Post-Australian sound poetry performance group Arf Arf


Arf Arf explores the combined power of memory and voice to conjure geometric shapes that radiate inwardly, which shrink outwardly -- seeking to locate the midpoint between fluidity and tautness to produce harmonic tensions. Disparities and slippages between ‘then’ and ‘now’, language and verbal noise, blind spots and myopic listening will be plundered, extemporized and recast against, or through, various poetical protocols, illegible events and vociferously stretched cadences.
Since the mid 1980s Arf Arf has been engaged in writing and staging over a hundred individual performances in a variety of locations, the production of an experimental documentary film based on their performance work, two performance/exhibition tours to eight European countries, and the publication of a number of audio-visual collections, as well as the production of a series of radio art programs.

Residency period

11 November 201518 November 2015

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