SONIC BODY - sonic installations and video works by, through and for bodies

JOLT and West Space present

sonic installations and video works by, through and for bodies

Brandon LaBelle (USA)
Philip Samartzis & Marcia Jane
Bruce Mowson
James Hullick

October 1-4 2008 at West Space
Level 1, 15-19 Anthony Street, Melbourne
HOURS Wed-Fri 12-6, Sat 12-5

OPENING Thursday October 2, 6-8pm
•• with performance by James Hullick at 7pm (no entry fee) ••

CLOSING Saturday October 4, 5pm
•• with performance by Philip Samartzis & Lizzie Pogson ($5 entry) ••


Brandon LaBelle (USA) is an artist and writer working with sound and auditory issues. He is the author of Background Noise: Perspectives on Sound Art (Continuum 2006), and Professor at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway.

Marcia Jane is a video and film artist based in Melbourne. Her interests lie in flickering, pulsating, rhythmic abstraction; and audio-visual sensory experiences. Marcia lectures in visual art at Swinburne University and studies at RMIT's School of Art.

Philip Samartzis is an internationally acclaimed electro-acoustic maestro and teacher to many of Melbourne's most successful sound artists through his work at RMIT. His current practice is dominated by the use of field recordings as source material for sonic works. "one of the leading lights of Australian experimental music" Rare Frequency 2006

Bruce Mowson is a Melbourne-based sound and video artist. He has conducted research into the phenomenon of absorption in audio-visual media though a series of exhibitions and performances and teaches at RMIT University.

James Hullick is an installation artist, composer, pianist and electro sound-artist. Hullick is also Artistic Director for JOLT. "...a highly reduced transparent psychogram, that shocks as much as electrifies the listener" Reutlinger Nachrichten (Südwestpresse) 2007

by JOLT Arts Inc

Marcia Jane's installation is supported by RMIT Union Arts.

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