We make music, theatre and film.
We do it through respectful collaboration with real people, in real places.
Our home is western Sydney, Australia. The land of the Wangal people.
Our work straddles the intimate and epic, the personal and political, the communal and global.
Many of our stories feature interconnected characters, locations and events. Project by project, we are building through our collective work an alternative history of Australia, particularly its relationship to Asia.
Our founding directors are S. Shakthidharan and Aimée Falzon.
“S. Shakthidharan’s ear for dialogue is very good: almost every single line feels well-judged, and never ignores the so-human reality of happiness, trauma, and other emotions occurring simultaneously.”
– Cassie Tongue, Time Out
Counting and Cracking, Sydney Festival 2019
“It began with a lone voice. Aimée Falzon, seated at her keyboard, gradually looped her voice into an
impressive one-woman symphony.”
– Scott Wallace, Sydney Scoop
Rizzy’s 18th Birthday Party, CarriageWorks 2014
“Visually it is a feast as the films are cinematically beautiful. The score, performed live at the launch, was exceptional.”
– Emily Shaddick, Australian Stage
When the Tide Comes In Teaser (previously called Colony), CarriageWorks 2016
Rosealee Pearson (Homepage Story & Voice), Interaction Consortium (Homepage Design & Build), Aimée Falzon (Illustrations & Music), Jaime Aguilar (Animation), Leah Barclay (Homepage Soundscape), S. Shakthidharan (Website). The River in the Sky timeline was originally produced by CuriousWorks. The concept was developed during S. Shakthidharan’s time as the inaugural Associate Artist at Carriageworks.