Equilibrium aims to raise awareness of sound as a contributing factor to our health and wellbeing and pose solutions, transforming environments in health and community.

Current research examining the causes and impact of sound on our health demonstrates that unwanted noise, whether high intensity or low frequency can affect our emotional state and impact on our physiological and psychological health and wellbeing.

Sounds we choose to listen to, in particular music, can make us feel calm, joyful or elated. However, sound that is unwanted, uncontrollable, or unpredictable can have the opposite effect. Recent debate around wind turbine noise has highlighted this health issue that affects not only those living in city environments where we expect to hear noise from traffic, neighbours, planes etc, but those in regional and rural areas.

Equilibrium will delve into the psychology of sound, specifically in relation to mental health and wellbeing. Through a collaborative, exploratory process, contemporary artists Vic McEwan, Jesse Budel, John Simpson and Tristan Louth-Robbins will investigate alternative sonic landscapes in mental health units and public spaces with communities across regional SA.

This three year project of exploratory work will begin in March 2019 when the creative team come together for the first time in the regional town of Quorn to begin preliminary research.

Barefaced Stories
  • Community Event
  • Theatre

Barefaced Stories

30th November 2021 — 4th December 2021

Presented by Country Arts SA

A night of celebrating local stories on your local stages.

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Encanto
  • Film

Encanto

2nd December 2021 — 15th January 2022

Mild sense of peril

Presented by Country Arts SA

A stunning musical and cultural feast that centres around a magical family and heroine, who discovers that true magic comes from within.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  • Film

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

2nd December 2021 — 18th December 2021

Science fiction themes, violence and coarse language

Presented by Country Arts SA

Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of Marvel’s greatest and most complex characters.

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