James Hazel is an Australian composer, sound-artist & writer. He holds a B.Music (Distinction) and Honours (First Class) degree. James' work investigates spatial practices in contemporary sound-art in political, social and personal contexts; examines the role of ritual and collaboration in the context of sonic processes; and, more recently, the experimentation with precarious, electro-acoustic forms.
Hazel's work has been exhibited at the Pinnacles Gallery (Queensland), Vivid Festival (Sydney), Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Scanlines & Sydney Morning Herald's 'Is this Art? Festival', A Very Dlux Media Lounge, Lockup Gallery & Bundanon Trust. James' music has been performed by 15 Minutes of Fame (Oklahoma), Gondwana Choirs, NYO, New Music Network Labs & Mini Series events, Maitland Regional Gallery, Teppo Fest (UK), National Young Writers Festival & and has been played on All the Best, FBI Radio, Difficult Listening (Perth), Interstellar Overdrive (Melbourne) & PBS (Melbourne).
Victoria Pham is a composer, archaeologist and artist based in Sydney, Australia. She has completed her studies in composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and archaeological studies at the University of Sydney. Victoria has studied with several composers including Carl Vine AO, Gerard Brophy and Sandy Evans.
She has been commissioned by several institutions including the Art Gallery of NSW, Brett Whiteley Studio, Out of the Shadows: Performing Jewish Music Festival, Spineless Wonders and Maitland Regional Art Gallery; and has her work performed by a number of ensembles including Sydney Philharmonia Choirs VOX, Petrichor Sax, Josie and the Emeralds and the Sydcon Wind Symphony. Victoria has worked with the Australian Museum and Nicholson Museum as a research volunteer and archaeological illustrator. She has had field experience as a site artist specialising in lithic illustration, and artistic reconstruction at remote sites in Australia, Northern Mongolia and Kantarodai, Sri Lanka.