Graham Massey (808 State) Workshop & Talk & Performance

Workshop - Talk - Live Art

As part of Flux Magazine’s February residency at the NOISE Lab, the team present Graham Massey (808 State, Homelife, Toolshed) who'll be hosting a workshop, talk and performance based on his colourful musical career.

Graham is one of the UK's most consistently creative producer/composers with recordings dating back to the late seventies and with legendary label, Factory Records, through the birth of Rave culture with the internationally successful  electronic group 808State.

Massey’s re-mixer /production credentials is a  list who’s who of  contemporary music  over the past 30 years; composing for Film,TV and Theatre or organising the musical community of his home city Manchester into wayward soundtrack orchestras and organ quartets.

A musical life of constant reinvention can find Graham playing his music in various guises on various instruments in small clubs to huge festivals all over the planet.

28 February 2010 Starting at 3pm

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Owl Project music workshop

Manchester based artists ‘The Owl Project’ – along with Graham Massey (808 State) will be hosting music workshop on how to make minimal electronic music.

Over the last few years the Owl Project have become known for a distinctive range of wooden musical and sculptural instruments - notably the Log1K, Sound Lathe, and iLog. Drawing on influences such as woodworking, hobby style electronics and open source software to create music-making machines.

They have performed nationally and internationally, including Garage Festival (Stralsund, Germany), with Matmos (Scala, London, UK)  Emergences Festival (Paris, France), Cornerhouse (Manchester), Ultrasound Festival (Huddersfield UK), Homefires Festival (London), Sonic Arts Network EXPO 2006 event in Manchester, Lovebytes (Sheffield), shortlisted & exhibited for the SHARE prize (Torino, IT) 2008. Futuresonic (Manchester UK) 2006, "Musikprotokoll" (Graz AU), TEKS trondhiem Norway) & the Serpentine Gallery stage, London 2008.

Owl Project won the Best of Manchester Art Prize 2009.

For more info: www.owlproject.com

28 February 2010 Starting at 5pm

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Graham Massey (808 State) Workshop

As part of Flux Magazine’s February residency at the NOISE Lab, Graham Massey (808 State, Homelife, Toolshed) hosted a workshop, talk and performance based on his colourful musical career.


Graham is one of the UK's most consistently creative producer/composers with recordings dating back to the late seventies and with legendary label, Factory Records, through the birth of Rave culture with the internationally successful electronic group 808State.

Massey’s re-mixer/ production credentials is a  list who’s who of  contemporary music  over the past 30 years; composing for Film,TV and Theatre or organising the musical community of his home city Manchester into wayward soundtrack orchestras and organ quartets.


A musical life of constant reinvention can find Graham playing his music in various guises on various instruments in small clubs to huge festivals all over the planet.

28 February 2010 Starting at 6pm

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also on the same day

Music Workshop with Owl Project

Alongside Graham Massey (808 State), Manchester based artists ‘The Owl Project’ hosted a music workshop on how to make minimal electronic music.

Over the last few years the Owl Project have become known for a distinctive range of wooden musical and sculptural instruments - notably the Log1K, Sound Lathe, and iLog. Drawing on influences such as woodworking, hobby style electronics and open source software to create music-making machines.

They have performed nationally and internationally, including Garage Festival (Stralsund, Germany), with Matmos (Scala, London, UK)  Emergences Festival (Paris, France), Cornerhouse (Manchester), Ultrasound Festival (Huddersfield UK), Homefires Festival (London), Sonic Arts Network EXPO 2006 event in Manchester, Lovebytes (Sheffield), shortlisted & exhibited for the SHARE prize (Torino, IT) 2008. Futuresonic (Manchester UK) 2006, "Musikprotokoll" (Graz AU), TEKS trondhiem Norway) & the Serpentine Gallery stage, London 2008.

Owl Project won the Best of Manchester Art Prize 2009.

For more info: www.owlproject.com

28 February 2010 Starting at 6pm

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OneFiveEight Live Art and Screen Printing Workshop

Help make a masterpiece with OneFiveEight. As part of a collaborative project you'll be adding your ideas to artworks created by this Manchester based creative collective.

One69A will also be taking you through the screen printing process, producing a specially designed T-shirt by OneFiveEight artist Face.

PLEASE NOTE: Despite best efforts to make this a free workshop, one69a will be charging a nominal fee of £5 to participate in the screenprinting workshop and take your own T-shirt home. This is to cover the cost of materials and we reckon it's still a massive baragin! The art workshops will still be FREE.

As part of Hear No Evil, See No Evil - a free arts project brought to you by Mind n Fire and OneFiveEight, in collaboration with Youth In Action and NOISELAB. More information can be found here http://noiselab.co.uk/hear-no-evil-see-no-evil

28 August 2010 Starting at 11am

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Non-Formal Education Discussion

Can you get ahead in the creative industries without paying for a formal education? Do you need a degree or can we learn from each other? Come and join the debate!

As part of their Hear No Evil, See No Evil free arts project, Mind on Fire and OneFiveEight will be leading a discussion and Q&A session on the topic of Non-Formal education.

The project is being funded by Youth In Action who are committed to providing Non-Formal education opportunities for young people accross Europe.

28 August 2010 Starting at 2pm

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