Biography

Performance of "The Spiral" by the Resonance Radio Orchestra at Cut and Splice 2010

Chris Weaver is a sound artist and performer based between London and Dubai. He is a founder member of the electro-acoustic ensemble, Oscillatorial Binnage, musical director of the Resonance Radio Orchestra, and one half of analogue tape duo Howlround.

Since 2006, he has been working as an artist duo alongside Fari Bradley. Their work includes an artists-edition record with The Vinyl Factory, and various international group shows and performances. Since 2013, the duo have been a presence on the art scene in Dubai with major commissions for Art Dubai, a long-term residency and solo exhibition. In 2013, Weaver was awarded the BASCA British Composer award for Sonic Art for the work “No Such Object” with Ed Baxter, commissioned for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

 

Awards

2013 – BASCA British Composer award for Sonic Art with Ed Baxter.
2011 – PRS Foundation “Performance Groups” – Resonance Radio Orchestra
2007 – PRS Foundation “Live Connections” – For electro-acoustic performance.

Workshops and Teaching

He has conducted many formal and informal workshops on aspects of Sound, Radio Art, and hardware hacking. In 2007, before the widespread rise in Hackpaces and inspired by David Tudor’s Composers Inside Electronics group, he founded “The Welsh Chapel Hackers”. A weekly workshop for composers and artists working in electronic music. He has taught at universities across Europe and the Middle East and is a visiting lecturer at the London College of Communication (See Workshops for more information)