Mac Dunlop, performer/composer

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Mac comes from a free music, performance art and poetry background. He has worked as a solo performance artist, and creative collaborator with several experimental artist groups. Semi-ambulant during the 80’s, HereNorThere during the 90’s, and early millenium. Caravanserai over the last ten years, and continues to work on the creative residency center Blauhaus with his long term partner Dr. A. Lovejoy. Mac has lived in the South West of Britain since 1985 and moved to Falmouth in 2007. During the last two years he has worked and composed with Cellist Oak Matthias in the O+M group. You can catch ‘Mac’s Piano Lounge’ every third Thursday of the month at La Cave Wine Bar in Falmouth, Cornwall. He also coordinates The Poetry Point and The Spoken Word Marquee – part of Falmouth’s Parklive Summer Festival series – to promote the work of other artists.

BBC 6 host Sarah Gosling describes his sound as ‘narrative without words’,

Mac has performed his solo performance and sound work internationally since 1980. Last year included performances in the Miseriacordia, Tavira, Portugal, Wawashkesh, Canada, ‘ St. Mary’s in Penzance, Falmouth Poly and St. Ives Arts Club. He has performed at Cube Cinema, Bristol, The Arnolfini, Third Eye Center, Glasgow, and The LMC in the 1980’s. produced broadcast series for Resonance Fm, The Source Fm, and often features on BBC Radio Cornwall.