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MIRA CALIX is up next on excuse the mess for the penultimate episode of series one.
Mira is a multidimensional artist that first gained prominence for her experimental electronic music released on Warp Records. However, her projects go beyond the electronic world. She has worked with many prestigious contemporary classical ensembles, choreographers, theatre companies, robots, scientists, festivals and venues all over the world.
As her career has progressed Mira has become "an environment builder". Works have become more immersive, exploring a variety of art disciplines and influences in her creations.
We talk about:
Social media and it's significance in our lives and her work (8mins)
Creating ‘environments’ (18mins)
Ode to Joy - a recent piece taking data from foetuses in utero (20mins)
Nunu - a piece using insects and the London Sinfonietta (30mins)
Mira’s background (34mins)