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[20171104]
Obsidian: Melbourne

SAT 4 & SUN 5 Nov 2017
see schedule
The Curtin, Tape Projects, Melbourne
a scattershot of experimental electronics

[20171030]
Tetsuya Umeda [JPN]

MON 30 Oct - SAT 4 Nov 2017
11AM - 5PM
The Substation, Melbourne
dynamic and uncanny environments through the manipulation of architecture, objects, sound and light.

[20171014]
Negative Volumes: Body Languages

SAT 14 Oct 2017
6PM - 9PM
West Space, Melbourne
The voice is coming from the body, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is unified with the body.

[20171005]
Liquid Architecture at Underbelly: Running Conversations

THU 5 Oct 2017
6PM - 9PM
Hoff Gallery, National Arts School, Sydney
water, rocks, sand, weeds, shells and things that live in them

[20170909]
LA x Channels: Autofiction Festival Closing Party

SAT 9 Sep 2017
9PM - 3AM
The Substation, Melbourne
[20170831]
Michel Chion: The Audio Spectator

THU 31 Aug & FRI 1 Sep 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
[20170827]
Lecture: Michel Chion – The Voice in Cinema, or the Acousmêtre and Me

SUN 27 Aug 2017
1130AM - 1PM
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
A lecture performance tracing a history of the ‘acousmêtre’

[20170825]
Michel Chion: Cinema for the Ear

FRI 25 Aug & SAT 26 Aug 2017
GOMA, South Bank, Brisbane
The world’s foremost thinker on sound in cinema


[20170824]
Félicia Atkinson and Fujui Wang at Institute of Modern Art

THU 24 Aug 2017
6PM - 8PM
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
[20170824]
Shelter Press at Institute of Modern Art

THU 24 Aug 2017
5PM - 6PM
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
[20170823]
Speculative Executions: New works by Nathan Gray

WED 23 Aug 2017
6PM - 7PM
West Space, Melbourne
performance lecture, essay film, sci-fi novel and personal journal.

[20170823]
Naturing Nurture

WED 23 & SAT 26 Aug 2017
see schedule
Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre, Brisbane
Bounded by the urban, how can we tune our listening to think differently?

[20170820]
Overground: A Festival within a Festival

SUN 20 Aug 2017
2pm-6pm
Arts Centre Melbourne
free improvisation, classicism, performance art, transgression, noise, poetry, comedy, conceptualism

[20170819]
Michel Chion at Alliance Française de Melbourne

SAT 19 Aug 2017
4PM
Alliance Française de Melbourne
An analysis of the 'sound of language' in French cinema

[20170816]
Lecture: Fujui Wang [TWN]

WED 16 Aug 2017
12:30PM - 1:30PM
RMIT Swanston St Campus, Melbourne
[20170816]
Michel Chion: The Audio-Spectator

WED 16 & THU 17 Aug 2017
6:30PM
ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne
The world’s foremost thinker on sound in cinema


[20170811]
Félicia Atkinson and Shelter Press at Contemporary Art Tasmania

FRI 11 Aug 2017
5:30PM - 8:00PM
Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart
improvisation, science-fiction, composition, chance, noise, abstraction and poetry

[20170806]
Félicia Atkinson [FR] / Shelter Press at Perimeter Books

SUN 6 Aug 2017
3PM - 6PM
Perimeter Books, Melbourne
[20170805]
Sound Spaces: Félicia Atkinson [FR] and Gail Priest

SAT 5 Aug 2017
3PM - 5PM
Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
The future is hard to see from here, but perhaps we can hear it coming.

[20170803]
Sound Series: Stick and Stone

THU 3 - FRI 18 Aug 2017
Blindside, Melbourne
music, composition and visual essays come into and out of alignment for our eyes and ears

[20170802]
MADA | artforum: Félicia Atkinson

WED 2 Aug 2017
1PM - 2PM
MADA Lecture Theatre G104, Melbourne
[20170727]
Percy Grainger: Freedom As _____

THU 27 Jul 2017
6PM - 10PM
Grainger Museum, Melbourne
Multifaceted readings of Grainger's ‘freedom', and how the term may be symbolised today

[20170716]
Félicia Atkinson [FR], Oksun Ox [NZ], Ragtime Frank, Pre Fab

SUN 16 July 2017
5PM - midnight
Freda's, Sydney
Félicia Atkinson, Oksun Ox [NZ], Ragtime Frank, Pre Fab

[20170715]
Acoustic Justice

SAT 15 Jul 2017
3PM - 5PM
Court 8A, Federal Court Building, Melbourne
A courtroom is not a gallery

[20170712]
Félicia Atkinson [FR], Michael Terren & Tourist Kid

WED 12 Jul 2017
8PM
Late Night Valentine
[20170624]
Elysia Crampton in Melbourne

SAT 24 Jun 2017
7PM - late
Howler
trans-femme abolitionist futurity

[20170623]
Elysia Crampton: Abolitionist Legacies from the Andean Universe

FRI 23 Jun 2017
7PM - 9PM
Tape Projects
A lecture and dialogue with Elysia Crampton over food and drinks at Tape Projects.

[20170603]
Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

SAT 3 Jun - SUN 11 Jun 2017
See session times
ACMI
The pioneering life and works of multidimensional artist, musician, and educator, Tony Conrad.

[20170530]
Negative Volumes: Danger Magic

TUE 30 & WED 31 May 2017
6PM - 9PM
firstdraft
Before the words, there is the voice (The good voice. The bad voice. Your voice)

[20170526]
Chris Corsano, Maria Moles, Nat Grant, Matthias Schack-Arnott

FRI 26 May 2017
8PM - 11PM
The Tote
Four drum solos one after the other for ever and maybe all at once


[20170521]
Bruce Russell: What true project has been lost?

SUN 21 May 2017
3PM - 5PM
Collingwood Art Precinct
Towards a social ontology of improvised sound work

[20170521]
Bruce Russell, Marco Fusinato, Miranda Liebscher and Tobias Brodel

SUN 21 May 2017
6PM - 9PM
The Tote
Bruce Russell, Marco Fusinato, Miranda Liebscher and Tobias Brodel

[20170521]
Lin Chi-Wei: Tape Music

SUN 21 May 2017
3PM - 5PM
Collingwood Art Precinct
vocalists in a spiral formation pass a ribbon-score, singing as they go, generating a ‘human tape'

[20170518]
Áine O’Dwyer, Lin Chi-Wei, Monica Brooks & Exotic Dog in Sydney

THU 18 May 2017
7PM
Pitt Street Uniting Church
Áine O’Dwyer [IRE], Lin Chi-Wei [TWN], Monica Brooks [SYD], Exotic Dog [SYD]

[20170517]
Lin Chi-Wei: An Introduction to Chinese Sound Theory, or Yue, Ying and Sheng

WED 17 May 2017
6PM
Black Box Theatre
Lin Chi-Wei will share his scholarly and personal research into Chinese sound theory.

[20170516]
MONO x Liquid Architecture: Áine O’Dwyer

TUE 16 May 2017
8PM - 10PM
The Old Museum
Exploring sacred spaces and the animism of instruments - turning historic sites into instruments

[20170514]
Polyphonic Social: POLYOLYOLYOLY

SUN 14 May 2017
10AM – 1PM Children's Program
Abbotsford Convent
Listening (is a) game: can you hear this and this and this and this?

[20170513]
Polyphonic Social: your voice in my head (and mine in yours)

SAT 13 May - SUN 14 May 2017
Abbotsford Convent
Make difference audible, ‘sound’ disobedience, choreograph dissonance

[20170511]
Sisters Akousmatica Cassette Launch

THU 11 May 2017
8PM
LongPlay
Super Occult Cosmophon, Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Adele Varcoe & her Jumpsuit Girl Band

[20170506]
PŌULIULI (FĀ‘ALIGA): Suzanne Kite – Indigenous Listening

SAT 6 May 2017
7PM - 9PM
West Space
INDIGENOUS LISTENING and EVERYTHING I SAY IS TRUE

[20170411]
Zach Blas: bio-exempt

Tue 11 Apr 2017
8pm-10pm
LongPlay
Bio-exemption as a mode of biopolitical control

[20170330]
MADA | artforum: Tara Transitory

THU 30 Mar 2017
1pm-2pm
MADA Lecture Theatre G104
working at the intersection of race, gender and noise music

[20170329]
GenderNoiseMovement: Tara Transitory and Sara Mikolai

WED 29 Mar 2017
6pm-8pm
Gertrude Contemporary
practice as noise and movement

[20170328]
Negative Volumes: Tara Transitory and Sara Mikolai

TUE 28 Mar 2017
7pm-9pm
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
The world is fucked. But, the gallery is empty. What will we do now?

[20170227]
Hikashu / Koichi Makigami in Melbourne

MON 27 Feb 2017
8PM
Woody's Bar
The name Hikashu holds no conventional meaning in Japanese...

[20170224]
Helm [UK] and Croatian Amor [DEN] in Sydney

FRI 24 Feb 2017
7PM
Marrickville Bowls Club
Unfurling the heady tonic of today's techno-cultural rush

[20170223]
Lecture: Burnt Friedman: Shadows of the West

THU 23 Feb 2017
7PM-830PM
The Channel
the fundamental differences between “Western” and “non-Western” notions of rhythm

[20170218]
Helm [UK] and Croatian Amor [DEN] in Adelaide

SAT 18 Feb 2017
9PM
Ancient World
Unfurling the heady tonic of today's techno-cultural rush

[20170217]
Helm [UK] and Croatian Amor [DEN] in Melbourne

FRI 17 Feb 2017
8PM
The Tote
Unfurling the heady tonic of today's techno-cultural rush

[20170127]
Ellen Fullman with Theresa Wong: Long String Instrument

FRI 27 Jan 2017
8pm-10pm
The Substation
dozens of highly tensioned metallic strings spanning up to thirty meters

[20170125]
Ellen Fullman and Theresa Wong – Lectures at The Channel

WED 25 Jan 2017
7pm-830pm
The Channel
Constructing a Musical Phrase from the Ground Up and Multiplicity of Roots

[20170118]
Okkyung Lee: Bigly Fake Concert

WED 18 Jan 2017
6PM-9PM
Gertrude Contemporary
"it will be really what it is..." -- okkyung lee

[20170116]
Caitlin Franzmann: Tree-telling

MON 16 Jan 2017 - SUN 22 Jan 2017
see schedule
MPavilion
Seven hand-crafted divination cards and seven sonic compositions at MPavilion

[20170116]
Nothing but Disaster Follows from Applause: Okkyung Lee

MON 16 Jan 2017
730PM-10PM
The Oratory, Abbotsford Convent
[20170112]
Hannah Catherine Jones: Afrofuturism and Gesamtkunstwerk

THU 12 Jan 2017
8PM-11PM
Tape Projects
re-imagining the past whilst simultaneously looking towards the future

[20161119]
Menstruation Sisters

SAT 19 Nov 2016
6pm-8pm
Neon Parc Brunswick
bewildering, damaged, scrambling ape music

[20161029]
Anne-James Chaton: Témoignages and Portraits

MON 24 Oct - SAT 29 Oct 2016
MPavilion
language beyond language

[20161025]
Anne-James Chaton: Between Poets and Musicians

TUE 25 Oct 2016
6pm-8pm
Gertrude Contemporary
linguistic and phonetic experiments, repetitions and reverberations

[20161018]
Art Forum – Douglas Kahn

TUE 18 Oct 2016
4pm-5pm
Dechaineux Lecture Theatre, Tasmanian School of the Arts
Possibilities are rife and relevant

[20161015]
Flux

SAT 15 Oct & SUN 16 Oct 2016
10AM-10PM / 10AM-2PM
Flux Quarry, Queenstown Tasmania
Dissolve in the sound of FLUX, inside a space resonant with fractured geologies.

[20161010]
Rob Thorne: Form, Culture and Sound

MON 10 Oct 2016
530PM
RMIT University
An exploration of the pūtōrino

[20161008]
Sound Spaces: Rob Thorne

SAT 8 Oct 2016
2PM
Monash University Museum of Art
Māori flutes and horns made from stone, bone, shell and wood

[20161006]
Cecilia Vicuña – The Artist As… Poet

THU 6 Oct 2016
630PM-8PM
Bella Union
transformative acts that bridge the gap between art and life, the ancestral and the avant-garde

[20160922]
Why Listen To Animals?

THU 29 Sep - SAT 22 Oct 2016
7PM-10PM
West Space
The possibilities of meaning when we listen to animals and they listen to us

[20160904]
Bratty Eraser

SUN 4 Sep 2016
4PM-8PM
Tape Projects
An afternoon of music, art, political satire, weirdness and vegan food

[20160901]
FM[X] Sydney 2016

THU 1 Sep 2016 - FRI 2 Sep 2016
5:30pm-10pm
Firstdraft
What Would a Feminist Methodology Sound Like - in Sydney?

[20160826]
LA2016 Brisbane: Listening at the Edge of a Knife

FRI 26 Aug 2016 - SAT 27 Aug 2016
7pm - 10pm
Institute of Modern Art
a tension and a balance between a sense (that one listens to) and a truth (that one understands)

[20160824]
Materials of Sound

WED 24 Aug 2016
all day
Artspace
sound full discussions of politics, concepts and histories

[20160823]
Same/Everything

TUE 23 Aug 2016
7pm-10pm
Firstdraft
consensus, standardisation, sameness and their opposites

[20160819]
Seth Kim-Cohen: Ambience and The End of the End of Art

FRI 19 Aug 2016
7pm
Greek Cultural Centre
Let the record show that, as I write this, I am listening to Brian Eno

[20160819]
Johannes Kreidler: Outsourcing & Product Placement

FRI 19 Aug 2016
8PM
The Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture
Who actually composed this music?

[20160818]
Seth Kim-Cohen: The Future of No Future: Rock and Roll, Conceptual Art, Poststructuralism, Politics

THU 18 Aug 2016
1pm-2pm
MADA Lecture Theatre
It's 1976. Art & Language, is a rigorously Marxist conceptual art collective the from U.K.

[20160818]
Autotune Everything: Art and the Sonic – Cosmic – Politic

THU 18 Aug 2016 - SAT 20 Aug 2016
6pm - 10pm
The Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture
By necessity, we tune in to some signals, and filter others out

[20160815]
Puce Mary – AUS / NZ Tour

SUN Aug 15 - SAT Sep 3 2016
Australia and New Zealand
Puce Mary’s music is harsh, but its aggression is necessary.

[20160813]
Seth Kim-Cohen: My Body Blushed to the Whistle of the Birch

SAT 13 Aug 2016
3pm-5pm
West Space
The philosopher-kings fall deaf before the braying mule.

[20160813]
Kiah Reading: Pure reason and bass

SAT 13 Aug 2016
3pm-5pm
West Space
Questions responded to by the wrong answer, new versions of old ideas, understanding more or less.

[20160809]
Johannes Kreidler: The more unmusical, the better

TUE 9 Aug 2016
6pm-8pm
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Concepts are dissonances for advanced listeners. We are Duchampions.

[20160720]
Gesture Manifest

WED 20 - SAT 30 JUL 2016
12pm - 6pm
BLINDSIDE
If our repertoire of bodily gestures is a language, then our discrete movements and poses are words

[20160717]
POSTURE

SUN 17 Jul 2016
6:30pm - 830pm
The Catfish
even if only for the limited amount of time
in which they remained on the dancefloor

[20160604]
Ali Bezer: NOISEWALL

SAT Jun 4 - FRI Jun 24 2016
Wed-Sat 11am-4pm
The Walls Art Space, Gold Coast
A noisewall is a protective barrier, erected to shield ears from unwanted noise.

[20160508]
Sisters Akousmatica

SUN May 8 2016
11AM - 6PM
Signal
Sisters Akousmatica is a city-scale radio orchestra

[20160501]
Polyphonic Social: Maydaymaydaymayday

SUN 1 May 2016
3PM - 6PM
Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
Collective and street sounding, alternative education and down with the music industry this Mayday

[20160420]
Mechanical Cognition

WED 20 Apr 2016
630PM - 830PM
Carlton Connect Initiative
artistic explorations of mechanical sentience and human awareness

[20160415]
New And Experimental Music Show

FRI Apr 15 2016
5PM - 7PM
Gertrude Contemporary
Thirty-eight years on from the last program in 1978, 3CR’s ‘New and Experimental Music’ reunites

[20160401]
Nathan Gray: The Shakes

FRI 1 Apr 2016
9pm-11pm
LongPlay
shaking as a phenomenon mapped through various mediums—sound, machine, body

[20160324]
Aura Satz: In and Out of Synch

THU 24 Mar 2016
630pm-830pm
Getrude Contemporary
heightened perception and sensory disorientation, flicker and psychoacoustics,

[20160323]
Aura Satz: Artist Talk

WED 23 March 2016
1pm-2pm
MADA | Monash University Art Design & Architecture
how the physical and sonic properties of such objects tap into ideas of knowledge and communication

[20160317]
Sisters Akousmatica at The Channel

THU 17 March 2016
7pm-830pm
The Channel
radiophonic broadcast experiments, occult vibrations and rituals, cosmic noise, chocolate LPs

[20160311]
The Brain of Europe

FRI 11 March 2016
6pm-7pm
Polyester Records
Saint Teresa's 16th Century texts meet sonic habitats for yoga classes

[20160310]
Islaja, Jasmine Guffond, Half High, Francis Plagne / Hanna Chetwin

THU 10 Mar 2016
8pm
The Tote
Liquid Architecture presents enigmatic Finnish performer Islaja on her first Australian tour

[20160224]
Ensemble Economique (USA), Subterranean Rain, Various Asses

WED 24 Feb 2016
7pm-10pm
Tape Projects, Melbourne
mining the thin layer between restlessness and relaxation, gloom and serenity

[20160207]
ENDLESS BUMMER: NEW GEAR NEW YOU

SUN 7 Feb 2016
4pm - 8pm
MPavilion, Melbourne
Life is like a glovebox of dockets, a clutter of certifications, transactions and accumulations

[20160118]
Caitlin Franzmann: Tree-telling

MON 18 Jan - SUN 24 Jan 2016
MPavilion, Melboune
Canary Island Palm, River Red Gum, London Plane, Algerian Oak, Jacaranda and Atlas Cedar

[20151214]
Lecture: Anja Kanngieser – Listening to the Anthropocene: Sound and ecological crisis

MON 14 Dec 2015
6pm-8pm
Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
sonic imaginations of the natural world at a time of accelerating global environmental crisis

[20151025]
Johannes S. Sistermanns: LIFTOFFWEHAVELIFTOFF

SUN 25 Oct 2015
1pm-9pm
MPavilion, Melbourne
one body. one person. 1k of glad wrap. lines and planes stretching through.

[20151024]
Time out of Time

SAT 24 Oct 2015
12pm-6pm
Tarrawarra Museum of Art
Sound measures time in space, and space in time: Reverb goes out, but echo comes back ... back …

[20151022]
Lecture: Amelia Barikin ‘Sound Fossils and Arche-Fossils: Towards a Mineral Ontology of Contemporary Art’

THU 22 Oct 2015
6pm-8pm
Gertrude Contemporary
the term ‘sound fossil’ has gained currency in the fields of paleosonics and contemporary art

[20151018]
Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Aural Contract: The voice before the law

SUN 18 Oct 2015
4pm-7pm
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
The contemporary politics of listening - its relationship to power, borders, testimony and truth

[20151017]
Julian Oliver: TX/RX – Transmit and Receive

SAT 17 Oct 2015
3pm-5pm
Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA
TX/RX; a participatory intervention and workshop in two parts by critical engineer and artist Julian

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