William Hogarth, The March of the Guards to Finchley, 1750 © The Foundling Museum
The Art of Noise: The Soundscape of Hogarth

The Art of Noise: The Soundscape of Hogarth

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
05 Jul 2019
  • Talks
Learn about the processes involved in the sound design and dialogue scripting from our exhibition Hogarth and the Art of Noise.

19:00 (doors 18:00) | Tickets £8, £6 concessions & Foundling Friends (includes a free drink)

Discover more about the making of the three-dimensional soundscape of Hogarth’s The March of the Guards for our exhibition Hogarth and the Art of Noise. Hear from sound designer, composer and musician Martyn Ware, and historical advisor, Dr Jacqueline Riding who worked with him to script the dialogue.

Martyn Ware formed The Human League in 1977, and later started the production company/label British Electric Foundation and Heaven 17. As record producer and artist he has featured on recordings totalling over 50 million sales worldwide. Artists include Tina Turner, Terence Trent D’Arby, Chaka Khan, Erasure, Marc Almond and Mavis Staples. In 2000 Ware founded Illustrious Co Ltd with Vince Clarke to exploit the creative and commercial possibilities of their unique three-dimensional sound technology practice, and lectures extensively on music production, technology, and creativity at universities and colleges across the world.

Dr Jacqueline Riding is a historian, art historian, author and curator. She is the author of several books including Jacobites: A New History of the ’45 Rebellion (Bloomsbury, 2016), a historical adviser, assisting on Mike Leigh’s films Mr Turner and Peterloo (Thin Man Films), and a curator, creating the Basic Instincts exhibition for the Foundling Museum in 2017.