FEEDBACK: An experimental collaboration across sound and vision - Information & Cultural Exchange

FEEDBACK: An experimental collaboration across sound and vision

FEEDBACK is an experimental music and music-video creative development program that brings together an exciting group of emerging artists from Western Sydney, to collaborate with musicians on the autism spectrum. Working closely with the supported music studio, Club Weld, FEEDBACK will present a new artistic model for video artists to experiment with analogue video synthesis equipment and produce new works in direct response to the musical production and recording process.

LAUNCH
Please join us at I.C.E. for the launch of Club Welds new album, Feedback: A Club Weld Compilation and the premiere of the six accompanying music videos from some of Australia’s leading video artists, Marian Abboud, Heath Franco, Jerry Kahale, Nicola Morton, James Nguyen and Naomi Oliver. The artists have worked with Club Weld musicians to create original video works using an analogue video synthesiser, transforming the Club’s eclectic sounds into psychedelic and hypnotic visuals.
Time: 6 – 8pm
When: Friday 16 December 2016
Where: Information and Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.), 8 Victoria Rd, Parramatta. (Cnr Villiers St)
RSVP: Free | Seats are limited so RSVP to info@ice.org.au or call 02 9897 5766

Read all about the launch here! 

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PROCESS
The artists will be introduced to the technology through a series of lectures and workshops led by one of Australia’s most senior video artists and a pioneer of early video synthesis and electronic music, Stephen Jones. The development of these works will occur in parallel with the music of Club Weld, with the aim of both artistic forms converging and informing one another. This experimental model of collaboration across ability and form will provide an example of how artists with disabilities can meaningfully contribute and produce works within the context of contemporary artistic practice.

CALL OUT – VIDEO MAKERS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
Are you a creative video maker with an interest in music videos
Do you identify with being on the autism spectrum
Yes? Then we’d like to hear for you!

Aspect’s supported music studio initiative Club Weld and Information & Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.) have embarked on an exciting music and music-video program for 2016, titled FEEDBACK. FEEDBACK is an experimental music and music-video creative development and production program that brings together a diverse range of skills and expertise to celebrate the work of emerging musicians on the autism spectrum.

For more information and to apply download the Project Outline and Application here:
Project Outline and Application (PDF)
Project Outline and Application (WordDoc)

Applications close 26 August 2016.

This is the second collaboration between I.C.E. and Club Weld, developing upon the success of the 2015 project, MAXIMUM HEADROOM.

If you would like more information about FEEDBACK: An experimental collaboration across sound and vision, you can get in contact with Toby Chapman at ICE for more details
Toby Chapman
Creative Producer
toby.chapman@ice.org.au
02 8821 9163

This project is funded and supported by Parramatta City Council‘s Community Grant, ASPECT, Crown Resorts Foundation, The Packer Family Foundation and the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation. I.C.E. receives core funding from Arts NSW.

This project has been made possible with the technical knowledge and support of Ed Leckie and LZX Industries.

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