Octopus’s Garden

Work by NZ artist Ani O’Neill is currently on show at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art as part of an exhibition exploring artistic interaction with the ocean, Liquid Sea, alongside Doug Aitken, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Joan Brassil and Elisa Sighicelli. SMH: “Liquid Sea crosses a biennale of art with an episode of ABC TV’s Quantum.” The MCA, perched on the harbour edge, is “a venue fit for Ani O’Neill’s artfully crocheted octopus, presiding impertinently over Opera House views.”


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…