Fari Bradley

Sound artist

Latest Posts

Keep Woke

To ‘Keep Calm’ is one thing, to cocoon your mind in self-centred obsession another; your projects your friends your events your circle…your output your income your appearance. This inward turning, a narcissistic echo and webbed mirror we have been sold gives common ground over to those who damage; extremists and[…]

All Hallows’ Eve

I made these videos on my phone, both are with the original ambient sound, one made in a shopping Mall in the UAE, the other in a homestead in UK. I post them here as a note, because it struck me, again, this Halloween that no fiction is scarier than[…]

Jebel Hafeet Mountain – جبل حفيت‎

  Driving to Al Ain, towards Oman, at Jebel Hafeet the coral has formed an immense natural totem.  The pink of the rock body, reaching up to the uninterrupted sky, meets its hue in the glowing tail of the receding sun. Hundreds of creatures, a mass of butterflies, thrive around[…]

Noise of the Middle East – Performance

Your drafts folder is a notepad. One I found was this clip taken from the crowd when I performed on stage during a short residency at New York University, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. #np on the plaza in front of @NYUADArtsCenter: Noise from the Middle East 2. #nyuad — NYUAD[…]

The Wedding Project – Art Dubai

The Wedding Project forms part of the politics of food programme that has been running at Delfina Foundation for some years now. The theme expands as a wedding project at Art Dubai 2016 where nightly eating and cooking as a performative act are explored. The Mina a’Salam Hotel that are[…]

Performance – An UnMuted Serving, Art Week Dubai

Recently my work has been in collaboration with Christopher Weaver, detailed on our website. Our latest piece is a new performative, electro-acoustic piece titled An UnMuted Serving. After exploring the tonalities and resonances of domestic objects for many years in the UK, we moved to the UAE and recently took part in[…]

An Alternative Geneology of Musique Concrete in Cairo – Ibraaz

El Dabh using tape in 1940s Cairo A series of interviews by myself and Chris Weaver with Halim El Dabh (b.1921), who began using both musique concrete and reel to reel tape for his compositions in Egypt, years before Pierre Schaeffer, the composer that is ordinarily credited to have been[…]

This Week’s Free Lab Radio – Mix by Fari B

Complex movement.  Sound generation. Kinesiology. Meaningful gesturing. Rhythmic synchronisation. Wordlessly communication. Brain synchrony. Rehabilitation and therapy. the magic of mutual gaze. Dance is a Neuroscience A mix by Fari B of the most sonically intriguing dance tunes in this year’s playlist, plus new Nov-Dec releases. Moving through genres and sub-genres[…]