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In Conversation: Music and creativity

Posted by Team APATA | Apr 7, 2022

Lucky you Melbourne!!

Kicking off an exciting new collaboration between the Wheeler Centre and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, three leading artists in film, dance and visual art explore the transformative power of music in their life and creativity.

Jane Campion, Frances Rings and Ben Quilty are all artists breaking new ground in their work.

Winner of the 2022 Academy Award for Best Directing, Dame Jane Campion, has won praise and accolades for her work over the years including The PianoBright Star and, of course, The Power of the Dog. (Jane Campion will be appearing via video.)

Dancer and choreographer Frances Rings, appointed to the role of Artistic Director for Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2021, has created and performed in works for many of Australia’s leading dance companies, and on international stages.

Renowned artist Ben Quilty’s unique style and his rich contemporary impasto works, has drawn critical acclaim both in Australia and internationally. He has been awarded the prestigious Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and the Archibald Prize.

These three creatives are not known as musicians, but music informs and enriches the work they make.

At this special event, they join presenter Fenella Kernebone for a conversation about their deep and life-long connection to music, and the impact its influence brings to their art.

Be quick to secure your tickets.

Saturday 30 April, 2:30pm | Belgiorno Room (Pier 2/3)

Purchase your tickets from the ACO: https://www.aco.com.au/whats-on/2022/pier-23-in-conversation-music-creativity

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