BEATRICE DILLON INFO
Beatrice Dillon is an artist and electronic music producer based in London. Her practice focuses on sound within multi-channel installation, live performance and recorded material. Her recent album 'Workaround' (PAN, 2020) was named ‘Album of the Year’ by The Wire Magazine, with previous critically acclaimed solo and collaborative releases across leading international experimental music labels. Recent presentations include: Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art [PT], Tokyo wwwX [JP], Munch Museum [NO],STUK Leuven [BE], ICA [UK], Strelka Institute [RU] etc. With a background in Fine Art, Dillon has collaborated internationally with visual artists presenting sound at Nasher Sculpture Centre Dallas, Palais de Tokyo Paris, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, TATE, Macval Paris, Lisson Gallery, South London Gallery etc. She has been selected for multiple artist residencies including Goethe Institute UK (2021), STUK International Arts Centre (2021), Transcriptions Senegal (2020), Somerset House (ongoing), Abandon Normal Devices (2017) and Wysing Arts Centre (2016). She has mentored on artist development programmes for Royal College of Art, British Council, Goldsmiths, Slade, Jerwood Arts, NTS and Somerset House. She was a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Bursary for Composers and Artangel's 'Thinking Time' Award (2020), and shortlisted for Arts Foundation Award, Oram Award and Jules Wright Prize for Sound in Visual Arts.
In 2022 Dillon produced two large scale multi-channel sound commissions, 'Impossible Ideal Angle' (Haus der Kunst, Munich) and 'AFOAM' (Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto). The same year, she was commissioned by artist Mark Fell to compose new music for leading experimental classical sextet, Explore Ensemble. 'Seven Reorganisations' her first entirely acoustic work explores acoustic reimaginings of digital synthesis and generative processes presented at Sheffield Cathedral (2022) and at Kings Place London (2023).
Dillon recently produced Norwegian saxophonist Bendik Giske's new album for Smalltown Supersound (2023) and her remix for legendary Senegalese artist and activist Baaba Maal will be released on Marathon Music (2023).
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