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May 27, 2020

An invitation was sent to numerous performers regarding INTERSECTION6, usually held as a group performance at a specific location on May 19, but unable to proceed this year due to the world pandemic restrictions. 

The alternate proposal was for individuals to instead na...

May 3, 2020

The “SPACE of ren walters 

I record a few thoughts around “space” that came to me:

Some days ago, on my walk through the flatland plains of wheat and barley crops I was forcefully reminded of how the distant horizon line, the chiseled outline of a distant mountain r...

April 10, 2020

Life is in fact precarious’ 

We project our affections onto a lock of hair, a used bus ticket, to a piece of   newspaper or the memory of a photograph. We entrust a sense of permanence to precarious objects, as if we do not want to admit that life is in fact...

March 12, 2020

I make Australian music (?) 

I know where my creative expression is gradually beginning to emerge from – the land

The land is not separate from its people. However, being a genetic newcomer, a descendant of invaders, an uninvited guest to this land, challenges my devel...

March 10, 2020

What happened to the neutral sonic space ? 

Sounds organised by musicians through acoustic, mechanical or electronic sources then electronically recorded and replayed through amplified loud-speaker systems in public and semi-public spaces, are ubiquitous in our urban en...

March 4, 2020

Following on from a couple of 'opinion pieces' written last year, I'm persisting with more in 2020.

These blog texts differ from the others on this page in that they are not reports on events but rather "rants" on certain topics (or non-topics !) that motivate me a...

February 20, 2020

Six years ago today the body and spirit of David Ernest Tolley parted ways. “Ernest by name e(a)rnest by nature”, was how he/we joked of this name popular from the turn of the 19th century. I preferred to think of the two words contained within the one; ear – nest...

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