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Golden Fur - New Music Project

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Young classical/experimental adventurers Golden Fur continue to forge an exciting and intrepid musical path with their new music project.

The next Golden Fur concert at the Clifton Creative Arts Centre (304 Church St, Richmond) on Saturday August 8th will be a vivid evening of music, visuals and movement, featuring rarely performed works by cult Greek avant garde composer, Jani Christou and acclaimed Australian modernist composer, Liza Lim. Golden Fur will also perform the world premiere of a new work by Australian composer Alexander Garsden with video by Alifeleti Brown and Australian premieres of works by Alvin Lucier (USA), Thomas Meadowcroft (GERMANY) and Sam Hayden (UK).

Infinite Music Machine

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Time: July 11, 2009 at 3pm to July 25, 2009 at 7pm
Location: WestSpace
Organized By: Rosalind Hall

Infinite Music Machine
Rosalind Hall | Dale Gorfinkel | Peter Blamey | Matt Earle
Alan Lamb (via correspondence)
11.07.09 – 25.07.09

Expect a wondrous world of automated contraptions, supermagnets, long wires, ping pong balls, multi-speaker sculptures, cellular automata and electronics. They will be creating an exhibition of constantly transforming kinetic sculptures that explore the chaotic interplay between sound, light, air, water and electricity.

Performance: ($10 donation)

Saturday 25 July, 7.30pm - Matt Earle (Bris), Hall, Gorfinkel
automated inventions, electronics, guitar, surprises

Interactive Instrument Building Workshop:
Sunday 19 July, 3pm - Ben Kolaitis, Hall, Gorfinkel

West Space:1st Floor, 15-19 Anthony Street, Melbourne ph 03 9328 8712
Installation open Wednesday to Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 12-5pm

Magnetic Traces

Friday, July 17th, 2009

31 July – 15 August 2009

Magnetic Traces is a two-stage listening program curated by Philip Samartzis and Eric La Casa and presented in collaboration with West Space and Project Space designed to highlight a diverse range of environmental sound practices emanating from Australia and France including field recording, bioacoustics, acoustic ecology, improvisation, electroacoustic composition and surround sound spatialisation. Artists include Eric La Casa, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Thomas Tilly, Cédric Peyronnet, Loïc Blairon, Eamon Sprod, Camilla Hannan, Thembi Soddell, Anthea Caddy, Geoff Robinson and Lizzie Pogson. Accompanying the listening program is a series of video projections by Marcia Jane focusing on an experiential view of time, place and gesture.

Magnetic Traces is supported by RMIT University, the French Embassy in Australia and the City of Melbourne.

Free Artist Floor Talk: Friday 31 July, 12.30 - 1.30pm with curators Philip Samartzis & Eric La Casa