Supported by a City of Melbourne COVID-19 Quick Response Grant Dan Koop underook research, conceptual development and commenced feasibility into a sound and performance work framing Melbourne as a port city. Themes include interconnected First Nations knowledge, global trade, the landscape / seascape of Melbourne / Narrm and the social and environmental impacts of crucial industry and supply chains.
Special thanks to fellow artists who shared stories, research and insight about their previous artworks in the area:
- Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey – 5 Short Blasts
- David Sornig – Blue Lake
- Jack Mitchell – Resistance Transmission
Supported by the City of Melbourne COVID-19 Quick Response Grants