explore the real time experience of the acoustic qualities of a
have included Chisenhale Gallery London
(1994), Biennale of Sydney (1998), The Tate Triennial of
Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain 2003, subsequent
installations have included ICC Tokyo, Ikon
Gallery Birmingham, Camden Arts Centre
London and 1m3
Born 1954 in Ireland, artist and musician
David Cunningham lives
and works in London.
His first significant
commercial success came with The Flying Lizards'
record 'Money', an international hit in 1979. Since then his work
has ranged from pop music to gallery installations, including work for
television, film, contemporary dance, and a series of collaborations
with visual artists.
Since the release of his first album 'Grey Scale' in 1976 he has worked
as a musician and record producer, engaging with an eclectic range of
people and music, from pop groups (This
Schaumburg) to improvisers (David
Beresford) to Michael Nyman's
music for Peter
Greenaway's films and work with Ute
Lemper and others.
Music for film and television has included Ken
McMullen's films 'Zina' and (in
collaboration with Michael
Giles and Jamie
Dance' (to be re-released in 2014), and a series of film and
television collaborations with visual artists which has included John Latham,
David Hall, Stephen Partridge, Bruce McLean and Tony Sinden. Related work
has included the production and treatment of sound for installation and
broadcast artworks by Susan
Hiller, Cerith Wyn
Evans, Martin Creed,
Wearing, Thomas Demand, Sam
Taylor-Wood, Brad Butler
and Karen Mirza and many others.
Live music - alongside solo performances (see downloads)
has involved collaboration and performances with Yasuaki Shimizu,
Scanner, Panasonic, Kathy Acker, Michael Nyman, John Cage, Peter
Greaves, Rie Nakajima, Apache 61 and others.