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Drumming through E.C.O.C.R.I.S.I.S (Wild pigs version)

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Darren Ray & Andy Webster at OSR Project Space.

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Andy works individually and collaboratively across sculpture, performance, moving image, and sound, often in response to characteristics associated with a particular site, context, or discourse.  Recent collaborative work has explored large-scale sculptural reconstructions of objects, as a mean of re-examining specific  historical, cultural and fictional events.  He is currently making sound and light works that utilise live audio feeds, recordings of his own voice, and samples from a range of sources ranging from 70's comedy routines, death metal growls and VLF radio phenomena.

Recent projects include: 'So the Red Rose' with Derek Tyman, Arkadien Festival, Kunstverein Ebersberg, Germany (2021); 'Search for the Disco King', with the Bowie Lounge, Amata, Falmouth University, UK (2019); 'Signals from Another World', with Darren Ray, Roja Artlab, Latvia (2018); Scratch Record Collective, with JOMO, Falmouth Art Gallery, UK (2017); 'Droppers', with Darren Ray, OSR Project Space, West Coker, UK (2016); 'Arlenes Solar Furnace', with Darren Ray, Goonhilly Village Green, Lizard, UK (2015); 'Soil Culture, with Daro Montag, Falmouth University, UK (2014); 'Action', Salina Art Center Warehouse, Kansas, USA (2013), 'Dawn Chorus', Waterfront Gallery, University of Suffolk, UK, (2012); 'Unsustainable?', Ruskin Gallery, Ruskin Anglia University, Cambridge, UK (2012); 'A Minor Miracle', with Rushton, Tyman and Lanternhouse, Miterdale, Cumbria, UK (2011).

Andy is currently based in Botallack, Cornwall, UK.

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