Peter Harrison Planetarium

As part of The Royal Observatory’s five-year extensive redevelopment, Illustrious provided a series of 3D immersive soundscapes and composed a new soundtrack for the museum’s Weller Astronomy Galleries and the Peter Harrison Planetarium. Working in conjunction with design group Thomas Matthews who led the £16 million project, Illustrious created seven interlocking 3D soundscapes for the galleries as […]

Dr Strangelove

Illustrious founder, Multimedia artist, and 3D soundscapist Martyn Ware teamed up with Eclectic Method to remix Dr. Strangelove. The potent collaboration offered a commentary on the tensions between the East and West at an ambiguous time, as divisions continue to escalate in modern day. “The Doomsday Clock is closer to midnight than it’s been since the […]


Jangbar is a single-screen gallery work by Zarina Bhimji, shot on 35mm on location in East Africa, specifically Zanzibar and Kenya. The film takes as its starting point the trade and immigration routes between India and Africa. Jangbar uses research and real events to create a fictional film, formed around a non-linear narrative told through […]

Silentnight Soundscape

Using only sounds of manufacturing recorded at the Silentnight Factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, Illustrious created a unique soundscape utilising the sounds of the factory.   This dance track was later paired with a viral video, designed to showcase how beds are made on the production line and to showcase the art in manufacturing, as part […]