1. An aesthestics of shimmer
Here are some links to documentaries where I talk about the idea of an ‘aesthetics of shimmer’ inspired by the art and ritual of some aspects of Indigenous Australia.
Papier à Musique, Directed by Yan Poefrock, Co-production Festival d’Automne à Paris & Pandore tv, 2009.
Music Viva, Forum der Gegenwartsmusik: Pearl, Ochre, Hair String, Directed by Peider A. deFilla for BR-Alpha, 2010.
Related to this is the solo work Invisibility for violoncello (2009)
performed by Séverine Ballon, ELISION concert, 16 March 2010, Kings Place, London.
and also the chamber work Songs Found in Dream (2005) performed by ELISION and conducted by Manuel Nawri, recorded at Kings Place London, 2009.
2. Opera – an extremity of desire
This is an excerpt from my opera The Navigator (2008): Angel of History aria
libretto by Patricia Sykes, performed by Deborah Kayser, ELISION Ensemble conducted by Manuel Nawri, theatre direction Barrie Kosky, Brisbane Festival of the Arts