Aquakulture is a multimedia performance by award-winning British composer and performer Ryan Taylor. The piece explores the rapidly changing nature of aquaculture, it’s connection to land and sea food systems, single issue environmentalism, and deeply rooted attitudes, perceptions and beliefs in our post-truth era of misinformation. 


The work has been developed in collaboration with researchers A/Prof Julia Blanchard at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania and Prof Duncan Cameron at the Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield, UK.

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Aquakulture UK Album Launch //

The UK debut of Aquakulture live lands at Sidney&Matilda in March. This multimedia performance features live piano and synths, electronic beats and soundscapes, and striking visuals.

Introduction by Prof Duncan Cameron from the Institute for Sustainable Food //

Q&A session //

Local support act TBC //

Subterranean afterparty with live DJ and Ryan's neo-soul and funk band until late downstairs in Club Matilda //

Aquakulture UK Album Launch
Official launch party for Aquakulture
Location is TBD

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Ryan Taylor is a Sheffield, UK based improviser, composer and producer with a special interest in music for the moving image and interdisciplinary collaboration. Having recently graduated from Leeds College of Music with a BA in Jazz and an MA in Performance and Composition, Ryan is currently taking his research forward to explore and enquire into music's potential in science public engagement at PhD level at University of Sheffield.

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