|April 11, 2012||to||May 27, 2012|
- Exhibition runs 11 April – 27 May 2012
- Free entry into Exhibition, Tickets $12 conversations
Behind the Lines at Riverside Theatres The Year’s Best Cartoons of 2011 shows 2011 as one of the most surprising, unpredictable and turbulent years in Australian politics. It has provided political cartoonists with a plethora of opportunities. Take a satirical journey back over 2011 in Australian politics with Behind the Lines: The Year’s Best Cartoons 2011.
During the course of the exhibition, special conversations as part of the A Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Pencil Event will take place between legendary cartoonists and comedians and will complement the exhibition by engaging in discussion and reflection about the political events that have taken place across 2011.
Fri 27 April at 7pm
Alan Moir in conversation with Chris Taylor
Alan Moir has been the much loved Editorial Cartoonist at The Sydney Morning Herald since 1984 and Chris Taylor is a satirist and comedy writer, a former journalist and radio host. He is a member of The Chaser, a satirical media empire which rivals Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation in all fields except power, influence, popularity and profitability.
Fri 4 May at 7pm
Andrew Marleton in conversation with Dan Ilic
First Dog on the Moon is Andrew Marlton, the satirist who draws and writes for the prominent website, Crikey. Andrew is the winner of the 2011-12 Museum of Australian Democracy Political Cartoonist Award. Host Dan Ilic is a reporter and producer on Andrew Denton’s production Hungry Beast, Dan is a comedian and film maker.
Behind the Lines at Riverside Theatres, cnr Church and Market Streets Parramatta
Bookings & Enquiries: Riverside Theatres Box Office on 8839 3399 or www.riversideparramatta.com.au
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