Inspired by Museum of Water’s vast collection of stories, participants will explore telling their own stories through writing, narration and soundscape building. Using water as an instrument and with the aid of hydrophones, loops stations, midi, natural materials and assorted instruments – local artists/ musicians Mei Saraswati and Tessa Darcey will lead how to soundtrack water stories as a group. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and have an interest in experimenting sonically.
Soundtracking Water Stories Lunchtime Listening Concert 12.00pm
Free, registration required (below)
Soundtracking Water Stories is part of a series of events celebrating Museum of Water, an exhibition of publicly donated water and accompanying stories exhibited at Fremantle Arts Centre 7 Feb – 23 March 2018.
Image: Peter Cheng
Mei Saraswati (WA)
Mei Saraswati is a muti-disciplinary artist who creates hand-made video, performance, sound and music works. She explores sound and music making as self directed therapy, utilising field recordings of the Swan Coastal Plain as a way to generously listen to the world. Mei also facilitates sound and music workshops for youth with SiBLING Music.
Tessa Darcey (WA)
Tessa Darcey’s art practice moves across electronic music, sound, education and set design. Tess has been making music under the alias Akioka for over a decade and utilises her voice as an instrument, building cinematic soundscapes live with a loop pedal. She is the founder of SiBLING Music – an electronic music and sound workshop facilitation organisation for youth, especially of CaLD and Indigenous backgrounds.