News: Announcing the selected composers with the Music Hackspace

Leslie Deere for Music Hackspace

Leslie Deere 

Leslie Deere is a London based artist. Originally from Tennessee, Leslie moved to the UK to study Sonic Art, continuing on from a performing arts dance scholarship in New York City.

She holds a BA Honours degree in Sonic Art under Hugh Davies at Middlesex University and an MA in ommunication Art & Design from the Royal College. Commissions include sound installations for Kew Gardens and the SoundUK 2013 tour. 

Most recently Leslie completed the inaugural year of the KULES residency in Stoke-on-Trent. Situated in a large warehouse space, Leslie created an 8 Channel installation utilising the natural reverberation present and found cassette tape.


Jack James for Music Hackspace

Jack James is an artist interested in events, happenings and the role of technology and media. His practice includes installation, performance and interventions within public space; often featuring domestic technologies, positioned to explore their relationship with people.

Jack is part of thickear, with whom he initiated the Data and Ethics Working Group at ICT & Art Connect 2013 (Brussels) leading to a string of European engagements.Past appearances include opening SPILL 2012, Monomania, BEAM Festival, Wysing Arts Centre and Barbican Centre.

During his recent residency with Metal in Peterborough Jack received support from Arts Council England to create Temporary Local Broadcast.


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