“The mind … can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven”.
Book I, John Milton, Paradise Lost (1674)
In an exclusive world premiere performance, sound artist, Chris Williams, uses cutting edge technology developed with leading audio researchers in Livorno, Italy, to create a listening experience unique to each audience member in the stunning architecture and acoustic of the Samstag Museum.
Thursday September 29, 6.30pm
Samstag Museum of Art, 55 North Tce.
John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost (1674) sealed his reputation as one of the greatest English poets of his time. Milton’s purpose was ‘to justify the ways of God to men.’ William’s adaptation, Sympathy for the Devil, created in collaboration with researchers at the cutting edge of spatial audio technology in Italy, is an exciting development in live radiophonic performance using immersive audio technology that will create a unique listening experience.
Christopher Williams, sound artist
Paul Blackwell, Ksenja Logos, and Rory Walker, actors
60 minutes duration with no interval
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum
University of South Australia, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide
T 08 8302 0870, unisa.edu.au/samstagmuseu
Tickets: Adult $45 / Conc $15
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