21 November – 14 December 2019
Live opening event in partnership with HOBIENNALE 2019
21 November from 6pm at Moonah Art Centre
Lisa Busby (Scotland), Maia Koenig (Argentina), Sarah Mashman (Australia), Nicola Morton (Asia/Australia), Annika Moses (Australia), Sally Rees (Australia), Carolyn Schofield (Vietnam/Australia), Helene Thomas (Australia), Sista Zai (Zimbabwe/Australia)
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[LISTEN TO THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US]
Annika Moses is an emerging sound artist based on Whadjuk Noongar land, in Perth, Western Australia. With a background in folk music and a fascination with the voice, her practice intersects text-based composition, radio arts, and seeks electronic/weird-pop/alternative-folk housings for vocal explorations under various monikers. Her work for Moonah Community Radio [ Listen to the distance between us ] will gather the voices of a continent-wide community choir performing with thousands of kilometres between them. The work coordinates the simultaneous performance of participants dispersed across Australia. Participants are invited to create noisy and inharmonic dialogues, sing with the buzzing of static in their voice-boxes, and form a national sisterhood of radio-song.
Composed by Annika Moses, performed by… you?
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Moonah Community Radio temporary community radio station
Moonah Arts Centre, Tasmania, produced by Sisters Akousmatica.
The four-week radio transmission broadcast 46 hours of new radio art commissions, live and pre-recorded community content through workshops and selections from an international open call (100 submissions+).
THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER OPENING NIGHT : Michelle Maynard, Dani Kirby and Matt Ward, Wes Miles.
FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER
SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER
THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER
FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER
SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER
THURSDAY 5 DECEMBER
FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER
SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER
THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER
FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER
SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER
Moonah Community Radio is supported by Moonah Arts Centre, REAST ( Radio and Electronics Association of Southern Tasmania), Regional Arts Tasmania and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.