Public Art Portishead Quays The Lady Sings, Michael Disley Flying, Lucy Glendinning Fallen Nails, Cod Steaks Ship to Shore, Jon Buck Gates and Fencing to Portishead Primary School, Matthew Fedden When Shall We Three Meet Again...?, Robert Stuart Clamp
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Ives, Stephen

Artist's statement – relating to Portishead Quays artwork:  RESPRAY, Stephen Ives

As a music maker, I specialise in creating new mixtures of music from cultures / styles around the world. Through many years of experience working with people from the US, Japan, Hong Kong, UK, Singapore, Australia, Kazakhstan, China, Brazil, France and India I have developed a uniquely global perspective on the world of music and approaches with working across cultural boundaries.

(See 'community projects' for more information on this collaboration.)


Career Highlights:


In 1999 co-founded the music group 'Digital Cutup Lounge' (DCL) ( which has produced three CDs of groundbreaking music. In addition, remixed a string of top international artists including Nelly Furtado, David Bowie, Enrique Iglesias, Barry White, Astrud Gilberto, Trilok Gurtu, Asha Bhonsle [India] and Alsou [Russia]. Original music has been released in North America, Japan, Europe, India, Southeast Asia and Australia.


Since the mid 90’s, actively involved in promoting understanding regarding new technologies available to musicians through the use of computer systems. Presented lectures/workshops at the major universities within Hong Kong as well as performing live at numerous concerts/festivals. In addition presented papers at international conferences covering topics such as music production techniques, intellectual property issues and networked creative environments available utilising the internet.