“Kelly Jayne Jones works with sonic textures from her sound archive that is constantly evolving. Inspiration is taken from the recording of concrete sounds, building up compositional balance / unbalance, harmony / disharmony and experimenting with the combinations of sounds.”– Metanast
AS PART OF OUTLANDS, SUPERSONIC PROUDLY PRESENTS A VERY SPECIAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN US MIXED-MEDIA COMPOSER AND SAXOPHONIST MATANA ROBERTS AND UK IMPROVISER AND FLAUTIST KELLY JAYNE JONES. HELD AT CENTRALA ON FRIDAY 18TH MAY, TICKETS ON SALE HERE.
+ workshop delivered by Kelly Jayne Jones on May 25th at BIMM, Birmingham. Further details below.
KELLY JAYNE JONES
Using inspired combinations of prepared recordings, text, rocks, found sounds and flute, Kelly Jayne Jones beckons a tussle with uncertainty, inviting exposure and vulnerability in performance. Kelly’s work revolves around the humble principle of connecting with others in the same space/ moment through physis and sound, customary experimental play, with threads and beads of improvisation and interactivity.
Along with her solo cassette release on the label Winebox Press, she has collaborated with Sam Weaver (Cusp Editions), Andie Brown and Hannah Ellul from Psykick Dancehall (White Death), and this May brings a very special collaboration with US mixed-media composer and saxophonist Matana Roberts as part of the OUTLANDS tour to Centrala, Brimingham.
In addition to this performance, Kelly will be leading a series of group workshops as part of OUTLANDS, sharing the methods, approaches and inspirations present within her sound making practice. Taking inspiration from John Zorn’s Game Pieces the workshops will take an experimental and collaborative approach to composition with participants drawing upon a range of objects, methods, activities and processes along with mindfulness techniques to consider what it is to create sound together. Exploring the spaces within and between improvisation and composition as a means of collective creative expression, workshop participants will engage in processes of communal creativity inspiring interpersonal transformation as a political act.
On May 25th Kelly will be delivering a workshop at BIMM for students. Spaces to the wider public are limited and on a first-come-first-serve basis, so to submit your interest please email [email protected] with the subject title ‘Kelly Workshop’.