PhilipDadson  
 
Country:   New Zealand
URL:   http://www.sonicsfromscratch.co.nz
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Philip Dadson is an instrument inventor and sound, video, and performance artist. He was the founder of From Scratch, New Zealand's most original rhythm/performance group. His solo performances and exhibitions include sound and intermedia performance, installations, music compositions, graphic scores, video and short films, sound sculptures, sound-stories, and improvisations on invented instruments. He has recently appeared at Artspace, Sydney; World WideVideo Festival, Amsterdam; WhiteNoise, HongKong; LeteBar, Tokyo; NOWNOW Festival, Sydney; Sound Cultures, Tokyo and San Francisco; and Festival of Experimental Musical Instruments, Brisbane. He has recently performed a solo tour in Europe and Japan. His honors include the New Zealand Arts Foundation Artist Laureate and Antarctic Artist Fellowship. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand, and travels worldwide. (From http://www.eartotheearth.org/artists/dadson.html 14.10.06)
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From Scratch Performance Group - 1974 New Zealand Edit
Songs For Heroes CD The Deep Listening Catalog 1991 New Zealand Edit
The Archeology of Stones Performance SoundCulture 96,Falkirk Cultural Center, San Francisco. 1996 USA Edit
Conundrum Quartet An installation in 4 parts. SoundCulture 99. Artspace Gallery, Auckland 1999 New Zealand Edit
Conference of Drums Sound/percussion sculpture BRICKBAY vineyard and sculpture park 2000 New Zealand Edit
Spidanebula Percussion/sound sculpture BRICKBAY vineyard and sculpture park 2000 New Zealand Edit
Echo Logo sound echo performance Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2003 Antarctica Edit
Vocal Acrobats a free improv collaboration AK03 / Auckland Festival 2003 New Zealand Edit
Polar Projects - Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
Aerial-Farm - Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
StoneMap and Rockrecords video/sound installation Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
Flutter video/sound Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
Chthonian Pulse - Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
Stone, Water, Air, Ice Sound piece Polar Projects : assisted by Antarctica NZ, Creative NZ and Sony NZ. 2004 Antarctica Edit
Sound Tracks Solo CD release Artist released via website 2004 New Zealand Edit
Tapping the Pulse - Chapter 1: GEOGRAPHY Video and film Works Mediaplex, NZ Film Archive, Wellington 2005 New Zealand Edit
TENANTENNAE Sound sculpture Connells Bay Sculpture Park 2005 New Zealand Edit
Tapping the Pulse - Chapter 2: BODY Video and film Works Mediaplex, NZ Film Archive, Wellington 2005 New Zealand Edit
Tapping the Pulse - Chapter 3 : SONICS Video and film Works Mediaplex, NZ Film Archive, Wellington 2005 New Zealand Edit