25 August 2010
Australian radio art broadcast in the UK
© courtesy of Nigel Butterley
In September and October the London airwaves will become electrified with Australian radio art. Resonance 104.4FM (online at http://resonancefm.com) will broadcast an on-air festival of Australian music 'Frequenzy Oz', curated by Colin Black, and presented and produced by Yanna Black, featuring the following Australian works:
- In the head the fire by Nigel Butterley (1966 Prix Italia winner)
- Containers by Sherre DeLys & Russell Stapleton (2001 Phonurgia Nova winner)
- The ears outside my listening room by Colin Black (2003 Prix Italia winner)
- Skeleton in the museum by Jon Rose, 2004 (Karl Sczuka winner)
- The Melbourne Dada Group from 1952 (featuring Barry Humphries)
The festival will also include early sound experimentation from the 1930s. The broadcasts and repeats will take place from 5 September to 24 October.
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