The Last Bureau
An arts and mixed media production company
Digital, Education, Services, Sound & Music, Visual Arts
The Last Bureau is an arts and mixed media production company based in between Katoomba and Kandos. The company directors are Solange Kershaw and Damian Castaldi. Solange combines her artistic practice in sound design and composition, with a knack for coding to create funky, unexpected projects. Damian is into sound, rhythm and digital media and has a knack for combining and making things. The Last Bureau brings together their passion for art, music, education and technology and is motivated by their combined practices in creative programming, web development, audiovisual installation, interface design, sound design and music production.
They collaborate with artists, writers, musicians, photographers, educators, programmers and producers and have most recently worked with Varuna the Writers House, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Full Kit Collective, Tin Collective, Purple Learning, Portable Studios and the University of Technology Sydney.
A recent project of theirs, Whispering Trees was supported by the Blue Mountains City of the Arts Trust Cultural Grants Program 2014. Solange and Damian collaborated with local writers Vanessa Kirkpatrick, Mark O’Flynn, Amanda Kaye (of Brandcamp), Emma Brazil, Craig Billingham and Varuna the Writers House to produce the work.
For a listen to their previous audio projects visit their artist’s website at: http://sodacake.com/listen/
From time to time, Damian and Solange run workshops, paper sessions, demonstrations and provide consultancy in their respective fields. Visit their website at the Last Bureau if you would like more information on these activities and services.
Thank you for visiting and we hope our MTNS MADE listing is of interest to you.
Damian & Solange