Jack & Jill & The Beanstalk: An Environmental Tale

Community Musical Theatre, Sound Designer, 2020

Full sound design and operation of community theatre production Jack and Jill (and the Beanstalk). This piece was performed during the Adelaide Fringe 2020, at the Waldorf School Mt Barker, and toured to other schools. Over a weeklong creative development I collaborated with director Jo-anne Sarre, composer Gillian Britton, projection designer Jess Foster, and lighting designer Jayden Cowell to create a beautiful, magical world for children and adults to be immersed in. Listen to a sample of the sound design here:

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Anthropology of the Future 

Short Film, Sound Designer/Composer, 2018

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A series of 6 chapters that explores the future of humanity through the embodiment of the future in evolving creatures. As set sound recordist and sound designer/composer for this project I composed imaginative soundscapes and sound worlds for each vignette, creating a dreamlike speculation of the future through the eyes of hybrid creatures.

Direction: Alexis Gambis (France/USA).

Life Cycle

Short animated film, Sound Designer/Composer, 2017

Collaboration with visual artist and filmmaker Harshini J. Karunaratne specifically for Tokyo Big Sight. It was submitted to the second edition of the Tokyo International Projection Mapping Awards (TIPMA), and received the Jury Award by the panel of judges.

A meditation on the passing of time through the metaphor of cherry blossoms. Read more at https://harshinijk.com/portfolio_page/life-cycle-tipma/. 

Barely Breathing
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Video Installation, Sound Designer, 2017

Terrifying and lonely deep-dive into the experience of an anxiety attack. In this sound design I used psychoacoustics to induce (light) feelings of anxiety in listeners, raising their heartbeats and quickening their breath with along with the actress. This was my first complete sound design for a short film.

Direction: Anneliese Lee-Reid (USA)

#florence

Experimental Video Installation, Sound Designer, 2016

Sound design for Harshini J. Karunaratne's multi-channel video installation exhibited at the La Pietra Dialogues in Florence, Italy. #florence explores the value of image making on social media through the tourist gaze. The sound design is slow and alarming, to accompany slowly changing, glitch-filled video. My first installation sound design. Read more at:

https://harshinijk.com/portfolio_page/florence/. 

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