Sharon Gal

Sharon Gal

London

About Sharon Gal

performer / vocalist / artist / musician.
Resonance104.4 FM, Mouthcrazy, Voltage, Meltaot. Free improvisation. Collaborative performances & compositions

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2013
April - Gals with Guitars. The Vortex. London.

January - Gals with Guitars & L'esprit d'escalier at Arnolfini Gallery. Bristol


2012 April - Gals with Guitars(acoustic) - Deptford Town Hall.

2011 October GALS with(acoustic) GUITARS - This Is Not a School.5 Years Gallery London

July LONG DRONE - Large group composition/performance.Raven Row Gallery London

May L'ESPRIT D'ESCALIER - Composition for large group of voices in a staircase - Goldsmith's Deptford Town Hall. London

April GALS with GUITARS - Large group composition for electric guitars.Elevator Gallery London


2010 - July- VENUS RISING - Curator of the 5 hours event, which included films solo performances and my new composition for a large group of 25 musicians, LONG DRONE

February - L'esprit d'escalier - Performance for a group of vocals in a staircase. Old Town Hall. Tel Aviv. Israel.

2009-November - MELTAOT- New duo with Savage Pencil Live at Caf OTO, London.

TOY ORCHESTRA and two vocal performances - CALLING OUT OF CONTEXT FESTIVAL. ICA London.

July - ROOM TO BREATHE Leading a 5 hours participatory performance. London

June - Presenting my work at 176 Gallery, London.

Performance at the Equinox Festival. London.

2008- November - Curator and one of the performers PIANO NIGHT. Caf OTO, London

April/September - TOY ORCHESTRA - Conductor and leader of this performance/ workshop, bringing together adults and children and exploring collective music making London & COLOR OUT OF SPACE FESTIVAL, Brighton

June - Vocal performance Breaking Voices: Thinking Through Practice- University of the arts. London

2007-September - THE HAPPENING Curator and one of the performers in a 4 days, site specific, performance & sound event which included more than 50 participants. V22 Gallery, London.

February - Solo performance - CHRISTIE'S AUCTION HOUSE, London.

Solo performance -THIN CITIES FESTIVAL: Platform for Art. Heathrow Terminal 4, London.

2006 -November - Voice & electronics - COLOUR OUT OF SPACE FESTVAL, Brighton.October- Duo performance - Abaton Gallery, New Jersey, USA.

1996 - 2006- VOLTAGE- Improvising trio. Various performances. London&Festivals.

1992-1995 - Playing and performing with MOUTHCRAZY.1988-1990 - Playing and performing with WHERES ADAM

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Shows

2007 - DRAWINGS, Sweet Pricilla, NJ, USA

2006 - WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU, Abaton Gallery, NJ, USA.

THE GROUP, Transition Gallery, London

2004 - PATHOLOGIC - OLS &CO Gallery, London

2003 - THE THINGS I DO- Installation and durational performance - The Foundry, London.

Group shows

2009 - One painting included in Colour out of Space exhibition, Brighton.

2007 - Summer Show Novas Gallery Camden, London

2005 August - Total ASBO - POGO Gallery Caf, London.

May - CIRCLE OF SOUND A Sound Art Exhibition. The Foundry, London.

February - SOUL MINING Three artists show - Transition Gallery, London.

2004 October - 60 seconds, Darklight Film Festival, Dublin, IrelandJuly - 60 Seconds Showing the video UNDER MY SKIN. 291 Gallery, London. + Space Twotentwo, London.

February - LoveNBullets - Transition Gallery, London.

January- Neurovision A&D Gallery, London

2003 - Group show, nth art Collective, OLS&CO Gallery, London.

2001 - Three artists show - The Islington Arts Factory, London.

2000 - Demons & Icons - Kaleidoscope Gallery, London.

1998/ 2002- current
RESONANCE 104.4FM www.resonancefm.com
Co - Founder. Art Radio for London.
Producing and presenting weekly shows - Diggers, Venus Rising, In Search of Inspiration, Stereo Cilia.

EDUCATION
2010 -2012 Community Music - Certificate in workshop skills (Music)
Goldsmiths University. London

AWARDS
2013 - Francis Chargin Award for Gals with Guitars

2012 Goldsmith's Annual Fund for Gals with Guitars

PUBLICATIONS
2012 This is Not a School Book - Gals with Guitars text and images
5 Years Gallery ISBN 9781-903724-071

Early work and training (Israel/London)

1988-1995- Working as a freelance journalist. Writing for Hadashot newspaper and recording a weekly review of the UK music scene for Israeli radio.

1987- Moving to London from Israel.1985-1987- Music journalist for Haaretz, a national newspaper.

1984-1986- Working as a live events producer and music editor. The arts and culture department. IDF Radio, a national Israeli broadcasting station.

1983-1986 - Performing with STANZ, a group inspired by Punk and Dada.

1982 - Bass playing with post punk band MEGAHERTZ.

1981-1982 - Bass guitar studie