FIELDS (Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piquemal)

Tim Shaw has worked internationally as a professional composer, performer, sound designer and researcher. His practice incorporates diverse approaches to sound capture and processing, and includes creating immersive and site responsive sonic installations. He is currently studying a PhD in Digital Media at Culture Lab and also manages Newcastle based record label Triptik.

Sébastien Piquemal is a computer engineer, obsessively exploring the artistic capabilities of machines. After working several years as a full time web developer in Helsinki, Finland, he decided to dedicate himself fully to making music. Since then, he has been an active contributor to the open-source software community, leading various projects such as WebPd.

Tim and Sébastien recently collaborated to create ‘Fields’, an interactive performance piece exploring the use of mobile technology as a medium for sound diffusion. Audience members can choose to join in with the performance using their own devices. Fields has been performed in America, Finland, Germany, Lisbon, Greece and throughout the UK. At Connect the Dots 2015, visitors will be invited to take part in a performance of ‘Fields’.