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"Fortune favours the bold – and the Freedman Jazz Fellowship winner’s new evocative interdisciplinary work puts himself among them." - Limelight Magazine

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A new collaborative multidisciplinary work by 2022 Freedman Fellow Tom Avgenicos, blending music, visuals and dance to explore the struggle between nature and urbanisation.


Ghosts Between Streams is a new collaborative multidisciplinary work created by 2022 Freedman Fellow, composer, and trumpeter Tom Avgenicos. Inspired by Avgenicos’ daily walks through Stringybark Creek Reserve on Cammeraygal Country, Ghosts Between Streams explores the concept of solastalgia - the sadness felt at the loss or change of a beloved place in nature.

With an overarching environmental concern, Ghosts Between Streams explores the struggle between nature and urbanisation to create a vivid picture of the reserve's rich flora and fauna, now threatened by urban development. Weaving a tapestry of music, visual art, and dance, audiences are taken on a spellbinding journey brimming with emotional power and resonance.

Co-presented by the Sydney Improvised Music Association and supported by The Freedman Fellowship.


Shots from Premiere @ ACO, Pier 2/3, Sydney

Images by James Tarbottom


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