Projects

2005

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, TIME-BASED ART FESTIVAL, BAINS::CONNECTIVE ARTISTIC LABORATORY & WITS UNIVERSITY

SKIN QUARTET

‘An exquisite gem…’ – RealTime Dec 03

‘Young’s strongest theatrical collaboration to date.’ The Age 15/9/03

Drawing from the CIA Factbook’s relentless lists of ethnicities, populations and life expectancies, Bufardeci and Young compose a series of panoramic projections and an acoustic string quartet.

CREDITS

Visual artist – Louisa Bufardeci
Composer – David Young

Violin – Yasutaka Hemmi
Violin – Stephanie Lindner
Viola – Jason Bunn
Violoncello – Caerwen Martin
DVD authoring – Marcia Jane
Graphic design – My Trinh Ha
Video consultant – Eugene Schlusser
Catalogue essay – Cynthia Troup
Producer – Rosemary Joy

Supported by Arts Victoria. With thanks to Matthew Gardiner, Toby Harradine, Juliana Nwobu, My Trinh Ha, Anne Bufardeci, Max Bufardeci and Tom Bufardeci for video footage of their skin.

WORLD TOUR
The Studio, Sydney Opera House
Sydney Australia
11 September

Wieden+Kennedy Atrium
Time-based Art Festival, PICA
Portland, Oregon USA
15-17 September

BAINS::CONNECTIVE Artistic Laboratory
34 rue Berthelot, Brussels, Belgium
23 September

Wits Amphitheatre, Wits University
Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
26 September

Aphids acknowledges the people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land upon which we work. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.