Reuben Kyriakides | RADIO#6 – Rita Says & Reuben Kyriakides | RADIO
    July 16, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month we spend two hours with two artists – Rita Says, who with her Orchestra revives and reclaims 20th century
  • MayMay
    June 25, 2020
    Derek Yau’s beautiful, optimistic, elegiac May is a series of piano pieces recorded across the record’s titular month and released in the next. Like many things during lockdown it was created at home, and like many peoples’ experience of days during lockdown – one piece flows into the next with no distinction, no clear beginning or
  • #5 – Origin Stories | RADIO#5 – Origin Stories | RADIO
    June 18, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month takes the theme of beginnings or origins – artists and works that begin at home, in the family, or
  • #4 – (dis)Embodied | RADIO#4 – (dis)Embodied | RADIO
    May 21, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. In this episode, non-physical spaces, dreams as performance, and the body as instrument, object and obstacle. Featuring new music and interviews
  • Honey and LemonHoney and Lemon
    May 10, 2020
    Honey & Lemon is a beautiful photographic novel that follows a Boy and a Girl who meet like any love story. However, the Girl has been fighting a war and there are demons who hound her. The Girl knows it is her battle to fight but the Boy goes on a search to defeat the demons and
  • #3 – Shadowplay | RADIO#3 – Shadowplay | RADIO
    April 16, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This month, we visit live literature experiment ‘Shadowplay’ – the story of a fictional global pandemic cancelled by a real global
  • #2 – Visible Music | RADIO#2 – Visible Music | RADIO
    March 19, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. This episode features performances from our live score series, re-imagining the visual music of 1920s Dada, where abstract painters explored the
  • Reanimation: Visible Music | LONDONReanimation: Visible Music | LONDON
    March 5, 2020
    Colliding Lines return with Reanimation, our monthly live soundtrack series hosted at New River Studios. Each month we invite a diverse line-up of musicians and sound artists to re-score, re-interpret and re-imagine a programme of short animations, each month curated around a different theme and era. This month we showcase work inspired by the Absolute Film movement
  • #1 – Labyrinth | RADIO#1 – Labyrinth | RADIO
    February 20, 2020
    Colliding Lines present live sessions, cross-genre collaborations and left-field recordings drawn from the London, UK and international experimental scenes; a long-form love letter to recorded audio as soundtrack, as sound art and as storyteller. The first episode in a series of recorded performances from our live score series, re-imagining scores for obscure and iconic animations.
  • Live Event Volunteers Wanted | LONDONLive Event Volunteers Wanted | LONDON
    February 11, 2020
    Colliding Lines is a non-profit live arts collective hosting a variety of different events in different parts of the world – in order to get the show up and running we need YOU. If you’re interested in getting behind the scenes with us, please get in touch. We can always use some kind souls and
  • Reanimation: Labyrinth | LONDONReanimation: Labyrinth | LONDON
    February 6, 2020
    Colliding Lines present Reanimation, a new series of live film scores hosted at New River Studios. Each month we invite a diverse line-up of musicians and sound artists to re-score, re-interpret and re-imagine a programme of short animations, each month curated around a different theme and era. For our 2020 launch event we explore avant garde
  • Zine SubmissionsZine Submissions
    January 26, 2020
    Live arts collective Colliding Lines are currently accepting new submissions to our online zine store, inviting artists and makers to submit DIY works for sale online, at shows and through social media. How it works: send us some photos and a bit of info, if we like it we’ll ask you to post us a small number of items. Any
  • Reanimation receives Arts Council FundingReanimation receives Arts Council Funding
    November 28, 2019
    We are beyond excited and honoured to announce that Colliding Lines’ application to fund Reanimation has been successful! The series, focusing on live film scores, will be funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Held at New River Studios in North London, the series spans 6 events and offers performance and compositional opportunities for 24 artists. It is
  • Reanimation SeriesReanimation Series
    November 13, 2018
    International live arts collective Colliding Lines present Reanimation, a monthly live series re-visiting, re-scoring and re-imagining different eras of avant garde and experimental animation. Each month, we invite a diverse line-up of musicians and sound artists to compose and perform scores to a programme of short films, each month curated around a different theme and era. The
  • Reanimation: Live Film Scores | LEIPZIGReanimation: Live Film Scores | LEIPZIG
    November 8, 2018
    EN | DE Live Arts-Kollektiv  Colliding Lines präsentiert “Reanimation: Live Soundtracks” als Teil der Cammerspiele LabBOX. Experimentelle Kurzfilme werden mit Live-Soundtracks von vielseitigen Musikern und Klangkünstlern vorgestellt. In jeder Ausgabe werden verschiedene Künstler dazu eingeladen, ein handverlesenes Programm von Filmen unter einem bestimmten Thema neu zu interpretieren und inszenieren. In dieser Ausgabe werden Animationen und surrealistische
  • Bell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIGBell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIG
    October 18, 2018
    EN | DE In collaboration with Income Tax Refund, Colliding Lines proudly present an evening of avant-sounds, noise collage and live visual experimentation. Welcome two exciting projects back to Leipzig for your listening pleasure: Scotland-based multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Bell Lungs weaves colourful worlds drawing from psychedelia, free improvisation, lyrical folk, dream-pop, drone, sound collage, transcendentalism, spoken word, and a
  • Bell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIGBell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIG
    October 18, 2018
    EN | DE Übersetzung kommt bald… Where Leipzig When 18. Oktober 2018, 21.00 uhr 5€ – 8€ –
  • Thomas Ragsdale | LEIPZIGThomas Ragsdale | LEIPZIG
    October 5, 2018
    EN | DE Übersetzung kommt bald… Where Leipzig When 5. Oktober 2018, 21.00 uhr 5€ – 8€ –
  • Thomas Ragsdale | LEIPZIGThomas Ragsdale | LEIPZIG
    October 5, 2018
    EN | DE Introducing UK-based composer Thomas Ragsdale, who melds cinematic electronica with immersive soundscapes and blissful techno workouts. Built around a minimal framework, his writing is composed of organic instrumentation overlaid with subtle electronic elements. Live performances take a more visceral approach, with tense peaks of sound rising in front of a full live
  • Reanimation: Live Film Scores | LEIPZIGReanimation: Live Film Scores | LEIPZIG
    September 28, 2018
    EN | DE Ubersetzung kommt bald Artists to be announced. Where Cammerspiele Kochstraße 132 04277 Leipzig When 8. November 2018 8€ / 12€ /
  • Bell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIG CopyBell Lungs + Moon Relay | LEIPZIG Copy
    September 28, 2018
    EN | DE Übersetzung kommt bald… Where Ostxxx Leipzig When 18. Oktober 2018, 21.00 uhr 5€ – 8€ –
  • Reanimation: Phantasmagoria | BRIGHTONReanimation: Phantasmagoria | BRIGHTON
    September 20, 2018
    Colliding Lines return with Reanimation, our bi-monthly live soundtrack evening held at The Rose Hill, Brighton. This month we explore the phantasmagoria of 1900’s sci-fi and fantasy films – the magic of hand-tinted films, retro futurism and early special effects, scored live by four different artists. Films: Trip to the Moon / Voyage de la Luna, 1902. The Kingdom of
  • Reanimation: Fantastic Planets | LONDONReanimation: Fantastic Planets | LONDON
    September 19, 2018
    Colliding Lines return with Reanimation, our bi-monthly live soundtrack evening held at New River Studios, North London. This month our feature presentation is 1970’s counterculture classic Fantastic Planet – René Laloux and Roland Topor’s surreal, hallucinatory science fiction masterpiece. Originally accompanied by a prog-funk score characteristic of its era, here we invite you to return to the
  • Kapil Seshasayee + Bambam | LEIPZIGKapil Seshasayee + Bambam | LEIPZIG
    September 11, 2018
    EN | DE Glasgow-based Kapil Seshasayee is a one man combination of Scott Walker, Mark Hollis, Arca and Richard Dawson. Combining Big Black style drum machine beats with Carnatic guitar ornamentations, stunning vocals and a penchant for unorthodox instrumentation such as the aquaphone, Kapil creates something truly unique. His latest project, concept album A Sacred Bore, is a piercing
  • Kapil Seshasayee + TBA | LEIPZIGKapil Seshasayee + TBA | LEIPZIG
    September 11, 2018
    EN | DE Übersetzung kommt bald… Where Leipzig When 11. September 2018, 21.00 uhr 4€ – 7€ –
  • Reanimation: Live Film Scores | BRIGHTONReanimation: Live Film Scores | BRIGHTON
    July 15, 2018
    International live arts collective Colliding Lines are proud to present REANIMATION: a live re-scoring of Soviet-era cartoons and surrealist animations by four different artists. Following its London debut, we are excited to bring our programme to The Rose Hill in Brighton for the very first time. Films: The Glass Harmonica, 1968. Rusalochka (The Little Mermaid), 1968. Curious
  • Reanimation: Phantasmagoria | LONDONReanimation: Phantasmagoria | LONDON
    June 6, 2018
    Colliding Lines return with Reanimation, our bi-monthly live soundtrack evening held at New River Studios, North London. This month we explore the phantasmagoria of 1900’s sci-fi and fantasy films – the magic of hand-tinted films, retro futurism and early special effects, scored live by four different artists. Films: Trip to the Moon / Voyage de la Luna, 1902.
  • Colliding Lines at Internet Yami-Ichi | BASELColliding Lines at Internet Yami-Ichi | BASEL
    May 26, 2018
    EN | DE Wir gehen offline. Colliding Lines Künstler, Autoren und Kreative nehmen am 27. Mai am Basler zweiten Internet Black Market teil und präsentieren eine Auswahl interaktiver Publikationen, Projekte und Objekte, die Sie nach Lust und Laune suchen. Der Flohmarkt ist spezialisiert auf die Bereitstellung von materialisierten Dienstleistungen und Produkten, die normalerweise nur online
  • Colliding Lines at Internet Yami-Ichi | BASELColliding Lines at Internet Yami-Ichi | BASEL
    May 26, 2018
    EN | DE We’re going offline. Colliding Lines artists, writers and makers will be taking part in Basel’s second Internet Black Market on May 27th, bringing a selection of interactive publications, projects and objects for you to covet and collect IRL. The fleamarket specializes in providing materialized services and products that usually only exist online
  • Colliding LDN: Arcade | LONDONColliding LDN: Arcade | LONDON
    May 10, 2018
    Colliding Lines launch a new, bi-monthly night of live art, sound and vision, presenting experimental collaborations and post-label projects from select performers. Our next event is Arcade: performances which traverse the physical and digital, inspired by videogame aesthetics and process. We invite you to join us for a one night special staged at New River Studios, featuring
  • Gaze is Ghost ‘By The Book’  – New Single, Ireland DatesGaze is Ghost ‘By The Book’ – New Single, Ireland Dates
    April 5, 2018
    Pseudonym of Northern Irish born songwriter Laura McGarrigle, Gaze is Ghost creates beautiful, otherworldly music. We’re excited to announce the next single from her forthcoming album, ‘By The Book‘, accompanied by a string of dates in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Following expansive, folkloric opener ‘Selkie Skin‘ Laura’s latest single sees her striking further inland. Joining a long tradition
  • Gaze is Ghost – Single ‘Selkie Skin’, New Album Announcement CopyGaze is Ghost – Single ‘Selkie Skin’, New Album Announcement Copy
    April 4, 2018
    Composer / pianist Gaze is Ghost releases ‘Selkie Skin’, first single from forthcoming album. Born in Northern Ireland, currently residing in Edinburgh, Laura McGarrigle creates richly layered, otherworldly chamber pop. ‘Selkie Skin’ retains the emotional resonance and atmosphere of early previews ‘Feather and Bone‘ and ‘Revolvere‘ while grounding her compositions within stripped back, classical arrangements. Drawing its lyrical
  • MOUTH release EP ‘An Exchange’MOUTH release EP ‘An Exchange’
    March 15, 2018
    Theresa Elflein’s band Mouth have released EP An Exchange, available for download now. Recorded early 2017, the EP houses live favourite and title track as well as reworked and expanded new recordings of previously released songs ‘Blood Beat’ and ‘Useless Piece of Art’ – now both clocking in at over 5mins, and augmented with additional instrumentation. The EP
  • Colliding LDN: Reanimation | LONDONColliding LDN: Reanimation | LONDON
    March 8, 2018
    Colliding Lines launch a new, bi-monthly night of live art, sound and vision, presenting experimental collaborations and post-label projects from select performers. We begin with Reanimation; a live re-scoring of Soviet-era cartoons and surrealist animations by four different artists. Films: The Glass Harmonica, 1968. Rusalochka (The Little Mermaid), 1968. There Will Come Soft Rains (Ray
  • Colliding Lines Launch New London-Based NightColliding Lines Launch New London-Based Night
    February 20, 2018
    Starting in March, Colliding Lines launch a new bi-monthly night beginning at New River Studios, North London. The evening provides a platform and hub from which new collaborations can emerge, showcasing the very best live performance, sound art and multimedia work from the Colliding Lines roster and beyond. We begin with Reanimation – a live re-scoring of
  • Gaze is Ghost + Mouth | HALLEGaze is Ghost + Mouth | HALLE
    February 16, 2018
    EN | DE Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops. She has written musicals, composed soundtracks for animatronic installations in vast London tunnels and performed with dancers, poets and video
  • Gaze is Ghost + Mouth | HALLEGaze is Ghost + Mouth | HALLE
    February 16, 2018
    EN | DE Die nordirische Pianistin und Komponistin Laura McGarrigle kreiert unter dem Namen Gaze is Ghost zärtlich-schöne Musik wie aus einer anderen Welt – live mit Piano, Stimme und Vocal Loops. Nebenbei schrieb sie Musicals, komponierte Soundtracks für animatronische Installationen in riesigen Londoner Tunneln, und trat mit Tänzern, Dichtern und Videokünstlern auf. Ihre Live-Auftritte
  • Gaze is Ghost + Elephants on Tape | LEIPZIGGaze is Ghost + Elephants on Tape | LEIPZIG
    February 15, 2018
    EN | DE “Gaze is Ghost’s music is ethereal, supernatural… a graceful and beautiful meditation evident of a musician operating as sculptor.” Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops. Her
  • Gaze is Ghost + Elephants on Tape | LEIPZIGGaze is Ghost + Elephants on Tape | LEIPZIG
    February 15, 2018
    EN | DE “Die Musik von Gaze is Ghost ist ätherisch, übernatürlich … eine anmutige und wunderschöne Meditation von einer Musikerin, die einer Bildhauerin ähnlich ihr Kunstwerk formt.” Die nordirische Pianistin und Komponistin Laura McGarrigle kreiert unter dem Namen Gaze is Ghost zärtlich-schöne Musik wie aus einer anderen Welt – live mit Piano, Stimme und
  • Protected: Shadowplay: PretextProtected: Shadowplay: Pretext
    February 14, 2018
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  • Gaze is Ghost at Kulturbotschaft | BERLINGaze is Ghost at Kulturbotschaft | BERLIN
    February 13, 2018
    EN | DE “Gaze is Ghost’s music is ethereal, supernatural… a graceful and beautiful meditation evident of a musician operating as sculptor.” Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops. Her
  • Gaze is Ghost at Kulturbotschaft | BERLINGaze is Ghost at Kulturbotschaft | BERLIN
    February 13, 2018
    EN | DE “Die Musik von Gaze is Ghost ist ätherisch, übernatürlich … eine anmutige und wunderschöne Meditation von einer Musikerin, die einer Bildhauerin ähnlich ihr Kunstwerk formt.” Die nordirische Pianistin und Komponistin Laura McGarrigle kreiert unter dem Namen Gaze is Ghost zärtlich-schöne Musik wie aus einer anderen Welt – live mit Piano, Stimme und
  • Shadowplay at The Anatomy Rooms | ABERDEENShadowplay at The Anatomy Rooms | ABERDEEN
    February 6, 2018
    Colliding Lines present Shadowplay; a unique, cinematic literary performance in pitch dark. The piece is a post-apocalyptic fable, composed of nothing but written word and a thunderous, dystopian soundscape improvised by sound artists Reuben and Jacob Kyriakides. Suspended in a dark auditorium, the audience are alone save for white words projected into the pitch black canvas. Around them
  • Shadowplay at Sonically Depicting | GLASGOWShadowplay at Sonically Depicting | GLASGOW
    February 4, 2018
    As part of our Scotland Tour we are excited to join Sonically Depicting for a night of sound and vision at The Old Hairdressers, presenting Shadowplay – a live literary experiment in sensory deprivation. Shadowplay is a unique performance – a post-apocalyptic fable composed of nothing but written word and a thunderous, dystopian soundscape improvised by sound artists Reuben and Jacob
  • Gaze is Ghost Deutshcland Tour, New Single ‘Selkie Skin’Gaze is Ghost Deutshcland Tour, New Single ‘Selkie Skin’
    February 3, 2018
    Colliding Lines are proud to present Gaze is Ghost, performing in Germany for the first time. Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops, and now newly accompanied by percussionist Casey
  • Gaze is Ghost Deutschland TourGaze is Ghost Deutschland Tour
    February 3, 2018
    Colliding Lines are proud to present Gaze is Ghost, performing in Germany for the first time. Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops, and now newly accompanied by percussionist Casey
  • Shadowplay at Whitespace Gallery | EDINBURGHShadowplay at Whitespace Gallery | EDINBURGH
    February 1, 2018
    We are pleased to join the line-up for Sonically Depicting‘s first night of sound art at Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh with Shadowplay – a live literary experiment in sensory deprivation. Shadowplay is a unique performance – a post-apocalyptic fable composed of nothing but written word and a thunderous, dystopian soundscape improvised by sound artists Reuben and Jacob
  • Shadowplay: PretextShadowplay: Pretext
    February 1, 2018
    Shadowplay is an experimental live literature project; a post-apocalyptic fable where words are all the audience sees, and those words describe a language that’s tearing itself apart. The piece is soundtracked with an ever-evolving score improvised by Jacob and Reuben Kyriakides, at each location performed with guest musicians – never the same twice. We wish
  • Gaze is Ghost – Single ‘Selkie Skin’, New Album AnnouncementGaze is Ghost – Single ‘Selkie Skin’, New Album Announcement
    January 20, 2018
    Composer / pianist Gaze is Ghost releases ‘Selkie Skin’, first single from forthcoming album. Born in Northern Ireland, currently residing in Edinburgh, Laura McGarrigle creates richly layered, otherworldly chamber pop. ‘Selkie Skin’ retains the emotional resonance and atmosphere of early previews ‘Feather and Bone‘ and ‘Revolvere‘ while grounding her compositions within stripped back, classical arrangements. Drawing its lyrical
  • Shadowplay Scotland Tour & Limited Edition Tape ReleaseShadowplay Scotland Tour & Limited Edition Tape Release
    January 15, 2018
    In partnership with Glasgow / Edinburgh promoters Sonically Depicting, at the beginning of February Colliding Lines tour experimental live literature piece Shadowplay. For two dates we support acclaimed Brighton sound artist and vocal improviser Ingrid Plum in Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as joining Electroscope, Hardworking Families (Glasgow), The Reverse Engineer, Marcin Pietruszewski (Edinburgh), Pefkin and a
  • Making WavesMaking Waves
    December 16, 2017
    Cambridge Contemporary Dance prepare new show ‘Making Waves’, a dance expeditition across Cambridge city inspired by the imagery, physicality and sounds of the Antartica. The performance is part of Homeward Bound, a global initiative creating a collaborative network in science – aiming to heighten the leadership capabilities of women and enhance their influence on policy
  • Protected: Split Screen: Metaphors on Vision | LEIPZIGProtected: Split Screen: Metaphors on Vision | LEIPZIG
    December 4, 2017
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  • Mouth, Bell Lungs + Short Film Fe(a)st | LEIPZIGMouth, Bell Lungs + Short Film Fe(a)st | LEIPZIG
    November 9, 2017
    DE / EN Colliding Lines präsentiert unseren ersten Ausflug in Leipzig, eine co-kurierte Nacht mit echter Musik und Filmen für Menschen, den beiden Medien zu der linken Seite des Eklektikers gefällt. Der Abend bezeichnet und feiert gleichfalls die Finale von einer Ausstellung-Serie von Kurzfilmen von den Finalisten der Palace International Film Festival, 2017. Wir werden
  • Mouth, Bell Lungs + Short Film Fe(a)st | LEIPZIGMouth, Bell Lungs + Short Film Fe(a)st | LEIPZIG
    November 9, 2017
    EN | DE We are pleased to present to you our very first Leipzig outing, a co-curated night of live music and films for people who like both mediums leaning to the left of eclectic. The evening marks the finale in a series of short film screenings, programmed with the finalists of Palace International Film
  • Shadowplay: Screening | LEIPZIGShadowplay: Screening | LEIPZIG
    October 17, 2017
    Shadowplay is a live literature experiment in sensory deprivation. Suspended in a dark space, the audience are alone save for white words projected into the pitch black canvas. Around them a soundtrack emerges, scoring urgent scenes told in broken, staccato sentences. It is a story about the power of language to make reality and, inevitably,
  • ‘Poetry & Piano’ added to The Art Vending Machine, Exeter Pheonix‘Poetry & Piano’ added to The Art Vending Machine, Exeter Pheonix
    September 27, 2017
    Colliding Lines’ collaborative EP Poetry & Piano will be added to The Art Vending Machine, located at the Exeter Phoenix. The AVM dispenses packet-sized art, and our beloved mini-album will be sharing shelves with zines, micro-ceramics, carvings and digital media created by local and international artists. Released earlier this year, Poetry and Piano is an 8-track EP
  • KyriakidesKyriakides
    August 13, 2017
    Kyriakides are a minimal electronic group formed of brothers Jacob and Reuben Kyriakides, creating beat-orientated, atmospheric electronica. Using live instruments, manipulated field recordings and found objects they create experimental, enveloping soundworlds. Preferring live improvisation over pre-composition, each performance is approached as an original piece with its own concept and guiding aesthetic. Stylistically this can range from ambient, jazz-influenced
  • Honey & Lemon at Recovery Festival | CAMBRIDGEHoney & Lemon at Recovery Festival | CAMBRIDGE
    August 11, 2017
    The creatives behind upcoming photographic novel Honey & Lemon bring their work to life for Recovery Festival, Cambridge, with photography, poetry, and personal stories of their own recovery experience. Honey & Lemon is the story of a boy and a girl, and I’m going to ask Nikki to write a quick synopsis here. At Recovery
  • Colliding Lines at South London Comic and Zine Fair | LONDONColliding Lines at South London Comic and Zine Fair | LONDON
    July 15, 2017
    Colliding Lines artists, writers and makers will be appearing at South London Comic and Zine Fair on July 15th, bringing with them a selection of interactive publications, projects and objects for you to covet and collect. Featuring work by Abi Palmer, Wesley Freeman-Smith, Nikki Marrone, Angharad Hengyu Owen & Christian Marques, and Marianna Mourato, including: Haunted
  • Shadowplay at CONTINUUM Festival | LONDONShadowplay at CONTINUUM Festival | LONDON
    June 21, 2017
    Shadowplay is a live literature experiment in sensory deprivation. Suspended in a dark auditorium, the audience are alone save for white words projected into the pitch black canvas. Around them a soundtrack emerges, scoring urgent scenes told in broken, staccato sentences. It is a story about the power of language to make reality and, inevitably,
  • Angharad Hengyu OwenAngharad Hengyu Owen
    June 10, 2017
    Graphic Design | Type Angharad is a graphic designer exploring visual narratives through type. Engaged in visual communication as a literary practice, an interpretation and sharing of a certain understanding, message or idea. Solo and team experience in a range of print and digital projects for social/cultural and commercial/corporate sectors, regularly accompanied by the development of
  • Um Poema Errante / A Wandering PoemUm Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem
    June 3, 2017
    Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem is the printed collaboration between travelling poet Christian Marques and visual interpreter Angharad Hengyu Owen. A literary project unlike anything before published, A Wandering Poem is a bi-disciplinary re-exploration of an eight month journey across seven countries – through Europe, the Middle East and Asia – undertaken by the author
  • In Other Words #2In Other Words #2
    May 28, 2017
    With the launch of their second festival, In Other Words bring out a second anthology featuring a collection of Cambridge poets, storytellers and photographers. The festival it accompanies showcases the work of the not yet established, the disestablished, and those who otherwise don’t have a sufficient platform in performance and the arts. Enshrined at the
  • We All DisappearWe All Disappear
    May 21, 2017
    Cambridge Contemporary Dance will be performing ‘We All Disappear’, a new piece in response to the paintings and sculptures from the Sina Jina collection, currently exhibited at the Heong Gallery, Cambridge. The piece was corregraphed by Hilary Goodall, and happens at the gallery on May 21st, with performances at 12pm, 2pm and
  • Nikki MarroneNikki Marrone
    May 8, 2017
    Spoken Word | Writing | Photography Nikki Marrone is a spoken word performer, published poet, photographer and wearer of many hats. She is motivated through feelings, of which she has plenty. When she’s not wandering around the world or documenting her adventures, she splits her time between motherhood, performing, creating and starving as an artist.
  • Derek YauDerek Yau
    May 8, 2017
    Musician | Composer Derek Yau is a multi-instrumentalist-composer, a serial collaborator with a penchant for free and tonal improvisation. A former jazz guitarist evolving to contemporary cellist and with roots in classical piano, he has lent his dynamism to a number of projects, notably on the London folk and experimental scenes which include: Subzar, Clorinde and
  • Laura McGarrigleLaura McGarrigle
    May 8, 2017
    Music | Sound Art Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she has released debut album Plume from Paris, singles Revolvere / Murmuration from Strabane, and latest release Abacus from Edinburgh, where she currently resides. Along the way she has written a musical, Pearl, inspired by Belfast poet-laureate
  • Theresa ElfleinTheresa Elflein
    May 3, 2017
    Audio Theresa is a German-born composer, vocalist and sound artist currently based in Leipzig, Germany, after spending her formative years in London, Brighton and Cambridge. Her interests lie at the crossroads of popular and avant-garde music, and art that attempts to blur the boundaries between artist and audience, and life and art itself – taking
  • Poetry & Piano EPPoetry & Piano EP
    April 28, 2017
    Inspired by a series of sessions filmed in 2016, Poetry & Piano features 8 performances from poets Nikki Marrone, Tim Knight and Uppahar Subba with improvised accompaniment from Matt Widgery on piano. This album collects snapshots of serendipity, those moments of unexpected inspiration that come from a live collision of creative mediums. With his roots
  • Wesley Freeman-SmithWesley Freeman-Smith
    April 27, 2017
    Director Wesley is a writer, event producer and live arts facilitator. In 2017 he founded Colliding Lines to collect together disparate and diverse talents across long distances. The collective was incorporated as a nonprofit in 2020. Wesley’s current creative projects include Catching Shadows, a spoken word and sound art band conducted long-distance with Theresa Elflein, Christina Kaniclidou and various other collaborators.
  • Abi Palmer wins Saboteur Awards DYNAMITE CommissionAbi Palmer wins Saboteur Awards DYNAMITE Commission
    March 17, 2017
    Sabotage Reviews have commissioned Abi Palmer to create ‘Nobel’: an interactive poetry game based on the legacy of a man who spent his life both creating explosions, and trying to correct them. The finished piece will premier at the Saboteur Awards on March 13th, 2017. How will you look back on your own decisions in

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