Christopher Haworth performs 'The Restitution of Complexity'

Dr Christopher Haworth, a Lecturer in Music at Birmingham, collaborated with Khadija von Zinnenburg Carrol and Nikolaus Gansterer on ‘The Restitution of Complexity’, a live improvisation involving layers of sound and projection using objects, drawings, spoken word and actions.

The project was performed at the Austrian Cultural Forum on 10 Nov 2017 as part of the Unconscious Archives festival. It was previewed at the Ikon Gallery on 9 November. 

 

Christopher Haworth is a composer and musicologist with interests in electronic music and sound art. His recent music has focused on the exploration of ‘systems’ broadly conceived, from technical systems that have some level of mechanical autonomy to the biological system of hearing. In his composition ab (2014), a self-authored feedback system creates live 'emergent' sound with chaotic dynamics, while his work Correlation Number One (2011) is composed for auditory distortion products, or sounds generated inside the ear. Christopher's work has been issued by Optophono, MIT Press, and Sonic 360 records, and he has performed at numerous international festivals and conferences including Monafoma, Musicacoustica, Quadrophonia, Shut up and Listen, and the International Computer Music conference. He is currently Lecturer in Music at the University of Birmingham where he teaches courses in experimental music and sound art, and music perception.