Resonance Art Ensemble - Launch

Saturday 19, August 2017

The Resonance Art Ensemble launches live improvised music to artworks of artist Samuel Tupou and Bonemap. Natalia Mann, Mike Rivett, Leon Tussie. New multimedia works by Indigenous knowledge holder Victor Steffensen. Sio Tusa explores resonance in an experimental premiere film, and Plant Based Native Lia Pa'apa'a gifts us with food for thought. This event is supported by Cairns Regional Council during Multicultural Month.

Resonance Art Ensemble - Launch

Sunday, August 19, 6-8pm

Free Community Event. All Welcome

Western Events Lawn. Cairns Esplanade


An evening concert presentation of large screen artwork projections as a live score, cultural film premiere and culinary presentation from Indigenous Australian and Pacific Island artists.

The Resonance Art Ensemble, led by harpist Natalia Mann, launches in collaboration with renowned artists Samuel Tupou and Bonemap, as they play live improvised music to artworks.

Story telling by Indigenous knowledge holder Victor Steffensen explores ancestral connections worldwide.

Film maker Sio F. Tusa premieres a new short psychological drama, the story of a young Pacific Island dancer.

Plant Based Native a new culinary project by Lia Pa’apa’a explores culture and ancestry to create healthier lifestyles for family and community.

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