Juxta Jam premieres on Saturday 9 April, as part of NEXUS: Youth Arts Festival at Bankstown Arts Centre. NEXUS is an eclectic mix of installations, exhibitions, music, and workshops. NEXUS runs from 3pm to 8pm, with Juxta Jam featuring in the theatre from 5pm to 8pm. You can find out more about NEXUS here: cb.city/nexus
Juxta Jam is club-style installation where V/Djs mix sound and images to create new narratives and emotional states. Juxta Jam features 45 video and sound works created by 44 artists. These works will be mixed live by our special guest V/DJs – Marlene Cummins and Isaiah Kennedy.
Juxta Jam showcases 45 original sound and video works that respond to the theme of FIRE and WATER.
Juxta FIRE artists are (in no particular order): Lucy Simpson, Arun Neelakandan, Chrysoulla Markoulli, Emma Harlock, Feras Shaheen, Isabella Rahme, Gabriela Green Olea, Nick Atkins, Joseph Tabua, Tala Issaoul, Kim Pham, Rhiannon Hopley, Mohammad Awad, Satiu Studios, Tamara Lee Bailey, Bruce Koussaba, Vincent Tay, and Liliana Occhiuto.
Juxta WATER artists are (in no particular order): Mohammad Awad, Joseph Brown, Grace Chow, Frank Dwyer, Fadle El-Harris, Bernadette Fam, Scarlett Gibson-Williams, Gabriela Green, Hal Goulding, Me-Lee Hay, Kittu Hoyne, Peter Kennard, Bedelia Lowrencev, Chrysoulla Markoulli, Laura McInnes, Pru Montin, Arun Neelakandan, Sheila Ngoc Pham, Sean O’Keeffe, Naomi Oliver, Audrey Ormella, Peggy Polias, Kailesh Reitmans, Jayden Selvakumaraswamy, My Le Thi and Kevin Tran.
Juxta Jam is the live version of Juxta, a digital project that allows audiences to overlay videos on soundtracks (and vice versa) to discover for themselves how art reflects and stimulates emotions. Play Juxta online at: https://juxta.studio/
Juxta is co-produced by Felix Cross and Katrina Douglas. Our Tech Guru is Fadle El-Harris, and WSU Intern is Nrupa Sangdhore is documenting the event.
Juxta Jam is proudly supported by Bankstown Arts Centre, Create NSW, The House That Dan Built and Canterbury Bankstown Council.