Recorded in 2012 Collider’s first album Words looks for inspiration from the literary world.
In an Arts scene that’s eternally struggling with funding constraints and the drudgery of applications to funding bodies, the idea is seductive: take control of your own funding and free yourself from that disempowering application / rejection cycle you’re forced into via the more traditional funding rounds.
Kynan Robinson’s composition ‘Solo in Red’ is being performed at the 2012 Melbourne Writers Festival. Read Festival Director Steve Grimwade’s insights into why he likes to program events combining text and music.
“I was reading Cormac McCarthy a lot, just reading, without a purpose, and I kept going back there and reading it again and again.”