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Benjamin Mawson
Works at Canterbury College, Kent
Attended University of York
Lives in Hampshire, UK
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Collaborative musical composition, spread across the campus of a school near Southampton, UK. Working as composer in residence at Brookfield School, I led the creation of this fantastic interactive sound art work, now on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=brookfield.notours.org&hl=en
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Wow, or Fucking HELL, no comments yet - after six years' posting - this is an incredible innovation in the experience of live art, of performance, an embodied, disembodied thing at once. The video is a triumph in terms of reaching out to new audiences - I so much hope that Hentschalger's work will achieve maximum exposure at some soon moment. My compositional concerns with sonic and musical space have been deeply inspired by this video.
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My feeling is this captures the terrible sadness of the song with such intense control, so beautiful. Nina's Bach influences exerting attenuated contrapuntal structures between piano hands and guitar and bass, the drums a rock solid driver throughout. I just wish they took longer to get there. Makes me cry every time I hear it.
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and her music is a mirror of her strong personality with lot of dramas in her life.
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Secret soundwalks in Gosport, UK. Using GPS I've built a massive portrait of the town past and present which you can walk inside, with notours for Android. Free on GooglePlay: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=writteninwater.notours.org&hl=en_GB

or listen live to a 30 minute mash-up, Tuesdays and Fridays on BASIC.FM
http://www.basic.fm/written-in-water-benjamin-mawson/
Written in Water : Portrait of a Town Imaginary Sonic Landscape of Gosport, Hampshire Live on Basic.fm TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS @ 1230 BST - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  "Written in W...
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Doorways in Brno: Perimeters, facades and portals

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1st day in Brno, Leos Janacek country
When I
left the amazing converted palace I'm staying at, early this afternoon, it felt
strange to be staying somewhere that looks so glamorous and yet costs less than
a soulless UK hotel chain with shipping containers for rooms. The
first shock was traffic:...
When I left the amazing converted palace I'm staying at, early this afternoon, it felt strange to be staying somewhere that looks so glamorous and yet costs less than a soulless UK hotel chain with shipping containers for roo...
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Brookfield Soundscape
At the beginning of this year, I started work with Year 9 pupils at Brookfield Community School. My job was to give them their first glimpse of how to create a musical composition that changes every time a listener interacts with it – which is yet a fantast...
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Imaginary Sonic World - a geo-located soundscape on England's south coast
Written in Water : Portrait of a Town Imaginary Sonic Landscape of Gosport, Hampshire Live on Basic.fm TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS @ 1230 BST - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  "Written in Water" is a piece you have to experienc...
Written in Water : Portrait of a Town Imaginary Sonic Landscape of Gosport, Hampshire Live on Basic.fm TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS @ 1230 BST - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  "Written in W...
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A few hours in Brno, Czech Republic and weirdly full of new energy. Looking forward to exploration and found sounds..... http://benjamin-mawson.blogspot.cz/2014/06/arrival-in-brno.html
After 8 months on my largest project yet, Written in Water: Portrait of a Town (91 audio tracks linked via GPS across an English coastal landscape), I brought last loose ends together last week, including a 30 minute radio ve...
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Arrival in Brno
After 8 months on my largest project yet, Written in Water: Portrait of a Town (91 audio tracks linked via GPS across an
English coastal landscape), I brought last loose ends together last week,
including a 30 minute radio version of what you might hear on ...
After 8 months on my largest project yet, Written in Water: Portrait of a Town (91 audio tracks linked via GPS across an English coastal landscape), I brought last loose ends together last week, including a 30 minute radio ve...
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Making music, sound sculpture and radio art. Blogging about liveness, the virtual, listening, poiesis, ecology.
Skills
Digital studio composition and production. Public speaking: engaging and provocative on nature and role of music, composition, acoustic environment, (post-)acousmatic music, anthropological spaces, digital landscapes, cross-disciplinary collaboration involving music, community sound art projects, sound ecology and preservation.
Employment
  • Canterbury College, Kent
    Music Lecturer, 2014 - present
    Lecturing and writing higher education (BA) courses in Dept. of Music: Composition in Context, Improvisation and Sonic Art.
  • Aubigné Ltd
    3D Audio Software Developer, 2011 - present
    3DBARE allows listeners to walk inside a piece of music. http://aubigne.ltd.uk
  • Hampshire New Dimensions
    Composer in Residence, 2013 - 2014
    Community-based project located in Gosport, South East Hampshire. Interpreting, depicting, augmenting the acoustic history and present of this pivotal historic port town. Using noTours software to create a geo-located multi-layered musical composition that draws on the contributions of hundreds of speaking, singing and playing residents and visitors to the town and is connected by a complex web of structurally linked fragments of virtual sonic reality. The composition will eventually cover several hundred acres of the town, accessible using noTours software for Android. There is also going to be an interactive online version. For more info, watch this space and benjaminmawson.com or email me: moc.noswamneb@neb
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Hampshire, UK
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Composer and Virtual Performance Developer
Introduction
Working on ways to present music created in the digital studio so the experience is continually changeable, impossible to hear the same way twice. These include multi-room speaker installations, GPS-based tracking with noTours software and wireless head-tracking (3DBARE) for listeners in an interior space - Music You Can Walk Inside.
Education
  • University of York
  • City University, London
  • University of Southampton
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Benjamin Louis Mawson
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Locative audio, geo-located music. Using GPS and wireless tracking to build music you can walk inside. Post-acousmatic, immersive audio.