Sonorities of Site Aphids
Architecture and New Music 1998–2010
This publication is the distinctive result of original research, writing and artistic design, reflecting the visionary collaborative ethos that made possible the founding of Aphids in 1994 as an independent, artist-led organisation. Art Artwork from Australia
Part catalogue, part chronicle, part re-consideration, the volume reflects on those site-specific performances created by Aphids circa 1998–2010, illustrating the essence of Aphids’ contribution to cross-artform practice in connection with the performance of new music.
“Of course architecture is often aligned with music on the basis of mathematics. It’s more unexpected to observe that architecture and music are experienced in embodied time. Both are temporal arts that inevitably—profoundly—shape our experience of the world at large … " – David Young
Designer: Paul Ducco
Editor: Cynthia Troup
Contributors include architect and artist Anna Tweeddale, art historian and designer Bronwyn Stocks, composer Juliana Hodkinson, soprano Deborah Kayser, percussionist Matthias Schack-Arnott, artist Rosemary Joy, Aphids’ founding artistic director David Young, and current Artistic Director Willoh S. Weiland.