This year, Tilde New Music Academy and The Channel at Arts Centre Melbourne hosts three discussion events centred on contemporary art and experimental music practice.
Tickets are available from the Arts Centre Website (please note the dates and times below when booking your ticket). $15 full/$10 conc.
In Depth #1: On Improvisation and Spontaneous Collaboration
Sunday the 15th of January, 2pm to 3:30pm
Aviva Endean and Mohamed Kubbara (or Gary Butler)
Aviva Endean and Mohamed Kubbara (or Gary Butler) discuss spontaneous collaborations, and improvisation in a contemporary music setting, with performances.
In Depth #2: On Audiovisual Performance and Composition
Monday the 16th of January, 7pm to 8:30pm
A performance of TRANSIT Plus by Brigid Burke followed by a discussion of contemporary audiovisual performance and composition.
TRANSIT Plus is series of performance works that consists of Instinct and Episodes, Green Skies….Moments and TRANSIT for Bb/Bass clarinet, electronics and live video. These compositions reference the environment, architecture of the surrounding areas, sonic and visual improvisation/composition with the creation of multi-layered juxtapositions. These three compositions create linkages between location, audience, artist, and cultural/conceptual space. They explore the roles of visual and sonic representation, communicating with the audience in creating a shared surreal/hyperrealism space with tangible moments.
IN DEPTH #3: On Commissioning, Collaboration, and Solo Performance
Tuesday the 17th of January, 7pm-8:30pm.
Phoebe Green (viola), Ben Opie (oboe), Hannah Reardon-Smith (flute)
A discussion on commissioning new works, collaborating with composers and performers, and solo performance repertoire by some of Australia's top instrumentalists.