The Spheres / Evie Cahir

MELBOURNE ARTS CLUB

Words by Tabi Jackson Gee

Photos by Andy Donohoe

The Book of HoursThe Spheres at No Vacancy Gallery until Sunday 17th & Soft and RawEvie Cahir at Rooftop Art Space until July 11th.

Nestled away like an indignant candle-lit vigil in the midst of the QV this week you’ll find The Spheres AV exhibition, The Book of Hours. Illuminated by a generous scattering of tea lights, the spacious No Vacancy gallery has become a shrine to The Spheres’ haunting visual footage. The Spheres are a Melbourne based group of instrumentalists and film makers, who create visual accompaniments to their music for all encompassing AV performances – playing live shows with carefully constructed moving image backdrops and releasing companioning CDs and DVDs simultaneously.

This week, the art comes before the music. Removing the live performances that usually accompany their films and replacing them with their pre-recorded songs…

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