The official run of City Symphony, a location-based audio experience of Brisbane City, is just about to end.
It includes (among many other works of music and writing) my piece, “Twelve Observations Along George Street”, read by some very cool people.
It is a multilayered place-specific experience of music and words and includes (among many other works) my piece, “Twelve Observations Along George Street”.
Now that I’m back in the country, I’m hoping to go in and hear it this weekend, a sort of poem-as-tour-guide, played at the places where it was written.
The whipstrike of jasmine stitched on a chain link net,
And a hole in the wire where a tree might crawl through,
Where a shoal might slip through.
Look back, turn back! You are watched
By stone cats and curled finials,
Which guard against wildness…
(You can see another extract at my previous post.)