Peter Cusack is a field recordist, musician and sound artist with a long interest in the sound environment. He initiated the “Favourite Sounds Project” to discover what people find positive about their everyday sound environment and ‘Sounds From Dangerous Places’ (sonic journalism) that investigates sites of major environmental damage such as the Caspian Sea oil fields and the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
He produced 'Vermilion Sounds' - the environmental sound program - for ResonanceFM Radio, is a research fellow at the London College of Communication and was DAAD artist-in-residence in Berlin 2011/12, intiating ‘Berlin Sonic Places’ that examines relationships between soundscape and urban development. Musical collaborators include Alterations, Kahondo Style, Clive Bell, Nic Collins and Viv Corringham. He is currently based in Berlin.
Part of Alterations Festival
13th - 19th June 2016
Pioneering free improvisation and sound art quartet Alterations return for a four day festival of new collaborations, performances, workshops, visual art and writing.
With: David Toop, Peter Cusack, Terry Day & Steve Beresford.
Alterations is a quartet of key thinkers and pioneers in music and visual arts. Initially active from 1977 to1986 releasing three albums and performing widely across the UK and Europe,Alterations regrouped in 2015 for a highly successful one-off show. For Alterations Festival the group will return to collaborate in new contexts with a host of international artists.