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Sharing with Strange Attractor Artists

Published: Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Strange Attractor: “make-think-speak” invites audiences to witness our artists’ working process and engage in the open discussions. Important note: This event will take place at various points around Gorman Arts Centre so please ensure you arrive at the Gorman Main Hall at the required time. It will also be cold, so remember to dress warmly! […]

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Sharing with Strange Attractor Artists

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Strange Attractor: “make-think-speak” invites audiences to witness our artists’ working process and engage in the open discussions. Important note: This event will take place at various points around Gorman Arts Centre so please ensure you arrive at the Gorman Main Hall at the required time. It will also be cold, so remember to dress warmly! […]

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David Pledger is Running For Office

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In the context of the 2016 Federal Election, David Pledger will launch a durational artwork in the form of a campaign where he seeks to be elected for various offices in multiple contexts over a number of years. David Pledger asks how should artists and politicians behave in a time when civil society and political […]

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Masterclass with Giampaolo Nuti

Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2016

At the Ainslie Arts Centre for An Eclectic Collection – a concert celebrating the Festa della Repubblica (anniversary of the formation of the Italian Republic) – preeminent Italian pianist, Giampaolo Nuti, will hold a masterclass on Saturday 4 June. Giampaolo Nuti will host a piano masterclass open to all interested, at any level, and across any repertoire with 4 student […]

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Workshop with Francesco D’Orazio

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At the Ainslie Arts Centre for An Eclectic Collection – a concert celebrating the Festa della Repubblica (anniversary of the formation of the Italian Republic) – preeminent Italian violinist, Francesco D’Orazio, will hold a workshop on Saturday 4 June. In the workshop, D’Orazio will share his remarkable experience as an active contemporary music player, hosting a workshop open to violinists and composers alike, […]

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An Eclectic Collection – Francesco D’Orazio & Giampaolo Nuti in concert

Published: Friday, 13 May 2016

Francesco D’Orazio and Giampaolo Nuti in concert at Ainslie Arts Centre in celebration of the Festa della Repubblica (anniversary of the formation of the Italian Republic). A rare opportunity to see two of Italy’s finest musicians in full virtuostic flight. From this dynamic duo, an invigorating repertoire of romantic and modern classical works for violin and piano. […]

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Automatic Sculpture Workshop

Published: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

  Whether you can build a bookcase from scratch or have never managed to assemble an IKEA shelf successfully, artist Christopher ‘Walrus’ Dalzell will guide you through the process of creating your very own sculpture in wood. Automatism is a process popularised by the Surrealists, where the creator frees their mind and creates marks, words […]

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Workshop: Letter Writing

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Letter translations: A guided workshop in the (nearly) lost art of correspondence Join the writers at Ms Constance Spry’s Letter Writing Service as they navigate you through the limitless creative expression that is letter writing. No short cuts, abbreviations or memes will be permitted as we take a journey of Shakespearian proportions to translate our […]

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Canberra Obscura

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Eyes half closed, mind wide open. An exploration of what you see when you’re looking sideways. CANBERRA OBSCURA is a celebration of the ACT’s weirdest sounds and strangest stories. Inspired by the atmosphere and tropes of the Australian Gothic, this event will challenge perceptions of our urban surrounds, and interrupt the everyday with an eerie […]

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Confluence feat. Sophie Hutchings

Published: Monday, 29 February 2016

Sydney’s Sophie Hutchings  is a composer and performer of unique beauty and international renown, often compared to the likes of Peter Broderick, Nils Frahm and Dustin O’Halloran. Her rolling and fluid style has her pieces curl out with meditative calm, often beguilingly moving into more stirring territories to expand a sense of mood that is […]

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