Hands Feed Roots

Brigid Burke, Independent Artist,

Based on the transformation of old buildings and sounds that are deconstructed into sounds and interwoven rhythms that depict a race against time and reaching the finishing line. Computer generated sounds have been mixed with clarinet, glass, traffic and air to create this energetic and pulse driven work. The visuals transport the viewer with snapshots of both degenerated line drawings of the buildings; that are fractured and contribute an ever-changing landscape of urban living.


Brigid Burke is an Australian clarinet soloist, composer, performance artist, visual artist, video artist and educator whose creative practice explores the use of acoustic sound, contemporary new music, technology, visual arts, video, notation and improvisation to enable cross media performances. Her work is widely presented in concerts, festivals, and radio broadcasts throughout Australia, Asia, Brazil, Europe and the USA. Currently she curates SEENSOUND a monthly Visual Music series at the LOOP Bar Melbourne – seensound.com. She has been a recipient of an Australia Council Project Music Fellowship and numerous new work commissions, Artist Residencies – USA, Australia and Singapore. Also most recently she has presented her works on the Big screen at Federation Square Melbourne, Tilde Festival, ABC Classic FM. and International Media Festival Prague, ICMC International Festivals, Generative Arts Festivals in Italy, Asian Music Festivals, Tokyo, She has a PhD in Composition from UTAS and a Master of Music in Composition from The University of Melbourne. www.brigid.com.au

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