2 September 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Instrumentality, Performance and Artistic Research in New Music

Dr Louise Devenish is a contemporary percussionist whose creative practice blends performance, collaboration and artistic research.

In this SensiLab Forum, she will give an overview of her creative practice and artistic research projects that explore and extend percussive instruments, techniques and performance practices in new music.

This SensiLab Forum will be held on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 4pm AEST. It is free to attend. To register for the live-stream event, please click here. A recording of the presentation will be available on this site following the event.

A live stream of Louise's talk will be available here.

Dr Louise Devenish is a contemporary percussionist whose creative practice blends performance, collaboration and artistic research. As a soloist and with ensembles including Decibel, The Sound Collectors Lab and Intercurrent, she develops new works exploring notation, post-instrumental practice and collaborative creativity, performing around Australasia, Europe, North America and UK. Louise has collaborated on award-winning recordings with these ensembles and others including Speak Percussion and Synergy Percussion, released on Hat Art, Listen/Hear, Immediata, Innova and room40, as well as her debut album music for percussion and electronics (Tall Poppies).

Louise is Senior Research Fellow (ARC DECRA 2020-2022), Honours Coordinator and Percussion Coordinator at Monash University. She is a Churchill Fellow, and recently published her first book Global Percussion Innovations: An Australian Perspective (2019). Her academic writing focuses on Australian music, gender and music, notation, and performance practices in new music.