Spatial Sound

Jeremy Keenan

Jeremy Keenan's work has manifested as music, sound installation and multichannel audio. He has performed and exhibited at venues like the Vienna MuseumsQuartier, the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Whitechapel Gallery, ICA, Shunt, Roundhouse, Rich Mix, and Cafe OTO in London, the Museum of Contemporary Art in A Coruña, Spain, FILE Festival in Brazil, as well as various galleries and venues in Europe, North America and the UK. Jeremy is co-director of the London, UK sonic arts collective Call & Response, through which he has worked with artists like EVOL, Jacob Kirkegaard, LINE imprint, Robert Van Heumen, James Dashow, Werkdisks, Steinbrüchel, Theo Burt, Mark Fell, Mats Lindström, and Kaffe Matthews.

His current line of practice involves generative composition, live electronic music performance, and sound installation. He is interested in working with real and imaginary signals, audible and inaudible feedback, the uncanny reconfiguration of familiar audio tools like speakers and microphones, and the communicative possibilities inherent in sound. He has a PhD in studio composition from Goldsmiths College, London in Studio Composition and works at Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London.

Call & Response (C&R) are Tom Slater, Jeremy Keenan and Matt Lewis: a group of sound and audiovisual artists who run a sound art gallery and immersive audio production facility in London, UK. From this space they curate and produce immersive audiovisual artworks using their unique 16-speaker ambisonic sound system. Additionally they deliver workshops and training in immersive audio production for industry professionals, young people and artists interested in using sound in their work. C&R have previously undertaken audio consultancy, project design and delivery for organisations including; Sense, Heart n Soul, NESTA, Southbank Centre, Folkestone Triennial, Turner Contemporary and Martin Creed. Over the past 5 years C&R has received of funds from Arts Council England, PRSF, Daphne Oram Trust, Sound and Music, Sound Connections and Deptford Challenge Trust.