Tara Pattenden is an artist and instrument maker and educator who has been working in sound and electronic media for the past 20 years.
She performs with Goodiepal and Pals, the fckn bstrds and solo as Phantom Chips. With her Phantom Chips project she makes her own wearable synthesizers that can be stretched and squeezed to create sound. Her homemade ‘lectronix squeal with bent charm and harsh mangled tones through tactile electronics.
Concocting rhythms from an array of homemade electronic instruments, samplers and wearable noisemakers Phantom Chips invites the audience to join in wearing the electronics and making noise together.