25 – 28 Jun 2014
D-Fuse: Small Global - Extreme Energy

D-Fuse have been invited by Greenpeace to exhibit the Small Global - Extreme Energy interactive installation at Glastonbury Festival this year. Small Global - Extreme Energy will be the main piece screened daily in Greenpeace’s CliMAX Dome ‘where seeing is believing,’ and around which Greenpeace volunteers will be at hand to give visitors more information on fracking and climate change. The piece will be shown Wed 25th - Sat 28th from 2-5pm. On Sat 28th there will also be a special projection of Small Global - Extreme Energy and related D-Fuse works onto the outer side of the dome from 11:30pm - 1am.
Greenpeace CliMAX Dome
Glastonbury Festival, UK
30 Apr 2014
Composers Edition SCORE
Dark Pool

The score for Dark Pool has been published by Composers Edition. Dark Pool is a vocal composition that flows across the terrains of neoliberal and libidinal economies. The piece has been commissioned by Sound and Music as part of the Portfolio programme. The score can be viewed and purchased here.
Composers Edition
24 Apr 2014
A Night of Audiovisual Performance Art PERFORMANCE

A newly reworked version of the audiovisual live performance Banquet, created with Blanca Regina, will be shown at A Night of Audiovisual Performance Art at The Horse Hospital in London. Banquet deals with different cultural and socioeconomic aspects of food. The evening has been curated by Maike Zimmermann and also features performances by Iris Garrelfs and Maike Zimmermann with Andrew Page.
A Night of Audiovisual Performance Art
The Horse Hospital, London, UK
11 Apr 2014
Quayola - Sounds from Strata Series RELEASE
Quayola - Sounds from Strata Series

A number of soundtracks for a series of Quayola installations have been released on double vinyl by NLS Records. The release also features work by Plaid, Mira Calix and Autobam. It can be purchased at Bleep and Boomkat.
NLS Records
20 Mar 2014
A Night of Site-related Sounds PERFORMANCE
The Naked City

The Naked City, a sound performance hewn together from field recordings from cities across the world, and inspired by Guy Debord's eponymous collage and William Burroughs' delirious depictions of the City of Interzone, will be part of A Night of Site-related Sounds presented by Sprawl and Strange Umbrellas at Troyganic in London. The evening also features performances by Murmer and Steve Beresford, Blanca Regina and Jack Goldstein.
A Night of Site-related Sounds
Troyganic, London.
2 Mar 2014
Dark Pool

The new composition Dark Pool, for voice and swimming pool, will premiere as part of Wet Sounds at Ironmonger Row Baths in London on 2nd March. Dark Pool derives its name from the specialist language of financial markets, where a dark pool is a trading network in which deals are made without pre-trade price offers being visible to any participants. The piece has been commissioned by Sound and Music as part of the Portfolio programme.
Wet Sounds
Ironmonger Row Baths, Lodnon, UK
31 Jan 2014
D-Fuse + Labmeta: Tektōn

Tektōn, a collaboration between D-Fuse and Labmeta, will be performed at the Punto y Raja Festival at HARPA in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Punto y Raja Festival
HARPA, Reykjavik, Iceland
18 Dec 2013
AnXious Xmas

Anxious Xmas is an irreverent celebration of all things vexatious about the build-up to the most wonderful time of the year. Performances ranging from meditative to humorous to cathartic will provide a valve to release tensions, and a tonic to soothe stressed souls. Featuring a trio of Blanca Regina, Sharon Gal (vocals) and Steve Beresford (piano), Mundus Inversus, Gregor Riddell and Rob Lewis, The Conspirators of Pleasure, and The Material Studies Group.
Cafe Oto
London, UK
24 Nov 2013
Disruptive Technologies Feeding You

The first ever Disruptive Technologies performance will take place at the Seeing Sound symposium at Bath Spa University, Bath, UK, premiering the new piece Feeding You. Feeding You creates a feedback loop in the image machine that operates on the body’s affective responses in order to increase the profit of capital. Its source material is the audio-visual language of branding and advertising of global corporations. Disruptive Technologies (DI$T€©) are Matthias Kispert (audio) and Max Hattler (video).
Seeing Sound Symposium
Bath Spa University, Bath, UK
8 Nov – 14 Dec 2013
Noise and Whispers EXHIBITION
Material Residues 1

A video of documentation from previous Material Studies workshops and interventions, titled Material Residues 1 will be shown as part of the Noise and Whispers exhibition at GV Art in London. A limited edition of 20 DVDs are available for sale.
Noise and Whispers
GV Art, London, UK
25 Oct – 2 Nov 2013
D-Fuse: Secured by Design

The D-Fuse video Secured by Design is screening at Screen City in Stavanger, Norway.
Screen City
Stavanger, Norway
19 – 20 Oct 2013
Bloomsbury Festival EXHIBITION
D-Fuse: Small Global - Extreme Energy

The new interactive D-Fuse installation Small Global - Extreme Energy will premiere at this year's Bloomsbury Festival in London. The project investigates the destructive effects of unconventional fossil fuel extraction methods such as fracking or tar sands mining and has been developed in collaboration with academics from the Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Small Global - Extreme Energy has been supported by the Arts Council England and the School of Advanced Study.
Bloomsbury Festival
School of Advanced Study, Senate House, London, UK
18 Oct – 9 Nov 2013
Recreation Ground EXHIBITION
Voices in a Field

My new video Voices in a Field, documentation from a public intervention two weeks earlier, is showing as part of the exhibition Recreation Ground at ATTIC, Nottingham, UK. The opening is on 18 Oct 6-9pm. Opening hours Thu - Sat 12-6pm.
Recreation Ground
ATTIC, Nottingham, UK
11 – 12 Oct 2013
TRIBE SeaStation | Feeding You

Matthias will be presenting his work as part of the TRIBE SeaStation symposium at ARTos Foundation in Nicosia on 11th October. The evening will also feature an audio-only performance of the new work Feeding You.
ARTos Foundation
Nicosia, Cyprus
5 Oct 2013
Voices in a Field INTERVENTION
Voices in a Field

Voices in a Field employs collective vocal performance to activate the urban wasteland site of The Island in Nottingham through sound. Participants congregate on the boundaries of the site and perform a text score, loosely inspired by Cornelius Cardew's The Great Learning. The proceedings will be documented and later exhibited at Attic in Nottingham. Commissioned by Wasteland Twinning Nottingham.
The Island
Nottingham, UK
7 – 8 Sep 2013
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The hands want to see, the eyes want to caress

The hands want to see, the eyes want to caress will be screened as part of the One Minute Volume Seven programme curated by Kerry Baldry at Cofi Roc in Caernarfon, UK, in conjunction with the Helfa Gelf Art Trail of North Wales.
One Minute Volume Seven
Cofi Roc, Caernarfon, UK