Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Mar 30th 2014 to May 31st 2014
  • FROM : Australia

Sherre DeLys’ practice has included radio art and documentaries, sound sculpture and installation, sound designs for theater and short film, and improvised vocal music.

Her radio art is regularly presented by national broadcasters and artist-run collectives worldwide and awarded Grand Prix Sound Design Phonurgia Nova Awards (France) and Silver Award Best Documentary Third Coast Festival (USA), with a current work pre-selected for the upcoming Festival Prix Marulic of Croatia.

Her sound sculptures have been commissioned for festivals including Biennale of Sydney and Sydney 2000 Olympics, and group exhibitions at galleries such as Centre for Visual Art Cardiff and Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art. Her sound art compositions have featured in performances and exhibitions at Pompidou Centre, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum Helsinki andelsewhere. She’s created sound designs for Sydney Theatre Company productions directed by Cate Blanchett and in her early career Sherre performed improvised vocals - from Sydney Opera House to outback tent shows. She was the founder of POOL, an award winning online platform for media art collaboration hosted by Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Her writings on sound have appeared in Leonardo Journal, MIT Pressand Reality Radio UNC Press and she is currently participating in an online dialogue about her work for a chapter in Voice Studies to be published by Routledge.