Exhibition Details

The Reef

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Sat 20 Nov -

Sat 29 Jan

East Gallery
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Image: A still from 'The Reef.' © 2012 ABC

In 2012, Richard Tognetti took musicians andsurfers to the rugged surf coast and tough desert landscape of northern WesternAustralia to create a new performance piece at the intersection of music andnature.

Travelling with Tognetti to worldheritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, making music and surfing with the locals, was aremarkable collection of artists: photographer Jon Frank, director Mick Sowry,composer Iain Grandage, didgeridoo player Mark Atkins, singer Stephen Pigramand musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Together they have created The Reef, aperformance using music and film to delve into the links between surfing, theocean, landscape and music. 

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