Waterwords – Sarah Johns, Martin Lewsley, and Jay Moy. Commission for University of Hull’s Risky Cities ‘Flow of Words’ project to develop and present an idea as a ‘work in progress’. Waterwords is an audio-visual performance piece incorporating pre-recorded and live processed audio, and live manipulated projected visuals. Through the character of “Water”, we narrate an immersive story of Hull, a city born of water, with water at the heart of its development, and its ongoing relationship with water directly affecting its future. Words by Sarah Johns and Jay Moy, performed by Sarah Johns. Audio by Martin Lewsley. Visuals by Jay Moy.
Waterwords – Sarah Johns, Martin Lewsley, and Jay Moy.
Commission for University of Hull’s Risky Cities ‘Flow of Words’ project. (Photo by Anete Sooda Photography)
On Automatic – Freemetre (Jay Moy, Dave Gawthorpe, and Max Jung) created and performed new work ‘On Automatic’, a live audio/video improvisation in response to the output of the influential American artist Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988). The performance was part of ‘Nourishment (A Remix)’ at Humber Street Gallery alongside artists Xana, William Vinegrad (Ground), Larissa Monteiro (Worm), and Michael Barnes-Wynters (Doodlebug).  Nourishment (A Remix)
Re:Fix The Refix Project was a collaboration between two of Hull’s finest vocalists, Lyn Acton and Audrey Okyere-Fosu. Inspired by the attitude and strength of the great songstresses of jazz (Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald), with music by David Gawthorpe and electronics from Endoflevelbaddie’s Scott Langthorp and live visuals by Jay Moy.
The Refix Project
Cross Borders Inspired by Amy Johnson’s leg of her journey through the Middle East, Cross Borders was a collaboration between composers David Gawthorpe and Nahro Zagros, and video artist Jay Moy, performed at Hull Truck Theatre. The work sets up a creative dialogue between Hull and Kurdistan, exploring the sights and sounds, histories and the current epochs of each culture. Compositions written in Hull but performed and filmed in Kurdistan were screened alongside live performances by musicians from Kurdistan and Hull, with live visuals and video streams.  Cross Borders Video
Sounding the Larkin Trail for Larkin25 Creation and performance of live visuals for a live AV installation that explored Philip Larkin’s deep connection with jazz music and presented an impressionistic remembering of his life, times, and art. Part of an evening of performances of newly written site-specific musical compositions inspired by, and situated at key locations along the Larkin’s Trail.
A Concrete Sonnet – Humber Mouth Literature Festival – Freakscene