a series of collaborative works in isolation
IN 2020/21, MICHELE BEGAN CREATING A SERIES OF SOUND WORKS THAT EXPLORE NOTIONS OF SPATIAL AND AUDITORY RESTRICTIONS AND BOUNDARIES WHICH THEY INITIALLY EXPLORED IN THEIR 2016 SOLO EXHIBITION THRESHOLDS AND LIMITATIONS. The works-in-isolation was a collaboration with artist/ maker Anastasia la feyand cinematographer lucy pijnenburg
THIS PROJECT DEVELOPMENT, AS A RESPONSE TO A 2-YEAR COLLABORATIVE EXAMINATION ABOUT FRACTURED CONNECTIONS AND A RESULT OF GLOBAL PHYSICAL RESTRICTIONS, INVESTIGATED IDEAS ON ISOLATION, LONELINESS, DEPRESSION, DIGITAL COMMUNICATION, AND NEW MODES OF SOCIETAL CUES AND EXPECTATIONS. DECONSTRUCTED MANIPULATIONS OF FIELD RECORDINGS FORMED THE INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF THIS SONIC CONVERSATION.
CONVERSATIONS (2021) IS A SOUND CAPTURE MANIPULATION CREATED IN VARIOUS STAGES OF ISOLATION AND RESTRICTIONS EXPERIENCED IN VICTORIA, A DEVELOPMENT THAT WAS UNDERPINNED BY SONIC RESEARCH AND AUDIO EXPERIMENTS CONDUCTED AND PRODUCED MARCH 2020 – JANUARY 2021.
Michele acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boonwurroung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians and caretakers of the lands and waters on which their work is primarily created and produced.