Performance and Workshop | Joe Banks – Disinformation | MUMA

Image: Hermann Rorschach in 1921

Image: Hermann Rorschach in 1921

MUMA and Liquid Architecture are pleased to present British sound artist and writer Joe Banks in Australia for the first time.

At MUMA, Banks (under the pseudonym Disinformation) will perform as part of MUMA’s Sound Spaces. At Gertrude Contemporary, Banks will deliver a lecture entitled Rorschach Audio as part of the Theories and Histories of Sound series presented in association with Discipline.

Sound Spaces: Disinformation

Against the backdrop of the exhibition Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, Liquid Architecture and MUMA present the first ever Australian concert performance by Disinformation. Disinformation will perform a one hour set in near complete darkness utilising sounds including (but not limited to) electromagnetic (radio) noise radiated by mains electricity, lightning, magnetic storms, high­ voltage plasma discharges, industrial, IT and laboratory hardware, railway and metro systems, and the sun. Comfy cushions and pay bar provided.

Date: Thursday 4 June 2015, 6:30-8:00pm
Venue: MUMA

Workshop: Rorschach Audio Discussion
Joe Banks leads participants into deeper discussion of the fields of psychoacoustics and psychology of perception, presenting a series of highly-entertaining video clips, artefacts and readings, not previously included in any of his Rorschach Audio lecture-demonstrations.

Date: Saturday 6 June 2015, 3:00-4:30pm
Venue: MUMA
Bookings essential: muma.rsvp@monash.edu or ph. 03 9905 4365.

Websitehttp://www.monash.edu/muma/events/2015/joe-banks-disinformation.html

Sound Spaces is a new performance series of experimental and improvised music organised by Francis E. Parker.