Biennale of Sydney, Sydney Opera House

Composition for Tuning an Architectural Space, 2012/2018

Architectural acoustic performance 

Production: Sydney Opera House and Biennale of Sydney

Courtesy of the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery Melbourne and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Photo: Jennifer Leahy

Composition for Tuning an Architectural Space, 2012/2018, transforms a usually unseen and unremarkable part of the architecture of the Sydney Opera House through a live vocal performance of four singers. Revealing the resonant frequencies of the space, the work is an immersive sound composition that exists ‘at the meeting point between the singers and the architecture’.

Featuring vocals by Clive Birch, Benjamin Caukwell, Sonya Holowell, Jenny Liu and Simon Lobelson

This performance is presented as part of the 21st Biennale of Sydney, SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement.

Biennale of Sydney

Composition for Tuning an Architectural Space, 2012/2018