Surroundings an installation by Ivan Riches, Torrington, Devon


Price: Free



‘Surroundings’ is a live fully immersive installation combining improvised music/sound textures and projected imagery in direct response to recorded interviews by people living and working In North Devon, South East London and Bavaria.

‘Surroundings’ reflects on the impact on individuals, families and wider communities of their changing environments and experience of interactions with the people living around them.

You are welcome to drop in at any time between 2pm-5pm and 7pm-9pm

For general information and ticket booking please contact 01805 624624 or email


Ivan Riches creates multimedia installations, using visual imagery with soundscapes, often incorporating live music performances. Recent works include Crystal Annual and Talking about Art, where improvised music was combined with interviews with older people and young children. These works were presented at live events at the South London Gallery and the V&A Museum of Childhood in 2017.

To read more about Ivan Riches ‘Surroundings’ project go to his blog on Disability Arts Online.


The Plough Arts Centre
9-11 Fore St
Great Torrington
EX38 8HQ

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