Trigger Happy 'Visualised'
Dr Alon Ilsar in Performance
Saturday 17 August, 10:30pm @ Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Be taken on a next-generation musical journey by instrument designer Dr Alon Ilsar as he commands a holographic world with his custom-built AirSticks.
A vivid ride through an audio-visual wonderland.
“Man, body, music, and light as one… A perfect amalgam between man-machine.” AMNplify Magazine
Dr Alon Ilsar is an Australian drummer, composer, researcher and instrument designer. He is the co-designer, along with computer programmer Dr Mark Havryliv, of a new gestural audio-visual instrument, the AirSticks, using the instrument in projects such as Trigger Happy, The Hour, The Sticks, Tuka, Thundamentals, Kirin J Callinan, Kind of Silence (UK), Velize (US), Cephalon (US), Aether (US), Voyager (US), Bondi Dreaming, Silent Spring, Monotreme (US) and Brian Campeau. He has been heavily involved in theatre and film as drummer, composer and sound designer. His diverse projects include Belvoir Theatre’s 'Keating the Musical’, Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘Mojo,’ Scottish production for deaf and hearing audiences ‘Kind of Silence,’ Meow Meow with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Alan Cumming, Jake Shears, Eddie Perfect, Tim Minchin, and Circus Monoxide as musical director. Alon has completed a PhD in instrument design through the University of Technology Sydney and now has a research position at Monash University's SensiLab in Melbourne.