Refracted

“Refracted” centres around haunting, one-off live performances by singer-songwriter Gordi, within the architectural marvel that is the Phoenix. Exploring the collaborative intersection of live performance, architecture, and filmmaking.

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

Directed by VERSUS

Performed by Gordi

Commissioned by Phoenix Central Park
A Subversus Original

Director: Tanya Babic
Director: Jason Sukadana
Production Company: Vs. Studio
Cinematography: Brad Jarrett
Editor: Sean McDermott

Phoenix Executive Producer: Judith Neilson AM
Phoenix Producer and Creative Director: Beau Nielson
Phoenix Creative and Technical Director: Angus Hunt
Artistic Director: Nena Beretin

Gordi Management: Adrian McGruther @ su:ku:ya

Post Production: Vs. Studio
Colour Grade: Matt Fezz
Production Stills: Jess Gleeson & Teresa Tan
Title Design: Russell Fitzgibbon

Production Manager: Justine Moyle
1st AC: Steivan Hasler
Gaffer: Lee Burling
Best Boy: Simon Lowerson
Steadicam: Julius Koivistoinen
Styling: Monique Moynihan
Hair and Makeup: Stephanie Cainero
Runner: James Berry

Sound Design and Mix: Joshua Craig
Sound Recording: Joshua Craig
Sound record assistant: Dorny Mayes

Music written by Sophie Payten (Gordi)
Music published by Mushroom Music

Gordi Apparition 1: Tatjana Appleford
Gordi Apparition 2: Bridget Heazlewood
Gordi Appartition 3: Niki Hrstic

Behind the scenes

The story behind the film

“Refracted” is part of the Space | Action series commissioned by Phoenix Central Park, a new cultural institution and performance space in Sydney, Australia. The series seeks to explore the collaborative intersection of live performance, architecture, and film making.

“Refracted” centres around haunting, one-off live performances by Australian singer-songwriter Gordi, within the architectural marvel that is the Phoenix, as an exploration of space and introspection.

FILM DETAILS

Genre: Music Video / Live Performance Film
Country: Australia
Language: English
Length in minutes: 07:53
YEAR: 2021