image of Farhad Bandesh
from Far from Home
Farhad Bandesh is a Kurdish musician, instrument maker, poet and artist. Farhad is currently incarcerated in Australia’s immigration prison on Manus Island.
THE BIG EXHALE was launched in May 2019 at the blak dot gallery in Melbourne.
Please see, hear and purchase THE BIG EXHALE here: https://farhadbandeshband.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR2OmIat4VNC2nrSXmdWGcsq3cnCEEHvL6cTn5Z-0XtRU1CrgjRDnRbfSPs
Music written by: Farhad Bandesh
Lyrics written by: Jenell Quinsee and Farhad Bandesh
Song released by Wantok Music, Guitar and vocals: Farhad Bandesh, Piano: David Bridie, Violinist: Hope Csutoros, Producer: David Bridie, Recorded and mixed: Andrew Robinson
Music video produced by Wendyhouse Films, Director: Helen Turton, Producer: Jack Rintoul, Director of Photography: Benjamin Laut, Dancer: Bilal Zeine, Choreography: Jasmine Kyle, Violinist: Isabel Hede
This music video was filmed and produced on the land of the Wurundjeri of the Kulin Nation and we pay our respects.
Listen to some of Farhad’s music and collaborations here:
Sayyid’s Silos Lament: https://wantokmusik.bandcamp.com/track/sayyids-silo-lament
Anna Liebzeit and Farhad Bandesh: Far from Home