Nicole Raymond (NikNak): Eternities

Grant: RTF59
Detail: Long form electronic spatial sound composition 
Premiere: 1 May 2023, Stone Nest, London

Performer: Nicole Raymond (NikNak)

Nicole Raymond (1990) is an award winning storyteller who is developing her unique practice as a DJ & Turntablist, sound artist/composer, music producer, events promoter, lecturer/tutor, sound engineer and radio presenter.

As a dynamic music creative with experimental albums and tracks/remixes on Come Play With Me, Kynant Records, OTONO, Reel Long Overdub under her belt, NikNak regularly redefines and expands upon her role as a ground-breaking multidisciplinary artist. Previously mentored by Shiva Feshareki, Anna Meredith and Supriya Nagaranjan, NikNak became the first Black Turntablist in history to win the illustrious Oram Award in 2020, been featured in publications such as Mixmag, Resident Advisor, Yorkshire Evening Post, Electronic Sound Mag, and DJ Mag, and received support from Arts Council, Brighter Sound, Launchpad, Sound UK, Sound and Music, and PRS.

Alongside a busy touring schedule as a DJ, Nicole is under commission with SKY and OPERA NORTH and recently credits THE SH*T at the Bush Theatre and FLIES at Shoreditch Townhall.