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Event Series Event Series: Synth Cafe

Synth Cafe: Serge Paperface Deep Dive with Byron Scullin

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


About the event

Learn about the history, signal chain and sonic possibilities of this unique instrument during an in-person, hands-on workshop. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, and hear both simple and advanced patches created with this wonderful machine!

Get in the mood by listening to Ben Carey wonderful METASTABILITY, recorded on the Paperface during a residency at MESS.

About Byron

Byron J Scullin is one of Australia’s most experienced sound artists and designers. His works, including ‘Bass Bath’, ‘Siren Song’ and ‘The Rivers Sing’, have been presented at art festivals both locally and internationally. He is the co-founder and artistic co-director of MESS, the Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio, a not-for-profit organisation that makes available one of the largest synthesiser collections in the world for use by the general public. He’s contributed sound to feature films such as ‘Wolf Creek’ and the documentary ‘Freeman’, as well as various contemporary dance and theatre productions by artists such as Lucy Guerin and Gideon Obarzanek. He has created numerous works for museums, galleries and public spaces, including the internationally renowned ‘Meet Graham’ road safety awareness campaign, Creation Cinema as part of First Peoples at the Melbourne Museum, ‘Wonderland’ at ACMI, and ‘Jem’ for Southbank Brisbane.

What is Synth Cafe?

Synth Cafe is our monthly event series, especially for MESS Members. Designed to foster community and deepen your connection with electronic sound, these Saturday morning gatherings will offer a relaxed setting where you can grab a coffee and get to know other people in the community.



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March 16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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MESS Studio
15 Dowling Place
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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