sound art

As well as making sound tracks for his videos, Ian has created a variety of soundscapes for installations, public art projects, and on-line collaborations. Occasionally, Ian performs live…

Most of these audio tracks are available on Ian’s Bandcamp page.


Frogs and Birds, Belair 2020. Soundscape in the Cities and Memory – remixing the world – covid19 sounds (international, April, 2020).

Sloop in a Silo, Ship in a Bottle. (dur: 10:29) Soundscape and installation with Tony Kearney, Paul Atkins and Amanda Sefton Hogg, as part of VESSEL, curated by Tony Kearney. The Packing Shed, Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide (Adelaide Fringe Festival, February – March, 2020).

Launch (V)b.  Soundscape (dur: 5:42), part of Voyages Extraordinaires interactive on-line environment, Semiosphera (Italy, January, 2020).

Ambient Loopscape. Poetry / improvised music / real-time video generation with Jutta Pryor, Masonik (Baziz Psanoudakis and Mark Martin), and Eiichi Tosaki, The Loop Project Space & Bar (Melbourne CBD, July, 2019).

Ambient Brainstorm. Poetry / improvised music / real-time video generation with Jutta Pryor, Masonik (Baziz Psanoudakis and Mark Martin), and Eiichi Tosaki (Bundoora, July, 2019).

BLUE MOON (dur: 4:55) Soundtrack. As part of Cose Cosmiche: Sound creations inspired by the Universe, 24 hour broadcast, Milan, 2018.

Water Under the Bridge. Soundscape and installation with Tony Kearney, as part of BRIDGE, curated by Tony Kearney. The Packing Shed, Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide (Adelaide Fringe Festival, 23rd February – 11th March, 2018).

25 Pirie Street: Heard on the Wind.  (dur: approx 45 min). Soundscape commissioned by Adelaide City Council, 7 September – 9 October, 2017.

The Microscope Project. Installation, texts, electronic music, images. With Catherine Truman, Deb Jones, Angela Valamanesh & Nicholas Folland, curated by Fiona Salmon and Madeline Reece. Flinders University City Gallery, Adelaide, 26th July – 21st September, 2014.

Not Absolute. Collaborative exhibition / installation with Catherine Truman, Judy Morris, Gabriella Bisetto, Rachel Burgess, Vicki Clifton, featuring poetry, video, objects and soundscapes by Ian Gibbins. Flinders University City Gallery 24 July – 27 September, 2009.