John Levack Drever
sound artist and composer. He and Lawrence Upton have been collaborating on live and recorded text-sound compositions since 2003. http://www.gold.ac.uk/music/staff/drever/
Poet; graphic artist; sound artist: curator. Memory Fictions (2012) -- Argotist Ebooks; Unframed Pictures (2011) -- Writers Forum; a song and a film (2009) -- Veer Publications; Wire Sculptures, (2003) – Reality Street Editions; Commentaries on Bob Cobbing (2013) Argotist Ebooks.
Co-edited Word Score Utterance Choreography with Bob Cobbing (1998) – Writers Forum.
Curated Some variations on a theme of Bob (Space Studios,) and Bob Cobbing and the book (UWE Fine Print) both 2011. Singing Marram (for solo viola, violist Benedict Taylor); CD, 2013 Subverten.; Dark Voices CD, Cram 2013 + Possibles (forthcoming CD), both with Taylor).
Solo exhibitions 2012 “from recent projects” (St James Hatcham) & 1981 “Deteriorating texts” (LYC) . Many exhibitions of artists books with Guy Begbie.
Directs Writers Forum.
2008-2011 AHRC Creative Research Fellow, Dept of Music, Goldsmiths, University of London
2011-2015 Visiting Research Fellow in Music, Goldsmiths, University of London.
2015 + Academic Member, Athens Institute for Education and Research.
(4 channel); 17.5 minutes approx; live and prerecorded voice + graphic score and projection Lawrence Upton; studio recording,prerecorded sound treatment and composition John Drever; live spatialisation John Drever; presented in full for the first time as the opening item of the Cram / SPR concert Dark Voices at St James Hatcham, New Cross, London on Monday 21 October 2013