Founded in 1994, Ultra-red are audio activists producing radio broadcasts, performances, recordings, installations and public actions, or public space occupations (PS/o). The group's work radicalizes the conventions of electro-acoustic and ambient music to explore acoustic space as enunciative of social relations.
With a fluid membership determined by collaborations between electronic musicians have released CDs and albums
"second nature: an electroacustic pastoral"
queer desire and the urban pastoral
From urban health to urban pastoralism, Ultra-red's second public space occupation, Second Nature (1995 - 1998), pursued an investigation into queer public sex in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Installations at Los Angeles' Center for Photographic Study and Foundation for Artists' Resources have charted a progression in Ultra-red's work from the advocacy of the Sex Panic! political movement through to a queer