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THNMF: Quarry Music : Ross Bolleter & Anthony Cormican


THNMF: Quarry Music : Ross Bolleter & Anthony Cormican

  • Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Performance Space, PICA — Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, James St, Perth, WA
  • Series: This event is part of the The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival series
  • Tickets: Standard: $32 | PICA Members: $26 | Concession & Groups (6+): $22 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (08) 9228 6300

Event Details

Surround Immersive Sound Work.

A celebration of ruined piano to evoke a vanished realm.

After 1945, West Subiaco was the site of a vast quarry where US forces discarded their jeeps and armoured cars at the end of WWII. In time, the quarry became a rubbish dump. Quarry Music evokes a past buried beneath manicured school ovals and raises community awareness concerning the forgotten scavengers, deadly detritus, and kids at risk. In this 5.1 surround sound and live ruined piano performance, the artist will re-create the old dump and its military decay, all now buried, using ruined pianos to convey the spirit of the dump.

This will be renowned Perth composer/performer Ross Bolleter’s final public performance.

Ross Bolleter’s book The Well Weathered Piano will be launched by Paul Mason of the Australia Council at the conclusion of Bolleter’s PICA concert.

Artist Talk with Ross Bolleter:

PICA Performance Space
Free - bookings not required

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 9228 3711 or by email to info@tura.com.au

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