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Broken Chord
Multi-Arts Pavilion mima, 2022

Multi-Arts Pavilion MAP mima, Lake Macquarie Arts, NSW, solo exhibition, 2022
The Cube - Broken Chord, five channel 360 degree projection installation, 4:30min
The Node - The Violin Does Not Play the Bow, single channel rear projection, 5min
The North Wall - External Score, six channel soundscape, 1min
The Discovery Ports - Under Soil & Skin, series of four sculptures, wood, steel, cotton, horsehair & the hair of the artist.

Broken Chord, five channel projection, 4min30sec. Documentation: Wanagi Zable-Andrews. 

Working with the premise of a broken chord a fractured composition is performed with a disfigured cello for the fire damaged forests of the Blue Mountains.

The artwork aims to re-imagine troubled ecologies between human-nature relationships through ruptured song. It may be read through multiple lenses that of colonisation, feminism, isolation, phenomenology, coexistence, trauma, loss and life cycles.

How do we discuss difficult things while keeping in tune? This is an engagement with the complex history and scars of a landscape. It positions art as a navigational tool to work through dissonance and to find the points at which harmony sits, strikes or sings.

DoP & film editor: Gene Alberts.

Link to Exhibition Catalogue

Commissioned by Lake Mac Arts, NSW and assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

September, 2022