Friday, October 16, 2009

Tuning Fork: Drill Hall photos by Suzon Fuks

Photos taken by Suzon Fuks (thanks Suzon :) ) of Tuning Fork: Drill Hall presented at SEAM Symposium, Sydney, September 20, 2009.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Trials for SEAM

Jondi and I are currently making trials in his studio in preparation for the next iteration of Tuning Fork, which will take place at the SEAM Spatial Phrases Symposium

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Documentation DVDs and awesome photos

The documentation DVD (in both PAL & NTSC!) and photos of the November 29 performance of Tuning Fork in the Shopfront space have been edited, optimised and authored. Heaps of thanks to Suzon for her excellent phot- & vide- ography, optimisation of more than 60 choice photos and DVD authoring. Thanks also to Haya for her videography.
The DVDs contain highlights video, the complete 3hr performance, timelapse movies and photos.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Invite Sent by email

Tuning Fork Performances - FREE


You are invited to Tuning Fork: Shopfront, the performance/ installation work Jondi Keane and I are presenting at the Judith Wright Centre in the shopfront space over the next 2 weeks - starting tomorrow.

It's a free event lasting 3 hours each evening (Wed-Sat 4.30-7.30pm)
audience can come and go, or stay the duration, to see actions and installations building and evolving over time, that are also projected as instantaneous time-lapse video.

2 guys investigating the aesthetic potentials of various materials in relation to the architecture, the body, and time. It's a "tuning in" to the dialogue between movement and stillness, sound and silence, human presence and the environment.

hope you can come!
warm regards,
Pix, video and text of the development can be found on the blog

Judith Wright Centre Media Release

written by Jane Balkin

Tuning into Serious Play

When a room of stillness turns into a wonderland of play, serious play, it challenges our notions of detail to movement, human architecture and our built environment. That's just what artists James Cunningham & Jondi Keane have set out to create, explore and do for the next fortnight in the Judith Wright Centre's new Shopfront space in Fortitude Valley's Brunswick Street. Until the end of this month, Cunningham and Keane will be busy transforming the potential of the Shopfront with an array of traditionally inanimate objects and capturing their efforts on time-lapse video. Using 40 carbon rods, 50 tape measures, 4 columns, 2 men, 12 wobble boards and 6 doors on see-saws, Cunningham and Keane will be framing the world as they see it, in stillness and constant movement.

Jondi Keane, PhD is an arts practitioner, critical thinker and Senior Lecturer at Griffith University. He has exhibited in the USA, UK, Europe and AUS and, in 1992 was a founding member of a collaborative interdisciplinary performance group with Vanessa Mafe, which continues to research performative actions in white box, black box and site-specific contexts.

James Cunningham is a choreographer, performer and co-artistic director of multimedia performance company Igneous (, collaborating primarily with multimedial artist Suzon Fuks since 1993. He has performed in Australia, Europe, the UK, Canada and India.