• Computer as Text as Computer 

      Richards, John (Other)
      Computer as Text as Computer is a critique of the material things that surround us. Text and object are explored holistically. Write a statement, poem or polemic that scrolls across a liquid crystal display that is embedded ...
    • Dirty Electronics Colossus - BEAST: Pantry Sessions Hand-made Music 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Other)
      Take part in a large-group performance that questions our relationship with coding and sound generation. Ideas such as tangible and collective coding will be explored along with DIY electronics. A hybrid digital/analogue ...
    • Dirty Electronics: Capacity 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Other)
      A two-day exploration into the world of electronic circuits, sound-making and choreography. Capacity looks at the very essence of electronic circuits: the humble capacitor and the flow of electric current. The capacitor ...
    • Dirty Electronics: Scream 

      Richards, John (Other)
      How can something as primordial as the voice find its way into code to become data?’. ‘Can such data carry meaning?’, or, ‘Can the voice ‘become’ sound object? insomnia scream is a machine that takes vocal utterances and ...
    • Hidden Sine 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Recording, musical)
      Hidden Sine explores self-made instruments and large group performance, and ‘sound curious’ that are concerned with the way of the hand, touch and affordance (action possibilities). Hidden Sine draws loosely on object ...
    • Horn & Bells 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Other)
      Taking inspiration from Capsule’s artwork for the Supersonic 2015 edition. Build a three-dimensional sound-object with printed circuit board artwork, and DIY piezo flared horn that omits bursts of noise and generative ...
    • Polyptych (audiovisual performance roBOt08) 

      Richards, John; Featherstone, Jack (Musical Score / Other)
      Dirty Electronics, Jack Featherstone and Artists & Engineers are collaborating on a series of electronic musical art objects entitled Polyptych that will become the starting point for a performance event for roBOt08. ...
    • Polytik 

      Richards, John (Other)
      Dirty Electronics and Jack Featherstone come together through Artists & Engineers in the creation of a range of electronic sound modules. The work is a collection of printed circuit boards where the design is distributed ...
    • Reactor Halls E12: Ugly Weekender (Dirty Electronics) 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Recording, musical / Other)
      “The most difficult challenges for designers of electronic objects now lie not in technical and semiotic functionality, where optimal levels of performance are already attainable, but in the realms of metaphysics, poetry, ...
    • Video Plastique 

      Richards, John; Weiwei, Jin (Musical Score / Recording, musical / Video / Other)
      Three-day event with Dirty Electronics and Double Wei Factory at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, March 13-14 and 15, 2014 in the context of IN-SONORA VIII. An extended performance for large ...
    • Yoke 

      Richards, John (Musical Score / Other)
      Yoke explores the themes of physical labour and oppression, affordance, oblique instrumental strategies and the embodiment of electronic sound. The instrument consists of a copper coil wrapped around a tube containing ...