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All That You Hear is a collaboration between composer Biddy Connor (The Letter String Quartet) and independent curator, Rachael Paintin. 

The first work in the series, All That You Hear Is All That Is Heard is a site-specific audio experience set within the iconic Nicholas Building in Melbourne's CBD. 

Playing with audio and musical illusions and allusions, The Letter String Quartet present interwoven stories and recordings collected from tenants of the building, past and present.

The audio experience will be available to listen to online from 29th October 2022.
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Rachael Paintin

Independent Curator

Rachael is an independent emerging curator, currently based in Narrm Melbourne. Her practice is concerned with interactive audience engagement, both inside and outside of the traditional gallery space. Previous projects include SPACE WALK; a curator-led art walk series in association with Nite Art. She also co-founded Wi Chi Chi; a quarterly event series designed to provide a platform for collaboration, and a space for new audiences to discover and engage with art.

Biddy Connor

Composer and Artistic Director of The Letter String Quartet. 

Biddy Connor has composed, arranged and performed for a diverse range of projects including film, television,
theatre, large-scale community events and games. In 2018 Biddy composed and produced the music for the animated interactive game Paperbark and live acrobatic show, The Bottle Collector. In 2016 she was a finalist in The Melbourne Music Prize Outstanding Musicians Award.

Biddy is the Artistic Director and viola player for The Letter String Quartet.

The Letter String Quartet is Steph O'Hara, Lizzy Welsh, Biddy Connor and Zoë Barry - an innovative and captivating ensemble who push the sonic possibilities of the string quartet into new realms.


Vist The Letter String Quartet website here.

Supported by the City of Melbourne arts grants


and Creative Victoria Creative Workers Fund


With thanks to:

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