“Buddha of Superposition” International Film Festival Screenings

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 in News | No Comments

Alexis’ film about psychosis has been screened recently at film festivals in Utah (USA), Lille (France), New York (USA), Portugal, and Cornwall (UK). It was also a finalist or semi-finalist in the awards for a number of these and other festivals. Find out more in the Projects section.

“Come Together” gets national radio attention

Posted on May 10, 2017 in News | No Comments

Alexis’ composition that sonifies the emotions of the lyrics in Lennon and McCartney through a duet for a mezzo soprano and tenor, has been receiving lots of radio media attention. Click below to listen / read about it: BBC Radio 3 – The Verb BBC Radio 4 – Inside Science BBC Radio 3 – Music […]

Celebrating 60 years since McCartney met Lennon – Sonification “Come Together”

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in News | No Comments

Link to musical excerpts: https://soundcloud.com/alexiskirke/sets/sonification-of-mccartney-lennon-come-together From the Creators Project: “Lennon and McCartney: One of the most famous songwriting partnerships in pop music history, and this year on July 6th, it will be 60 years since the two first met at a church fete in Liverpool, England, back in 1957. John Lennon was 16 Paul McCartney, […]

Quantum Computer Singing Performance

Posted on Jul 7, 2016 in News | No Comments

Soprano and supercomputer to combine for world first performance                 What happens when you combine the pure tones of an internationally renowned mezzo soprano and the complex technology of a $15million quantum supercomputer? The answer will be exclusively revealed to audiences at the Port Eliot Festival when Superposition, […]

Port Eliot Performances

Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in News | No Comments

Along with performers such as Noel Fielding and Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon, Alexis will be doing two performances at Port Eliot Festival 2016: The world’s first live quantum performance: Superposition Symphony The Sonification of David Bowie’s Career: David Bowie: The Sonification  

Protected: D-Wave Quantum Computer Sonification

Posted on Mar 9, 2016 in News | No Comments

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Outstanding Contribution Award

Posted on Dec 1, 2015 in News | No Comments

Alexis was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution in Media Innovation at the 2015 Media Innovation Awards in November, for his work over the last few years in music, technology and science: “Composer and filmmaker Dr Alexis Kirke has a reputation for thinking outside the box and is a true pioneer of digital innovation. Referred […]

Media Innovation Awards Shortlistings

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 in News | No Comments

Alexis has been nominated for two Media Innovation Awards 2015: “Remember a Day” for mezzo soprano, cello and electronics – by Alexis and Doreen Abbott. “Music, Memory and Making Radio” a 60 minute radio documentary on BBC Radio Devon Dec 2014 – by Alexis and Belinda Dixon

Media Response to “Remember a Day”

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in News | No Comments

A summary of the media response to Alexis’ performance Remember a Day can be seen below: BBC Radio 4 Today Programme https://audioboom.com/boos/1918922-music-can-help-dementia-sufferers-remember-medication BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeT-G8w-KbM BBC Music Magazine “Can musical jingles help dementia sufferers?” http://www.classical-music.com/news/can-musical-jingles-help-dementia-sufferers British Psychological Society “Using music to help dementia patients” http://www.bps.org.uk/news/using-music-help-dementia-patients The Psychologist Magazine http://issuu.com/thepsychologist/docs/psy0314/18 Limelight – Australia’s […]

“This is not me? This is MY DEMENTIA” by Norman McNamara

Posted on Jun 4, 2015 in News | No Comments

(Norman sent me this, and I thought other people might find it helpful) This is not me? This is MY DEMENTIA Please remember me for who I was, not who I have become, This is not me in front of you now, This is a charlatan called dementia, Yes I have the same voice, the […]