Composition/Sound Design

Mona’s Trees

A work commissioned by the Dark Mofo Feast as part of 2015 Festival. Played in surround sound during the festival. Based on ongoing work exploring psychogeophysicial responses to decades of collected field recordings of Australian soundscapes.

organic chemistry by Marta Ferracin


luminescence site specific multimedia installation
mixed media, transfer pipettes, test tubes, flower water vials, luminescent pigment, synthetic resin, rare earth minerals, outdoor lights, timer, stereo speakers and mp3 micro player
dimensions variable
sound – trevor brown
elemental sounds of raw electricity convolved with air activated water(bubbles)  dominant frequencies are captured and directed ,via chance operations, through random atomisations and intermixed with native fly field recording that were slowed down by 400%.

organic chemistry is kindly supported by The University of Sydney-The School of Chemistry.


sentient by Marta Ferracin


multi-sensory Physarum polycephalum installation
Physarum polycephalum, oat, agar, transparent domed acrylic, PVC pipes, petri dishes, Arduino controlled LED lighting, synthetised odour, pocket projectors, mp3 micro player and stereo speakers
dimensions variable
duration video: 03:30 minutes (loop)
duration sound: 60:00 minutes (loop)

sound – Trevor Brown
synthetised odour – Dr Robert Baker
lighting design – Nathan Moore

video Sentient, 2017 – SCA galleries – 7 – 9 December 2017 –

sound: Trevor Brown – video: Corey Rankin


Galas Organic Kitchen Short Compositions

Here’s a series of short compositions, created for the lovely Galas Organic Kitchen, as speed composing and producing exercises. They were all created in between 1 and 4 hours of receiving the video, often while I was on tour using random kitchen implements or found instruments.