past projects

projects

2020

Sound Game Picnic

the music box project, in collaboration with hibernation festival, present Sound Game Picnic - a multi-livestream online event performed in and around cockatoo island for 6 hours. We perform a series of fun, experimental games devised by the collective, exploring sound in response to the site – music made from maps, sonic scavenger hunts, notes on isolation, adventuring sound keepers/seekers, droning chase sequences, live drawing/scoring and more.

Livestreamed June 2020

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2018/2020

Songs from The Firelight Isle

Soundtrack inspired by the comic The Firelight Isle by Paul Duffield. Ongoing album with tracks released in tandem to the comic.

First track released August 2018

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2019

Shallow Listening

the music box project build a world where sonic pillars are organically interwoven with performative sinew. every stage change, movement, sound, action and visual is intentional and we are always performing.

Premiered September 2019

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2019

The BIFEM Cushion Concert 

the music project box constructs and lives inside a garbage heap of five years worth of notations from our past projects, performances and explorations. rustles of notations, rumbles of sound, interjections and interactions…2019 B.

Performed September 2019 at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music

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2018

The Wollongong Town Hall Laneway

Commission from Wollongong City Council for 3 pieces, installed in the Town Hall Laneway.

Installed December 2018

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2017

The Grotto

Interactive multimedia sound and light installation

Collaboration with Jasmine Ryan and Maya Saunders

Exhibited in Sept 2018 at Yours & Owls Wollongong Fringe Festival

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2017

Something Bowered, Something Blue

Interactive multimedia sound and light installation

Exhibited in Nov - Dec 2017 at Scope: UOW Grad Show

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2017

The Island

Interactive multimedia sound and light installation

Collaboration with Jasmine Ryan, Maya Saunders, Kayla Forsythe and Maddie Burkitt

Created at the UOW Digital Media Centre

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2017

Photoplay: Music for Silent Film Vol. 1

Improvised soundtracks for 4 silent films on piano with electric violin & delay pedal

Collaboration with Elizabeth Jigalin

Performed and recorded July 2017 at Sydney Unitarian Church, released Sept 2017

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2016

Return

For electric violin & delay pedal

Premiered on 19th Aug 2016 at creative space 99, Darlinghurst

 

2014

The Girl with the Ash Brown Hair

For electric violin & pre-recorded sound

Written as part of an Artist Residency at Wollongong Youth Centre

Released 2016

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2014

Rosemaree

For electric violin & loop pedal

Written as part of an Artist Residency at Wollongong Youth Centre

 

2012

Of Boats & Bicycles

For string ensemble

Commissioned as part of the original soundtrack for the film Ambrosia (dir. Rhiannon Bannenberg)

Premiered in 2015

 

2011

The Ravensthorpe Suite

For string quartet

Premiered on 29th April 2011 at Ravensthorpe, Albion Park

 

2010

After the Expected, Proper or Usual Time

For 2 violins

Premiered on 26th May 2010 at Old Darlington School, University of Sydney

 

2010

Song for the Rain

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered 25th Sept 2010 at the Clifton School of Arts, NSW

 

2010

Teacups and Oven Knobs

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered 25th Sept 2010 at the Clifton School of Arts, NSW

 

2008

Music for a Mounting Crisis

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2008

Finding Frangipanis

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2008

The Bach Divide

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2007

Please Do Not Kill The Seabirds

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2007

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2007

Klaptrap

For electric violin & loop pedal

Premiered in Jan 2009 at the Novatel, Wollongong

Released on Ostinato in 2009

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2006

Games Unabridged

Electronic piece, using samples of the Sea Cliff Bridge, Clifton NSW