What is a peaceful space?
Benalla Mural, the Listening Place, St Kilda, and Isonagaki,Sydney.
Peaceful spaces can also be virtual and imaginary. Sonic works can provide invisible peaceful spaces through their temporal design of sound space, such as Soft and Fragile Music in Glass and Clay, or the interpreted carpark cylinder of Stagazer, or the mountain and underwater sea soundscapes of the Ama women in the recent double CD Isobue
Ros Bandt is an Australian sound artist internationally acclaimed for her sensitive soundings of spaces, public and private, urban, natural and virtual. She is at once a composer, performer, installation artist, instrument maker, sound researcher and author. She has pioneered many forms of sound art including sounding industrial chambers, original glass music, building sound playgrounds, and interactive mixed media installations and sound sculptures. She is a founding member of ensembles, LIME, Back to Back Zithers, La Romanesca, Carte Blanche and the Free Music Ensemble. She was awarded the Don Banks Composers Award for her original work and many national and international innovation awards including the Benjamin Cohen Peace Prize. She is published by Sonic Gallery, Move, Wergo, EMI, New Albion Records, Fine Arts Press, and Cambridge Scholars Press. As well as her artistic practice she directs the award winning on line gallery and data base, the Australian Sound Design Project at the Australian Centre, the