Artist Bio


Philip Jeck

Philip Jeck studied visual arts at Dartington College of Arts in the 1970's and has been creating sound with record-players since the early 80's. He has worked with many dance and theatre companies and played with muscians/composers such as Jah Wobble, Steve Lacy, Gavin Bryars, Jaki Liebezeit, David Sylvian, Sidsel Endresen and Bernhard Lang. He has released 11 solo albums, the most recent "Cardinal", a double vinyl release on the Touch label. "Suite", another vinyl only release, won a Distinction at The Prix Ars Electronica, His CD "Sand" (2008) was 2nd in The Wire's top 50 of the year. His largest work made with Lol Sargent, "Vinyl Requiem" was for 180 record-players, 9 slide-projectors and 2 16mm movie-projectors. It received a Time Out Performance Award.


Kuroshio is the collaboration between musician Philip Jeck and filmmakers Karl Lemieux and Michaela Grill. Together they create atmospherically dense worlds for the perceiver to get lost in. Using analogue and digital means in producing their work, they build layered currents of images and sounds.