Impossible Architexture


Dorset Portland
01/06/2011 - 01/06/2011

Part of a year long b-side Encounters programme of creative opportunities for young people.


'Portland Rocks' are a group of local young musicians, working with artists Ivon Oates and David Rogers they experimented with sound in new ways – moving away from their well-known work as 'junk band' extraordinaire to weave a textured soundscape in the old Brackenbury Infant School on Portland.

The site-specific piece led the visitor to hear and explore residues of sounds, found or created on-site in response to the individual architecture of their aural imagination, including suggestions of memory, history, childhood and 'spaces between'…