ARGONAUT STRING QUARTET
FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER
THE ENGINE ROOM
GRAPHITE BARRIER - resilient memory string (2019) WP
Swedish composer Ann Rosén’s real-time graphic work is a 2019 collaboration with BIFEM icons the Argonaut String Quartet. Joined by Ann’s long-time working partner, electronics performer | composer Sten-Olof Hellström, this concert shows off the co-creational skills of the quartet, each experienced and exceptional improvisers. It literally draws us into the highly detailed visual and acoustic world of this fascinating composer in her BIFEM début.
Judith HAMANN, Cello
Sten-Olof HELLSTRÖM, Electronics
Graeme JENNINGS, Violin | Viola
Ann ROSÉN, Live Graphite
Erkki VELTHEIM, Violin | Viola
Elizabeth WELSH, Violin | Viola
Graphite Barrier is supported by Creative Victoria, Australia Council for the Arts, City of Greater Bendigo and the Robert Salzer Foundation. Ann Rosén and Sten-Olof Hellström appear through support from Konstnärsnämnden, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.