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Today's date is Monday, December 16, 2019
Arts and Cultural events
 July 2018
Tuesday 31
19:00 - DINNER - WINTERarts: Art Aside The hidden history of art : WINTERarts 2018 runs from 2 - 31 July Website | More Information
Join UWA’s Chief Cultural Officer Ted Snell as he shares four intriguing, little-known stories from art history with the events of artist’s lives, how they earn their living and how their work is received by their communities often provide a different inflection to the history of art and can illuminate significant social and political issues.

Ticket price of $99 includes 3-course meal and beverages. For more WINTERarts events visit: http://bit.ly/2Ihs5Nl

 August 2018
Friday 03
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | Alan Lourens (Euphonium) More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

The lunchtime concert series resumes this week with a special performance by Head of the Conservatorium, Professor Alan Lourens. Alan will perform some virtuosic works for Euphonium accompanied by Gaby Gunders on piano.

PROGRAM

'Beautiful Colorado' - Joseph De Luca

'Zanette' - Percy Code

'A Cold Mist Over the Cypress Tree' for unaccompanied Euphonium - Philip Wilby

'Variations on a Neapolitan Song' - Herman Bellstedt

Entry is free - no bookings required
Thursday 09
18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Piñata Co-Lab: Australian Soundscapes Website | More Information
Co-Lab is an annual commissioning project that brings together UWA composition and percussion departments. In 2018, these talented young composers create new and imaginative works for percussion, inspired by works in the exhibition Modern Australian Landscapes, 1940s-1960s.
Friday 10
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friday Talk: Feminism, Collaboration & Community Website | More Information
Join Chantal Bourgault du Coudray, the Academic Coordinator of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship as she explores connections between feminism, collaboration and community through reference to artworks in the exhibition Authentic Determination.

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | Suzanne Wijsman (cello) and Martina Liegat (piano) More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week, Head of Strings Suzanne Wijsman joins forces with Martina Liegat to perform some beautiful works for cello and piano including: Cui 'Deux Morceaux, No. 1', Dvorák 'Silent Woods', and Brahms 'Sonata in E minor'

Entry is free - no bookings required
Sunday 12
10:00 - OPEN DAY - UWA Open Day 2018 : Everything you need to know about university, all in one place. Website | More Information
UWA’s Open Day is the best way to get a feel for life at uni. Everything you could ever want to know is right there for you, from info about our unique course structure and career opportunities to details about student clubs and accommodation.

Our stunning campus will be buzzing with activities, displays, entertainment and more, and there’ll be staff and students on hand to answer your questions.

You can be a future student, a parent, a teacher…well, just about anyone. All you need is a sense of curiosity and excitement.

So drop by on Sunday 12 August – you never know what you might learn.

Find out more at uwa.edu.au/openday

#UWAOpenDay
Monday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Black Bodies, White Gold: cotton, art and the materiality of race Website | More Information
A public lecture by Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Assistant Professor of Black Diasporic Art, Princeton University.

This talk examines the visual relationship between the cotton trade and the representation of blackness in American culture, using historical case studies and contemporary art. Juxtaposing contemporary interventions with historical moments, it examines how cotton materially influenced the way black Americans were seen, and represented themselves, as both enslaved and free. It argues that tracing this relationship deepens our understanding of the intersections of vision, value and subjectivity in the production of racial identity in nineteenth-century America, and also today.
Tuesday 14
19:00 - TALK - A Life of Adventure : Friends of the Library Talk More Information
Cyril, was a journalist on The West Australian for 36 years, 25 of them as crime reporter.

He has covered assignments in Libya's Sahara Desert, Afghanistan, New Guinea, Central Borneo, Nepal and Japan to name but a few.

He searched for and found a lost tribe of Penans in Borneo; walked the Kokoda Trail; traced the "poppy trail" through the "Golden Triangle"; got into Kabul only days before tribal warfare broke out and was on assignment in Hiroshima during that city's 50th anniversary of the atomic bomb attack.

Since leaving The West Australian 26 years ago, he has written 21 books, and has just published his autobiography, “Chameleon – Reporter at Large.”

RSVP: Kathryn Maingard – kathryn.maingard@uwa.edu.au or 08 6488 2356 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-life-of-adventure-by-cyril-ayris-tickets-48398997705

Members: Free, Guests: $5 donation
Thursday 16
10:25 - TALK - In Conversation with Taiwanese Artist Yao Jui-Chung Website | More Information
Taiwanese Artist Yao Jui-Chung will speak of his experiences living through the transition from authoritarian rule in the 1980s, and how the accompanying economic restructuring and political reform impacted upon the cultural landscape in Taiwan.

Yao will speak about how his desire for contemporary art in Taiwan continue to be both an impetus for, and documentation of, social change.

Join us in this conversation. Free to attend, registration required. Limited spots.

Visit the link for more information and to register.

18:00 - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - WORKSHOP - Medicine & Art PD Workshop: Modern Australian Landscapes Website | More Information
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Free workshops aimed at medical and health professionals of all levels. Develop visual language and refine communication skills through close observation of artworks in the exhibition, Modern Australian Landscapes 1940s-1960s.

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Keyed Up! Alex Raineri Website | More Information
“As a voyager of the keys, Raineri is courageous. He doesn’t shy away from risk in his drive towards dramatic moments.” Limelight Magazine, 2018

Pianist Alex Raineri is a sought-after recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. He joins us at UWA as a Royal Over-Seas League Artist in Residence for a week of workshops, masterclasses and performances.

In this his solo recital, he presents a program of challenging and varied works for piano including a new work by UWA faculty member James Ledger.

Program

Johann Sebastian Bach / Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude in E from Violin | Partita #3, BWV 1006 | Chris Dench - flex for AR (2017) | Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 ‘Pathetique’ | Maurice Ravel - Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte | James Ledger - Intended Inventions (2017)

Tickets: Standard $25 | Concessions $20 | Friends of UWA Music $18 | School students attend for FREE (email concerts@uwa.edu.au)
Friday 17
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert: Alex Raineri & UWA Woodwinds More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week we welcome pianist Alex Raineri, a sought-after recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. He joins us at UWA as Royal Over-Sea League Visiting Artist and has spent the week working closely with UWA Wind Students culminating in this free lunchtime perfromance.

Entry is free - no bookings required

15:00 - EVENT - Save the Children UWA Book Sale : Join us in Winthrop Hall for the University Branch 2018 Book Sale, raising money for Save the Children. Website | More Information
A huge number of quality donated books in popular and specialist categories; plus CDs, DVDs, LPs and sheet music all at bargain prices!

Friday 17 August 3-9pm / Saturday 18 August 8-5pm / Sunday 19 August 9-6pm / Monday 20 August 9-6pm / Tuesday 21 August 9-7pm / Wednesday 22 August 9-3pm
Saturday 18
17:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: The Irwin Street Collective | Brandenburg 5 More Information
BPhil (Hons) student Jonty Coy (Baroque flute) joins Conservatorium staff Shaun Lee-Chen (violin) and Cecilia Sun (harpsichord), plus friends, to present an all Bach program including his Sonata in E minor for Flute and Continuo, Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for Violin, and Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major.

Entry is free but bookings are essential - RSVP to concerts@uwa.edu.au
Wednesday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Sir Wallace Kyle Oration 2018 Website | More Information
The McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Perth, invite you to the 2018 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration.

The late Air Chief Marshall, Sir Wallace Kyle, was an Honorary Doctor of Laws at The University of Western Australia and Governor of Western Australia from 1975-1980.

The Sir Wallace Kyle Oration is given by distinguished speakers of international standing and outstanding leadership. The theme of the Oration is "Service Above Self", the motto of Rotary.

Professor Stanley's oration will highlight the leadership and contribution individual citizens can make to build a more equal and just world, with reference to her distinguished career.

This is a free public event but registration is required.

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How to Make a Revolutionary Object: the drawings of Gustavs Klucis Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Maria Gough, Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. Professor of Modern Art, Harvard University.

This talk focuses on a corpus of presentation drawings for new media-driven structures for the revolutionary street: radio-orators, projection screens, advertising stands, slogan signs, and newspaper kiosks. Executed in the early 1920s by Gustavs Klucis (Gustav Klutsis), a Latvian immigrant to Moscow who would later enjoy renown as the leading Soviet photomonteur of the interwar period, these striking drawings have long captivated artists, architects, and designers due to their optical dynamism and graphic presence, explicit intertwining of radical aesthetics and agitational politics, and perspicacious concatenation of media and small-form architecture for revolutionary purposes.

Professor Gough is in Australia as a Visiting Professor at Edith Cowan University and this guest lecture is sponsored by the Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues.
Friday 24
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | UWA Guitar Studio More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

This week, let the sensuous sound of classical guitars take you from the mundane to the sublime as students from the UWA Guitar Studio perform solo, duo and ensemble works.

Entry is free - no bookings required
Saturday 25
10:00 - EVENT - Art Upmarket : An exciting new event showcasing Perth’s best visual artists. Website | More Information
Art Upmarket is an exciting new event showcasing Perth’s best visual artists. Meet the artists and purchase art directly from them on the day. Fill your home with local art. The market will showcase a curated selection of more than 45 of Perth’s most talented artists in Winthrop Hall, connecting them with art enthusiasts.

• Saturday 25 August 2018 – 10am-3pm • Free entry and parking. Venue is easily accessible

Venue: The University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall Undercroft

35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Website: www.perthupmarket.com.au Facebook.com/perthupmarket #artupmarket

This event is proudly supported by The University of Western Australia's Cultural Precinct, Jacksons Art Supplies and RTRFM
Sunday 26
14:00 - WORKSHOP - UWA Music presents: ATAR Performance Workshops (Clarinet & Saxophone) Website | More Information
The UWA Conservatorium of Music and the Clarinet & Saxophone Society of WA (CASSWA) invite clarinet and saxophone students undertaking their WACE/ATAR practical music exams to come along and perform in front of our panel of experts (including UWA's Ashley William Smith and WASO's Allan Meyer), receiving individual feedback, plus helpful tips on performance etiquette and managing stress.

We will provide an experienced accompanist to play with you, or if you prefer to being your usual accompanist along, please feel free to do so!

Attendance is free but bookings are essential!

15:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Rossini - Petite messe solennelle Website | More Information
Rossini’s 'Petite messe solennelle' is a musical curiosity, and written 30 years after his retirement from writing operas. The sacred text of the Missa solemnis is set to music which is sometimes delicate, often witty, and frequently over-the-top… while poking fun at Rossini’s own (and other composers’) musical styles.

In this salon-style performance we present Rossini’s original and rarely heard version for two pianos, harmonium/piano accordion, and 11 singers. (Spoiler alert: Sadly we can’t meet Rossini’s direction of 12 singers of three sexes: men, women and castrati).

If you love a melody and sparkling music, the Callaway Music Auditorium on Sunday 26 August at 3pm is the place you need to be.

Tickets: Standard $20 | Concessions $18 | Friends of UWA Music $15 | School students attend for FREE (email concerts@uwa.edu.au)

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