The Plant Symphony
Tamryn Bennett is an interdisciplinary artist. Since 2004 she has created experimental and collaborative works, exhibiting in Sydney, Melbourne, Switzerland and Mexico. Her poetry and essays have been published in Nth Degree, Cordite, Tabula Rasa, The Drunken Boat, English in Australia and ImageText amongst others. Tamryn has a PhD from UNSW and is currently Education Manager for The Red Room Company.
Jackie Cavallaro is an artist working predominantly with paper. She uses images from art history combined, coloured, layered and cutout to create enigmatic narratives. In 2008 she began collaborating with artist and poet Tamryn Bennett whose words are weaved through Cavallaro’s images to add layers to the work. She has exhibited with NG Art Sydney, Flinders Lane Gallery Melbourne and Jankossen Contemporary in Basel Switzerland.
Guillermo Batiz is a Mexican composer and sound-designer now residing in Australia. His releases include ‘Things I whisper in your ear’ (Vice, 2014); ‘Solar blood’ (MTV, 2012); ‘Yui’ (Static Discos, 2006); ‘Enough about me, let’s talk about me’ (Cyan Records, 2006). Batiz has composed and performed for numerous interdisciplinary projects and festivals in Mexico, North America, Japan and Australia.
The Plant Symphony is an experimental audio-visual project created by interdisciplinary artist Tamryn Bennett and composer Guillermo Batiz. Through an ongoing series of residencies, The Plant Symphony uses a range of digital technologies to develop site-specific sound labs that record and map audio emissions of plants.