From: Joel Stern <>
Subject: Re: New homepage
Date: 20 May 2014 4:20:02 PM AEST
To: Uriah Gray <>, Danni Zuvela <>

How about this? We can follow up with artist announcements and more in the coming 2 weeks. feel free to format it boldy with a bit of punch. black on white is cool with perhaps the LA logo (attached) at the top?

Liquid Architecture 2014 – Announcement 20 May 2014

Joel Stern and Danni Zuvela: We have an important announcement to make about Liquid Architecture. Actually, we have two.

Firstly, we would like to announce the date for the 2014 Liquid Architecture festival.

The Liquid Architecture program launch will be held on 8 August, 2014 at West Space in Melbourne. The festival proper will open in Melbourne on 24 September, 2014 with other states to follow. We are calling the festival ‘The Ear is a Brain’. Liquid Architecture will continue to present exceptional showcase events, exhibitions and site-specific performances featuring the world’s leading artists working with sound.

The second announcement is about our directorship.

In 2013 we signed with Liquid Architecture as curators for the 2014 festival. Recently, we have been appointed as Artistic Directors, who together will oversee new creative developments for Liquid Architecture. Our goal is to bring some of the experience and energies we’ve grown over a decade of sustained involvement in experimental art practice to the development of new programs and and projects at Liquid Architecture. We are delighted to be part of the process as Liquid Architecture enjoys the beginnings of a new era of expansion as a key organisation.

We are joined by our Program Manager, Anabelle Lacroix, who brings valuable expertise to her important role in our new team.

We wish to acknowledge the fantastic achievements of the entire LA organisation and express how excited we are to be going on this journey together.

Joel and Danni.

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