Vicky Clarke is a sound and electronic media artist from Manchester, UK. Working with sound sculpture, DIY electronics and human-machine systems, she explores our relationship to technology through sonic materiality. Winner of the Oram Award 2020, she is currently artist in residence at NOVARS, University of Manchester exploring musique concrete and machine learning in collaboration with PRiSM, RNCM. The residency builds on her AI research trip to St Petersburg as selected artist for UK-RUSSIA Year of Music and her project ‘MATERIALITY’ exploring sound sculpture to interface the physical and digital, collaborating with the National Graphene Institute to create a conductive performance interface.
Her work has featured on ‘SONIC FUTURES: How technology is guiding electronic music’ documentary, British Council and FACT magazine and she has performed/exhibited with National Science & Media Museum, MUTEK and CTM. Vicky is part of AmplifyDAI, an international programme supporting the work of women artists in sound and digital arts in UK, Canada and Argentina with MUTEK, Somerset House Studios and British Council.
She is co-director of Noise Orchestra and promotes DIY music culture, demystifying tech and supports women in sound through music education.
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