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Since 1993 artist and musician David Cunningham has created a continuing series of installation works based on real time exploration of acoustics. 'The Listening Room', Biennale of Sydney (1998) was followed by 2 installation works in Days Like These , The Tate Triennial of Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain 2003 and subsequent installations at ICC Tokyo, Ikon Birmingham and Camden Arts Centre London. David Cunningham was born in Ireland in 1954 and lives and works in London. His work has ranged from pop music to gallery installations, including work for television, film, contemporary dance, and a number of collaborations with visual artists. His first significant commercial success came with The Flying Lizards' single 'Money', an international hit in 1979. Since his first album release 'Grey Scale' in 1976 he has worked as a composer and record producer, engaging with an eclectic range of people and music, from pop groups (This Heat, Owada) to improvisors (David Toop, Steve Beresford) to Michael Nyman's music for Peter Greenaway's films and work with Ute Lemper and others. Live work has involved collaboration and performances with John Cage, Kathy Acker, Michael Nyman, Yasuaki Shimizu, Peter Gordon, Panasonic, Michael Giles, Scanner and others. Music for film and television has included Ken McMullen's films 'Zina' and (in collaboration with Michael Giles and Jamie Muir) 'Ghost Dance', and a series of television collaborations with visual artists which has included John Latham, David Hall, Stephen Partridge, Bruce McLean. Related work has included the production and treatment of sound for installation and broadcast artworks by Martin Creed, Cerith Wyn Evans, Susan Hiller, Joćo Penalva, Ian Breakwell, Gillian Wearing, Brad Butler and Karen Mirza, Sam Taylor-Wood and many others. David Cunningham is Senior Research Fellow at London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London.
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Flying Lizards Band / Studio Project - 1979 England Edit
the yellow box Album piano 504. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1981 England Edit
But Everybody Loved Dominic Lynch - From the LP Live To Air: Artists Sound Works (Audio Arts Magazine, Volume 5, Nos 3 and 4, 1982) 1982 England Edit
greaves,cunningham Album piano 506. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1988 England Edit
water Album piano 510. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1992 England Edit
voiceworks Album piano 505. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1992 England Edit
The Listening Room Installation Chisenhale Gallery, London 1994 England Edit
artificial homeland -angela jaeger and david cunningham Album piano 509. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1995 England Edit
danger in paradise CD Album piano 503 Performed by: david toop: guitar, prepared guitar, bass, percussion, flute, alto flute, glockenspiel, voice, tapes, noises, rhythm tracks steve beresford: bass, piano, farfisa organ, prophet 5, trumpet, flugelhorn, euphonium, percussion, g 1995 England Edit
the secret dub life of the flying lizards CD Album piano 501. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1995 England Edit
ghost dance -michael giles, jamie muir, david cunningham CD Album piano 502. Music composed and performed by: michael giles: kit drums, assorted percussion, mouth horns, mouth reeds, bow, voice, keyboard jamie muir: assorted percussion, hand drums, bow, thumb piano, mouthpiece, conch david cunningham: loops, treatme 1996 England Edit
rude mechanic -pan sonic/hayley newman/david crawforth CD Album piano 200 - rude mechanic was financially supported by the arts council of england and the finnish institute . Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1996 England Edit
ext.night Album piano 507. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1997 England Edit
nothing - owada Producer Credit piano 508. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 1997 England Edit
Open Square Installation Part of the exhibition Out of Nowhere curated by John Wynne and Michael Madsen, June, Copenhagen 1997 England Edit
This is a Sentence CD-ROM piano 511. Available from http://www.stalk.net/piano/pianocat.htm 2000 England Edit
Listening to the Architecture Installation Transience Festival, Kiasma, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki 2001 Finland Edit
The Listening Room Installation The Connecting Principle, Newcastle 2002 England Edit
The Listening Room Installation Second Floor Galleries 23 September - 9 November, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 2003 England Edit
The Listening Room Installation Second Floor Galleries 23 September - 9 November, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 2003 England Edit
Listening to the Architecture Installation for the launch event of BBC2s Restoration project.. Clerkenwell Magistrates Court, London 2003 England Edit
A position between two curves Installation TATE TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH ART Exhibition, Tate Britain, London 2003 England Edit
A position between two curves Installation TATE TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH ART Exhibition, Tate Britain, London 2003 England Edit
A position between two curves Installation TATE TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH ART Exhibition, Tate Britain, London 2003 England Edit
Lift Corridor Installation The Mailbox, Level 7 Piazza , Lift Corridor, 23 September - 1 October. 2003 England Edit
The Listening Room and Stairwell (untitled) Installation ICC, Tokyo 2003 Japan Edit
The Listening Room and Stairwell (untitled) Installation ICC, Tokyo 2003 Japan Edit
Where a straight line meets a curve Installation - 2003 England Edit
Interior Installation Kanazawa 2004 Japan Edit
The Listening Room Installation Camden Arts Centre 2005 England Edit
Exterior Installation Architectural Association, London 2005 England Edit
A piano in a gallery Installation Carter Presents, London 2006 England Edit