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New Wave: Video Documentation

 

Climate Century: Stranger (11 November – 13 December 2015)

"Stranger" element.

Stranger is a response to research and discussions concerning the impact of climate change in the Port District, and its likely effect on local ecosystems, inhabitants and man-made infrastructure. This work presents the listener with an auditory landscape from a hypothesised future, whereby a single entity remains with its lonely utterance; projecting its transmuted voice (derived from a now disappeared organism) into an empty field.

Venue:
Stairwell and landing of Weiman Room, South Australian Maritime Museum, 122 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide.

Opening Event:
November 11, 6-8pm

Exhibition dates:
November 12 – December 13
12-8pm Thursdays and 12-5pm Friday to Sunday.

Artist talks:
November 26, 5-7pm
December 3, 5-7pm

Tristan Louth-Robins - Stranger installation - November 2015
Stranger installation – November 2015

Objects for “New Wave” – new work coming in December

Objects of varying origin and permenance.

From organic and mechanical means
these objects
float
sink
roll
roil
slide
rub
creep
recede
energise
disintergrate
distinguish their form in the chaos of the tides and substrates
and appear like this before your very eyes
to be collected or left behind
to be lost and found again
on a another day
in a new wave

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Gallery/exhibition link

“Re imagining the mother” – Sound composition (2015)

Embedded image: element of Simone Kennedy’s “Re imagining the mother”

One of the most rewarding art projects I’ve been involved in over the past few years has been an ongoing association with the artist Simone Kennedy, where I’ve had the privilege to work closely with Simone and develop sound compositions and installation for two of her exhibitions in 2014 and 2015. Her most recent exhibition which is currently at SASA Gallery (“Re imagining the mother”) brings together work she has created over the course of her PhD. It is intensely beautiful, haunting and deeply affecting work, and I strongly encourage you to check out the exhibition whilst it is still going (until 11/9).

The source material for the composition is derived from the “Coronation Street” theme – originally composed by Eric Spear. The theme has been digitally processed so that tones are extended, whilst original pitch is maintained. The harmonic structure and texture of this rendered theme is extrapolated over four repetitions, affecting aspects of timbre and spatial quality.

Within the SASA space the composition is played back on continous loop and broadcast from two mounted speakers at a moderate volume so that it is acoustically confined to a specific area of SASA space, but yet is able to gently reverberate and diffuse through the entirety of the main space.