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NGV Australia
Now Number 538

Now Hear This

Now Hear This celebrates Melbourne’s thriving and internationally recognised sound art and experimental music scene. Guest curators have each selected ten pieces that offer insight into an area of significant local practice. This selection is diverse covering, for instance, meticulously crafted compositions to spontaneously improvised works; lone practitioners in bedroom studios to extended collaborative groups; and myriad approaches to technical and conceptual experimentation. Featuring the following project themes and curators:

Avant-garde composition: Stéphanie Kabanyana Kanyandekwe

Disruptions: Oren Ambarchi

Electro-acoustic composition: Thembi Soddell

In-situ: Camilla Hannan and Eamon Sprod

Place: Philip Samartzis

Sound and performance: Emily Siddons

Visual art and sound: NGV Curators Max Delany, Maggie Finch and Simon Maidment

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