Support Material - MESS Synthesiser Orchestra
MESS Synthesiser Orchestra – STATHIS//DAVEY//KIM 2023
In its second-ever staging, the MESS Synthesiser Orchestra, under the guidance of the Melbourne/Narrm composer collective STATHIS//DAVEY//KIM, combined historic machines from the MESS collection with the grand organ. This live performance was 12 exceptional artists collaborate, activating iconic synthesisers from the annals of electronic music history.
MESS Synthesiser Orchestra – Mat Watson 2021
The MESS Synthesiser Orchestra was a mass activation of the MESS collection involving 16 artists and 40 instruments in a world-first performance at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl to +1200 people. MESS commissioned Mat Watson for the composition of the orchestral score and curated a showcase of Victorian electronic artists for this collaboration with Arts Centre Melbourne.