guided meditation

sam songailo

03.06.2015 - 26.06.2015

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guided meditation

Looking back to a time where I just made things without thinking about it too much.

I was trying to recreate Krzysztof Penderecki-esque music on my digital audio workstation (DAW) with a drum machine, guitar, effects rack and a Casio keyboard. My DAW was an expensive (now worth basically nothing) high tech device at the time able to master and burn CD’s. I would burn and hand these CD’s out to my friends to see what they thought. One of the best reactions I received was from a friend who had to pull his car over because he thought there was something wrong with his engine. After opening the bonnet and having a look at the motor he realised that it was the CD and promptly removed it.

This exhibition sees the release of my latest sound work: a guided meditation and ambient listening experience.

Take off your shoes, settle into the bean bag, close your eyes, shut up and listen.

biography

Sam Songailo is an artist from Adelaide, currently based in Melbourne. Working in a range of media, including installation, sound and video, his work often employs the heavy use of pattern and colour. Born Townsville Qld. 1979. Sam Songailo studied Visual Communication majoring in Graphic Design at the University of South Australia. Since making the transition to fine art circa 2007 he has received numerous grants and awards. Sam has exhibited at artist run and commercial galleries in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne.

image credit: zan wimberley

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