Projects

I am involved in a range of different research projects, residencies and commissions.


A Sonic Palimpsest: Revisiting Chatham Historic Dockyards – AHRC Research Grant (Co-Investigator)

I am delighted to be Co Investigator on this major AHRC project, which started in September 2020 and is running until the end of 2022. It aims to recreate soundscapes of the past and explore the use of sound in heritage contexts. The project emanates from soundscape studies and will examine the sound environments of […]

Greenwich SOUND/IMAGE Festival

This year (2020), with support of the Royal Borough of Greenwich and in partnership with The Greenwich Hospital, Museum of Walking and School of Noise, we are delighted to programme a public festival of exhibitions and activities, bringing this leading research and exploration of Sound and Image to the Greenwich community. Greenwich SOUND/IMAGE festival presents […]

Over Lunan

Soundtrack / Radio play / Live Performance – Choir, Marimba, Trumpet, Sound A ritualised choral performance at Lunan Bay, Angus. A perfect crescent running for nearly two miles. To the north end lie deeply formed sand dunes, their height testament to the actions of more ancient seas; Here we are offered protection. Lost in time. In […]

Reconfiguring the Landscape

An International collaborative research network led by the Arne Nordheim Centre for Artistic Research at the Norwegian Music Academy. 2019-2022 Principal Investigator Natasha Barrett – Professor in composition at the Norwegian Academy for Music (NMH) Core Investigators Dr Nadine Schütz – Composer in Residence IRCAM Andrew Knight-Hill – Senior Lecturer in Sound Design and Music […]

Sound & Image: Aesthetics and Practices

Edited Volume – Published June 2020. ISBN 9780367271466 https://www.routledge.com/Sound-and-Image-Aesthetics-and-Practices/Knight-Hill/p/book/9780367271466 Bringing together a diverse array of international experts and practitioners, this book reflects the ideas, and approaches surrounding contemporary audiovisual practice. Engaging with both traditional and new media formats, each chapter explores a facet of audiovisual art. From Narrative Film to Visual Music, to Live VJ […]

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Immersive Hyperreal Soundscapes

A collaboration between myself, Paula Fairfield, Brona Martin and L Acoustics, funded by HEIF. A collaborative project to develop immersive hyperreal soundscapes, and research creative workflows for adapting linear timeline-based composition workflows towards new object-based panning systems, such as those used in the new L-ISA multichannel audio system. The L-ISA team approached me with a […]

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EMAS40 – Electroacoustic Music Association of Great Britain

Celebrating over 40 years of #electroacoustic music in the UK. January 2019. Introduction Welcome to the University of Greenwich and this weekend of concerts, talks, discussion panels and conversations about Electroacoustic Music in the UK. This two-day event celebrates a very significant anniversary: 40 years since the founding of EMAS (The Electroacoustic Music Association of […]

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(I)MAGE SOUND(S) – EXPANDED AUDIOVISUAL PRACTICE

IN: eContact 19 2 Light + Sound https://econtact.ca/19_2/index.html (I)MAGE SOUND(S) is a collaborative audiovisual project led by artist Jim Hobbs and composer Andrew Hill. It seeks to bring together the practices of experimental film and electroacoustic music to create live expanded audiovisual performances. The goals of the project are to combine, share and reflect upon […]

Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series

The Loudspeaker Orchestra presents immersive acoustic experiences through programmed concerts of multichannel sound design, sonic art and electroacoustic music. Regular concerts, featuring work by international artists alongside students of Sound Design, take place in and around Greenwich. These concerts are open to the public, and have run since 2015. http://loudspeakerorchestra.org

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(I)MAGE/SOUND(S)

 A touring collaborative programme of works, developed in collaboration with artist Jim Hobbs, commissioned by the 16mm Film Collective in New York MONO NO AWARE, delving into the archives of the New York Public Library and LUX, the experimental film collective in London, the programme presents reimagined and reinterpreted films from the archive with newly […]

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incandescence (2016)

Stereo audio – This work is composed from materials captured on the factory floor of one of the largest factories producing utilities in the US, Nela Park, Cleavland, Ohio – GE’s lightbulb factory. The humble lightbulb is ubiquitous, driving our modern culture and providing us with a sense of controlling time and the working day. […]

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Projections (2016)

Quadraphonic electronic sounds & 16mm Projector – Performance Instructions The projector is the performer.  The piece begins with the lighting illuminating a centre spot on the stage. The projector is then wheeled on to the stage by the operator and positioned as outlined above.  Once the projector is in position, and connected to the power, […]

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Sounds of the Cultural Quarter

Historical Soundscapes & Sound Map – The premise of my contribution to the project was explore the soundscapes of the cultural quarter, reconstructing historical soundscapes as a way to engage local people to explore and connect with the history of the area through sound. I was commissioned as part of the ‘Affective Digital Histories’ project, […]

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Precious – Flora (2014)

Sound Installation – Commissioned by Jasie McArdle and Ellen Bianchini to develop a soundtrack that serves to enrich the visual and tactile aspects of the work and to evoke associations with nature and the environment. http://www.lcbdepot.co.uk/event/precious-flora Brief: To design a soundscape for the installation Precious hosted at the LCB depot Leicester, to use ‘realistic’ sound […]

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Stille Lyd (Quiet Sounds)

Supported by the British Council, Arts Council England and the Norwegian Production Network for Experimental Arts this project sought to explore the creative potential of silence as a compositional material. In the winter of 2013/14 I travelled to the Norwegian Centre for Technology in Music and the Arts (NOTAM) to work with their composers and […]

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Hear Th↓s Space

Hear Th↓s Space are a collection of composers and curators who put on site-sensitive events.  We conjure our events in unique settings, letting the contingencies of the site/space meld the curation of sound based works and the choice of speaker system. We also work collaboratively  with other arts practitioners and musicians to facilitate multi-speaker sound systems as part of […]

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Digital Building Heritage Group

Soundtracks – On this project I worked as Sound Designer alongside architects and 3D modelling designers to develop facsimiles of historical soundscapes in the reconstruction of historic sites and buildings. https://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/research-faculties-and-institutes/art-design-humanities/digital-building-heritage/digital-building-heritage.aspx

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CHARGE / DISCHARGE (2012)

Documentary Film – I was invited to join and take part in the Dirty Electronics workshop at the Dartington International Summer School . This documentary captures the activities and the essence of the project as we built and performed with a new instrument. Charge/Discharge (2012) by John Richards [Documentary & Performance] from Andrew Knight-Hill on […]

Compose With Sounds

Commissioned composer / workshop convenor – Compose with Sounds is an EU Culture prgramme-funded software development project (2011-13) initiated by the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University (UK). It involved partners in France, Germany and Norway as well as associate partners in Greece and Portugal. The goal of the project was to […]

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EARS2 Pedagogical project

Developing content and designing web architecture for the EARS2 website (Electroacoustic Resource Site Pedagogical Project) an online education resource for children, teaching them about sound art and working creatively with recorded sound. I was in charge of managing the day-to-day running of the project directing and leasing with other Research Assistants, the web development team, […]

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