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Before Nightfall #12 Lamine Sonko

Event

Before Nightfall #12 Lamine Sonko

  • Date: Thursday, 6 August 2020 to Sunday, 23 August 2020
  • Venue: Live streaming event (online only) — National, Australia
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

Presented as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Before Nightfall is a series of musical encounters between Speak Percussion and guest artists, working intensively across one day, culminating in a live performance that night. In 2020, Before Nightfall uses the moving image as its inspiration. Before Nightfall #12 is in collaboration with Senegalese-born, Melbourne-based artist Lamine Sonko.

All music created has been inspired by an adaptation of the famous Senegalese film Hyenas, restored in 2018. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, all artists worked across one day, in isolation. Their music was recorded and mixed and the final presentation is offered online as an audio-visual work as part of MIFF 68 1/2.

Before Nightfall #12 can be watched in conjunction with the fully restored feature film Hyenas.

MIFF Tickets for this online presentation are free but must be booked via the MIFF website.

Performers: Musician Lamine Sonko Musician Eugene Ughetti Musician Kaylie Melville Editor (Before Nightfall recut) Bernadette Murray Sound Designer Tilman Robinson Sound Recording Michael Hewes Sound Mastering Lachlan Carrick

 

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to speak@speakpercussion.com

Featured Australian Works

 Before Nightfall # 12 by Lamine Sonko, Eugene Ughetti, Kaylie Melville

Featured artists

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