Iris Garrelfs joined me for a chat about her practice as experimental vocalist, composer and installation artist. Tune in to hear some of her work including collaborations with Poloumi Desai, Viv Corringham, Jude Cowan Montigue and Georgina Brett. Plus an exclusive new recording of Iris performing a solo concert at a church in Telegraph Hill. Tune into NTS.live on Monday night / Tuesday morning (29 Feb / 1st March) – at 1am to 3am GMT, or 8pm to 10pm EST.
Iris Garrelfs is an artist working on the cusp of music, art and sociology. Her practice includes fixed media, installation, improvised performance and has been included in major institutions worldwide, for example Tate Britain, National Gallery, Visiones Sonores Mexico, MC Gallery New York. Several of her works have just been nominated for the British Composer of the Year Award (Sonic Art).
Elsewhere she is the commissioning editor of the online journal Reflections on Process in Sound and the co-curator and director of Sprawl, a London based experimental music organisation. Iris has a PhD in Sound Art from University of the Arts London where she also works as a researcher and lecturer.