Frazer Merrick is a sound artist who uses field recording, circuit bending and instrument building to create carnivalesque sonic experiences. Frazer's work is curious, interactive, and collaborative. He has performed a gig underwater for Essex Book Festival, recorded an award-winning binaural soundscape of Walton pier for BBC Radio 3, and was selected as one of Sound and Music’s New Voices for 2020. Frazer is currently developing the Photon Smasher, a range of instruments which turn light into sound. During his residency at Snape Maltings, Frazer will experiment with using the venues lighting rig as a musical instrument to create an audio-visual performance where light generates sound.