July 1, 2011



Liquid Architecture 12: Festival of Sound Arts presents a festival program dedicated to investigations into the traditional lineage and contemporary form of sound art.

Celebrating its twelfth consecutive year, Liquid Architecture presents an exciting touring program of national and international contemporary sound arts. This diverse program, bringing musicians, composers, designers and media artists together in an eclectic mix of local and global talent, features live performance events and installations showcasing the highest quality sound work in an intense focused listening environment, privileging our most unsung sense: listening.

In Sydney, Ultimo becomes the festival hub. ABC Classic FM presents our Performance Concerts series, at The Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo. These two Performance Concerts are Free of Charge, by special arrangement.

On Saturday 2nd July at 4pm, Jon Rose’s Project Palimpolin, which will see Rose perform with the interactive electronic k-bow, alongside Lukas Simonis (Netherlands) and Dave Brown (aka candlesnuffer) (Melbourne).

On Saturday 2nd July at 7:30pm, International guests include Marc Behrens (Germany), whose works mainly consist of concrète electronic music and Pascal Battus (France), who has a multi-disciplinary practice involving sound with movement, drawing machines and acoustic and amplified percussion, alongside Sydney’s own Pia van Gelder, an artist whose practice is centered around audio and video performing machines.

As a special highlight Pascal Battus presents his self devised Sound Massage / Massages Sonores, creating acoustic frequencies in a performance context for one person audiences in fifteen minute appointments. This festival highlight is predicted to book quickly, with limited appointments in each east coast festival location, and regional Victoria. These Sound
Massage appointments are available in Sydney on Sunday 3 July, between 2pm and 5pm, and bookings are essential, and can be made through the festival website: www.liquidarchitecture.org.au

2011 Festival Program Locations: Brisbane, Sydney, Bendigo, Melbourne and Perth. Dates: 27 JUNE - 3 JULY.
For full program information including session times and ticketing please visit www.liquidarchitecture.org.au

Sydney, co-produced with ABC Classic FM, two FREE special concert events will feature Pascal Battus (FR), Lukas Simonis (NE),
Dave Brown (Melbourne), Marc Behrens (DE), Jon Rose (NSW) and Pia van Gelder (NSW). Sound Massages by Pascal Battus.
2 JULY Performance Concert at The Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo, Sydney, 4pm
2 JULY Performance Concert at The Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo, Sydney, 7:30pm
3 JULY Sound Massages by Pascal Battus, University of Sydney, Ultimo, 2pm – 5pm

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