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M.E.S.S Offers Free Electronic Workshops and Studio Time

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Scarlett Di Maio
| February 27, 2018

Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio (M.E.S.S.) is offering 12 professional development subsidised positions for the full season of M.E.S.S School in April.

Established by critically acclaimed Australian audio-visual artist Robin Fox and sound design lecturer Byron Scullin, M.E.S.S is an independent not-for-profit studio based in Melbourne housing a unique collection of vintage electronic instruments, gadgets and machines.

Formidable sound art duo Fox and Scullin have created an electronic sound studio that acts as an interactive museum for showcasing synthesised sound. Boasting an impressive collection of discontinued and rare synthesizers, the studio is a sound sanctuary for synthesizer players, builders, enthusiasts and explorers across all levels of experience.

M.E.S.S actively supports the creation of electronic sound by celebrating and preserving an inspiring range of electronic instruments and running two education programs per year.

The Autumn edition of M.E.S.S School is aimed at artists and creative professionals who run projects that could be enhanced by having access to the M.E.S.S collection and studio. Participants will receive free workshops, studio time and one free 4 hour session per week to consolidate and develop ideas and techniques imparted in the workshops.

“At M.E.S.S we are totally genre agnostic and believe that making electronic music should be available to everyone. There is a deep well of creativity to be tapped and it’s not just for the pros and aficionados.” said Fox.

Applications for M.E.S.S School are now open and close 5pm, Friday 9 March. Head here to apply.

For more information on M.E.S.S, head to their website.

M.E.S.S School is supported by Creative Victoria.


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