september, 2017

23sep(sep 23)1:30 pm(sep 23)1:30 pmBenthic CaressSilent disco in tidal pool to a sonic art soundtrack 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tidal Pool, Devils Point, Plymouth, Tidal Pool, Devils Point, Plymouth, PL1 3RSArea:Royal William YardEvent Type:Something's happening

Event Details

Benthic Caress is a one-hour ecoacoustic participatory performance piece, which offers a unique experience in the Tidal Pool at Devils Point, gathering together 100 people to take part in a ‘silent disco’ where the soundtrack is a collection of specially curated sound pieces showcasing work which celebrates the diversity of marine life.

With contributions from internationally acclaimed sonic artists Leah Barclay and Jez RileyFrench. Leah Barclay’s work has been commissioned, performed and exhibited to wide acclaim across Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Peru, Colombia, Europe, India, South Africa, China and Korea by organisations including UNESCO, Ear to the Earth, Streaming Museum, Al Gore’s Climate Reality and the IUCN.

Jez Riley French‘s commissions and performances have included Tate Modern, The Whitworth, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Japan), Artisphere (USA), Harpa (Iceland), Mengi (Iceland), The Wired Lab (Australia), Mullae Art Space (Korea) A section of his piece for Tate Modern was also chosen to be part of the ‘500 years of British Art’ series at Tate Britain.

More sound artists will be announced soon – check the website

There is an admission charge, places are limited and must be booked in advance. Find out more here:

There is no parking, so come on foot. Please leave your dog at home. NB: Over 18s only, no disabled access, sorry.


(Saturday) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Tidal Pool, Devils Point, Plymouth

Tidal Pool, Devils Point, Plymouth, PL1 3RS

Artist(s) or Organiser(s) names

Laura Denning