‘Garden City’ – A presentation of compositions by Alex de Lacey


Year 3 BMus student Alex de Lacey will be presenting his final portfolio for Studio Composition and Audio Art 3 in City University’s Performance Space at 1pm on Friday the 9th of May. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

Largely inspired by The Factory Photographs of David Lynch, the electronic works in de Lacey’s series ‘Garden City’ look at the degradation of British industry, gentrification, and the reuse of factory spaces by art galleries and musical performances.

The programme will be:

Garden City – Electroacoustic 5:1 audiovisual work. Images and words by Chris Runciman, 12′
Disrepair – Electroacoustic 5:1 work, 7′
Regeneration? – Stereo fixed media with live electronics/triggering, 8′

Alex de Lacey is a 3rd year studio composer who mainly works with live processing and electroacoustic composition. He is also a DJ, and interested in the implications and performance practice of this art form.

Chris Runciman is a University College London graduate working with contemporary and sound poetry.

More information on the event can be found here.