Daniel Marcus ClarkKaleider Resident
Daniel Marcus Clark is an award-winning writer, storyteller & composer originally from Brighton, England but now based in Devon who specialises in combining spoken stories with music and sound.
He is the creator and founding artist of Earfilms-a technique for sharing stories that uses a mixture of spoken word, 3D sound design and musical soundtracks to create multi-layered immersive pieces.
His work has seen him awarded the UK Young Artist of the year Award (for Shhh…3 little EarFilms), An Argus Angel Award for artistic excellence (For To Sleep To Dream) and as musician/arranger on a mercury award nominated album (Lou Rhodes – Beloved One).
Alongside this work Daniel also writes and performs as a singer, songwriter and musician. He is a member of genre bending improvisation group the Adventurists, in which he plays harp, Arpeggione & Guitar and is the guitarist singer with Swing supergroup The Magic Number. He is also the founding member of The Hat, a storytelling/ musical quartet signed to Rob Da Banks Sunday Best Records, which ran from 2003 to 2009.
Since 2009 he has regularly worked as a composer for theatre and has collaborated with various companies including Polarbear, Company Dora (Japan), Cartoon De Salvo and Circa 69.
His debut feature length EarFilm – To Sleep To Dream was awarded an Argus Angel Award in 2013 and was performed to sell out audiences at The Skywalker Ranch, Stanford University (where he has also been a visiting guest lecturer in Sonic Storytelling), Brighton Festival, The Melbourne Recital Centre and The Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival, Taiwan.