Galvanize Ensemble | Hack the Barbican

University of Kent lecturers Kate Halsall and Duncan MacLeod curated Galvanize, a project with School of Music and Fine Art students (University of Kent) – a series of installations, cross disciplinary performances and exhibitions- between 19th-23rd August as part of the Hack the Barbican Festival, held at the Barbican Centre, London (August 19 -23rd) Hammerson Room.

This exciting opportunity was London’s biggest ever experiment in cross-disciplinary collaboration and took part over 4 weeks at the world-renowned Barbican Centre in London during August. Set to explore new boundaries where nothing is off-limits bringing together around 200 artists, technologies and entrepreneurs in around 100 different projects.

Observations of Invisibleness- Sehee Kim, Master in Command- Natasha Pocock (Winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Prize, 2013), Charlotte Smith
The Extraordinary Porter Family – Claire Orme, Shipping Hopes- Miranda Yi-Jung, Yang. Film and photography screenings created by Ryan Kwok, from the Dockyards Archive with live music, Ryan Samuel Bentley and Sophie Dixon/film Found Image Found Sound, Katie Briggs installation ‘Platform’.

Galvanize ensemble: Britten Hack, Letter XXII (Peter Grimes/The Borough) with Joel Bell guitar, Phil Maguire guitar/electronics, Sarah Dacey voice, Kate Halsall keyboard/s, Cameron Graham percussion. Britten Hack – Opus 11 On This Island, Paul Fretwell electronics, Sarah Dacey Soprano, Kate Halsall keyboard