Hannah Kemp-Welch is a sound artist with a socially-engaged practice, working with community groups to compose audio works using voices, field recordings and found sound. Works take the form of audio installations, radio broadcasts and online artworks. She also creates zines to document research and processes, aiming to open out sonic practices, spaces and technologies to new audiences.
Hannah has exhibited at Art Gene, Barbican, Firstsite, Flat Time House, John Hansard Gallery, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Nottingham Contemporary, Tate Britain and Tate Modern, and White Cube. She has also shown work internationally at Chinretsukan Gallery Tokyo, FILE festival Brazil, and TENT Rotterdam. Hannah is currently working with the Women’s Art Library and Feminist Review as the 2021 recipient of the Art in the Archive bursary.
An augmented reality sonic experience for Finsbury Park, Furtherfield Gallery, May-August 2021
Audio work campaigning against discrimination in the benefits system, Studio 3 Arts, March 2021
A toolkit, workshop and collaborative audio work produced for Soundcamp, May 2020
Audio work made with peace activists across the globe, for SGFA Tokyo, October 2019
Series of sound works produced during a year long residency at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, 2018-19
Series of sound works installed in a medieval church as part of Art in Romney Marsh festival, September 2019
Project with young people, creating radio plays in response to oral histories about Housman's radical bookshop, May 2020 - July 2021
Project with young people at Holborn Community Association to activate Two Temple Place through sound, May - July 2021
A survey of experiences of primary school students, Tate Britain, December 2020 - May 2021
Co-creating sound works with 14-21 year olds with Pleasance and The Working Party, October 2019
Audio works made with young people about Housman's radical bookshop, May 2020 - July 2021
Podcasts about Black educational psychologist Mollie Hunte, London Metropolitan Archives, March 2021