COLLABORATION IN SOUND BY INDONESIAN AND AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS

NGV Studio, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square from the 1-23 November 2014
Instruments

Swayamvara

Swayamvara
Dale Gorfinkel, Peter Blamey Swayamvara, 2014 projector, shadow puppet, kropek container, motors, solar panels, amplifier

Savage Pencil

Savage Pencil
Jompet Kuswidananto, Peter Blamey, Dale Gorfinkel Savage Pencil, 2014 mosquito zapper, desk, pencil, sheet metal

between two trees, between two ears

between two trees, between two ears
(By Caitlin Franzmann) One of the folklores identified with the Alun Alun Kidul is masangin, the ritual of walking through the twin banyan trees blindfolded. It is believed that those having pure hearts can walk directly through the two sacred trees...

Anemos

Anemos
Wukir Suryadi, Bagus Pandega Anemos, 2014 windmill, sensor devices, bamboo

Lotek Exercise Machine

Lotek Exercise Machine
Dale Gorfinkel, Lotek Exercise Machine, 2014 taps, foot bellows, metal frame, balloon, plastic tubes, funnels, reeds A bellow powered exercise cage becomes the site for a personalised sonic encounter with airflows, valves, tubes and balloons.

Motherboard Tree

Motherboard Tree
Peter Blamey Motherboard Tree, 2014 motherboards, rattan, copper wire, amplifiers. An amalgam of the synthetic and organic, constructed trees sprouting motherboard branches covered in veins of connective copper wire.

Solar Frames

Solar Frames
Peter Blamey Solar Frames, 2014 photovoltaic panels, picture frames

Odong Dangding Prototype

Odong Dangding Prototype
Tintin Wulia Odong Dangding Prototype, 2014 odong odong vehicle, motors, modified anklung, electrical switches, cylindrical music box A prototype odong odong add-on with pedal powered modifiable cylinder interface that triggers an electrical anklung on  the vehicle’s roof.  Read Tintin Wulia’s blog entries about the process of making this work; dang ding odongodong and mills, wheels and odong-odong dinging.

Ecology Gong

Ecology Gong
Wukir Suryadi (with Dale Gorfinkel) Ecology Gong, 2014 water, bamboo objects, pumps, plastic pool, sensor devices, trumpet parts, fish An experimental sonic ecosystem of moving parts, organic and man-made, harmonious and dissonant. ECOLOGY GONG Ecology (from Greek: oikos (habitat) and logos (study of) is a scientific study of interactions among organisms and their environment. The...

The Power of Pamor Ujung Gunung

The Power of Pamor Ujung Gunung
Wukir Suryadi, Peter Blamey The Power of Pamor Ujung Gunung, 2014 keris, tea tree branch, copper wire, amplifiers 1. The Keris   Keris is a dagger (sharp-edged on both sides) with many cultural functions known in west and central part of Nusantara. It’s got a distinctive shape of asymmetrical handle, wavy blade, and most often would...