FREE UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE GALLERY
June events cover the range of exhibitions on this month at the Gallery. An incomplete world inspires the first burst of Celebrity talks with later speakers drawing on The Arts of Islam exhibition which opens on 22 June. With three free exhibitions of leading international contemporary art and the finest display of Islamic arts ever seen in Australia, winter is a great time to explore the Gallery after hours.
CELEBRITY TALKS & PERFORMANCES 6.30pm
6 June Jennifer Byrne, ABC TV presenter in association with An incomplete world
13 June Louis Nowra, author and playwright in association with An incomplete world
20 June Andrew Upton, co-director, Sydney Theatre Company in association with An incomplete world
27 June Kim Cunio and the Ensemble of the Golden Age perform Ishq – divine love a musical exploration of The Arts of Islam exhibition
4 July Anthony Mundine, sportsman, discusses his Aboriginal heritage and his Muslim religion
11 July Keysar Trad, spokesman, Islamic Friendship Association: The concept of beauty in Islam
GUIDED TOURS 7.15pm
An incomplete world - throughout June
Anselm Kiefer: Recent work - throughout June
The Arts of Islam - commences 22 June
MUSIC IN THE ARTBAR 7.30pm
6, 13, 20 June Mr. Percival is art for the ears mesmerizing spontaneous and experimental vocals.
27 June, 4 & 11 July Davood A Tabrizi the multi award winning Persian composer plays Middle Eastern classical and folk music
FILM PROGRAM 7.15pm
6 June Nosferatu: phantom der nacht The last film in the Landscapes of the Mind: The films of Werner Herzog series.
13 June The Iranian New Wave commences in association with The Arts of Islam exhibition. This series presents some of the most important feature films to have emerged from Iran in the last decade, concentrating particularly on stories of strong, resilient Muslim women and children. Includes Colour of Paradise (Dir: Majid Majidi 1999) Baran (Dir: Majid Majidi 2001), The Circle (Dir: Jafar Panahi 2000), The Day I Became a Woman (Dir: Marziyeh Meshkini 2000), Secret Ballot (Dir: Babak Payami 2002) and Ten (Dir: Abbas Kiarostami 2002).
EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW IN JUNE
An incomplete world until 29 July
Anselm Kiefer: Recent work until 29 July
Ishiuchi Miyako: mother's until 5 August
The Arts of Islam opens 22 June
Australian Etchings & Engravings 1880s-1930s until 22 July
Paradise Then: Arthur Fleischman in Bali until 29 August
Gifted: Contemporary Aboriginal Art
Weekly program information at www.artafterhours.com.au
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