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HAMISHI

| Art

The pre-production of a Hamishi creation is unexpectedly organised…

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MISHA HOLLENBACH

| Art

It’s difficult to make a living from art; and I feel as soon as you start thinking this way it changes the dynamic or creativity.

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SUGAR MOUNTAIN

| Show | Sound | Uncategorized

In only its second year, Sugar Mountain has found a successful niche in Melbourne’s bursting-at-the-seams festival lineup. With a mix of psychedelia, garage rock and experimental electronica, Sugar Mountain boasted a unique integration of music and visual art. Kit Webster transformed the century-old interior of The Forum’s main stage into ‘The Womb’ – a hallucinatory [...]

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KIT WEBSTER

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If you are sitting in front of the computer at home reading this, make sure it is night time, switch off the lights and view these film clips full screen in pitch black darkness. You might just freak yourself out if you’re lucky. If you have a projector, you have reason to turn it on [...]

JULIANNA BARWICK

JULIANNA BARWICK

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There’s a reason Julianna Barwick‘s music has been slotted into the relatively new genre tag of “Ethereal Wave” (it seems a new music genre, like a sucker, is born every minute); her music is a miasma of ambient, dark chorale and deeply moving gospel. The Louisiana-born, New York-based Barwick is a specialist in looping and [...]

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SUGAR MOUNTAIN

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Matt and Robbie went up the hill to catch some tunes and artwork, falling down and breaking Indie crowns at Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain Festival Saturday I experienced the inaugural kick-start of Sugar Mountain under the mountain that was Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on a beautiful autumn day. The weather was almost too nice to waste stuck [...]