Patrick Farmer

Contact: patrickwilliamfarmer@gmail.com

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Patrick Farmer. Co-founder of the online curatorial platform, Compost and Height, co-editor of the new-music journal, Wolf Notes. Curator of the Sound I’m Particular lecture series and Significant Landscapes Festival, co-curator of audiograft, researcher for SARU, lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. 

Published four books and written compositions for groups such as Apartment House and the Set Ensemble. Performed and exhibited internationally with artists such as Angharad Davies, Michael Pisaro, Sarah Hughes, and Jason Kahn. Festival appearances and residencies include The Wulf (Los Angeles), LMC (London), I & E (Dublin), Geiger (Gothenberg), Blurred Edges (Hamburg), Forestry Commission England (Cumbria), Q-O2 (Belgium) and MOKS (Estonia).Work has been released on labels such as Another Timbre, Nadukeenumono, and Winds Measure. Currently looking at the nature of the arbitrary; writing compositions that primarily focus on the sound producing means rather than the sound itself, often utilising more and more fantastical methods to create sounds that are terribly ordinary. New writing: Close Eclogues on Tiptoe, SYZYGY (with Trevor Simmons), and Azimuth, is forthcoming. 

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