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Soundproof; an art work created from a residency I helped produce

February 17, 2015


I feel it in the back of my head: for listening outside A podcast created by Melbourne based artists, Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey on a residency in Iceland that I supported and helped them produce through my Australia Council role. The work is inspiring and the artists are amongst the most productive and generous […]

Chamber Made Opera Salon

November 2, 2014


Delighted to be asked to support the highly innovative Chamber Made Opera and SIAL sound lab at RMIT in this salon for the public and associates.  “Come along to experience and hear about our creative expedition to Ireland in July, where we presented Wake as part of the 2014 Limerick City of Culture. A digital […]

5 Short Blasts

December 8, 2013

0 Attended this City of Melbourne Arts Participation Program project by local artists Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphries. Took the little dinghy out into the Docklands and listened to the voices of all the water folk they taped as well as the live performances by trumpet and tuba players. Would have been quite charming if […]

Sound Bites City, RMIT Gallery

September 4, 2013

0;ID=hvwhknvs6tyt   Very impressed by this installation/exhibition of RMIT’s sound art collection, curated by Lawrence Harvey. The walk through installation features a number of works by artists I know and admire, including David Chesworth and Sonia Leber, Philip Brophy and many more. A separate room featured all the works in the exhibit available on demand […]

Wheeler Centre, Chamber Made Opera

July 22, 2013

0   I attended the launch of Chamber Made Opera’s new season at the Wheeler Centre in the company of their philanthropist supporters and friends, and then was happy to stay on at Melbourne’s centre of Books and Ideas, The Wheeler Centre, to see a panel including Brett Dean, Peter Goldsworthy and Joanna Murray-Smith, discuss […]

WAI, Jeunesses Musicales, Brussels

March 22, 2013

0 I was really impressed by this Maori music group brought to Flagey for a series of schools and public concerts by the Belgian branch of the international organisation Jeunesses Musicales. I happened to have bought tickets for both my sons as I live right next to Flagey and was curious for professional purposes to […]

Australian Music Centre publish my report on Sonica

December 8, 2012


Australian Music Centre published in their on-line journal my report on the Sonica Residency by Robin Fox by way of introducing this opportunity to the wider Australian music community and creating some profile for my role within the music constituency in Australia, with whom I have had a more limited relationship to date than I […]

Opera de Lille Big Bang Family Day

November 26, 2012

0   During our weekend in Lille we stumbled upon the Opera House’s densely programmed Family Day and found ourselves taking in four shows, two installations and a beautiful band. The interactive Cactus Sonorus show with a thoroughly eccentric Portugese artist leading us through the gloved “playing” of our wired-up cacti was delightful, as was […]