November Starts with a 2 hour performance at High Tide, with Tina Havelock Stevens, entitled SundDownLow, supported by Tura New Music, on November 11, at the Roundhouse, Fremamntle, WA.
Then Cat is in Europe for 4 weeks: starting in Paris working on a new project with Elaine Radigue, then to Hamburg with Decibel where they will be doing the European premiere of the work they commissioned from Eliane Radigue and Carol Robinson, Occcam Hexa II.
Their concert schedule is as follows:
25 November, 8pm, Hochschule fur Musik und Teatre, Hamburg. Works by German and Australian composers.
26 November, 8pm, Studio 8, Grüntaler Straße 8
Wedding, Berlin. Occam Hexa II (Decibel) and Occam XII (Cat Lamb).
28 November, 8pm, Forum Neue Musik in der Christianskirche, Hamburg. Works by Radigue/Robinson, Hope and Marchetti.
Then Cat will finalise her tour with a visit to Berlin, where she is working with long time collaborator Kate McMillan, creating sound for a new work,'The Past is Signing in our Teeth', and performed by Louise Devenish at the opening, on December 9, at the Kunstquartier Bethanian, Berlin in partnership with Momentum: Global Platform for Time Based Art.
Exciting news! Cat Hope's first monograph CD has been released on Hat Hut Records hat(now)ART label.
The album will be available worldwide from September through outhere music but a limited number are available to buy in Australia from here. All proceeds go to Decibel's commissioning fund for new music.
Other News this year
Why is there so little space for women in jazz? is and article written by Cat Hope for The Conversation. Read it here.
Cat is a keynote at the Women in Creative Arts conference at ANU in Canberra 10 -12 August. The other keynote is the wonderful Liza Lim, and the program features a wide range of exciting papers and performances.
December see's a few of Cat Hope's publications being made available.
Firstly, a provocative article in The Conversation entitled Music of our time: let’s embrace experimental music once and for all but also the publication of her keynote at the Australasian Computer Music Conference in Sydney later in November, Make for Change: Challenging gender issues in electronic music on the Listen Blog.
A co written chapter in the book Research, Records and Responsibility on Sydney University Press, edited by Harris, Thieberger and Barwick has been released, reflecting on aspects of the development of the Western Australian New Music Archive.
in other news, her solo album, co produced with Stuart James at Soundfield Studio is getting closer to completion. Watch this space!
These are Cat Hope's news pages, updated as activities occur.