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Events in Perth Cultural Centre


region=perth-cultural-centre&type=events&from=03-Mar-2021&to=31-Mar-2021


Balancing Act

Our story is not one story, but many stories to share.

  • Dates:Feb 10 - Dec 27
  • Time(s):10am-5pm
  • Venue:Art Gallery of Western Australia

Details

  • Hosted By:Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Drawing,Painting,Sculpture,Craft,Photography,Video,Historical
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA

Description

This exhibition attempts to showcase works of art that reflect the depth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture, with other aspects of the Aboriginal condition. As a result, radical observations about the ups and downs of life will, at times, weave in and out of stories about Country. Equally, across the show, visitors will encounter passages of serenity, corridors of tradition, and trails that speak to the upheavals experienced by generations of Indigenous people. Balancing Act features the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living and working across the State and Australia. Works of art by local Noongar artists such as Revel Cooper (dec.), Sandra Hill, Dianne Jones and Shane Pickett (dec.) sit loud-and-proud among those by Richard Bell, Karla Dickens, Julie Dowling and Brian Robinson to name a few of the many stellar artists in the show. Image - Richard Bell One more hour of daylight 2017-2019. Synthetic polymer paint on linen, three parts: 240 x 540 cm (overall). State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased through the Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation: TomorrowFund, 2019. © Richard Bell, courtesy Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

Leaving LA | Tee Ken Ng and Tim Minchin

An installation of swirling hand-made zoetropes by Perth-based artist, filmmaker and designer Tee Ken Ng that bring another Perth luminary, Tim Minchin’s song Leaving LA to visual life.

  • Dates:Jan 30 - Apr 26
  • Venue:Perth Cultural Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Sculpture,Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:Perth Festival
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA
  • Festivals:Perth Festival

Description

From working with Grammy Award winning musicians to commissions from the likes of Google, Twitter, Netflix and Perrier, Tee Ken Ng is a Perth-based artist, filmmaker and designer with a global reach and reputation. This exhibition focuses on his recent animated music video for another Perth luminary, Tim Minchin. Presented as an installation of the swirling hand-made zoetropes that bring Minchin’s song Leaving LA to visual life, it reveals the unique and exquisite charm, art and craft of Ng’s animation practice. Combined with live video projections of the zoetropes in action and an accompanying soundtrack, Ng creates a sense of being within the animation itself as the entire piece becomes a living artwork that will fully encompass you. Image credit - Film still of Tee Ken Ng’s zoetrope-animated video for Tim Minchin’s Leaving LA, 2020. Photo: Tee Ken Ng. Tim Minchin and Tee Ken Ng surrounded by zoetropes in Tee Ken Ng's studio for Tee Ken Ng’s zoetrope-animated video for Tim Minchin’s Leaving LA, 2020. Photo: Cam Campbell.

PICA: The Gathering

A reflection upon the act of gathering – of bringing together of peoples, words, politics, objects, images, identities, histories, dreams and concerns.

  • Dates:Feb 20 - Apr 18
  • Venue:PICA Galleries
  • Time(s):10am – 5pm Tuesdays to Sundays

Details

  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Video
  • Event Venue:PICA
  • Produced By:PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art,Perth Festival
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Festivals:Perth Festival

Description

In the here and now, First Peoples and People of Colour find themselves simultaneously navigating a global health crisis and a historic moment of global awareness of systemic racism and the continued oppression of communities based on race and colour. For many, this is the moment to gather, to make collective voices heard, to be highly visible, to show resilience and resistance. For First Peoples, the act of coming together is integral to individual and collective selfhood. In gathering, the very fabric of our identities is formed, our place in the world is determined and decisions around our futures are forged. Recent times have reminded us how important contact with each other is to our wellbeing while asking us to rethink the ways that we gather and share time and space. While ‘the gathering’ does not seek to document the pandemic, or the uprising of the anti-racism movement globally, it is a response to these events.

Snap Shot: WA Music Photography from the Archives

Dive into the rich history of Western Australia’s incredible music scene.

  • Dates:Mar 19 - Apr 25
  • Venue:The Nook
  • Time(s):Library Opening Hours

Details

  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Music:Free
  • Other:History
  • Event Venue:State Library of WA
  • Hosted By:State Library of WA & WAM
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical

Description

Dive into the rich history of Western Australia’s incredible music scene as part of WA Music Week. In partnership with West Australian Music we present a digital display of local music photography spanning almost a century. Featuring images from the archives of the State Library, WAM and the personal collections of the state’s hardest working music photographers, this exciting visual journey captures everything from big bands in ballrooms to punks in dingy pubs. Image: Teeny Weeny performing at the Broadway Tavern, Nedlands 1980 | BA3226/7

SONGS from Patrick William Carter

A multi-disciplinary exhibition tracking explorations in narrative, gesture, dance, and collaborations with filmmakers and musicians.

  • Dates:Feb 20 - Apr 18
  • Time(s):Open Tuesdays - Sundays: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Venue:PICA Screen Space

Details

  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Painting,Video,Other Visual Arts
  • Produced By:Perth Festival,PICA: Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Event Venue:PICA
  • Festivals:Perth Festival
  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Presented in association with Perth Festival.

Noongar artist and performer Patrick Carter uses performance, video, sound, and painting to tell his stories. He first worked with The Lost Generation Project in 2007 and 2008, laying the foundations for a multi-disciplinary practice that includes elements of painting, dance, performance, and musical composition. He has developed a distinctive body of digital artworks, short films, and large-scale projects exploring the challenges he faces in life and the relationships between emotion, colour, and movement.

SONGS from Patrick William Carter collects recent works into an evocative survey of Carter’s artistic practice. It tracks explorations in narrative, gesture and dance and the development of significant collaborations with filmmakers and musicians. It also premieres a newly commissioned film in which the element of wind, the colour black and the beat of drums signal powerful acts of transformation.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Patrick Carter is a Perth-based artist and performer. He first worked with The Lost Generation Project in 2007 and 2008, laying the foundations for a multi-disciplinary practice that includes elements of painting, dance, performance, and musical composition. His works strongly reference personal memories and experiences of family and explore relationships between emotion, colour, and movement. He has exhibited consistently since 2007, participating in exhibitions at Darlington Arts Festival, Midland Junction Arts Centre, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Fremantle Art Centre, and in Adelaide’s Tarnanthi, an annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and a flagship program of the Art Gallery of South Australia.

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