Liddell WORKS is a creative program marking the closure of the Liddell power station, and its long legacy. The core of the program is 15 artist “residencies” where artists respond to the power station with fresh individual expressions, culminating in an exhibition in mid 2024.
Kirry Toose is from Cowan in Sydney’s north and describes herself as a textile artist focussing on the tactile. Art to be worn is her trademark.
Kirry saw the opportunity to be a part of the Liddell WORKS project as an irresistible challenge, describing it as her ‘moonshot’.
‘The possibility of participating in the exhibition, using fibre as the link, has the potential to be confrontational. Wearables aren’t always pretty and pleasing, and I want to be a part of this legacy.’
Image: Taken by Jilly Perrin.
Newcastle musician and sound producer Huw Jones (aka Fox Control) is responding to the Liddell environment by capturing immersive recordings of the space. Utilising leading edge immersive sound recording techniques, Huw is creating work that will be presented in the form of sound libraries, for film, soundscapes and creative compositions. These sound libraries will then be presented as an installation so that the public can experience the sounds of Liddell. In addition to this Huw proposes to create a contemporary electronic music performance using the sound captured.
Image: ‘Huw Jones recording the sound of the turbines in Liddell Power Station’ Taken by Suzannah Jones.