profiler feb 5, 2014
Welcome to RT Profiler, our new online format for 2014. We'll be publishing 7 chunky issues across the year focusing on people—bold experimenters in the arts with big ideas.
Feel the atmosphere of Australia's most eclectic music festival, MONA FOMA in this video of performance excerpts and interviews with Conrad Shawcross & Ken Farmer (The ADA Project), Robin Fox (RGB Laser) and Russell Haswell (noisemaker).
Robin Fox, RGB Laservideo
Robin Fox talks in detail about the development of RGB Laser premiering at MONA FOMA 2014 and artistic life with a Creative Australia Fellowship.
Sasha Waltz in conversationaudio
Listen to the conversation between German choreographer Sasha Waltz (Dido & Aeneas), Nadia Cusimano and Martin del Amo. The event was co-presented by Critical Path, the Goethe Institut and Sydney Festival and they have kindly let us reproduce it here.
Oliver Downes chats with The Necks' pianist Chris Abrahams about the power of repetition, collectivity and letting the music take you there.
Keith Gallasch talks with Kim Machan, director of MAAP, about surviving perilous funding cuts to present an ambitious touring program of Australian and Asian media art
SCANNER 2014: the experimenters, Part 1
Over 30 artist tell us about their bold and adventurous art projects in 2014. Part 1 - A - G: Abbott | Armstrong | Benjamin | Brown Council | Chamber Made Opera | Clocked Out | Cursio | Darbyshire | del Amo | Dixon & Dixon-Grovenor | Djuki Mala Company | Dyer | Eke | Ensemble Offspring | Franzmann | Gleave
SCANNER 2014: the experimenters, Part 2
Part 2 H-W: Haren | Hine & Rae | Hope | IETM Satellite | Khut | Lake | McGowan | Marynowsky | Mauro-Flude | Meecham | Oades | starrs & cmielski | Stern | Thoms | Ughetti | Whittaker | Williams | Wilson
Contibutor Profile: Ben Brooker
Our Adelaide-based performance writer shares his thoughts on reviewing: "I always begin a review with this thought in my mind: art would exist without criticism, but criticism would not exist without art." More
Contibutor profile: Astrid Francis
Astrid is our Perth-based writer who explores an intuitive approach to both performing and writing. "The best thing about writing about performance is that it forces me to stay with the work for a much longer period than just the time of the show itself."
a forum for debate and discussion about adventurous contemporary art practices. 1st post: Keith Gallsch on Not Happy Orstraya Day
Partial DurationsMusic blog
Latest reviews: 3 Shades Black: Homophonic, Midsumma Kim Tan, Lizzy Welsh, et al. : Oscillations Chris Rainier, I was a Bum Once Myself: The Boxcar Revelations of Harry Partch
realtime 119 feb-march 2014
gideon obarzanek: after glow
keith gallasch, chunky move’s gideon obarzanek, rt81
garry stewart: dance evolution in the age of robotics
erin brannigan, adt's devolution, rt71
lucy guerin: between temperature & temperament
jonathan marshall, rt52
rosalind crisp: a european future
erin brannigan, rt48
helen herbertson: the place where things slip
philipa rothfield, delirium, rt36
tess de quincey & stuart lynch: dancing the city
keith gallasch, compression 100, de quincey lynch, rt11
Cover: Mish Grigor, Oedipus Schmoedipus, post & Belvoir, photo Ellis Parrinder, see article
Banners: 1) Zoë Coombs Marr, Mish Grigor, Oedipus Schmoedipus, post & Belvoir, photo Ellis Parrinder; 2) Reanne Shephard, The Social Revolutionaries, Mt Druitt Press Conference, FUNPARK, photo Heidrun Löhr; 3) Barbara Campbell, Directors’ Cut: Sarah Miller; photo Lucy Parakhina; 4) Margaret Cameron, Opera for a Small Mammal; photo Daisy Noyes