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Amanda Stewart Amanda Stewart i(A18812 works by)
Born: Established: 1959 ;
Gender: Female
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Amanda Stewart is a sound poet, writer and performer. In 1989 she co-founded with Chris Mann and others The Machine for Making Sense, a group of artists who explore relations between linguistics, poetry, speech, music, and notions of sound, science and politics; in 1995 she co-founded the Sydney/Amsterdam trio Allos. Since the late 1970s she has created a variety of poetic texts, performances, radio, film and multi-media works in Australia, Japan, the US and Europe. From 1983 to 1993 she was a radio producer at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and in 1990 co-wrote and directed the award winning film Eclipse of the Man-Made Sun.

Between 1995 and 2001 she completed twelve performance tours of Europe, and her opera The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, written with composer Colin Bright, was staged on Sydney harbour as part of the 1997 Sydney Festival and then in 1999 adapted and produced for ABC Radio.

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y separately published work icon I/T : selected poems 1980-1996 Surry Hills : Here and There Books , 1998 Z797598 1998 selected work poetry
1998 winner Anne Elder Award
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