In 1930, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti declared an end to the ubiquitous food staple of Pasta. For Marinetti and the cohort of Futurists- Pasta entailed an adherence to tradition and a blockage to the potential of the future. The subsequent 1932 publication of the Futurist Cook Book, detailed with meticulous precision banquets and dinners for a new generation of eaters and citizens. The objective of the Futurists sought to renovate every aspect of life; transforming the quotidian towards the progression of the future, the cookbook would ultimately challenge the sacrosanctity of pasta within the everyday of Italian life and throughout the world. But would we want to give hearty carbs for the Futurists?
Mitch Orr, lauded as one of Australia’s brightest young chefs- Orr’s recent creation takes the form of a six-course pasta degustation at Buzo Trattoria, located in Woollahra, Sydney.
A process of manipulating tradition and terroir, Orr’s culinary expression draws inspiration from his professional training in Italian cuisine without being restricted by it. Orr presents a progressive futurist vision for the food scene in Sydney.
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Intro video for the exhibition Latitude/Longitude (2010), for all videos go to www.latandlong.wordpress.com
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Life on Two Wheels (2010), a short documentary about the rise of Sydney’s biking community. The Sydney Cycle ways project has generated much debate about the restructuring of Sydney’s roads, the separated cycle ways seek to apply a European cycling culture upon Sydney-siders. However, Sydney’s motor dominated roads have witnessed a rise in cyclists even before the cycleways. The documentary explores the biking communities and their visions on strengthening Sydney’s bike culture.
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Caught (2010), returning home late one night our protagonist finds a mysterious set of keys. Compelled by altruism and naivety she sets off to the return the keys leading her into the unknown streets of a big city. The city at night becomes an isolating experience where the built environment imprisons the protagonist within her own fears.
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Passage au Vert (2009)
Passage au Vert, aired 6 November 2009 on Ushuaia TV for TF1 France, the piece featured French artist Pierre Cavalan and Reverse Garbage of Sydney. The video explored the possibilities of sustainable living in terms of design and aesthetics, focusing on the principle of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Assistant producer, Camera Assistant
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Hugh Sawrey: Banjo Patterson with a Paint brush, produced by Broad Oak Productions for the Queensland Government. The feature documentary highlighted the works and contribution of painter and co founder of the Stockman hall of fame to the identity of Kogan.
52 min; Premiere Screening October 3, 2009, Art@Kogan Festival, Queensland, Australia. Programmed for Broadcast in 2010 by ABC
Produced by Broad Oak Productions (AUS), Hugh Sawrey Foundation, Western Downs Regional Council, QPIX, PFTC and Screen Australia
Camera Assistant and Sound Recordist