Photo by Connor Malanos 2022
Liam Mulligan (b.1997) is a composer, film maker, visual artist, curator and academic based in Sydney, Australia. Currently a Masters student at the Sydney Conservatorium of music, Liam’s creative work explores the potential of multi-sensory art through designing instruments, curating experiences, and building installations. Liam has been featured in events at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney’s City Recital Hall, Vivid Sydney 2018 and 2019, Backstage Music, the hiberNATION Festival, and playlists curated by Making Waves.
Liam has had a hand in multiple large-scale projects. In 2017, Liam co-founded new music collective Konzertprojekt and worked with them as a composer, performer, sound engineer, social media content creator and curator. Notably, Liam was project manager for the 2019 ‘Light Qualities’ mini-festival as part of Vivid Sydney, consisting of four concerts featuring eleven commissions performed by numerous emerging ensembles and soloists. From 2020-2023, Liam has co-curated the completely-online hiberNATION Festival of the Lo-fi, alongside artists such as Damian Barbeler, Elizabeth Jigalin, Dahyo Lloyd, Maddy Briggs and Siân Lindsay. Liam is currently working as a casual academic at the University of Sydney, as well as behind the scenes on Backstage Music.