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Emily Peasgood

Artist, Freelance in Ramsgate, Kent United Kingdom

Emily Peasgood is an award-winning composer and artist. From interactive sound works for galleries and public spaces to intimate installations and large-scale community projects, her work uses intricate sound and technology design to focus on creating a connection between people and locations that have become forgotten and unvalued, often rooted in political realities. Peasgood’s work is described as magical (The Times), evocative (The Telegraph), and memorable (A-N). Recent works include: The Illusion of Conscious Thought (Coastal Currents, 2018), Requiem for Crossbones (Merge Festival, 2018), Halfway to Heaven (Folkestone Triennial 2017), and BASCA nominated BIRDS and other Stories (2017).

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Emily! Don't Do That!

@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

"I use sound to express things that cause me frustration and joy. I find it cathartic and I find it so much fun. It makes frustrating things tolerable and fun things magical. For me, sound captures experience, truth, and memory in a way that no other sense can."

Despite the seemingly obstructive title, Emily Peasgood shows she is a risk-taking creative who throws caution to the wind (sometimes literally), experimenting with sound and social encounters, her work is original, thought-provoking and uplifting.

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Bexhill-on-Sea @ De La Warr Pavilion
Sep 06, 2018