Supersense is a new contemporary performing arts festival exploring the horizons of ecstatic performance. It was created and curated by Sophia Brous in association with the Arts Centre Melbourne.
2015 line-up: JOHN CALE ‘SIGNAL TO NOISE’ featuring LISA GERRARD+LAUREL HALO (UK) world premiere commission Gurrumul: THE GOSPEL SONGS (AUS) Discreet + Oblique: THE MUSIC OF BRIAN ENO feat. THE NECKS, DAVID COULTER+LEO ABRAHAMS (UK) and guests – world premiere commission Ariel Pink X ASH RA TEMPEL (USA) – world premiere THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION LYDIA LUNCH RETROVIRUS (USA) – Australian premiere MARC RIBOT SOLO (USA) KUDA LUMPING: RITUAL TRANCE FROM INDONESIA FEAT. Padepokan Gunung Ukir, Directed by GIDEON OBARZANEK (INDO/AUS) – world premiere commission HTRK x CHUNKY MOVE – premiere collaboration GROUPER & PAUL CLIPSON PRESENT HYPNOSIS DISPLAY (USA) – Australian premiere Tao Dance CHINA OREN AMBARCHI ‘AUDIENCE OF ONE’ WITH JOE TALIA (AUS) MANUEL GÖTTSCHING – GREATEST HITS (GER) – Australian premiere MATTHIAS SCHACK-ARNOTT: DIPLOPIA (AUS) – world premiere commission CHRIS ABRAHAMS (THE NECKS) – SOLO PIANO (AUS) SENYAWA (INDONESIA) NOREUM MACHI & SYNERGY PERCUSSION – EARTH CRY (KOR/AUS) – world premiere commission DISAPPEARING MUSICS: GOLDEN FUR (AUS) – Australian premiere SHAMANIC SONG: NOREUM MACHI (KOREA) MAKINO TAKASHI ECSTATIC FILM WORKS: ‘PHANTOM NEBULA’ (JPN) PAVARTHY BAUL: ECSTATIC VOICE (INDIA) – Australian premiere
News of the next Supersense will be announced soon.
January 1, 2016