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The Last Bastion #1
10 June


Curated by Brendan Walls

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre

Hiss and spray free-for-alls from Outposts artists, interstate drop-ins and local sound-wranglers.

From the sublime to the brutal.

Tickets available ONLINE or at the door (if available)

Saturday 10 June 2017
, 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Peter Blamey
Julius Schwing & Alf Jackson
Dani Kirby & Mat Ward
Pip Stafford
PRT (Primal Regression Therapy)

Click HERE for the details of the other 4 performances of The Last Bastion

Peter Blamey
Peter Blamey is a Sydney-based artist. His work explores themes of sound and energy, and the reimagining of technology. His practice is typically grass roots, and frequently involves establishing interactions between disparate everyday technologies in order to produce performances, artworks and installations that investigate the relationships between people, devices and their environments, and question accepted notions of connectivity, variability and use.

Julius Schwing & Alf Jackson

Julius Schwing, Vienna born, Bruny Island residing guitarist has released numerous albums under his own name. Julius has performed in cities from Calcutta to NYC to Vienna and currently manages his record label Isthmus Music while staying an active part of the Australian music scene.


Alf Jackson, local drummer has toured and recorded internationally and is currently involved in the Australian improvised music scene. Together they improvise in a playful and interactive style, often loud and disruptive, often the complete opposite. For Last Bastion – one night amplified, one night all acoustic.


Dani Kirby & Mat Ward
Slow brooding, harmony stacking minimal soundscapes ocassionally punctuated with brutal music.



Pip Stafford
Pip Stafford is a Hobart-based artist, producer and curator, who is primarily concerned with networks and communication, rituals and feminist methodologies. Her work can be found in the form of installation, video, sound, performance, printed matter and online projects. She makes and performs with crystal radios made from local minerals, practicing a ritual of “sound divination”.

“Never before have people been so infantilized, made so dependent on the machine for everything; as the earth rapidly approaches its extinction due to technology, our souls are shrunk and flattened by its pervasive rule. Any sense of wholeness and freedom can only return by the undoing of the massive division of labour at the heart of technological progress. This is the liberatory project in all its depth.”
– Zerzan


With generous assistance from the Allport Bequest.

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