Monday 27 August 2018, 2pm, OTO Project Space

OTO PROJECT SPACE: Crystabel Riley / Seymour Wright (duo)

No Longer Available

A concert of three times, (p)reviewing sections from three

past,

duo-imaginary

tandememories:

Pasttern1: July 14th

Pasttern 2 July Xth

Pasttern 3: August Xth.

Crystabel Riley and Seymour Wright play themsevles (then and now),

skins,

woods,

metals

and sundry volumes.

Crystabel Riley

During the late naughties Crystabel Riley toured Japan and Europe using drums, electronics and make-up in noise trio Maria and the Mirrors. This was the start of her interest in patterns on skins - human and drum.

She was later encouraged - and welcomed - into the Horse Improvised Music Club by Daniel Thompson and Sue Lynch respectively. This instantly consolidated into weekly playing with Sue, who she still collaborates with.

She is currently working on the multi-format duo project @xcrswx with Seymour Wright. This contrasts the LIVE (evolved sounds / patience / relentless) and the ANDROID (cropped media [sounds+visuals] / impatience / InstantPublication).

https://instagram.com/xcrswx?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1r5yoimb4x4cr

Seymour Wright

Seymour Wright’s work is about the creative, situated friction of learning, ideas, people and the saxophone – music, history and technique ­– actual and potential.

His solo work is documented on three widely-acclaimed collections - Seymour Wright of Derby (2008), Seymour Writes Back (2015) and Is This Right? (2017).

Current projects include: abaria with Ute Kanngiesser; [Ahmed] with Antonin Gerbal, Joel Grip and Pat Thomas; @xcrswx with Crystabel Riley; GUO with Daniel Blumberg; The Experimental Library with Evie Ward; XT with Paul Abbott; a trans-atlantic duet with Anne Guthrie, and, with Jean-luc Guionnet a project addressing an imaginary lacunae in Aby Warburg's Atlas Mnemosyne.

His writing has been published in C//A, Sound American and The Wire.

www.seymourwright.com

@xcrswx

Photo by Steve Gullick