John D’Arcy

John’s work involves live performance and technology, voice-based intermedia artwork, and site-specific storytelling and song-making.

His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster and Resonance FM, and featured at NI Science Festival, The Science Museum, London; Belfast Festival at Queen’s; Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival; Household Belfast; and Happy International Samuel Beckett Festival, Enniskillen.

John currently lectures in digital media at Queen’s University Belfast.

John directs HIVE Choir, an experimental vocal ensemble working with found texts and improvisation.

John helped co-ordinate the activities of Belfast-based sound art collective UMBRELLA.

John’s podcast The Jewel Case (2015-2017) featured interviews with a range of artists in a variety of practices working in Northern Ireland.

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