Merkaba Macabre is a multimedia project by Steven McInerney, an Australian born artist based in London. His practice ranges from audiovisual and musical performance, installation, experimental film & video works and curatorial projects. He runs Psyché Tropes, a label releasing and exhibiting work by artists practising within cross-disciplinary fields.
Merkaba Macabre uses elements of electro-acoustic improvisation, modular synthesis, location recordings and film projection to explore themes of temporality and the psychospiritual with the intention of opening up a dialectic between the sacred and the profane.
Recent collaborations have included projects with Howlround, Pascal Savy, Janine A'Bear, Leila Bordreuil and Julia MacDonnell.
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Merkaba Macabre was invited by Milk and Lead gallery to perform live at Electrowerkz on 08.02.2018 for the third edition of DELIQUIUM Sound Art Triennial alongside friends, Pascal Savy, Sequential, Raxil4, plus others. Watch a live video excerpt here.
Steven McInerney's 27-minute film A Creak In Time with soundtrack by Howlround has its European premiere at the 47th International Film Festival Rotterdam with Q&A. Supported by British Film Council's travel grant. Read a review via CINEMANIA here.
Merkaba Macabre and Janine A'Bear's eco-political collaboration, Pranic Attack, debut their new live insectoid performance at IKLECTIK in south London. Watch a live excerpt here. Pranic Attack play live at Rye Wax on 21.03.2018.
Merkaba Macabre - Iridescent (extract) on The Wire Tapper #46