Hannah Kemp-Welch is a sound artist with a socially-engaged practice. She produces audio works with community groups for installation and broadcast, using voices, field recordings and found sounds. She also delivers workshops, makes zines and builds basic radios, aiming to open out sonic practices and technologies for all. Hannah is a member of feminist radio art group Shortwave Collective and the arts cooperative Soundcamp.
Hannah has exhibited at Art Gene, Furtherfield, John Hansard Gallery, Kettle's Yard, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Nottingham Contemporary, Tate Britain and Tate Modern. She has also shown work internationally at Chinretsukan Gallery Tokyo, FILE festival Brazil, and TENT Rotterdam. Hannah is currently conducting PhD research into collective listening and socially-engaged art, based at CRiSAP (Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice), University of the Arts London.
As If Radio was a collaborative radio space created in response to COP26 in Glasgow, November 2021
Audio essay and community project with the Women's Art Library and Feminist Review, July 2021
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
A series of workshops collecting oral histories from children in Primary School, April - December 2021
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