is a widely-published poet, video artist and electronic musician living in Adelaide, South Australia. Ian’s videos have been shown at festivals around the world, having won or been short-listed for multiple awards. His audio and video work has been commissioned for public art programs, and has featured in several gallery shows and installations. In his former life, Ian was an internationally recognised neuroscientist and Professor of Anatomy at Flinders University, South Australia.
The Wake Up! Memorial – Corona! Shut Down?
Video: ISOLATION PROCEDURES, 2020, 6:22
“WE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… MAINTAIN YOUR SOCIAL ISOLATION…”
After the pandemic has passed, the lockdowns persist: this is the new normal…
Recorded during the 2020 coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, mostly on location at Sleep’s Hill, Blackwood, and Belair, South Australia, under partial lockdown conditions. The audio samples are made from birds, frogs and voices in the immediate neighbourhood. The text samples advice from various government, business and community organisations.