Lee Gamble + Clifford Sage

Audiovisual Performance

September 25, 6 pm & 10 pm

Sala Azcona, Cineteca / Matadero Madrid

Tickets 15€ (Double session with Zoë Mc Pherson & Alessandra Leone: String Figures Live Av)

Artist, producer and DJ Lee Gamble, in collaboration with Clifford Sage, presents a live AV show based on his trilogy Flush Real Pharynx, the final part of which be released on September 10 (A Million Pieces Of You).

The trilogy began in 2019 with the release of In A Paraventral Scale and Exhaust, with sounds that reflected the relentlessness of modern life. His latest work, written during the pandemic, introduces new feelings such as hopelessness, loss or fear, through hyper-detailed electronic compositions and seven moving tracks.

LEE GAMBLE

Lee Gamble is an artist, producer, label owner and DJ. Over the last several years Lee has released a string of critically acclaimed albums and EP’s on seminal electronic music labels PAN and Hyperdub, most notably Diversions 1994-1996, KOCH, Mnestic Pressure and Flush Real Pharynx 2019-2021. He runs UIQ – a label/platform releasing artists like ZULI, Nkisi & Lanark Artefax. Lee hosts a monthly show on NTS.

Lee has toured extensively over four continents, performing live as well as regularly DJing anywhere from Hyperdub’s monthly night at Corsica Studios, via Glastonbury to MoMa PS1 or Tate Modern. He has collaborated with visual artists Dave Gaskarth and Clifford Sage on A/V works, performed ambisonic and multichannel live shows and composed pieces for the London Contemporary Orchestra.

His recent work explores the technological and social implications of AI & machine learning in his 2020 audio essay on the deep fake Face2Face commissioned by Camden Arts Center, and 2021 short essay Head Models: on Rave Simulation, Involuntary Musical Imagery, Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Hallucination for Liquid Architecture/Unsound Festival & Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore as well as his current/forthcoming project exploring human simulation and representation – Models.

CLIFFORD SAGE

Clifford Sage is a CGI moving image artist based in London. Often working with virtual world building and digital animation, Sage explores audio interaction and non-linear storytelling through game engines. Since graduating in Visual Communications from the Royal College of Art in 2010, Sage has collaborated and worked with many artists over the years, as Iain Ball, Joe Holder, Lawrence Lek, Lee Gamble, Sidsel Hansen, Candice Lin, and recently for RA’s Club Quarantine project as part of Off World Live. He was on the cover of Wire as part of Quantum Natives. Recent Personal projects including recsund – Tuner, exhibiting/performing at Somerset House Studios, London (2018) and Club Adriatico, Ravenna, IT (2018), LEV Festival, ES (2019). Vitalcapacities (2020) and ReWire Festival, NL (2021).