Life on Land's Edge

This new performance work by the Bowerbird Collective will take you on an epic journey alongside migratory shorebirds as they connect continents and cultures. A cinematic concert experience, Life on Land’s Edge draws on art, science, and music from across the ages. Spectacular footage and soundscapes set the scene for two of Australia’s most adventurous musicians. Be immersed in one of nature’s greatest stories.

Life on Land’s Edge features eight new works by Australian composers Anne Cawrse, Chris Williams, Corrina Bonshek, Gambirra Illume and Simone Slattery, co-commissioned by the Bowerbird Collective and BirdLife Australia, as well as works by Philip Glass, Dai Fujikura and Antonio Vivaldi.

Winner of an Independent Arts Foundation Award for Innovation 2022.

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Created with major funding from Arts South Australia and the Australia Council for the Arts.