Confluence 2 :: wireless headphone concert

Confluence microfestival of experimental sound returns to Wimborne – a day of experimental electronic / ambient / sound art.

Curated by Nemeton (Adrian Newton)


Walford Mill Crafts Courtyard, Wimborne BH21 1NL.

10 september 11am – 4.30pm

Dark Dawn : : Bright Future
Environmental sound art marking the 60th anniversary of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.

[further details]


[Being Human Festival 2019 ‘Discoveries & Secrets’]

a festival of listening, walking and performance
Goldsmiths University of London at the Horniman Museum

Marcus Leadley • Adrian Newton • Ambrose Seddon • David Rogers + over 40 artists and ‘young creatives’

10.30 – 17.00 Horniman Museum London – Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th November 2019

further details:

Performance Programmes availalable as a download release on BandCamp

PLASTIC :: OCEAN at Bridport Green Fortnight

Bridport Town Hall : : Sunday 22nd April 2018

ivon oates and David Rogers presented their audio work ‘PLASTIC :: OCEAN’ at the screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ by Craig Leeson, a Transition Town Bridport event during Bridport Green Fortnight.

PLASTIC :: OCEAN by ivon oates and David Rogers
Live audio performance recorded by Nemeton [40 min]

Download available on: BandCamp

Benthic Caress :: Plymouth Art Weekender

Saturday 23rd September

Benthic Caress was a one-hour ecoacoustic participatory performance piece, which offered a unique experience in the Tidal Pool at Devils Point, gathering together 100 people to take part in a ‘silent disco’ where the soundtrack was a collection of specially curated sound pieces showcasing work which celebrates the diversity of marine life.

Curated by Laura Denning, with contributions from Chris Watson, Leah Barclay, Jez RileyFrench, ivon oates, David Rogers, Rachael Allain, Andrea V Wrights, Moore & Parker, Lee Berwick and the SW Trio Wildlife Discotheque.

Supported by Take A Part, Plymouth City Council and crowdfunder.

John Berger :: Ways of Remembering

Saturday 22nd April 2 – 5pm

Curated with Eva Fahle-Clouts an afternoon of artists responses to the life and works of John Berger at DIVAcontemporary STUDIO, Bridport, Dorset DT6 6EX.

Responses from: Eva Fahle-Clouts, ivon oates, Jenny Barrett, Annalisa Renee, Nathalie Bradford, Nigel Slight and Cosmo Sudbury-Slight.

South Winterbourne Journey


Saturday 28th January 2017 | 2.30 p.m. – 5.15 p.m.
Martinstown Village Hall | Martinstown, DT2 9JU
showcasing the results of the South Winterbourne Journey Arts Project

Produced videos and podcasts for the DIVAcontemporary STUDIO SDRLP end of project event in Martinstown, Dorset.

link to view ‘The South Winterbourne Journey’

link to listen/download South Winterbourne Podcasts

link to view Winterbourne Farringdon and Came creative writing workshop

link to listen/download ‘Bells for Armistice Day’ [Half Muffled Quarter Peal]
by St. Martin’s Church Bell Ringers


South Winterbourne Journey

September 2016
South Winterbourne Journey :: creative writing workshop video and audio documentation of participants work and location. Produced a series of video works, a DIVAcontemporary STUDIO project.
Link to workshop videos.

A Land, Bone & Stone [SDRLP] supported by HLF, Dorset AONB.

SOUND MUSIC ROBOT :: a sound improvisation

A collaborative project, with artists Alex McKechnie, David Rogers and Adrian Newton improvising live electronic sound on the theme of world religions.

Joined on stage by Muffy, who will be listening to what they are playing and responding with sounds and images. Muffy is a piece of DIY software, designed to improvise sounds and images in response to live musicians.

SOUND : MUSIC : ROBOT from David Rogers on Vimeo.


Thursday 18th August 18.00 – 20.00
The Methodist Chapel, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EN