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A Garden Dissolves Into Black Silk by Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Bus Radio

Bus Projects and Archaic Vaults presents an evening of stained electronics and interspecies listening with Lisa Lerkenfeldt.

60 minutes of magnetic tape erosion, crumbling textures and distant melodies of a dissolving world. An exercise in inter-species listening, analogue mutations and reciprocal relations as night fades to black.

Written and recorded on unceded Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung land during Winter 2020.

Music & Artwork Lisa Lerkenfeldt
Mastering Angelo Harmsworth

A Garden Dissolves Into Black Silk by Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Bus Radio

Bus Projects and Archaic Vaults presents an evening of stained electronics and interspecies listening with Lisa Lerkenfeldt.

60 minutes of magnetic tape erosion, crumbling textures and distant melodies of a dissolving world. An exercise in inter-species listening, analogue mutations and reciprocal relations as night fades to black.

Written and recorded on unceded Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung land during Winter 2020.

Music & Artwork Lisa Lerkenfeldt
Mastering Angelo Harmsworth

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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
1pm Bus Radio: The way we live now
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
1pm Bus Radio: The way we live now
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
1pm Bus Radio: The way we live now
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am gallery closed for restoration
Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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2pm Bus Radio: Days of our Lives
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12am installation
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12am installation
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12am Exhibition - Martina Copley and Lou Hubbard + Carly Fischer and Edwina Stevens
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Chantelle Mitchell and Jaxon Waterhouse, Concentric Curriculum Abyss Lessons: Vortextual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn EOI

Dates: EOI closes Sunday 23 August, Midnight (AEST)

Bus Projects, Chantelle Mitchell and Jaxon Waterhouse invite you to submit an Expression of Interest for ‘Abyss Lessons: Vortextual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn’ online curriculum as part of our Concentric Curriculum program.


EOIS ARE NOW CLOSED

Abyss Lessons is a five part curriculum, exploring, through geologic and hydrologic states, our human and other-than-human entanglements through depth as a measure of being. Within this curriculum, we apprehend the ‘empty’ space that characterises the abyss, in the hope that it may illuminate a way through our world which is increasingly defined by absence. Over five sessions, we will engage select abyssal sites as vessels in this program, diving into explorations of ascension and descension, the entanglements of natural and industrial worlds, spaces between extractivism and ecology. Further, we recognise the unseating of human primacy through ecological change and collapse, and seek to consider the world without humans; or, how to mark and monumentalise the other-than-human through the conceptualisation of the ecomonument.

We encourage participants to enter into these abyssal sites with us, as week by week we consider ways of embracing and entangling with volumetric and vortextual sites, through applications of flow and depth across theory, place and the personal. We will move between reflections on environmental pasts, presents and futures, the ethics of the national park, but also psycho-ecological consequences in the contemporary period. Supported by a comprehensive reading list and workshop tasks toward cross-disciplinary and collective outcomes, we invite those interested to traverse these sites with us; to step into the depths and be beholden to the abyss.

These lessons will take place over Zoom, with a shared Google Drive for collaboration and resource sharing.

‘Abyss Lessons: Vortextual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn’ will take place at 8pm AEST on the following dates:
Wednesday, 2 September
Wednesday 9 September
Wenesday 16 September
Wednesday 23 September
Wednesday 30 September

WHO CAN APPLY

Bus Projects welcomes applications from individual arts practitioners at all career stages. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners are particularly encouraged to apply.

EOI PROCESS

The ‘Abyss Lessons: Vortextual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn’ EOI closes Sunday 23 August at Midnight. Applications should be submitted through our online form. After the closing date, a shortlist of applicants will be invited to participate in the workshop series. Applicants are encouraged to check the dates as we would like to involve all participants in all five sessions as an ongoing process.

SUBMISSIONS

The submission should include:

  • a short biographical note (50 words)
  • a statement of motivations (up to 200 words) - what draws you to peer into the depths of the abyss, and what do you hope to find?
  • In 150 words, tell us about a hole. You may wish to discuss the depth, the type of soil, the presence of rocks or tree roots, the purpose for digging, the tools you utilise and what, if anything, you find.

For any questions, please contact Bus Projects’ Curator Public Programs Nina Mulhall: nina@busprojects.org.au

Together in the frame of EGT, Chantelle Mitchell, a writer, researcher and curator, and Jaxon Waterhouse, a writer and publisher, have presented their work at Crisis, the annual ANU Humanities Conference, as exhibition and performance lecture for Sawtooth ARI, alongside realisations for On_Culture, Unlikely Journal, art+Australia, WRITING+CONCEPTS, SEVENTH Gallery and e-flux, amongst others. Forthcoming international presentations in Greece, Sweden, Norway and Finland have been disrupted by COVID19.