" ... a documented sound environment from a rural indigenous culture that fragments and decays as the inevitable encroachment of urban soundscapes invade."

Creative direction Andrew Garton
Art direction Andrew Thomas
Technical design Andrew Sargeant
Editor / web builder Justina Curtis
Contributor John Power

Produced at Toy Satellite

Sound recorded at Gawai Dayak at Iban longhouses, Sarawak; Smith/Gertrude streets, Fitzroy

Photographs include Iban child, Sibu street scene, Fitzroy public housing estate

Dedicated to The people of Rumah Sauh and Rumah Jeli

1 - 9 Sept, 1999

On line - www.toysatellite.com/tfst
Generative soundscape, TFST degenerative engine, updated daily.

On site - 55 Smith st Fitzroy, Melbourne
Generative soundscape, view of TFST servers streaming live to Linz from Smith street Fitzroy.

Remote participant - Sound Drifting
Ars Electronica Festival, Life Sciences (Linz, Austria)
"On site in Linz the sounds being generated and processed at entry points around the globe emerge as an interconnected sound-installation at different festival locations, exploring different potentials of sound drifting through physical spaces - from the immersive to the ambient."


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In collaboration with

Supported by

ORF KunstRadio AIM Centre, RMIT University Museum Victoria Cinemedia c2o SSEYO