Live Performance of Creative Work

Acoustic Life of Sheds

G Lacey

Published : 2015


The nature of rural life has seen dramatic change with small farms under pressure from shifting markets and expanding agribusiness. People relocate, knowledge is dispersed, customs change, and ritual is lost, yet sheds remain; an integral piece of the rural landscape. Farms are dotted with handmade buildings – some tin, some slab built in timber. Big hART, Australia’s leading arts and social change company, brings together farming families and composers, musicians, sound designers and visual artists to explore the stories of these resilient spaces and respond to their shifting existence. Take a journey through Tasmania’s North West Coast and experience the world premiere of works from awar..

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