RHETORICAL CHORUS
Oct
20
to Oct 22

RHETORICAL CHORUS

Specially commissioned for New York's Perfoma Biennial (2015), Rhetorical Chorus is Agatha Gothe-Snape's largest and most ambitious performance work to date. Inspired by a chance encounter with the legendary American conceptual artist Lawrence Wiener, Rhetorical Chorus brings together a choir, PowerPoint projection, spoken text and choreography to subtly unravel the myths and methods of the 20th Century male artist.

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RINGO
Oct
25
to Oct 28

RINGO

Osaka-based artist Tetsuya Umeda creates dynamic environments with architectural structures, sound and light. His mesmerising and surprising performances produce intricate soundscapes and musical compositions through live experiments with everyday tools and scraps, re-purposed machines and electronics. 

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'Far Cry’: The Music of Eric Dolphy
Oct
25
8:30pm 8:30pm

'Far Cry’: The Music of Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy was a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist whose fertile imagination and boundless energy made him a uniquely dynamic and arresting performer and composer. Straddling the boundaries of bebop, the classical avant garde, bird song and free jazz, Dolphy’s music has had its share of critics as well as ardent fans.

Bass clarinet specialist Paul Cutlan and formidable alto saxophonist Peter Farar explore this unprecedented music with the dream team of Steve Elphick – double bass, James Waples – drums and Luke Sweeting – piano.

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LIVEWORKS WORKSHOP: SONIC WORKSHOP WITH TETSUYA UMEDA
Oct
28
12:00pm12:00pm

LIVEWORKS WORKSHOP: SONIC WORKSHOP WITH TETSUYA UMEDA

Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn about the use of sound as conceptual practice in the field of contemporary art, with Osaka-based artist Tetsuya Umeda. From capturing environments, architectural structures, sound, light and human behaviour, the source of Umeda's work pushes the boundaries of experimental sound and contemporary art. Join Umeda as he provides an insightful window into his artistic practice.  

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Music in the Green 2017
Oct
29
12:00pm12:00pm

Music in the Green 2017

  • Angel Street Permaculture Food Forest (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and join us for a day of gardening activities, music, food and specialty coffee and drinks. Hosted by Angel Street Permaculture Food Forest, the event will raise funds for future upkeep of this little piece of heaven, established since 1991. 
9am: David Shrimpton of Koala Arbour will split our native stingless (Tetragonula carbonaria) beehive
9am: Mr Picky Boutique Coffee & Tea will brew up an exclusive selection of delicious specialty coffee & tea
11am: Regular community garden activities
12pm: The Splinter Orchestra: Splintstallation - hunt for sounds in the garden

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Panel Discussion: Sound and Music in Contemporary Art
Oct
29
2:00pm 2:00pm

Panel Discussion: Sound and Music in Contemporary Art

Responding to Anri Sala's integration of music into his contemporary art practice, Resounding brings together artists and curators to discuss the role of sound and music within contemporary art. In this panel discussion, leading artists and curators explore the role of sound and music in their work, inside and outside the gallery space, and imagine future possibilities for the exhibition, perception and experience of sound in art. 

Panellists include Anna Davis (Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia), Anabelle Lacroix (Associate Curator, Liquid Architecture, Melbourne), artist Vicky Browne and artist/musician Tim Bruniges. 

FREE – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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Eupcaccia Show # 2
Oct
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Eupcaccia Show # 2

Eupcaccia Records presents a night of incredible sounds and sights from some of Sydney's most amazing talents: 
Ensemble Onsombli
Robbie Avenaim and Peter Farrar
Kraig Grady and Terumi Narushima
Screening of John Panther's "Decompostion #1"

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The Sounds Unsound Presents #9
Nov
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Sounds Unsound Presents #9

Number 9 in the resurrected Sounds Unsound series of improvised, experimental or just plain weird music nights. A mix of the acoustic with the electric, the subtle with the bombastic. We will be running these every month till the end of the year and beyond. It's free too!

6.30pm doors
7.00pm Swansea Hit and Run
8.00pm Holowell
9.00pm Bi-Guignol
10.00pm Toydeath
Visuals by LIVING SCIENCE Dept.
Soundscapes by Matthew Syres

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The Deep End
Nov
1
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Deep End

The Deep End emerges from the resonance of a Tibetan Gong I bought during my travels in Rishikesh. The internal soundwaves of the gong transform the ensemble through scordatura harp, prepared piano, and modular synthesiser, saxophone and drums. From epic soundscapes to extended climaxes and rhythmic twists and turns, this multimovement work uses the experience of surfing, the unpredictability the ocean brings to a surfer's manoeuvres, as a metaphor for improvisation negotiating the composed backgrounds.
Martin Kay: saxophone/clarinet, Emily Granger: Scordatura harp, Steve Barry: Prepared piano, Ben Carey: Modular sythesiser, Jamie Cameron: Drums

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Clayton Thomas/ Chris Abraham/ Miles Thomas
Nov
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Clayton Thomas/ Chris Abraham/ Miles Thomas

Clayton Thomas is a distinctive voice in Australia's cultural landscape not only for his creative musicianship on his instrument of choice, the prepared double bass, but also for the enthusiasm, energy and vulnerability of everything he does, bringing people together and inspiring the creative energy of others.
Line up : Clayton Thomas is joined with Chris Abraham's on piano and Miles Thomas on drums.

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 Electrofringe 17 Art+Tech Showcase
Nov
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

Electrofringe 17 Art+Tech Showcase

Electrofringe's annual flagship event is back at 107 Projects. #EF17 features a one-day showcase of experimental work, performances and workshops

Analog Cabin // Mongrel - Ensemble // LSDj & Renoise Workshop // ASTERISM // SEX DATA / LIPSTIK //
Hamish Dobinson // The Spectral Om Ensemble // Canberra Experimental Music Studio // Sean Botha // Andrea Guterres // MILF PLAZA // Antony Youssef // Peter Maple // Deprogram // Bernadette Smith // Aqrn // Virus Installer // ERA KIN // Circlepath // Jade Boyd // RUFFLES // John Carolan & Benjamin Drury // Light Show VR // Sam Price // Mothwolf & Disaster Girl// The Black Widow // ABHIRUCHI CHHIKARA

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Sunday - Obsidian Sydney
Nov
12
4:00pm 4:00pm

Sunday - Obsidian Sydney

Obsidian is a scattershot of experimental electronics, with artists spanning the dissonant space between styles and process. Curated and presented via performances in Melbourne and Sydney, Obsidian seeks to present the ambiguous and transforming sounds of contemporary electronic music.
FEAT. chunyin | Bead | Malchance | Gas | Desert Peace | Laura Hunt

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World's Only presents The Oloid
Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

World's Only presents The Oloid

The Oloid is a shape generated around two identical circles which are interlocked perpendicular to one another and has formed the structure of Alaska Orchestra’s latest release on Sydney label World’s Only. Using drone-like textures and live audio-processing, the band creates an ambient, omnipresent sound that evolves slowly as it meanders through melodic material. 
Megan Alice Clune will be in conversation with Women in The Arts about The Oloid. Alaska Orchestra will also perform.

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TaGoLak // Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2017
Nov
16
8:30pm 8:30pm

TaGoLak // Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2017

Ta Go Lak’s high-energy percussive music explores improvisational areas that emerge in response to Korean folk and shamanic traditions and rhythmic textures found in the Pacific. Traversing the full sound and energy spectrum from meditative elements to resounding gongs and explosive climaxes, Ta Go Lak contrast traditional folk instruments with full modern drumkits. Recent performances include concerts at Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA).

CHLOE KIM drumset
HANNAH KIM Korean traditional percussion, haegum
SIMON BARKER drumset

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CLAIRE EDWARDES with JAMES WANNAN play Berio, Vinao, Taylor, Dean
Nov
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

CLAIRE EDWARDES with JAMES WANNAN play Berio, Vinao, Taylor, Dean

It's more than three years since the People's Republic was lucky enough to welcome one of Australia's most gifted and dynamic New Music practitioners, and we're thrilled to announce that once again our space will be inspired by the outstanding...

CLAIRE EDWARDES [Percussion]
with JAMES WANNAN [Viola]

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