A Concerto of Cacaphony (or Music to my Ears)

7 Dec 2017

Curatorial Floor Talk & Concert

Thu 7 Dec, 5.30 to 6.30pm at SAM. For Adults. FREE, however bookings are essential. Artist: Juliana Espana-Keller.

End the year with a big bang. Join Senior Curator, Anna Briers as she discusses the ideas explored in Cover Versions: Mimicry and Resistance. Then experience a performance of sonic recipes by community groups in collaboration with artist Juliana Espana-Keller. This orchestra of pots and pans is sure to be a concert unlike any other!

The evening will also include a demonstration of two experimental instruments: The Kangaroo Pouch Tone Tool, a Free Music Machine by Percy Grainger and Burnett Cross and Turning the Tables by LOUD + SOFT.

Image: Percy Grainger and Burnett Cross, Kangaroo Pouch Tone Tool 2016, reproduced by Rosalind Hall and Michael Candy. Steel, brass, PVC pipe, paper roll, sewing machine belt, electronics, 156.3 x 57 x 40.8cm, Collection of the Grainger Museum, Melbourne.