TONG TANA as an ethnographic sound work for radio comprised of field recordings, narrative and prose that describes both the plight of the remaining native forests of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, and the cosmology of the first peoples who desire to still live in them.
It was commissioned by and broadcast by Austria's ORF/KunstRadio, … Continue Reading ››
Youngok 'Victoria' Lee is a composer, artist, dreamer and larrikin. Just before I'd arrived in Vienna Victoria wrote via LinkedIn inviting me to a performance of her new work. I was unable to attend given my schedule at the time was nothing short of, well, full. Some how we kept in touch and with my … Continue Reading ››
It was a good 10 years or more since I'd last met, or rather, first met Flo (aka Florian Prix) in Vienna. I recall us talking about the boots I was wearing at the time. A pair of black stub-toed Doc Martins I'd found in Hong Kong. The boots are long worn out, in fact, at least … Continue Reading ››
An audio-visual sampling of stories, family photos and Super 8 film shared by people who lived full, hard working lives at a time when most families had a piano and others spent their weekends in the bush, at picture theatres and dance halls.
End of May I leave for my final appointment as Board member of the Association for Progressive Communications . That's pretty much 25 years of voluntary work with this unique and tireless organisation. I think I've been on the Board for three terms now, the last two as Secretary.
At recent meetings … Continue Reading ››