Embedded: Cafe Oto

Café OTO provides a home for creative new music that exists outside of the mainstream with an evening programme of adventurous live music seven nights a week. The concert programme at Café OTO is managed by OTOProjects – a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC).


Composers-in-Residence: Paul Abbott and Mari Ohno

Paul Abbott is an artist and musician based in London, working through questions connecting music, language and politics: using a drum kit, performance, writing, and publishing. He has worked collaboratively on numerous projects, contributing to collective learning processes that attempt to avoid enclosures and competition and try to find ways of making “cultural assemblages” through which to learn and to speak.

Mari Ohno is a Japanese sound artist, composer and sound designer, based in London and Tokyo. Currently studying at the MFA in Computational Studio Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London, after graduated from the MA in Creativity in Music and Sound at Tokyo University of the Arts her works are primarily focused in the areas of sound installation and electroacoustic composition, exploring various dimensions of human perception.

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About Embedded 

Embedded is a Sound and Music composer and creative-artist development programme. Funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the PRS for Music FoundationEmbedded places a selection of composers from a range of disciplines into extended relationships with leading national arts organisations.

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22/5/2015 Paul Abbott and Mari Ohno are the selected composers-in-residence with Cafe Oto
11/3/2015 Applications for the residency at Cafe Oto have now closed.

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