Chinkon @video room, Brunswick Street Gallery
Opening 2 Dec 6:30pm Exhibition 3-15 Dec.
Gallery 10am-10pm Tues – Sun, Level 2, 322 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
Chinkon is a Japanese word which means ‘quietening of the spirits’. The music is a requiem composed by composer Mark Isaacs, written specifically for bass koto, which is played by koto virtuoso Satsuki Odamura. I had been collaborating with both artists until last year for In Repose, a four year long journey, making performances and exhibitions in century old Japanese cemeteries around Australia. It is apt that we have come together again to quieten the spirits of those who lost their lives in the recent disaster in Japan.
See and hear Chinkon: Chinkon
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