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Displaying from Saturday, October 04, 2014
 October 2014
Saturday 04
10:00 - EVENT - SpringArts 2014 : St George's College Open Day of all things Art! Website | More Information
St George's College will throw open its doors for everyone to visit, explore and discover what life is like in the 'castle'! In conjunction with Open Gardens Australia the day will feature building and garden tours, a variety of musical performances, extensive art exhibition (including works by (...)
Friday 17
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Memento Mori: 2014 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
Often translated from the Latin as ‘remember you must die’ or ‘remember your mortality’, memento mori serves as a symbolic representation of the inevitability of death. The term ‘memento mori’ first entered English in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 (1598) and was immediately accepted into common (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Memento Mori + Self Portrait as Shared Dream Website | More Information
Join us for the opening of two exhibitions: Memento Mori, curated by Ted Snell and Self Portrait as Shared Dream, curated by Gemma Weston.

Memento Mori are artworks that prompt us to ponder the emptiness and transience of earthly pleasures and re-assess our moral progress as we move (...)
Monday 20
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - THE UNDISCOVERED : A National Focus on Western Australian Art Website | More Information
THE UNDISCOVERED symposium is the first of a proposed series of symposia that will emerge over the next three years, presented by Artsource and The University of Western Australia Cultural Precinct.

Speakers include: Victorie Laurie, Ian McLean, Trevor Vickers, Stuart Elliot, Olga (...)
Friday 24
18:00 - EVENT - Curating Architecture - : Vladimir Belogolovsky’s talk, “Curating Architecture” is a part of his 2014 lecture tour across universities in Asia and Australia. More Information
Vladimir Belogolovsky’s talk, “Curating Architecture” is a part of his 2014 lecture tour across universities in Asia and Australia. The lecture is a work in progress. It presents and analyzes some of the most critical and transformative events and tendencies in the culture of curating, exhibition (...)

 November 2014
Friday 07
13:00 - TALK - You must change your life’: art, ekphrasis and intimations of mortality Website | More Information
Join writer and academic Dr Shevaun Cooley as she presents ‘You must change your life’, a discussion of the intersection of art and poetry, and what happens when those works carry with them the whiff of death. The lecture will include an exploration of mortality and the ephemeral in the Memento (...)
Thursday 13
18:00 - PERFORMANCE - Death Knell: Music as Memento Mori Website | More Information
Be inspired by a discussion about art and music and the power of music to engage with the big questions of life and death. New compositions by School of Music students Mark Holdsworth, Drew Woolley, James Bradbury and Michael Grebla have been commissioned to complement the exhibition Memento Mori.
Friday 14
13:00 - TALK - Mimesis and Memory in Wax Works Website | More Information
Join Dr Susanne Meurer as she presents Mimesis and Memory in Wax Works in which she will discuss the recent revival of wax sculpture as an artistic medium and subject of critical study.

FREE event. RSVP required. https://lwag1411.eventbrite.com/?aff=uwacal

Discussed primarily (...)
Friday 21
13:00 - TALK - Death and Laughter on the Elizabethan Stage Website | More Information
Join writer and academic Dr Penelope Woods as she presents in relation to the Memento Mori exhibition.The mimetic stakes are particularly high when it comes to playing dead on stage. This talk considers the place and function of death in early English theatre and the relationship between theatrical (...)
Monday 24
14:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Symposium: Memento Mori Website | More Information
A symposium that reflects on the nature of death and the manner of its representation and meanings in visual art and literature since medieval times.

Presenters include Professor Andrew Lynch, Professor Richard Read and Professor Charles Zika.

The symposium is presented by the (...)
Wednesday 26
18:00 - LAUNCH - Westerly 59:2 Magazine Launch Website | More Information
The Westerly Magazine Issue 59:2 will be launched by Kim Scott at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery. The magazine, produced by the Westerly Centre at UWA, has been publishing lively fiction, poetry and articles over the last 60 years.

This Special WA/Asian Edition celebrates Westerly's (...)

 December 2014
Thursday 04
18:00 - FREE LECTURE - Memento mori and martyrdom in Jesuit poetry, drama, art and music Website | More Information
Join Professor Yasmin Haskell and Doctoral Candidate Makoto Harris Takao from the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions - campus partner of the exhibition Memento Mori - as they discuss a series of literary, dramatic, artistic and musical works produced in the 17th and 18th (...)
Friday 05
13:00 - TALK - To be, or not to be, forever? Website | More Information
Assistant Professor Danijela Kambaskovic is Research Associate with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (ARC CHE), where she is currently working on a book project concerned with cultural history of love and literary genres (The New Life: Love Written in (...)

 February 2015
Friday 06
18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Yirrkala Drawings Website | More Information
Curated by Fiona Gavino, Yirrkala Drawings presents an exhibition of 1940s and beyond Yolngu stories told through crayon drawings on brown paper, bark paintings, and sculptures from the Berndt Museum Collection.

Presented by the Berndt Museum and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery as a part of (...)
Tuesday 10
13:00 - TALK - Uncovering the Yirrkala Drawings: Presentation and Tour Website | More Information
While preparing the Yirrkala drawings for exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales Conservator Sarah Bunn was excited to uncover layers of information in the process.

Material culture not only tells stories about its content, but also of its making and life journey.

Join (...)
Friday 27
13:00 - TALK - Presenting the Yirrkala Drawings Website | More Information
Join Berndt Museum Associate Director, Professor Sandy Toussaint, Associate Registrar Kelly Rowe and Archivist Eve Chaloupka as they discuss the preparation of the works in the current exhibition Yirrkala Drawings at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

An astonishing collection of crayon (...)

 March 2015
Thursday 12
18:00 - TALK - Campfire to text: Panel Discussion Website | More Information
Curators, critics and academics have various approaches to framing exhibitions of Aboriginal art and material culture, their review and critique.

Join Dr Vanessa Russ and Glenn Iseger-Pilkington, Curator, Content Development New Museum Project, Western Australian Museum as they discuss (...)
Thursday 26
17:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Culture Club Website | More Information
Culture Club is an inspired evening at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery amongst the incredible Yirrkala Drawings exhibition from the Berndt Museum.

Featuring live cinema portraits by Chris Lawrence, music, delicious refreshments, art making and door prizes, Culture Club is a chance to (...)
Friday 27
13:00 - TALK - Caring for Berndt Museum Treasures Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia Berndt Museum holds a number of important collections including a significant collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural material. It includes donated and acquired paintings, artefacts, photographs, archives, and audio-visual records.

Join Berndt (...)

 April 2015
Wednesday 08
11:00 - WORKSHOP - Children's Art Workshop: Drawing Place Website | More Information
Inspired by the Yirrkala drawings, young artists can tell their own stories through art in pencil or crayon with local artist Sharyn Egan.

Ages 5 - 7 years: Wednesday 8 April

Cost : $10 each attendee - payable on the day Attend: Registration essential


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