flesh & bone, kage
|Gerard Van Dyck and Kate Denborough, Flesh and Bone|
photo Jeff Busby
Flesh & Bone, KAGE, March 7-24, Fortyfivedownstairs, part of the 2013 L'Oreal Fashion Festival Cultural program; www.kage.com.au/
jaap blonk, australian tour
Kurt Schwitter’s epic Ursonate is arguably the apotheosis of sound poetry, and Dutch musician and vocalist Jaap Blonk knows it off-by-heart, performing it since the early 1980s (listen here http://www.ubu.com/sound/blonk_ursonate86.html). Blonk presents his and others’ sound poetry, as well as his intense and often humorous vocal/electronic improvisations around Australia in March.
Jaap Blonk tour: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Wollongong; for dates &venues see http://www.jaapblonk.com/Pages/ontour.html
|David Capra, New Intercession (Prison cell), digital image, 2012|
ArtMonth, various venues Sydney, March 1-24; www.artmonthsydney.com.au/
inaudible visions, oscillating silences, isabelle delmotte
For those in the Northern Rivers region, multimedia artist Isabelle Delmotte has crafted an intriguing exhibition that draws on the skills of leading cinema sound designers, a script writer and storyboard artist to explore the conscious and unconscious effect of the sound track both within the cinema context and in the outside world.
Inaudible Visions, Oscillating Silences, Isabelle Delmotte with Damian Candusso, Carlos Choconta, Tom Heuzenroeder, John Kassab, Markus Kellow, Evan Kitchener, Ben Vlad and Michael Worthington, Roger Monk and Ben Leon, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, March 6-28; http://www.inaudible-visions.net/
wow film festival, wift & seen & heard, red rattler
A lot has changed in terms of gender equality over the last 50 years, but the balance of prominent female filmmakers to male is still way out of whack. This is something the World of Women’s Cinema (WOW), run by Women in Film & Television (WIFT), has long worked to remedy. The 19th WOW festival is now upon us with screenings and panel discussions exploring the world and cinema ‘through the eyes of women.’
WOW, March 5-15, various venues, Sydney; www.wift.org/wow/
Also celebrating women in film is the Sydney-based, Seen & Heard, a series of screenings over three weeks promoting the message "that films made by women are not just for women, but are films that should be seen by everyone."
Seen & Heard, Red Rattler, Marrickville, March 7, 14, 21;http://seenandheardfilms.com/2013-festival/
le_temps: explorations in phenology, dab lab, uts
|Le_temps: Explorations in Phenology, Tega Brain, Brad Miller, Adam HInshaw|
DAB LAB Research Gallery, UTS, March 6-29 http://cfsites1.uts.edu.au/dab/news-events/news-detail.cfm?ItemId=33821
|Chicken, oil on board, Sean Peoples and Veronica Kent, 2012, Telepathy Project|
courtesy the artits
See the current exhibition at www.remotespace.org/
imagining the capital & cinema’s golden slumber, national film and sound archive
|The Unseen Enemy, D W Griffith, 1912, Golden Slumber|
Imagining the Capital: Canberra on Film, Senate Rose Gardens, King George Terrace, Sunday March 10; www.nfsa.gov.au/whats-on/canberra-centenary/imagining-the-capital/; Cinema’s Golden Summer, Arc Cinema & NFSA Courtyard, till March 9; www.nfsa.gov.au/calendar/?type=cinemas-golden-summer
old tote celebrations, nida
|The original Old Tote Theatre, 1968, now the Figtree Theatre at UNSW|
photo George Pashuk, 1968, NIDA Archives
NIDA, exhibition March 9-28, opening celebrations March 9; www.nida.edu.au/whats-on
|Joseph Simons, Tanja Liedtke Fellow 2013|
photo Kurt Sneddon
Tasdance has decided upon the three recipients for their inaugural Tasdance Residency for Independent Practice (TRIP). Dance Makers Collective (NSW), Jason Pitt (NSW) and Danielle Micich (WA) will each undertake an intensive three-week development period at the Tasdance Studio and Cottage.
The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships have increased their prize pool in 2013 in order to award more young artists aged 18-35 with a $20,000 scholarship for travel and professional development. Categories alternate over two years and in 2013 the recipients are: for acting, Johnny Carr, Kate Sherman and Matilda Ridgway; painting, Gabriella Hirst, Nathan Hawkes and Tully Moore; sculpture, Kate Scardifield, Christopher Hanrahan and Patrick Foster; and singing, Bryony Dwyer and Lauren Eastman. The 2014 Bequest will focus on architecture, ballet, instrumental music, poetry and prose.
RealTime issue #113 Feb-March 2013 pg. web
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