Join anarchic collective Field Theory and animators Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine in conversation with Chief Curator Natalie King.
LUNCH AT QUEEN VICTORIA MARKETS
2. CALLING PERCY—CULTURAL COLLISIONS // 12.30PM
Ian Potter Museum of Art University of Melbourne 800 Swanston St, Melbourne
Sculpture and Engineering students combine their talents to produce works inspired by Percy Grainger's roving imagination. Meet the artists and witness a demonstration of these new kinetic mechanical instruments.
Be enchanted and awed by Rodney Berry's living organ composed from weather balloons and pipes set in the atmospheric Old Quad.
4. EXPERIMENTS IN FREEDOM —CULTURAL COLLISIONS // 3PM
Grainger Museum University of Melbourne, 13 Royal Parade, Parkville
Join Rosalind Hall—musician and researcher behind the exhibition — on a guided tour to explore the fascinating story of Grainger’s life long quest to realise his Free Music. See recently digitised images of Grainger’s instruments and workings, hear never before released recordings of Grainger’s original instruments, and play on the instrument remakes on display.
Join Gerard Byrne in a conversation exploring his exhibition A Late Evening in the Future with Curator Annika Kristensen. Then walk through the exhibition.
Step inside Chiharu Shiota’s immersive installation The Home Within at Deakin Edge in Federation Square before it the work embarks on a journey around the city.
Best known for her largescale installations, see Shiota’s new body of work unfold across the entire space of the gallery.
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IMAGE l Field Theory, '9000 minutes'