a website in progress
Information in much need of an update.
Rather neglected blog which contains a lot of writing, particularly on my own projects. Some entries will be revised as individual articles in the future.
Wind, Mersea Island audio-visual performance, 2023
An audio-visual performance of a Mersea Island landscape, with voice sound wind, performed as part of the Surfeit event at Cafe Oto on 12 January 2023, with accompanying text (PDF).
Sensingsite - Performing Mersea Island ongong
Work with the Sensingsite artist collective in a response to the material and sensory nature of Mersea Island, Essex.
How to Picture Landscapes videos, 2022
Digital photographs and field recordings gathered in South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in September 2022, slideshow with narration made in PowerPoint in London, England, in October 2022.
Convoys Wharf - initial arrangement video, 2021
Made for the Fields of View screening to celebrate A.L. Rees's posthumous book. (see contactscreenings.co.uk/fields-of-view). This is a composite view of Convoys Wharf in Deptford, constructed from a number of sequences captured at various focal lengths and angles of view.
Standard Definition song videos, 2021
Videos made in response to material captured on miniDV digital video tape in the first decade of the twenty-first century. The songs describe the videos and extrapolate new narratives from them.
SELECTED COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVE
Song albums, EPs, and singles - downloads, CDs, and cassettes at Bandcamp
A Safe Substitute by Storm Bugs (Philip Sanderson & Steven Ball) - 1980 cassette re-released on CD in 2020
Table Matters by Storm Bugs (Philip Sanderson & Steven Ball) - rediscovered super 8 film from 1980, restored in 2020
Looking After The Duck by Crumpsall Riddle (Steven Ball & Jude Montague) - CD, download, streaming, 2020
DEEP WATER WEB (Steven Ball & John Conomos) - Furtherfield Gallery and online, 2016
Concrete Heart Land (Steven Ball & Rastko Novaković) - film, 2014