Come on a mezmerising visual, sound and kinesthetic journey witnessing two artists create from stone and sound. Sculptor, Ioanna transforms a raw stone slab into a spectacular sculpture as producer and musician Gaia creates the sounds to inspire and amplify the experience. Witness this unique creative process unfolding before your eyes.
A 3 part performance takes you through the intensity of stone carving as the stone is refined with handheld tools and big bold soundscapes through to the refined touches to reaches a completed sculpture carried by improvised live violin and luscious sounds.
This performance is collaborative and improvised as these two artists of very different natures allow inspiration and impact to flow in the creation of this unique creative works and you are invited to join the experience.
Ioanna Thymianidis is an international sculpture and performance artist. Her work explores an edgy intersection of materiality and lived experience of the creative process. Following study early in Italy, Ioanna became inspired by traditional materials including marble and bronze. Her sculptural and performance work utilise these historical materials to explore contemporary concepts. Ioanna’s performance work at festivals including Rabbits Eat Lettuce and Darwin Fringe culminate in abstract stone sculptures that are created from a narrative between sound and material.
Gaia Osborne is a local creative producer, sound artist, musician and DJ who revels in the opportunity to collaborate across creative mediums. Under the name Miss Possum, Gaia is known for her part in creating unique tropical dance events across Darwin and performing her live original sets featuring unique sound production and big bass beats melded with live violin, vocals and spoken word. In her music production Gaia draws on the sounds of the natural environment, inspired by the relationships between people and place and the interactions across the senses to provide powerful and thought provoking sound experiences.
Ticket price $8.50 - $15.00
- Wheelchair friendly
- Open accessible toilet
- Uni-sex toilets available