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Emma McManus

Nearing ‘The End’

We have been doing a bunch of work this week and last generating and shaping material in preparation for our end of residency showing. We created a bunch of material through an exercise brought to us by our project mentor Matt Prest. It involved writing tasks that related to the show or materials used in […]


Photos

Before I move onto the next section – material generation and working with my mentor – Matt Prest – I wanted to upload some of the other photos from the showing way back when. Here they are:  


Textures and Thoughts

Textures and Thoughts

I’ve been thinking of a lot of different things in regards to this project. At the moment we have largely been experimenting with mood – that is creating images and music inspired by the Norse myth Ragnarok. Now it is time to get something more happening to create a more cohesive whole. In terms of […]


Showtime?

Showtime?

Showings are a curious beast. To be honest I didn’t really feel ready for a showing, We’d been having such a enjoyable slow generative time it was hard for me to change my brain into any sort of presentation gear even a showing. However when compiling a list of things that had the potential to […]


#DIY Bifrost

#DIY Bifrost

Apparently I didn’t post this blogpost from July – another story from the Emma wrestles with technology saga. So here is a little past insight for you. New insight on its way too! This is the forth week of my residency and things are starting to fall into place. I have been gradually building a […]


Introducing Emma McManus

Introducing Emma McManus

EMMA McMANUS is a performer, devisor and musician. She has trained at the University of Wollongong (BCA Hons, Class 1), Lancaster University (UK) and The ANU School of Music (MuST program).