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A fierce synergy of sound, earth and movement starring Finke performer Derik Lynch
Filmed across Lake Bumbunga, a salt lake located in South Australia, Urritjara, starring actor and performer Derik Lynch, is a gripping portrait of the synergy between sound, earth and movement directed by Tim Georgesen. Urritjara is the term for ‘movement’ in Yankunytjatjara language — the language native to Lynch’s father’s family.
Born and raised in Aputula (Finke) Community in Central Australia, dance has always been a big part of Lynch’s culture and practice. In Urritjara, his debut performance in a movement-based work, Lynch reveals various forms and the space around him to the sounds of Kalkani, a composition by vocalist, composer and didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton and improvising cross-genre violinist and composer Veronique Serret.
A casual motorbike journey through Tokyo's nocturnal streets takes an unexpected turn
This hypnotic journey from filmmaker Tim Georgeson follows Tokyo native Satoshi on his vintage motorbike through the city's streets at night, while he reflects on all things nocturnal. At turns mystical and haunting, the film takes us through a portal in time, space, and toward a feeling that we didn't know existed.
“At turns mystical and haunting, the film takes us through a portal in time and space”
What emerges is a surreal sojourn into the unknown spaces of our everyday urban spaces—bringing new life to the filmic tradition of the road movie.
Music composition by Q Department
1 channel film and sound installation for Truth in Fire exhibition
Original composition by Polish musician Hania Rani
TRUTH IN FIRE
In the wake of the worst wildfires in recent Australian history, First Nations people are using ancestral methods to fight fire with fire
Record-breaking temperatures and prolonged droughts precipitated one of the worst bushfires in Australian history, with an area larger than the state of West Virginia burning from June 2019 until March 2020. Australian filmmaker and visual artist Tim Georgeson shares his latest project, Truth in Fire—a visually stunning and deeply moving journey into the world of indigenous fire keepers.
“These fire practices have been used by Australian First Nations people for thousands of years”
Feature Documentary in development
UN75 - THE FUTURE WE WANT
ALIVE AND WARM
Harlem Ballet commissioned by Fuji Film
TENNEN BY HANIA RANI
A haunting drone reminiscent of Eastern music intros the track and gently fades into the composer's hallmark cascade of elegiac piano arpeggios. Rani came across the title for the release at an exhibition on tea ceremonies in Japan. "Tennen means the natural state of things as they are, without affection," she says. "This feeling explains the atmosphere that I wanted to achieve and describes the natural flow of the music."
Mystique Sequence is an emotionally driven environmental film that explores the connection between the ocean and the landscape of Montauk, the most mystical and easterly point of Long Island. Through weather and textures, voice, sound design, spectacular scenes from high above and way below, and an eye that wanders deeply into both the elements of land and water, the tapestry of these landscapes are highlighted, fused and resolved. This powerful film evokes, and also questions, our world.
Voice over by Allan Watts “Love Of Waters”
Out of gallery