Noise of Art


“When it comes to mega multimedia events, DJ Ben Osborne and his Noise of Art Collective are all over it.” (Kate Hutchinson,Time Out)”Latitude 2010

Formed in 2005 and launched in 2006 with a week of music and art events at The Tate, BFI Southbank, The Social and Bar Music Hall, Noise of Art is an independent collective that celebrates the convergence of music and art brought about by the digital age.

Our projects involve leading electronic musicians and artists, including: Booka Shade, Laurent Garnier, I:Cube, Coldcut, Daniel Avery, Severino, Sebastian (Ed Banger), Mental Overdrive, Vector Lovers, Blatta and Inesha, Gaggle, We Have Band, Tom Findlay (Groove Armada), Product 01, Spektrum, Cagedbaby, Jim Stanton (Horse Meat Disco), Sebastian Tellier, Aluna Francis (of Aluna George), My Toys Like Me, DJ Mehdi, A Human, Noblesse Oblige, Man Like Me, Justin Robertson, Ashley Beedle, Diesel, Les Hommes Du Train, Si Begg, Chris Coco, Mark Moore, Faze Action, Serge Santiago (Waze & Odyssey), A Man Called Adam, Orka, Kavinsky, Scottee, Autokratz, Fil Ok, Eccentronic Research Council (ft. Maxine Peake), Nathan Fake, Krazy Baldhead, Fred Deakin / Lemon jelly, HK 119, Uffie, Budem, DJ T, Thomas Schumacher, DJ Feadz, Overlap, A1 People, Simon Rigg, Kafka, Crazy Girl, Namke Communications, Troubleshooter, The 9000, Fujiya Miyagi and NOA founder Ben Osborne.

Our events have been staged at prestigious and unusual venues such as The Tate, BFI, The Roundhouse, Latitude Festival, Big Chill Festival, The Great Escape, Ether Festival, Royal Festival Hall, Brighton Festival, the Dome, Southbank Centre, The National Film Theatre, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Glasgow Art School, Institute Francais, Social Club Paris and in numerous night clubs.

In collaboration with the archive and distribution departments of the BFI, Noise of Art has put new music to a range of early European cinema, including the works of Mitchell & Kenyon, recently re-discovered Italian pioneering film and some of the earliest ever shot British film. We have worked with established figures, such as Ralph Koltai CBE and commercial design collective Airside, and on the other end of the spectrum we’ve also pioneered work by up and coming contemporary Britisth, French and German visual artists.

We have worked with a wide variety of visual artsists including Gavin Turk, Stella Vine, Russell Herron, Miss Led, Gareth Bayliss, Schwange, Mark Scott Wood, Overlap, YOUR MUM, Paul Kindersley, Edwina McEachran, Gemma Land, Andrew Hatfield, Matt Gee, Monique Jivram, Claudia Forsbrey, Francesca Denega, Corinna Spencer, Mark Mothersbaugh (of Devo), Michael Denton, Andy Leuenberger, Tekyes, Funk Cutter, PRICK Image, Strap-on and MOTH, amongst many others.

Noise of Art’s current and past clients and co-producers include: Apple Corp (The Beatles), British Film Institute, National Maritime Museum, National Portrait Gallery, The Tate, Glasgow Art School, Latitude Festival, Big Chill Festival, the Great Escape, Brighton Festival, Institute Francais, Village Underground and the ICA.

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Noise of Art is grateful to the following for funding our actitivties:

Arts Council England

PRS Foundation for Music

European Union Cultural Programme

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Our events take many forms, from sit down gigs to hands in the air affairs. Or often both at the same time. Above is a clip from a Noise of Art club night: