Queen’s Magazine (c.1839) designed for storage for 3,000 barrels of gunpowder. Built by convicts using sandstone quarried from the western side of the island. It was a requirement for merchant ships to unload their gunpowder at Goat Island while docked in Sydney Harbour, this was to ensure that there were no ships exploded in the harbour. It was in use until 1907, when the last explosives were removed.
Paul Cutlan and Gary Daley are two of the country’s most respected musicians and improvisors working across the spectrum of jazz, classical, folk and world music. Boatsheds is a new opportunity for audiences to marvel at the kaleidoscope world of tone colours they create together as the Bungarribee Duo.
New media designer and animator Jordan East adds an additional immersive layer to this performance.