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MILK in Residence #4:

Curated by Merinda Dias-Jayasinha

Artists: Merinda Dias-Jayasinha, Sophie Weston, Abby Sundborn, & Leila Edelstein

Public program: Wednesday June 29, 7pm:

Merinda Dias-Jayasinha brings together three artists who will collaborate and respond to each other’s work. They will explore nature’s natural forms and how they translate into sound and sculpture.


Please join us on Wednesday June 29 at 7pm for an evening of performance.



Image: Merinda Dias- Jayasinha. Photograph by Tajette O’Halloran
Image description: A woman (Merinda Dias-Jayasinha) with brunette hair leans her head on her hand while resting on a floral print chair.

Merinda Dias-Jayasinha (she/her) is a creative artist and musician whose practice explores heartfelt and lyrical storytelling, genre-blurring compositions and the melodic and textual potential of the voice. Born and raised in Meanjin with Sri Lankan/Australian heritage, Dias-Jayasinha explores her artistry, impressive vocal ability, and versatility through a number of ensembles and projects and delights in collaboration, connection and community.

Abby Sunborn

Sophie Weston is a musician interested in the meditative nature and sonic potential of the flute. Through contemporary repertoire and improvisation, her practice explores the tension between compositional intent and the materiality of the instrument, and the transcendent possibilities therein.

Leila Edelstein is a 17-year-old, South Africa born award-winning photographer, filmmaker, circus performer and artist living on unceded Wurundjeri land. Her practice explores the relationship between humans, earth and nature; how people connect to place; and the impact the environment has on the self.


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