NOISE SCAVENGERS: THE EIGHT-SIX FESTIVAL #2

JOLTED ARTS SPACE & THE EIGHTY-SIX FESTIVAL

AUGMENTED HYENAS

by NOISE SCAVENGERS

27 October

Friday: 8pm

Performance /// JOLTED ARTS SPACE: 342 High St Northcote

Free Entry

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MAX CHEEVERS
STUART FLENLEY
ASTRID MEURER
DANIEL MUNNERY
ESTHER TUDDENHAM
NATALIE WALTERS

 

 

Noise Scavengers is a sound art band with neurodiversities who explore the intersection of rock instruments with sound art, electronic music and art music.

The Augmented Hyenas show will see the Noise Scavengers present a range of Wearable Interactive Sound and Video Controllers (WISC) that are worn and performed with by the artists. The show itself is a surreal exploration of sound, and a reimagining of what it means to be a ‘band’ in Melbourne c. 2022. Rock instruments, wearable sound devices and more are all blended to find new sonic terrains.

Noise Scavengers were mentored to make the wearable interactive devices. In May 2022 the group worked with Australian pioneering performance artist Stelarc to make a wearable interactive wristband synthesizer with a built in video camera. Stelarc then performed with the device in June 2022 at JOLTED. JOLT’s interactivity designer and computer programmer Richie Allen and fabricator Ben Merrylees also worked on that project.

In 2022 the Noise Scavengers developed their show Augmented Hyenas using this technology. Augmented Hyenas was premiered in November of 2022 at JOLTED Arts Space through funding from the City of Darebin Arts Program. The success of the performance has led the band to create an album from the show, and then to further performances of the show in Australia and Japan in 2023.

 

NOISE SCAVENGERS

Max Cheevers

Max Cheevers

MAX CHEEVERS Max Cheevers is a sound artist and drummer/percussionist. Max explores film based media in his work also. He is influenced by history, sci-fi and fantasy, movie soundtracks, ambient, rock, and sound from many mediums. Max works organically in the...

Stuart Flenley

Stuart Flenley

STUART FLENLEY MUSICIAN /// VISUAL ARTIST   Stuart Flenley is a musician, songwriter, sonic and visual artist. Flenley is a vocalist, guitarist and works with electronic sound. Visually Flenley has focused on drawing mediums and video art. Flenley sings and plays...

Astrid Meurer

Astrid Meurer

ASTRID MEURER SOUND ARTIST / DIGITAL ARTIST   Astrid joined Noise Scavengers in April 2022. Astrid works through various sonic mediums with the band including guitar, found sound and electronics. The artist also work through the medium of digital, exhibiting...

Daniel Munnery

Daniel Munnery

DANIEL MUNNERY computer-based sound maker Joining The Amplified Elephants in 2012, Daniel has quickly developed an oeuvre as an electronic laptop-based sound artist. Mentored by JOLT director James Hullick and sound artist Steve Richards (aka Cleaning Lady), Daniel...

Esther Tuddenham

Esther Tuddenham

ESTHER TUDDENHAM voice / synthesizers / electronic music / poetry   Esther is a sound artist, poet, photographer and intermedia creative mind. Esther explores human emotions and their utterance in her work. In 2021 Esther completed her book of poetry and...

Natalie Walters

Natalie Walters

NATALIE WALTERS sound artist Natalie Walters is an electronic music sound artist. Her practise is focused on computer-based creation, with a unique voice featuring luscious soundscapes and long-form ambient textures with pointillistic percussion. Walters released her...