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Black Box Series – 10 May

Wednesday, 6-8pm, 10 May The Black Box – venue is located at UNSW’s Paddington Campus: D106, First floor, D Block

Black Box Series is the first of a series of bi-monthly events showcasing a diverse range of artists working with and around sound. Curated by members of UNSW’s Sound, Energies and Environments research group, these early evening performance-focused events will present exciting new and experimental works from both emerging, established, local and visiting artists engaged in the expanded domain of contemporary sound practice.

Jasmine Guffond
Live performance of music from the album Traced, due for release on Sonic Pieces, June 2017 + Live performance by the Browser Duo (Guffond/Morandini) exploring the chrome extension Listening Back as an instrument. Listening Back translates internet cookies into sound as you browse online: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/listening-back/gdkmphincmoloepkpifnhneogcliiiah

Jasmine Guffond is a sound artist and composer working at the interface of social, political and technical infrastructures. Her practice spans live performance, recording and the capacity of sound installation to interrogate site. Through the sonification of data she addresses the potential of sound to engage with contemporary political questions. soundcloud.com/jasmineguffond – jasmineguffond.com

Tom Smith
Tom will be performing a work entitled Topoi Koinoi, developed for a recent exhibition at Alaska Projects.

Tom Smith is a Sydney based artist, curator and musician. His current interests include the tyranny and poetics of the generic, aesthetic standardisation in music production, and the emancipatory potential of default media platforms. His work includes curatorial projects, experimental performance works, and electronic music. http://www.thomaswilliamsmith.com/

GAS
Semi-improvised synth.

Del Lumanta (GAS) is an artist and musician from Sydney. She has exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne, including recent shows at 55 Sydenham Rd and Knulp. She plays in experimental synth duo Video Ezy and currently directs Double Vision, a series of free-form gigs showcasing the practice of DIY, sound and ‘other’ musicians. https://soundcloud.com/gassyd

 Black Box Series is funded by ARC and affiliated with UNSW Art & Design’s Sound, Energies and Environments research group. Entry is free. Refreshments provided.