MEETING MINUTES – this is where our heads are at

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Since settling in Melbourne, we’ve formed Collapse Collective – Girls Do Art Good. Here’s a sample of what happens at meetings.

 

Sarah’s Ten Minutes of Meeting Minutes:

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SOPHIE:

I saw a play that I didn’ t write a review of, but during the last election, I had a

fight with Craig, he said I’m a journalist now, I was like, shut up Craig, the herald

sun has shaped political discourse in a really negative way, there was a photo

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Video Trailer for Hourglass

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“Saturday night, out in Bendigo, I was a bit shocked for a couple of reasons..

1) I saw Hourglass, one of the best live shows EVER, and,

2) Only a handful of people were there.”- Megan Spencer

“The tonal range of a whirly is limited but it was intriguing to see how the sounds were created. The computer manipulation was subtle and lingered after the instrument stopped. Kaur’s multi-projection of watery ripples was our first introduction to the black chiffon screen in this short, atmospheric mood piece.” – RealTime, Jacques Sodell

Here’s some documentation from MUAC in Mexico. Also, Nicole Canham, AD won an Art Music Award for Best performer with Hourglass so I reckon we should show her off again : )

Manila Road Movie

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A rowdy collection of Australian artists made our way to Quezon City, Manila in September on our own shoestring budgets to take part in a show, Love Not Yet a Musical! by the Sipat Lawin Ensemble. (That’s a whole other thing, and wow was it a thing!) While there, I did another iteration of my truck series: this time the Manila Road Movie. In a small truck, transformed into a mobile camera obscura, we set off to explore the streets of Quezon City.

By Jess BellamyPhoto by Jess Bellamy

The Shanghai Biennale Fiasco

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So, Sarah Kaur was in Shanghai. For I, along with Swiss artist Auréle Ferrier, were invited to present a project in Chinese media artist Hu Jieming’s space in the Shanghai Bienale. This project never saw the light of day, or even the infra-red light that was the feature of Hu Jieming’s modified shipping container – making it into a ‘black box’ exhibition space.