fluttering hearts // thinking machines
Forest Collective, in collaboration with queer artist Addison present a reflection on technology and emotion.
Sparking life and movement, or suffusing inertia, technology increasingly works upon us as we work with it. These friction points will be explored by songs by Addison from the past and the future. Ballads about artificial intelligence and baroque hymns for counter-tenor will come together to answer questions about how to cope with love and loss in a world where we are coerced into watching screens saturated with melancholy.
Featuring Addison’s synthesiser heavy electronic works tempered with Evan Lawson’s organic arrangements for Forest Collective, the conflicts of heart and machine will play out before you in this exciting work.
fluttering hearts // thinking machines by Addison – world premiere.
Addison – Singer-Songwriter
Evan Lawson – Conductor and Arranger
Kim Tan – Flutes
Vilan Mai – Clarinets
Sarah Coghlan – Violin
Nikki Edgar – Cello
Bec Scully – Double Bass
William Cooper – Accordion
Trea Hindley – Trombone
Ryan Williams – Recorders
Nick Yates – Saxophones
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