Sound as Protest- Echo and Narcissus and the contest for aural space.Read More →
A recent interview between John Potts and Nigel Helyer, download the PDF from Material Thinking EcoLocated; Art, Science and the Environment.Read More →
Listening in Melissa McMahon bugs Nigel Helyer.
Nigel Helyer is an English-born, Sydney-based sound artist, lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, and co-founder of SoundCulture, a Pan-Pacfific organisation focusing on sound art. Helyer’s work is of an essentially composite, or in his words “pluridisciplinary”, character, in the sense that not only does any given piece incorporate a range of media, but many are part of a series of “events” (one or several?) including other pieces, other artists, other countries, radio broadcasts, internet links, CD’s, and CD-Roms.
Trouble in Paradise: Swelter – An Artists’ Project for the Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens
May 1999 – January 2000, Sydney
by Michael Goldberg
Includes review of the Leaven projectRead More →
This essay is a version of the exhibition catalogue for Silent Forest shown at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of SoundCulture96.
As a recent transplant to Australia, I welcomed the opportunity to write about this work, to introduce it to the city where I have spent much of my adult life. In framing my comments about Silent Forest, it was important to keep in mind what might be involved for an American audience in viewing this work by an Australian about Vietnam in the United States. It is true that San Francisco is not part of the U.S., but just the same….Read More →
- Sound as Protest; Echo and Narcissus.
- IceCap and GeneMusiK
- EcoLocated: Art Science and the Environment.
- McMahon Interview
- Nigel Helyer’s Silent Forest by Doug Kahn