Adam Sloan is an experienced filmmaker, composer, sound designer and audio-visual artist, developing collaborative arts and educational projects, innovative performance events and interactive installation art. Adam has an established track record of audio-visual projects, extensive experience and knowledge of sound design, video editing and post-production. Experienced in workshop fabrication: woodwork, plastics and metal (including welding), qualified in construction design and structural engineering.
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Turn To The Sea: Interactive audio installation, using custom-built audio sculptures present an ambisonic spatial sonification of data sourced from wildlife and environmental observations on the coast of Orkney. Exhibited at McLellan Gallery, Glasgow School of Art 2019.
Element: Interactive sound and light installation piece producing generative music from live weather data, exhibited at ‘Phenomena’, Glasgow School of Art 2019.
I Work Alone: Music video commissioned by Gary Daly (China Crisis) for the launch of his solo album ‘Gone From Here’ 2019.
Still Moving: Short film in two parts, based around location field recordings. Exhibited at The Reid Project Space, Glasgow School of Art 2018.
Mothers Day: Video production for promenade installation / performance at Cornerstone Gallery, Hope University, Liverpool, 2018.
Murmuration: Short experimental sound film with 5.1 surround sound design generated using custom generative synthesis and effects in NI Reaktor. Exhibited at Reid Project Space, Glasgow School of Art, 2018.
Bloom: Immersive site-specific music performance with interactive audio-responsive light array in The Catacombs underneath St Georges Hall, Liverpool. Commissioned by Open Culture for Light Night Liverpool 2017.
Other Suns: Site-specific multi-screen audio-visual performance and curated performance / art space. Commissioned by Lakes Alive Festival, Kendal UK 2016.
Afloat Inland: Immersive site-specific multi-screen audio-visual performance at Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool. Commissioned by Open Culture for Light Night Liverpool 2016.
From Fallen Light: Site-specific binaural soundscape, music and audio-responsive video performance. Commissioned by Also Festival, Compton Verney, Warwicksire, 2016.
From Fallen Light / Snow Walkers: Video installation with binaural soundscape. Commissioned for ‘From The North’ exhibition, Watt Space, Newcastle, Australia, 2016.
Fallen Light: Site-specific binaural soundscape, music and audio-responsive video performance at Mount Tindaoxl Ski School. Artist in Residence at Skammdegi Festival, Olafsfjordur, Iceland, 2016.
Waves & Velocities: Site-specific binaural soundscape, music and audio-responsive video performance at Tjarnarborg Culture House. Artist in Residence at Skammdegi Festival, Olafsfjordur, Iceland. 2016.
What I Leave Behind I Bring With Me: Interactive binaural AV installation, created for Salur Myndlistarfélagsins, Akureyri, Iceland. 2015-2016.
Sunny Island: Short two-screen animated film installation commissioned by Liverpool Culture Company for Liverpool International Music Festival, 2015.
Lost Minutes: Site-specific live audio-visual performance. Interactive film, music composition, performance, commissioned by Unity Theatre, Liverpool . 2014 & 2015.
Rainbow Fish: Series of workshops and participatory interactive performances, incorporating sound design and animation with live music and storytelling for children. Commissioned by FACT and Curious Minds for Ladywood Primary School, 2014.
Hidden Worlds: Immersive site-specific live AV performance. Interactive film, music composition, performance. Created for Liverpool Central Library , 2014.
Epstein: Sound design & incidental music composition for theatrical production staged at the Epstein Theatre, Liverpool. Commissioned by Cut To The Chase Productions, 2013.
Alone // Together: Site-specific live audio-visual performance. Interactive film, music composition, performance. Residency project at Metal Arts, Edge Hill Station, Liverpool, 2013.
Treasured: Multichannel soundscape design & audio engineering for large scale theatrical event staged at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Commissioned by Cut To The Chase / Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, 2012
Curiouser & Curiouser: Collaborative composition & sound design for film & theatrical installation staged at Tate Gallery Liverpool. Commissioned by Cut To The Chase, Punchdrunk Enrichment, 2012.
Tinted Venus: Music composition, performance, film, visual projection mapping to sculptural figures. Created for the Sculpture Gallery in The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool , 2012.
Friend or Foe Presents... Curation of series of monthly arts & music events at The Nordic Church, Liverpool , 2009-2011.
Din Collective / Shunt: Site-specific audio piece. Performance & composition. Interactive video installation. Commissioned by Din Collective & Shunt, London Bridge Station Tunnels, 2009.
Wish You Were Here: Sound design for theatrical performance, staged at Everyman Theatre, Liverpool 2010.
Wave Machines European Tour: Synchronised film and interactive animated visuals for European tour and festival appearances, including Glastonbury / Lovebox / Storåsfestivalen. Commissioned by Wave Machines / Neopolitan Records, 2008-2010
Light Night: Liverpool Guitar Society: Collaborative live music performance. Live audio manipulation of 16 piece classical guitar orchestra. Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, 2010.
Four Corners: Video installation piece and immersive surround-sound environment for ‘Four Corners’ exhibition at Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool , 2010.
Wave If You’re Really There: Series of site specific architectural mapped visuals for a programme of live music, poetry & theatrical performances at St Brides, Liverpool, St Mary's, Chester, & St Leonard's, Shoreditch, London. Commissioned by Mercy / Wave Machines, 2008-2010.
Din Collective Sonar Gathering: Director / Curator of annual four-day event showcasing short film, art installation, music performance. Hosted by Din Collective at Casa Paco in Barcelona, 2003 - 2009.
Similarities & Differences: Film and visual artwork for dance, music & theatre performance event. Commission for Liverpool Irish Festival at St Georges Hall, Liverpool, 2008
Storage: Live performance of original music with interactive film and visual artwork. Hosted by Din Collective at Storage in Berlin, 2006.