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Biennale of Sydney Artists Talks MCA

May 12, 2010toJuly 13, 2010

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17th Biennale of  Sydney Artists Talks – Museum of Contemporary Art.  Join artists featured in the 17th Biennale of Sydney for an informal discussion about their work

  • 12 May – 13 July 201
  • Free and ticketed events

Talks discussions, vision impaired, AUSLAN (sign language), dance, 17th Biennale artists, learn about what makes contemporary art so controversal and valuable.

ARTIST TALKS
Wednesday 12, Thursday 13,
Friday 14, Saturday 15, Sunday 16 May
From 11.00am to 2.00pm
Join artists featured in the 17th Biennale of Sydney for an informal discussion about their work. See the MCA’s website for artists and specific times at www.mca.com.au. FREE
ARTIST PERFORMANCE
Saturday 15 May, 2.30 – 3.45pm
Artist Angela Ellsworth creates a performance of Meanwhile, back at the ranch merging an
American dance craze with a polygamous religious sect in a community line dance. FREE
LORD MAYOR COMMUNITY ACCESS DAY
AUDIO DESCRIBED TOUR
Saturday 29 May, 11.00am – 12noon
Join an audio described tour for the vision impaired. Open up key themes and works in the 17th Biennale of Sydney. FREE
AUSLAN TOUR
Saturday 29 May, 1.00 – 2.00pm
Join an AUSLAN-interpreted (sign language) tour of the 17th Biennale of Sydney to look at the key themes and works. FREE
Lord Mayor Community Access Daypresented by the Biennale of Sydney,
The City of Sydney, MCA and Accessible Arts.
FLOOR TALK
Saturday 5 June, 2.30 – 3.30pm
MCA Curator Glenn Barkley leads a tour of the 17th Biennale of Sydney focusing on Levels 3 & 4. FREE
CURATOR TALK
Sunday 6 June, 2.30 – 3.30pm
Artistic Director David Elliott provides a talk on the 17th Biennale of Sydney and We Call Them Pirates Out Here. FREE
FLOOR TALK
Sunday 20 June, 2.30 – 3.30pm
MCA Curator Anna Davis leads a tour of the 17th Biennale of Sydney focusing on Levels 1 & 2. FREE
CONTEMPORARY ART 101
Tuesday 8, 15, 22, 29 June, 6, 13 July, 6.00 – 7.30pm
How did a toilet become one of the most influential artworks in art history? Learn about what makes contemporary art so controversial and valuable, and why a 5 year old could not make that. This six-week course led by College of Fine Arts lecturer Tim Gregory, gives you the knowledge and skills to understand, interpret and appreciate contemporary art.
$225/$200 MCA Members & Concessions.

For all queries and bookings for MCA events
phone: 02 9245 2484,
email:
education@mca.com.au
or visit: www.mca.com.au/education.

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