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Inside - sound night #1

  • Paddington Town Hall 249 Oxford Street Paddington, NSW, 2021 Australia (map)

In conjunction with the exhibition 'Inside' organsised by Rafaela Pandolfini and Stella Rosa McDonald, at the Paddington Town Hall, two nights of sound performances arranged by MP Hopkins will occur.

Sound night #1
Sunday 12 November

Group Murmmrrr
Gail Priest
Lisa Lerkenfeldt (VIC)
Ross Manning (QLD)

Group Murmmrrr:
Group Murmmrrr realise text-scores written by MP Hopkins using objects, instruments, and voices. To date, the group was/is: Matthew Brown, Lucy Phelan, Tim Coster, Laurence Williams, Elise Harmsen, Peter Blamey, Emma Ramsay, Ruark Lewis, Anna John, Zoe Robertson, Brian Fuata, Andrew McLellan, Megan Clune, and Megan Hanson.

Gail Priest:
Gail Priest is a sound artist, currently based in Katoomba, making experimental sound and electronic music that explores the interaction of the figurative and the abstract, the machinic and the organic, the sensual and the brutal. Her practice encompasses performance, recording, sound design for dance and theatre, installation, curation and writing. She has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally and has several CD releases on her own label, Metal Bitch, as well as other labels including Flaming Pines. She is also a curator of concerts and exhibitions and writes factually and fictively about sound and media

Lisa Lerkenfeldt:
Lisa Lerkenfeldt ( is an artist, musician and producer based in Melbourne, Australia. Working at the intersection of experimental music and performance, her ambient electronics consider intimacy, technology and noise. Lisa's album Glass Braid ( on imprint Vienna Press (May 2017), considers beauty and cruelty in the treatment of tapes, electronics, percussion and field recordings made at a decommissioned psychiatric unit. Recent collaborations with poet Autumn Royal and artist Felicia Atkinson sit between the club and the gallery, while as noise duo Perfume ( she is behind the post-industrial dance rhythms and atmospheric electronics for a new world.

Ross Manning:
Ross Manning works across visual art and sound making often combining the two fields. His live performances employ built electro- mechanical, self-playing instruments that create thick nests of rhythm and texture. Recently Ross' music has been releasedby Greedy Ventilator, Vitrine, Moremars and room40.


Later Event: November 13
Evenings at Peggy's 12