Water of Life


An art-science collaboration with Tommy Perman exploring flows of water through Edinburgh using drawings, photos, writing and sound.

Part of Imagining Natural Scotland, funded by Creative Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage.

Publication released in December 2013 includes:

* Hand letterpressed folder on recycled card
* Set of six art prints by Tommy, riso printed using soy inks on recycled paper
* Set of five essays by Rob on water, art and the environment
* 7″ record pressed on recycled vinyl, with handpainted labels
* Download code

The set, limited to 300 copies, is available through our bandcamp page.

Archived in the British Library Sound Archive.



A Closer Listen, 8th January 2014
Incendiary Magazine, 7th January 2014
The Active Listener, 6th January 2014
Record Collector, January 2014
The Vinyl Factory, 17th December 2013
The Quietus, 15th December 2013
Caught by the River, 11th December 2013
The Scotsman, 5th December 2013
Clear Minded Collective, 28 November 2013
Decoder Magazine, 21 November 2013
The Scotsman, 6th November 2013
The Herald, 6th November 2013

Random Spectacular

Long essay and new artwork published in Random Spectacular journal in 2014.

Folklore Tapes Chthonic Cities

Released on tape in hand-made box in February 2014 by Folklore Tapes.

Hard Back Book Edition With Screen Printed Cover / Research Booklet / Orange Printed Cassette / Download Code