ARTIST CV & Performances 2019-2021

2021 performances

Sonic Electronics Festival – 27 Feb 2021 – Improvised live modular and laser performance piece, ‘The Why-Axis’, curated by artist Laura Netz as part of the IKLECTIK [offsite] livestreaming program for Iklectik Arts Lab in London. Watch here.

Oxford Contemporary Music x Upcycled Sounds – 6 April 2021 – Improvised live modular and laser performance filmed live in Oxford Covered Market. Film released 29 September 2021. Watch here

INTERACT Live – 26 June 2021 – Improvised sounds on Yamaha CS-60 under the name of 2021: A Synth Odyssey. Invite-only performance at Lightbox Gallery, LDB Depot, Leicester. Watch here

BEATRICE NICHOLAS + LOULA YORKE – 25 July 2021 – Live performances at Old Jet, Suffolk. Featuring a collaboration between the two artists on Satie’s Gymnopedie series.

Proxy Bodies – 24 September 2021 – Live sonic response to the Proxy Bodies exhibition at Hamilton MAS, Felixstowe.

Forthcoming

30 October – ATARI PUNK GIRLS @ SPILL Festival of Performance – St Clement Church, Ipswich

12 November – LOULA YORKE + SUPPORT – Iklectik Arts Lab, London SE1

4 December – Janus Rasmussen (KIASMOS) + LOULA YORKE – Norwich Arts Centre

2020 performances

THREADS #01 – 27 Feb 2020 – Live modular performance at The Rose Hill, Brighton

NoiseQuest #02 – 9 April 2020 – Intimate improvised live modular performance from my kitchen for livestream series curated by sound artist Graham Dunning. Watch here

TOPH Housebound #10 – 29 May 2020 – Hybrid video work and improvised live modular performance for a livestream series curated by The Old Police House, Gateshead. ‘What I Do In The Shadows’ is a 20-minute piece in black and white using light and shade to explore the role of ‘windows’ (both AFK and digital) in our new multi-screen lives. (Later archived by the LockEast YouTube channel). Watch here

Further_In – 19 June – Hybrid video work and improvised live modular performance with water and hydrophones. ‘When Black People Are In Pain, White People Join A Book Club‘ is a 20-minute piece exploring the role of Instagram posts in anti-racist activism and information-sharing in the UK and the US. CW: racism. Watch here

SonitusLIVE #07 – 17 July 2020 – Improvised live modular performance incorporating laser and sound, together with long-time collaborator Dave Stitch as our alter ego, TR-33N. Watch here

Sound City Ipswich – 3 October 2020 – Live modular performance of Crowd Control Vol 1 from the broadcast studio at The Smokehouse. 20-minute piece examining the impact of surveillance capitalism on social justice activism. Experiments with signal and noise. First solo show incorporating live synchronous laser visuals. Watch here

TUSK Virtual 2020 – 10 October 2020 – Hybrid video work, synchronous laser installation and live modular performance of Crowd Control Vol 1. Watch here. Full details about the concept here.

CV FREQS Online – 5 December 2020 – Improvised live modular performance incorporating DIY webcam filters made using browser-based video synthesis platform ‘hydra’. Afterparty for the Shakmat online modular synth build. Watch here

SonitusLIVE x ORAMS – 17 December 2020 – Improvised live modular performance incorporating DIY webcam filters made using browser-based video synthesis platform ‘hydra’. Part of the livestream showcase for The Oram Awards 2020 awardees. Watch here



2019 performances

TALVIN SINGH + LOULA YORKE – 30 Jan 2019 – Live modular performance of material from ysmysmysm at the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket, Suffolk, for Independent Venue Week. Solo support.

SINK YA TEETH + LOULA YORKE + SORRDES – 1 March 2019 – Live modular performance of material from ysmsmysm at The Smokehouse Presents series.

LOULA YORKE + TAZ COBALT – 23 March 2019 – Live modular performance at Shoe Factory, Norwich. Afterparty for the Atari Punk Girls workshops in partnership with Norwich and Norfolk Sound Art Collective.

LOULA YORKE + PYPT LIM – 27 April 2019 – Live modular performance of ambient electronics at Space Studios, Norwich at Dreamspace, curated by techno artist, Luke Sanger.

Electropixel9 – 5 July 2019 – Live modular performance at Shoe Factory, Norwich for ELECTROPIXEL INTERNATIONAL – a series of events forming a network of action over 2 months which proposes to engage different places across European cities, to present artistic forms in movement. For this 9th edition, Apo33 plans to create an extended version of the festival in Nantes and elsewhere.

ALEX PATERSON (THE ORB) + LOULA YORKE – 6 July 2019 – Live modular performance at Colchester Arts Centre, Essex. Solo support.

ALISSA DE RUBEIS (US) + MARTA SMILGA (LA) + LOULA YORKE (UK) – 19 July 2019 – Live modular performance for Brighton Modular Festival at The Rose Hill, Brighton. After party for ‘Ladies of Modular’ gender and music tech roundtable and DIY build, funded by Feminist Approaches to Computational Technology network, Sussex Humanities Lab: University of Sussex.

AJA + PHANTOM CHIPS + LOULA YORKE + A’BEAR – 26 July 2019 – Live modular performance at Colchester Arts Centre, Essex.

CV FREQS XII – 7 December 2019 – Live modular performance for a showcase of modular synth builders and designers at House of Vans, South Bank, London.