FREE UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE GALLERY
This month's program of events is inspired by ARTEXPRESS, celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the Michael Riley exhibition opening later this month. In the ArtBar, enjoy Mr Percival, 'art for the ears', as he creates a spectrum of sound with his voice.
CELEBRITY TALKS & PERFORMANCE 6.30pm
13 Feb. Gretel Killeen interviews ARTEXPRESS artists
20 Feb. Slam Poetry Express performance with Miles Merrill and high school students Jo Seto & Mitchell McDermott
27 Feb. Linda Burney MP discusses the Michael Riley exhibition
EXHIBITION TALKS 5.30pm
13 Feb. Leeanne Carr, exhibition co-curator, on ARTEXPRESS
20 Feb. Khanh Trinh, curator Japanese art, on Yasumasa Morimura: Seasons of Passion / A Requiem: Mishima
20 Feb. Wesley Enoch, award-winning playwright and director, on Living Black
27 Feb. Mervyn Bishop, photographer, on Michael Riley: sights unseen.
MUSIC IN THE ARTBAR 7.30pm
6 & 13 Feb. Mr Percival is a vocal artist - he paints with his voice using a loop pedal to create incredibly rich soundscapes and sublime grooves.
FILM PROGRAM 7.15pm
Featuring the role of the Aboriginal tracker, this series screens in conjunction with the Michael Riley exhibition - Riley’s grandfather, Sergeant Alexander Riley, was one of the most highly regarded trackers in the NSW Police Force from 1911 to 1950.
6 Feb. Dead man, Dir: Jim Jarmusch 1996
13 Feb. The proposition, Dir John Hillcoat 2006
20 Feb. The tracker, Dir: Rolf de Heer 2002
27 Feb. Wind, Dir: Ivan Sen 1999 and One night the moon, Dir: Rachel Perkins 2001
EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW IN FEBRUARY
ARTEXPRESS 08 - until 30 March
Michael Riley: Sights unseen - opens 22 February
Intimate encounters: Indian painting - opens 22 February
Living Black - until 16 November
Mountains & Streams: Chinese paintings from the NGV collection - until 10 February
Scott Redford - until 30 March
Charles Bayliss - opens 9 February
Weekly program information at www.artafterhours.com.au/
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