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BOARD MEMBER 2018 – 2020

KATIE GREEN

KATIE Green is a Solicitor at Marrickville Legal Service. She has volunteered for numerous community and cultural organisations.

Aside from her legal career Katie has also performed as ‘Singing Sadie’, a contemporary vaudeville act that was once described as the Florence Foster Jenkins of Australian experimental music.

Katie performed as ‘Singing Sadie’ at the Wagga ‘unsound’ event curated by Sarah Last in 2006. Katie has been deeply engaged in the Australian arts sector for over 15 years and has an excellent awareness of The Wired Lab’s work.

BOARD MEMBER 2012 – 2018

ADAM BELL

ADAM is a Musician, Printmaker, Graphic Designer and Web Developer. He is currently Manager of Web Development and Design at the Australian War Memorial. He has over twelve years experience as professional web designer and developer, principally working with PHP, HTML, CSS and Jquery. Currently working with Drupal and Solr to publish the Australian War Memorial’s vast collections, archives and biographical records. His current projects include linked data and semantic web initiatives for AWM.

Independent web responsibilities include Unsound Poland, and he annually designs FourW, the annual poetry and prose publication of Booranga Writers Centre. Adam has over 16 years experience in local government, historical and arts institutions in various roles including Board member, Manager,  reporting staff member and volunteer.  Bell was the founding member and Chair of the Wagga Space Program 2000-2006,  and he is a member of Megalo Print Workshop, Canberra. He is currently the lead singer and guitarist of ‘The King Hits’. Prior to moving to Canberra Adam was a long-term resident of the NSW Riverina region where The Wired Lab is based, and for 5 years served as the Cultural Officer for Wagga Wagga City Council. Linked in page: https://au.linkedin.com/in/adamjohnbell

BOARD MEMBER 2012 – 2017

CHLOE MARTIN-NICOLLE

During her term Chloe worked at Media Arts Lawyers, a small boutique firm which has a large music based practice. Chloe previously hailed from a mid tier intellectual property group where she gained experience in both litigation and commercial law, including a lot of work surrounding copyright.

Chloe has worked on copyright litigation matters including the High Court matter of Roadshow Films v iiNet, and has commercial experience working for radio stations, image providers and large corporate entities. More recently, Chloe has been working with artists, managers, record labels, publishers and fashion designers in all facets of commercial and entertainment law.

Chloe holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours as well as a Bachelor Degree in Business majoring in Management. She is passionate about music and spends her weekends DJing in bars and clubs. Chloe stepped down from The Wired Lab when she accepted a new role with Sony Music.

MEDIA ARTS LAWYERS – For over 20 years, Media Arts Lawyers has given practical and commercial legal advice to artists, brands, events and companies throughout the entertainment industry. Acting for high-profile acts and enterprises alongside fledgling creative and commercial projects, we set the benchmark for creatively strategic legal solutions.  https://www.mediaartslawyers.com/

BOARD MEMBERS 2009 – 2012

ALAN LAMB

Alan Lamb is based in Dwellingup in regional Western Australia. Lamb is an artist, biomedical research scientist and General Practitioner and his investigations of The Wires have their foundations in site-specific installation, experimental audio and sound composition. After completing his PhD in Physiology at the University of Edinburgh 1975, Lamb permanently returned to Australia to undertake a Senior Research Fellowship in Neurophysiology at the University of WA. Lamb’s formal investigations of The Wires started in 1976 with his discovery of a 1km stretch of abandoned telephone wires on a farm in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, the 12 telegraph poles and 6 unsheathed wires made a soft “…singing” noise. Lamb called these wires the Faraway Wind Organ, and learnt to record them and later devised compositions with these recordings.

During the 80’s and 90’s Lamb continued his work with The Wires through his own constructions in the WA desert, and collaborations with artists such as Sarah Hopkins, Joan Brassil, Kaffe Matthews, Simone de Haan and Julian Knowles. In 1997 he was commissioned by the Japanese Government to build a Wind Organ for the opening of the SPring8 Electron Synchrotron in Harima. In 2004 Wagga Space Program (WSP) commissioned Lamb to build a Wire installation for the unsound04 festival and Mutable Landscapes residency project on a farm on the outskirts of Wagga (NSW). In 2006 Lamb returned to Wagga for the unsound06 festival and Locomotivus project, which took place on a train as it moved through the landscape. During the festival the 8-carriage train pulled into a silo siding and tuned into a live CB radio transmission of the ‘Pindari’ wires, which were played through a PA system installed on the train.

ROBIN FOX

Robin Fox tours the world with his audiovisual laser oscilloscope performances, he recently received a doctorate for his laser compositions and is highly regarded in both visual and sound art realms. Robin creates audio-visual works for the cathode ray oscilloscope with a high powered audio controlled laser system using Max MSP programming. Fox wishes to eventually use the wires as a control source for the laser, with the wire(s) determining the movement of laser light. This process will visually manifest the audible with patterns and 3 dimensional architectures of light.
Fox is a regular performer and speaker at Festivals around Australia (What is Music, Liquid Architecture, Electrofringe, SOOB, NowNOW, Big Day Out) and performs regularly across Europe and Asia.
He also has a PhD in composition, from Monash University focussing on the development of multi-channel performance ecologies and the design of interactive electro-acoustic situations that explore the dynamic between performer, space and computer and an MA in musicology, which documents the history of experimental music making in Melbourne 1975-9.