Sparked Echo

Kevin Grist & Janet Moore, Studio 1

Kevin and Janet joined Sun Pier House in 2019 with an office space in our newly opened Gallery Studios before upscaling their venture into Studio 1 in the Summer of 2020.

SparkedEcho is a high quality grassroots production company. Founded in 2016, it is co-directed by creatives Kevin Grist and Janet Moore, working with associate artists. ​We make exciting music experiences across Kent and Sussex with projects exploring new experimental music, sound art and audio technology. Our work supports social connection, creativity and mental wellbeing.

We regularly deliver sound-based workshops in community settings such as libraries, schools, country parks and care homes. We offer Sonic Classroom CPD, Story Soundscapes, Ringtone Creation, Mobile Music Technology, Outdoor Sound Recording and more.

Recent projects include:

  • 2019-20 ​Solace,​ site-responsive audiovisual installation about our relationship with nature and reality, Seaford Crypt Gallery, Ditchling Museum of Art+Craft, Eastbourne DC Gallery. Funded by Arts Council England and East Sussex Arts Partnership.
  • 2019 ​Invisible Opera House​, site-specific opera about migration and belonging, Folkestone Harbour Arm, part of +Margate.19 Festival. Co-produced with Fat Lady Opera, funded by Arts Council England, Folkestone Town Council and Kent Community Foundation.
  • 2019 ​Beneath Water,​ mobile sound game about climate change and misinformation, Hastings America Ground, part of Coastal Currents Festival. Commissioned by MSL Digital, funded by Arts Council England and The RSA.
  • 2019 ​Sea Folk Sing,​ Creative Producer of site-specific folk songs + sound recordings on moving trains, heritage sites, across North Kent including Strood Station, Historic Dockyard Chatham, GlassBox Theatre, Gillingham High Street and Priestfield Stadium. Commissioned by Ideas Test, funded by Arts Council England, Baring Foundation, Kent County Council and Optivo.

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