Exhibitions

03.10.2020-12.10.2020

The video of '(R)ASSEMBLE', commissioned by Yarmonics 2020, will feature in the online exhibition 'Solitary Deliverance'

Gallery ONKAF, New Delhi, India

26.09.2020-Present

'(R)ASSEMBLE' was commissioned by Yarmonics for this year's festival, which will be mainly presented online. A video piece showing the process of working with found materials sent to Marseille from Great Yarmouth will be shown and the subsequent audio composition is available here:

https://simonwhetham.bandcamp.com/album/r-assemble

Yarmonics 2020, Great Yarmouth, UK

24.09.2020-04.10.2020

'(R)ASSEMBLE II' reworks elements from the work commissioned by Yarmonics 2020 to be presented in this group show as part of La Saison du Dessin 2020.

Héliotropes, Atelier Hyph, Marseille, France

15.09.2020-present

'Repurposed, with the purpose of simply existing' was developed during a residency period with Atelier Expérimental using the mechanisms of a discarded printer and other found materials. The work stays at the atelier space as part of the permanent collection.

Atelier Expérimental, Clans, France

19.02.2020-23.02.2020

'Made to Malfunction' was presented in the University atrium space throughout the annual festival of exploratory contemporary sound and music

Electric Spring Festival, University of Huddersfield, UK

17.12.2019-26.01.2020

'Unproductive' site-responsive sound and light installation exhibited as part of "Between Here and Now" showcase alongside work by Jürgen Dünhofen.

Palbok Factory of Contemporary Art, Jeonju, South Korea

09.12.2019-19.12.2019

Presentation of '8 hour day' sound piece, composed for 'Each Morning of the World' sound project as part of "Between History and Human" exhibition.

Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

01.09.2019-29.09.2019

​​"Made to Malfunction" presented as part of international sound art exhibition.

In Vitrø, Matera Euro Capital of Culture 2019, Italy

05.06.2019-16.06.2019

Documented projects from 2014-2016 presented as part of retrospective exhibition.

Tsukuba Art Center, Tsukuba, Japan

22.03.2019-12.04.2019

Combination of Arduino technology and acoustic sounding techniques with recordings of the frequent thunderstorms to bring the weather inside the gallery space.

Redbase, Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

12.02.2019-21.02.2019

"Made to Malfunction" solo exhibition.

Openarts Space MERGE, Busan, South Korea

14.12.2018-23.12.2018

"Made to Malfunction" collection of sound-making devices, each housed in a protective case, developed for and exhibited as part of the Creators in Lab residency with ACC.

Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea

08.12.2018-06.01.2019

'InTolerance' headphone installation included as part of "We play, we stage, and we're enacting" group exhibition.

Factory of Contemporary Art in Palbok, Jeonju, South Korea

26.07.2018-present

Exhibition of resulting works from Pulzus Art Camp. "Wind in the Willow" and "Saw Heard" sound installations inspired by experiences and found materials.

Haáz Rezső Múzeum, Odorheiu, Transylvania, Romania

07.07.2018-present

'Force Mineure' outdoor installation in collaboration with Janno Bergmann of Copper Leg using discarded piano, played by natural forces of wind and sunlight.

Copper Leg Residency, Vaskjala, Estonia

19.04.2018-05.05.2018

'Trace of Lime' featured in 'Acopio' exhibition of sound and visual works from past participants of Tsonami Festival.

Sala BASE, Valparaíso, Chile

06.01.2018-present

'Geothermal Activity': lava rocks were collected from Grindavík geothermic power station, Iceland. Infrasonic vibrations were captured from the ground, pipes and concrete of the power station and used to cause the lava to move and create its own sound.

Fresh Winds Biennale 2018 (5th Edition), Gardur, Iceland

04.12.2017-15.12.2017

'Traces of Lime' uses lime (calcium hydroxide) which is an important substance in construction, produced in Chile. The sounds of aluminium corrosion by lime create patterns on aluminium.

Tsonami Festival 2017, Galería CasaPlan, Valparaíso, Chile

13.10.2017-12.11.2017

'Traces of Mokpo Harbour' comprised a number of ink drawings created with sounds recorded in Mokpo harbour, exhibited in the form of an installation in an abandoned space in the city.

Jeonnam International Ink Art Pre-Biennale, Mokpo, South Korea

16.09.2017-01.10.2017

'Traces of Action' ink drawings created with sound from collaborative performance in Iksan.

'From the Center', Iksan Creation Center, Iksan, South Korea

09.09.2017-09.10.2017

'Everyday Emanations (Dead End)' Parts of scrapped cars resonated with sounds of the street outside the exhibition space, also triggering light to create an immersive, disorientating experience.

Nakanojo Biennale (6th Edition), Nakanojo, Gunma Prefecture, Japan

02.09.2017-02.10.2017

'Trace of the Storm' ink drawings made with sound and 'What the Earshells Hear' sound installation with abalone shells, presented as part of a residency group exhibition.

Open Art Space MERGE?, Busan, South Korea

25.02.2017-12.03.2017

'This Shelter (is never empty)' and 'Bottled Water' sound installations as part of a 3 month residency programme with TAV.

Taipei Artist Village, Treasure Hill, Taipei, Taiwan

06.02.2017-11.02.2017

'Everyday Emanations' solo exhibition - second version of work created for Namwon Sound Project, Korea, 2016. Sound and light installation using found sound and objects.

S.Y.P., Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

08.01.2017- present

'Connecting the Broken Pieces' permanent interactive sound work and temporary installation 'Shifted Perception'

Pintu Miring Artspace, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

16.12.2016-17.12.2016

Sound and light installation using found sound and objects, presented in a disused space on 16.12.16 and as a studio residency  presentation on 17.12.16.

Namwon Sound Project, Namwon, South Korea

03.11.2016-05.12.2016

'Vestiges of Discomposure', a process-based work charting the journey up a mountain stream over 2 weeks, leaving physical traces of sound where the stream is heard. For Tsukuba Art Center.

'Father Sky Mother Earth', Fureai-no-sato, Mount Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

26.10.2016-02.11.2016

'Movement of Dead Air' and 'Traces of Water' shown as part of Korean Artist Residency retrospective 'Residency Experience: The next step' exhibition.

Iksan Art Center, Iksan, South Korea

22.10.2016-06.11.2016

'Fureai' and 'Return 2 (or to, or too)' interactive sound-making outdoor installations for the 19th Edition of this annual project.

Abiko International Open-air Art Project, Fusa, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

15.10.2016-05.11.2016

'Trace Evidence' headphonic sound installation and lathe-cut vinyl record presented in gallery space.

Dawe's Twineworks and OSR Projects Space, West Coker, Somerset, UK

05.09.2016-12.09.2016

'The Memory of the Storm' mixed media installation for Open Arts Project residency programme in Busan

Open Arts Project Space, Busan, South Korea

26.08.2016-25.09.2016

'Movement of Dead Air' sound installation as invited guest of residency group show 'Liberation of Water II'.

Iksan Creation Center, Iksan, South Korea

23.07.2016-25.08.2016

'Traces of Water' and 'Trace of Life' pieces exhibited as part of residency exhibition.

Yatoo Nature Art House, Wongol, South Korea

02.07.2016-07.08.2016

'Efflorescence' sound installation in collaboration with John Grzinich for Omega 3 exhibition curated by MoKS and Totaldōbze. Source material taken from Active Crossover: Mooste collective archive.

MoKS, Mooste, Estonia

21.05.16

'Watering the Piano' sound installation for Arc Artist Residency Spring Open Day 2016

Arc Artist Residency, Romainmôtier, Switzerland

06.05.2016-29.05.2016

'Sweep' mixed media installation for Geräuschwelten Festival 2016, Münster, Germany

Cuba-Cultur-Foyer, Münster, Germany

09.01.2016-17.01.2016

'Ómur' sound installation inside working lighthouse.

Fresh Winds Biennale 2016, Gardur, Iceland

25.11.2015-07.12.2015

the East and the West' residency exchange exhibition between Iksan Creation Center and Art District_p

Art District_p, Busan, South Korea

20.11.2015-27.11.2015

'Four Dimensional Sound Painting' mixed media installation for 'In The Ancient City' residency group exhibition.

Iksan Art Center, Iksan, South Korea

07.11.2015-07.12.2015

'Return' sound installation for 'Sousei' exhibition, with Tsukuba Art Center, Japan

'Sousei', Fureai-no-sato, Japan

15.10.2015-30.10.2015

'Portrait Mouillé' video and sound collaboration with Shin Mijung for 'Cross Reacting Confession' group exhibition.

Iksan Creation Center, Iksan, South Korea

05.08.2015-14.08.2015

'Sweep' mixed media installation for 'The Windswept Plain' group exhibition.

Art Space of Jeollabukdo Provincial Government, Jeonju, South Korea

05.02.2015-20.02.2015

'Sonic Activity: Prague' - 4-channel sound installation composed from recordings of participants of two day workshop.

Galerie Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic

08.01.2015-05.02.2015

'The Desert Winds (stop the metal rusting)' commissioned piece for headphone listening gallery.

Galerie Díra, Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic

27.11.2014-30.11.2014

'Found Sound Materials' exhibited as part of '창작의 내일/Creative Tomorrow' Art Space Residency Festival exhibition.

Citizen's Hall, Seoul City Hall, Seoul, South Korea

04.11.2014-23.11.2014

'Found Sound Materials' exhibited as part of '움츠러드는 세계, 유목하는 몽상가/Shrinking World, Nomadic Utopians' residency exhibition.

Artist Residency TEMI, Daejeon, South Korea

28.06.2014-06.09.2014

'La Rivière' project curated by Cedric Peyronnet. All works based on recordings from Tauron Valley, France.

BFM, Limoges, France

25.01.2013-08.04.2013

'MUUA Lab/C3P incorporating Active Crossover' laboratory project in gallery space of University Museum open to public.

Museo Universitario de la Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

21.02.13

'BieNAR' - Festival curated by NAR in Santa Cruz, Chile

El Centro, Santa Cruz, Chile

01.12.2012

In Memoriam' - Exhibition of works curated by Israel Martinez  

Jardin PCdV, Valparaiso, Chile

26.11.2012

'Non-place/Place' - Exhibition of works curated by Gill Arno and Daniel Neumann 

Judson Church, New York, USA

26.05.2012-27.05.2012

'Active Crossover: Seedpod' - Site-responsive installation featuring Lizzie Pogson, Jacques Soddell, Eamon Sprod and Simon Whetham

Punctum Inc., ICU, Castlemaine, Australia

10.03.2012-31.03.2012

'La Casa Esta En Su Propio Parque' - Group exhibition of artists-in-residence at Campos de Gutierrez, Santa Elena, Colombia 

Plazarte, Medellín, Colombia

10.08.2011-01.10.2011

'Active Crossover 2011.04' - Touring sound exhibition featuring live performance events and active listening workshop 

Soundfjord, London, UK

16.07.2011

'Re/Flux - Sublimated Landscape - Sonic Topography' curated by Soundfjord 

ICA, The Mall, London, UK

01.07.2011-31.07.2011

'Active Crossover 2011.03' - Touring sound exhibition featuring live performance events and active listening workshop 

Millspace, Armley Mills Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds, UK

10.06.2011-26.06.2011

'Active Crossover 2011.02' - Touring sound exhibition featuring live performance events and active listening workshop 

Wolstenholme Creative Space, Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool, UK

05.02.2011-03.04.2011

'Active Crossover 2011.01' - Touring sound exhibition featuring live performance events and active listening workshop 

Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berks, UK

05.08.2010-08.08.2010

'disPLACE' - Installations in the Enchanted Garden Field at the Big Chill Festival 

Big Chill Festival 2010, Eastnor Park, Herefordshire

05.05.2010

'Sounds From My Neighbourhood' - Pieces from 'Urban Sound Stories' included as part of sound exhibition event

MusikTriennale Cologne, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Cologne, Germany

01.05.2010-02.05.2010

'Parisonic' - 'Lightyears' composition included as part of sound exhibition and events 

Le Jardin d'Alice, Paris, France

05.02.2010-28.02.2010

'Active Crossover II' - Installation featuring work resulting from residency at Polymer Factory, Tallinn, Estonia and exhibition at Arnolfini, Bristol 

Grey Area Gallery, 31 Queens Road, Brighton, UK

01.10.2009-18.10.2009

'Active Crossover' - Installation featuring work resulting from residency at Polymer Factory, Tallinn, Estonia 

Arnolfini Dark Studio, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, UK

04.06.2009-14.06.2009

'Lightyears' - Multichannel sound installation accompanying paintings by Kathryn Thomas 

Lightyears, Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol, UK

13.02.2009

'Amazonas 7.1' sound installation comprising recordings from Mamori Sound Project commissioned by SpACE-Net/Creative Labs 

AES 35th International Conference on Audio for Games, Royal Academy of Engineering, London, UK

15.10.2008-15.11.2008

'DEconstruction/REconstruction' - Installation of resultant sound pieces from collaborative performances from 6th-9th October 2008 

Art Container, Polymer Culturehouse, Tallinn, Estonia

15.03.2008-16.03.2008

‘Amazonas' - Installation and performance of composition resulting from Mamori Sound Project

Sightsonic Festival, York, UK

14.03.2008-16.03.2008

‘Amazonas' - Installation of composition resulting from Mamori Sound Project

Pierian Centre, Bristol, UK

23.02.2008-28.02.2008

‘Amazonas' - Installation of composition resulting from Mamori Sound Project 

Hat Factory, Luton, UK

09.02.2008

'Landlocked' composition included as part of sound event

Sound Café, Jedburgh Community & Arts Centre, Jedburgh, Scotland

30.06.2007-01.07.2007

Headphonic installation of recordings of the sea from Iceland 2005

The Ocean Project, Barbican Theatre Gallery, Plymouth, UK

04.05.2007-07.05.2007

'A trip to the mountains' - collaboration with video artist Phil Toy 

Spike Island Open Studios, Bristol, UK

01.02.2007-18.03.2007

Headphonic installation of 'Landlocked', composition of water-related recordings from Mongolia 2006 

'In The Water', Artists Harbour Gallery, Portsmouth, UK

02.11.2007-04.11.2007

Foyer installation of 'Dark Light Audio Tracks'

Mantis, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

01.11.2007

‘Soundlab 5 – soundSTORY' - Inclusion of 'frozenstream' from 'Dark Light Audio Tracks' 

Online festival

22.02.2007-01.03.2007

‘A Dark Light' - group exhibition included as part of Winter Lights Festival 2007

Lake Hall, City Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland

01.12.2006-24.12.2006

‘The sky I missed' - collaboration with Kathryn Thomas

Online Exhibition, Watershed Media Centre, Bristol

14.10.2006-15.10.2006

Headphonic installation of 'Dark Light Audio Tracks'

‘Our Environment - Planet Earth', Pierian Centre, Bristol, UK

20.10.2006-16.12.2006

Headphonic installation of 'Dark Light Audio Tracks'

TwoNotTen Digital Arts Festival, Bargate Gallery, Southampton, UK