Stephen Ives creates bespoke hand-made instruments/sound machines by hacking and repurposing found objects and utilising redundant media and technologies.  This opens-up new avenues for design and improvisational performance.

Co-founder of Hacker Farm (, an artists collective that produce audio-visual performances, releases and installations.

Currently director of Eastville Project Space (, an art space in Yeovil focusing on collaboration with artists to produce audio-visual projects in public spaces.