"Hmm… a festival of Hand Made Music!"
Opening: Wednesday 10 August, 8-11pm
Dates: 9-11 August 2011
Installation exhibition viewing times:
9 – 11 August 2011 12pm-6pm FREE
Festival Opening Night Performance
Wednesday 10 August 2011 8pm-11pm $15/10 concession
Ross Manning, Riki-Metisse Marlow, Vijay Thillaimuthu, Ben Kolaitis, Tom Baker
Second Performance Night
Thursday 11 Aug 8pm-11pm $15/10 concession
Dale Gorfinkel, Rod Cooper, Vijay Thillaimuthu & Dale Chapman, and Undecisive God
Performances, workshops, demonstrations. Original artists, original instruments.
Get inside the art and craft of contemporary instrument building and design with the 2011 Hmm… festival. Hacked robots, bent toys, recycled resonators, fruit synthesisers, mashed machines, recombinant violins, human circuits, they all make music! Meet the makers and learn how to make your own bent sonic future.
Throughout August Hmm… will visit Melbourne contemporary art and performance spaces BUS Projects, KIPL and West Space, and feature installations and performances from leading local, interstate and international experimental artists; Tom Baker, Dale Chapman, Rod Cooper, Alex Cuffe,cleaninglady, Eric Demetriou, Paul Fletcher, Cor Fuhler,Dale Gorfinkel, Ceri Hann, Melissa Hunt, John Jacobs,Ben Kolaitis, The Earl of Lunchington, Anthony Magen,Ross Manning, Sally McIntyre, Brian McNamara, Riki Metisse-Marlow, Teik-Kim Pok, Eamon Sprod, Vijay Thillaimuthu, Jason Uithol, Chris Vik, Nick Wishart.
The 2011 Hmm… (Hand Made Music) festival is a grassroots, maker’s initiative supported by Next Wave, Bus Projects, KIPL and West Space.