Lucy Duncombe & Feronia Wennborg pres. „3rd Remove from the Real“


Feronia Wennborg and Lucy Duncombe present 3rd Remove From The Real_; a collaborativework exploring contemporary and historical iterations of voice-based technologies. Both Duncombe and Wennborg are drawn to the rich potentiality within vocal processing technologies and vocal cloning software, and have produced an experimental audio piece with a focus on its histories, uses and ethical implications, narrated by hybrid voice clones and virtual singers - products of these technologies. 3rd Remove From The Real_ explores how these technologies modify the voice, disrupting its relationship to individuals, and altering the interpersonal dimensionality of the voice in conversation.

As an artist and musician who places the voice at the centre of her practice and former student of BSc in Natural Sciences withThe Open University, Lucy is interested in exploring the emergence of voice based technologies within the field of synthetic biology.This is something she is actively engaged in within solo and collaborative creative practices. She has previously performed internationally at QO2 Brussels &The National Opera of Belgium as well as locally in herhometown of Glasgow (Radiophrenia, BBC Tectonics Festival, &Counterflows Festival). In 2021, she released music with 12thIsle, Warm Winters Ltd, and a self-released tape, The Rapture ofCellular Accretion.

Feronia Wennborg is an artist, musician and arts programmer working interdisciplinary with a focus on sound. Her work is based in a process of recording and digital transformation,collecting traces of intimacy and friendship. Often working inclose collaboration with others, Feronia explores the social andre-imaginative possibilities embedded in practises of listening and sounding.

Her work has been presented in the UK and internationally, at Wysing Arts Centre, West den Haag, CCA Glasgow, Cafe OTO,AMPLIFY, Counterflows & Radiophrenia. As part of the duo softtissue, she has released music with Penultimate Press (2019) andStudents of Decay (2022).