by Ed Perkins

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birth 04:38
life 16:50
death 09:26


Everything you hear is the result of an artificial life model operating in real time, mapped to musical outcomes. The players read this material from animated scores.

Learn more about what's going on from this short film directed by Darren Michael:

Each performance tells a different story.

This is a live recording from The Undercroft, Norwich in February 2014


released January 5, 2017

Ed Perkins - Composition/Electronics

Apartment House:

Anton Lukoszevieze - Cello
Jonathan Impett - Flugelhorn
Gavin Morrison - Alto flute
Angharad Davies - Violin

Special thanks to Sound & Music & the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Album cover photograph of Pine trees in Thetford Forest taken by Stuart Hellingsworth


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Ed Perkins Norwich, UK

I use technology to create immersive pieces and installations. I have performed and exhibited across the UK and Europe at venues including Ars Electronica, SARC, Snape Maltings, ICA and the Tate Modern. My work has been broadcasted on BBC Radio 3 & 4, Resonance FM and The Discovery Channel. I am also one of Sound and Music's Embedded composers, in residence with RPS Award winning Apartment House ... more

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