Tag: Sound

A Continuous Self-Vibrating Region Of Intensities

Gail Priest

& Thomas Burless

By Audrey Pfister & Eleanor Zurowski — 13 December, 2019

We started writing this piece a month ago on the Gadigal land of the Eora Nation, in a week where over seventy fires burned across (so called) New South Wales. We would like to extend our gratitude and acknowledgement to the insects, animals, plant life, waters, people and bodies of knowledge that have cared for…

Memory Betrays Everybody

Curated by Anthony Bautovich

By Eleanor Zurowski — 28 June, 2019

This is a sonic response to the exhibition Memory Betrays Everybody, presented in the Black Box at UNSW Art and Design. Curated by Anthony Bautovich, the exhibition featured the work of two artists—Dragana Jurišić and Biljana Jančić. To listen to this response, press play at the top of the page. The piece is best listened…

Rhythm of Protest

Lawrence English

By Barnaby Smith — 10 April, 2019

For Lawrence English, sound is seeing. Or to put it more accurately, his work is predicated on the belief that analysing, repurposing, and even distorting sound can reveal hidden or obscured patterns behind cultural phenomena. Sound is a tool for searching. This thinking has always informed his varied (and consistently collaborative) career as an avant-garde…

Soft Infrastructure

Connie Anthes and

Julia Bavyka

By Eleanor Zurowski — 26 March, 2019

This is a sonic response to Connie Anthes and Julia Bavyka’s exhibition Soft Infrastructure at Firstdraft and is best listened to with headphones. The exhibition considered how to ‘actively dismantle’ or ‘think away’ from the institution. Felt, as a material, is formed by ‘matting, condensing and pressing’ through ‘applying heat, moisture and friction to entangle…