About

Orphans is a series of short works which incorporate early silent movies, daguerreotype portraits and “orphan” films and re-contextualises them as audio-video intermedia shorts.

The works draw inspiration from wabi sabi – the Japanese aesthetic philosophy of impermanence, and use found materials, both sonically and visually.  They can be viewed here.

Ross Whyte is a composer based in Scotland.

He is a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen where his field of research is concerned with audio-visual intermedia and multi-sensory perception in music.

He composes works in various mediums including piano, electronic, audio-visual, and dance.

Contact:

Room 102
MacRobert Building
1st Floor
Department of Music
University of Aberdeen
King’s College
Aberdeen
AB24 5UA

E mail: rossco242@yahoo.co.uk

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