Issue 225 November 2009

1 Introduction DOUGLAS KAHN  

1 Introduction DOUGLAS KAHN
 

2 Can someone please turn the work up? The Exhibition of Sound in Contemporary Australian Art CALEB KELLY Mel O’Callaghan, The Fall, 2004, video still from DVD PAL, 4.15min duration. Image courtesy the artist and GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney.

2 Can someone please turn the work up? The Exhibition of Sound in Contemporary Australian Art CALEB KELLY

Mel O’Callaghan, The Fall, 2004, video still from DVD PAL, 4.15min duration. Image courtesy the artist and GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney.

3 Potatoes, antennas & autofocus: three sound installations for Heidegger ANN FINEGAN Mark Brown, part of the artistic team (with Vincent and Vaughan O’Connor) for Desertion, a sound installation held in a vacant shop in Parramatta’s Brand Smart building as part of Parramatta’s (biennial) Riverbeats festival, November 7 to 24, 2008.

3 Potatoes, antennas & autofocus: three sound installations for Heidegger ANN FINEGAN

Mark Brown, part of the artistic team (with Vincent and Vaughan O’Connor) for Desertion, a sound installation held in a vacant shop in Parramatta’s Brand Smart building as part of Parramatta’s (biennial) Riverbeats festival, November 7 to 24, 2008.

4 Super Tweeter HOLLIS TAYLOR Pied butcherbird at Wogarno Station, WA. Photograph by Chris Tate.

4 Super Tweeter HOLLIS TAYLOR

Pied butcherbird at Wogarno Station, WA. Photograph by Chris Tate.

5 Sound Artists In Extremis PHILLIP SAMARTZIS Douglas Quin at Swiss Camp on the Greenland ice sheet. Photograph by Ryan Vachon. Quin’s latest release (vinyl),Fathom (due out later this year on Taiga Records), features underwater soundscapes from Antarctica and Alaska.

5 Sound Artists In Extremis PHILLIP SAMARTZIS

Douglas Quin at Swiss Camp on the Greenland ice sheet. Photograph by Ryan Vachon. Quin’s latest release (vinyl),Fathom (due out later this year on Taiga Records), features underwater soundscapes from Antarctica and Alaska.

6 Re-Wiring a Postcolonial Culture CARLA TEIXEIRA Outback fences (‘salt fence’ and ‘classic corrugated’) in the course of Hollis Taylor and Jon Rose’s Great Fences of Australia Project.

6 Re-Wiring a Postcolonial Culture CARLA TEIXEIRA

Outback fences (‘salt fence’ and ‘classic corrugated’) in the course of Hollis Taylor and Jon Rose’s Great Fences of Australia Project.

7 Can we post gig announcements here? Community connections in the Audio Foundation mailing list ZITA JOYCE Lines of Flight Festival, Chick’s Hotel, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, March 28, 2009. Photograph by Tim Coster.

7 Can we post gig announcements here? Community connections in the Audio Foundation mailing list ZITA JOYCE

Lines of Flight Festival, Chick’s Hotel, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, March 28, 2009. Photograph by Tim Coster.

8 Sustainable Sonic Art in a 360° World LEAH BARCLAY Leah Barclay recording at Lake Cootharaba, Noosa, Floating Land 2009. Photograph by Adam Sebastian West.

8 Sustainable Sonic Art in a 360° World LEAH BARCLAY

Leah Barclay recording at Lake Cootharaba, Noosa, Floating Land 2009. Photograph by Adam Sebastian West.

9 Artist-Run Initiatives & Sound Art in Australia DANNI ZUVELA Experimental expanded projections at Audiopollen, West End, Brisbane, 2007.

9 Artist-Run Initiatives & Sound Art in Australia DANNI ZUVELA

Experimental expanded projections at Audiopollen, West End, Brisbane, 2007.

10 Sound Garden: addressing social & ecological sustainability KUMI KATO Roma St Parkland Sound Garden, 2009. The Japanese water harp is encircled by a glass mosaic path of the Turrbul Dreaming Freshwater Eel. Photograph by Hideki Okubo. This image will be featured in a postage stamp.

10 Sound Garden: addressing social & ecological sustainability KUMI KATO

Roma St Parkland Sound Garden, 2009. The Japanese water harp is encircled by a glass mosaic path of the Turrbul Dreaming Freshwater Eel. Photograph by Hideki Okubo. This image will be featured in a postage stamp.

11 A ‘game of nomenclature’? Performance-based sonic practice in Australia BEN ELTHAM Joel Stern, live performance at Liquid Architecture (with latex covered tube), 10, July 2009. Image courtesy the artist. Photograph by Bryan Spencer.

11 A ‘game of nomenclature’? Performance-based sonic practice in Australia BEN ELTHAM

Joel Stern, live performance at Liquid Architecture (with latex covered tube), 10, July 2009. Image courtesy the artist. Photograph by Bryan Spencer.

12 The Wonderment of the Bleak – Sculpting the Static CAT HOPE Lisa MacKinney during the filming of Mystic Eyes. Photograph by Natasha Blankfield.

12 The Wonderment of the Bleak – Sculpting the Static CAT HOPE

Lisa MacKinney during the filming of Mystic Eyes. Photograph by Natasha Blankfield.

13 Recent Sound Writing JOHN POTTS

13 Recent Sound Writing JOHN POTTS

14 Severed Heads, Adenoids 1977–1985 SHANNON O’NEILL Cover image for Severed Heads’ Blubberknife release (cassette), 1982. Collection of Tom Ellard.

14 Severed Heads, Adenoids 1977–1985 SHANNON O’NEILL

Cover image for Severed Heads’ Blubberknife release (cassette), 1982. Collection of Tom Ellard.

15 Don’t look back: an artist’s story: Ray Young, 1951-2009

15 Don’t look back: an artist’s story: Ray Young, 1951-2009

16 Emil Goh, 1966-2009

16 Emil Goh, 1966-2009