The Last Bureau is a media production company based in Katoomba, NSW, Australia.

The company is currently listed on the MTNS MADE website and provides written and audio-visual skills and services to the Blue Mountains and greater Mid West NSW regions and communities, including but not limited to Kandos, Rylstone, Lithgow, Bathurst and Mudgee and Forbes.

The company directors are Solange Kershaw and Damian Castaldi. While Solange combines her artistic practice in sound design and composition she has a skill for coding to create interesting and unexpected projects. Damian is also a sound designer and has experience working with a range of digital and mixed media. He has a skill for creating kinetc, interactive sculptural works.

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.

Within the Blue Mountains Solange and Damian have collaborated with artists, writers, musicians, photographers, educators, programmers, curators and producers and have most recently worked with: the Digital Ecology Lab, the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and Cultural Centre, the Collectors' Edition, the Portrait Exhibition, the Expos√© Program exhibition, Sculpture at Scenic World Katoomba, Sound Bites Body, Performature, The Altitude Project, Gallery ONE88 and Varuna the Writers House.

A selection of their previous audio projects can be heard on Damian's website at: https://damiancastaldi.net/listen/

Previously Solange and Damian have worked, broadcast, collaborated and exhibited with; ABC Radio National, ABC Classic FM, the Museum of Sydney, DLux Media Arts, The Performance Space, ANAT (Australian Network for Art & Technology), CMAI (Center for Media Arts and Innovation), ACMA (Australian Computer Music Association), Serial Space (Anyplace), Loop Space Gallery, Sounds Australia, Octapod Association, Sydney College of the Arts, Artspace (Sydney), Government House Historic Houses Trust, Villa Alba Trust, the Loft Gallery UTS, RubyAyre Gallery, UNSW Cofa (the University of NSW, College of Fine Arts), the University of Newcastle, Renew Newcastle, Raw Space, ToosNeger Studio, IRCAM, Radio France, Deep Wireless (festival of radio and transmission art, Toronto), Next Wave Down Under BAM (Next Wave Festival, New York), CCCB (Center de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona), ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Art).

Our individual Resumes are available on request.

Thank you for visiting the Last Bureau, Solange & Damian

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