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Thick Material - Jessica Aszodi




1:10PM - 2:00PM


Harty Room


Free – all are welcome

Jessica Aszodi

This program of electro-acoustic work takes different approaches to the singing body and intimate relationships. James Rushford's Fabric of wind is a sort of covert, platonic love story, revealed through gaseous, stilted percussion, stumbling vocal utterances and found sound playback. Lawrence Dunn's While are we both sets intimate poetry by Caitlin Doherty to fashion a subtly tuned fusion of voice with electronic. Jessica Aszodi's Repeat Audient peers inside the bodies of singer and listeners, bidding them join together – turning the inside out.

London-based, Australian vocalist Jessica Aszodi’s performances have been described as “thrilling..” (LA Times) & “intense..” (NY Times). She has been a soloist with the Chicago, San Diego, Tirol, Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, Pinchgut Opera, ICE, Musikfabrik, Victorian Opera, Sydney Chamber Opera & many others. Aszodi has been a soloist on record for Chandos, Ars Publica and Hospital Hill. She is co-director of Resonant Bodies Festival Australia & an artistic associate of BIFEM. She holds a Doctor of Music from Queensland Conservatorium, & has written scholarly articles in several books & journals.