We are now battling between sounds of we craft from wood and wire, and sounds we make with circuits smaller than the eye can see. This piece is one way to try and make them fit together, to bring them together. We keep trying things, here.
Cat Hope is a composer, sound artist and musician based in Western Australia. Cat’s composition and performance practices engage elements of low frequency sound, drone, noise, and improvisation. She often makes use of electronics and unusual or invented instruments in her works, that have been performed at festivals internationally and broadcast on Australian, German, Italian, French and Austrian radio. She has been a songwriter with some 6 albums to her credit, playing in pop bands in Germany, Italy and Australia in the 1990s. In 2013 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study digital graphic music notations internationally as well as the Visby International Composers Centre, Sweden and Peggy Glanville Hicks, Sydney composers residencies in 2014. She is the director of the award winning new music ensemble Decibel who have toured internationally and released her compositions.