Absorption

My solo exhibition at the Ballarat International Foto Bienalle in 2017. 'Absorption' showed the intense concentration and focus that musicians apply to their music. These portraits were shot while musicians are listening to the piece of music that means the most to them. Each musician explains what they are listening to and why they find that work so moving.

Nick, Saxophonist - Over There, Terence Blanchard. ‘This song shows me everything that is still beautiful about jazz....

India, DJ - Melancholy Hill, Gorillaz. ‘One day, as if by destiny, I found this album on a school computer. I listened...

Cade, Singer - Lip up Fatty, Bad Manners. ‘This song is a straight up riot, and a necessary clause in the textbook of tomfoolery....

Steph, Flautist - Death of Ase, second movement from Peer Gynt Suite No1 Opus 46, Greig. ‘I can easily be overcome with...

Neave, Violaist - Rachmaninov symphony number 2, I. Largo, allegro moderato. ‘There are parts of this movement in which...