On an Aesthetics 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 Australian Indigenous culture.

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. More on the orchestral work here.

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.

Education Resource Kit (for secondary/early tertiary students)
Waldock, K. (2012) The Music of Liza Lim Teacher’s manual, 4 scores and CD, Australian Music Centre.

Books/ Articles
Gottschalk, J. & Lim, L. (2011) ELISION: transference (2) – Liza Lim.  soundexpanse.
Kerry, G. (2009) New Classical Music: Composing Australia. Sydney, UNSW Press.
Lim, L. (2012) Patterns of Ecstasy. Darmstädter Beiträge zur neuen Musik (21) 27-43.
Lim, L. (2009). Staging an Aesthetics of Presence in SEARCH Journal for New Music and Culture, Issue 6.
Rutherford-Johnson, T. (2017) Music After the Fall. Oakland, University of California Press.
Rutherford-Johnson, T. (2011) Patterns of Shimmer. Tempo 65 (259) 2-9.
Rutherford-Johnson, T. (2010) Processes of Revelation. INTO, Journal of Sound & Music, October. 26-31.