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Oct 15

Palimpsest: Layers of meaning

10:00am – 12:30pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Workshops

Join Educator Penny Low for a workshop exploring Mike Parr's drawing practice using a live model. Participants will create layers of drawings on transparent paper to form a composite image of the human face, using a range of materials.

Venue: Information centre
Price : $45, $40 NGA members/concession

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Oct 15

Alphabet/Haemorrhage Libretto

2:00pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Talks and Lectures

A new arrangement of the Alphabet/Haemorrhage Libretto composed Dr Alexander Hunter, Lecturer at the ANU School of Music. First written by Mike Parr in 1992 the libretto must be rearranged each time it is performed. Program supported by the Canberra School of Music.

Venue: Information centre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 22

Reproduction Zero

2:00pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Talks and Lectures

Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax, Curator, Australia Prints and Drawings, discusses the role of drawing within Parr's practice.

Venue: Information centre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 29

Telling time

2:00pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Performances

Telling Time is a collaborative performance between artists Amala Groom and Frances Barrett. Echoing Mike Parr's longstanding interest in language and poetry, Amala will teach Frances phrases relating to time in the Wiradjuri language of central New South Wales.

Venue: Information centre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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