new perceptions of the urban landscape high above the city

PULSE will activate the City Village Rooftop at 225 Bourke St, Melbourne over 4 months, from February to May 2009, with a short season of 6 site-specific multimedia art performances. “PULSE is an acronym, literally from the idea of ‘Performing the Urban Landscape through Site Specific Events. We’re both fascinated by the potential of this unusual site with its fantastic night views of the

Art Exhibition previously on in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 06 February 2009 to Sunday 03 May 2009
Launch Wednesday 06 February 2008, dusk - 8:30 pm


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PULSE Season Program
1. Sound Art: 6 & 7 February (in case of rain 8 February) – 8:30pm
Martin Renaud – Common Tongue
In Common Tongue Martin Renaud presents a piece based on audience participation where his
vulnerability as a performer is exposed via technology. Using sensors on his body and an 8 channel
surround sound playback system he engages the public through sound as language.
Jeffrey Hannam & Karl Willebrant – Metamorphosis 4 2
Sound artist Jeff Hannam and bass player Karl Willebrant weave a sonic composition across different
vantage points on the rooftop, manipulating a range of electroacoustic sources through an 8-channel
sound spatialisation system.

2. Theatre: 13 & 14 March (in case of rain 15 March) – 8pm
John Paul Hussey – 747/11
Renowned for being an ‘agent-provocateur’ within the independent theatre community, John Paul
Hussey creates a chaotic spectacle of sex and destruction. He explores and reworks a cataclysmic
collision between flight


City Village Rooftop at 225 Bourke St, Melbourne