Anton Pulvirenti – Visual Artist
Anton will be working with us on a surrealist film based loosely on his comic book, which deal with World War II.
Anton’s artworks are hanging at SHH Centre 4 Hybrid Arts. If you are lucky you can see him at work when you visit.
Keyna Wilkins – Composer
Keyna Wilkins is a published composer, songwriter, pianist and flautist based in Sydney. Her virtuosic improvisation and musical versatility has led her to perform with many Sydney-based flamenco, jazz, classical and latin ensembles. Her compositions are published by Australian music publishing house, Wirripang and include a saxophone orchestra piece, Dinner Party, a solo flute piece inspired by a flamenco dance, Buleria Fiero a collection of solo piano pieces Sky Pieces and a 3 part tuba piece Mars. Aspects of jazz, French impressionist, flamenco, Asian folk music and the influence of contemporary Australian composers can be heard in her works. Her works have been performed around Sydney and UK. She has also collaborated with filmmakers, directors and choregraphers.
Keyna has played in many high profile performances including the opening of the 2012 Adelaide Fringe Festival at the Convention Centre with Flamenco Australia, (rated 4.5 stars by the Adelaide Advertiser), the sell-out opening of the 2011 Picasso Exhibition at the Art Gallery NSW, and jazz performances on the main arena of the Royal Easter Show 2012 with Martini Rouge jazz quartet. She has performed throughout Europe and Australia.
Born in picturesque Somerset, UK, Keyna developed an early passion for music, learning piano at age seven and flute at age ten. Since then she has enjoyed a rich and varied music education spanning UK (Bath Spa University) and Germany (Hildesheim University) and Sydney Conservatorium. She was awarded her MA Flute Performance in 2008 from Bristol University (UK) before emmigrating to Sydney in 2009. She is currently refining her compositional style with the Master of Music Composition course at Sydney Conservatorium under the supervision of Professor Anne Boyd. For more info see keynawilkins.com