Archives: Projects

CTRL (Creative Technology Research Labs)

A development programme for artists to learn skills in creative technology performance, immersive experience making, and digital creation tools.  CTRL (Creative Technology Research Labs) is a 6-month pilot artist development programme presented by Submerge and The Lowry. Creative technology is the intersection of new technology and the creative industries; examples of artistic practice include technology enhanced […]

All Things Equal Urban Projections & Loraine James

A large-scale, immersive audiovisual installation by Urban Projections and Loraine James A large-scale, immersive audiovisual installation by artist Urban Projections (Rebecca Smith) and “genre-splicing genius of British electronic music” Loraine James created to mark the launch of a bold new manifesto for gender equality in music. The Submerge and Brighter Sound commission All Things Equal […]

Making Intimate Performance Micro Commissions

A Submerge micro-commission for three artists to explore one-to-one performance. In January 2021 Submerge offered an open call for three North-West based artists working in drag, club performance and cabaret to experiment with the creation of new covid-safe live one-to-one encounters. The project was aimed at artists who had not had much experience of working […]

Swan Songs Anil Sebastian

A Submerge commission to design a new electronic soundtrack for 15 robot swans. In January 2021 Submerge released an open call seeking an early career electronic musician or sound artist to arrange and perform a soundtrack of their adapted original material in response to Cygnus, a choreography of robot swans by Loomaland; international artists who use […]

Hot Bodies Choir Online

Our online version of Hot Bodies Choir brought together isolated queer people during the Covid19 Pandemic.