collaborative ‘sonic drama’ performances with Fiorenzo Palermo


NYX - the ancient Greek goddess of the night, born of Air (Khaos), and with Darkness (Erebos) produced Light (Aither) and Day (Hemera) - the first components of the primeval universe. Alone, she spawned a brood of dark spirits, including the three Fates, Sleep, Death, Strife and Pain.

Fiorenzo Palermo works with words - the spoken word - and using drama to interpret (often dark) emotions and issues. The role of sponde here is contribute to creating the sonic and physical ambience


SYZYGY: Hedges&Butler, Regents Street, London (July 2007)

(as part of a waveswarms concert with ‘ tescodisco’ )

instrumentation: ladder + contact mics, JP8080 synthesiser, torch, sensored clock, frother&tube

SOMNILOQUY: White Nights Festival, Phoenix Gallery Brighton, UK

(October 2008)

instrumentation: toy record player/music box, ‘the plank’ (bowed wires fixed to the wood) + contact mics, CD

An early Nyx performance (at that time using the name of ‘sponde..) at the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture in May 2005

Korg X3, sensored clock, torches, frother&Tube, voice