2014-2015: practitioner-in-residence at Chelsea College of Art
September 2014 onwards: Moving-Image Tutor in the Fine Art Department of the Royal College of Art.
2015: Leverhulme artist’s residency to make a film at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research and the Department of Music, hosted at the University of Southampton, to culminate in an exhibition at the John Hansard Gallery.
Artist page on the website of The Wire: Adventures in Modern Music: thewire.co.uk to accompany the cross-platform feature on my work in the September 2010 issue.
Aura Satz, Universal Language film still, 16mm film
Universal language: A Lost Manifesto is a short 16mm film which looks at universal language and its various manifestations through abstract film, optical sound on film, phonetics, short-hand, ways of writing sound, and drawn sound animation. The film draws on two mysteriously missing utopian endeavours: the lost film by Moholy-Nagy, 'Sound ABC' (1932), and his attempt to create a grapho-phonetic writing, an opto-acoustic alphabet, as well as the lost manifesto document of Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling, 'Universal Language' (1920). The performance will involve a live voice over which converts sound to light signals, as well as a filmic kinetic sculpture in homage to Moholy Nagy’s ‘Light-space-modulator’.
To view a brief excerpt follow this link on the Barbican Centre's youtube channel: