Short excerpts relevant to 2014 artistic program for the Australian Art Orchestra
1. Hard Core on the Fly. Short video featuring Art Orchestra members performing as part of Hard Core on the Fly at Bennetts Lane in Melbourne. Also features the musicians talking about improvisation. Hard Core on the Fly is touring in 2014.
2. Foreign Objects composed by Erik Griswold - Erik is a commissioned composer for Jumping Yaks, Synchrotron Project which are both programmed in 2014. He is also commissioned for the 'Sichuan' collaboration, which is planned for 2015.
3. Sabina Maselli - Projections on smoke. Sabina is visual artist and art director for Ngukurr Project with Erkki Veltheim, and Struttin' With Some Barbecue.
4. Return of Spring - Trio recording of Simon Barker, Bae Il Dong and Scott Tinkler. This trio, Chiri, forms the core of The Return of Spring which is at the heart of the International Creative Music Intensive and is also programmed at Paddington Town Hall and Melbourne International Arts Festival.
5. Variations composed by Paul Grabowsky for the Monash Art Ensemble. This recording was made live in 2012 and is an example of the work of this project for which three major international collaborations are planned for 2014.