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Alchemy/Schmalchemy: Rhodiacéta (Re-)Response


Wednesday 17th October 2018, 13:00 – 14:00, Martin Hall Exhibition Space, Loughborough University (free event)

Improvised sonic performance and discussion by Alchemy/Schmalchemy (Gillian Whiteley, Geoff Bright and Walt Shaw)


Score, © Alchemy/Schmalchemy


Alchemy/Schmalchemy  perform an improvised sonic response to the graphic scores, which form part of an artwork produced by Contrat Social (from the Institute Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Besançon) currently featured in the Re-Imagining Citizenship exhibition.

Alchemy/Schmalchemy statement
Alchemy/Schmalchemy scores


Geoff Bright, Walt Shaw and Gillian Whiteley have been improvising with various instruments/ objects/ materials as Alchemy/Schmalchemy since 2009. Geoff is Research Fellow at the Education and Social Research at Manchester Metropolitan University, Walt is a percussionist and visual and performance artist based in the Midlands, Gillian is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Visual Culture at School of the Arts, Loughborough University.