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OPENING & EVENTS PROGRAM– VIVID MEMORIES: An Aboriginal Art History

Clown I, 2008 Solo exhibition. Installation view Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, Holland, 2008

Brook Andrew – Clown I, 2008 – Solo exhibition
Installation view Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, Holland, 2008

Opening on 16 October 2013, exhibition Vivid Memory – An Aboriginal Art History offers the following public educational events:

16 October 2013 – 30 March 2014
3pm and 4.30pm | Every Sunday | Free Guided Visit
No booking required (free with an exhibition ticket).

Tuesday 22 October 2013
6pm | Lecture by Arnaud Morvan
Exhibition co-curator Arnaud Morvan, presents the exhibition’s transversal approach going beyond the classical oppositions between anthropology and art history, and the primitivism clichés, to understand the dynamism of this non-Western contemporary art movement.
Charges apply.

Tuesday 29 October 2013
6pm | Lecture by Lise Garond
Lise Garond, EHSS Ethonologist, reseracher, affiliated to ‘Laboratoires d’Anthropologie Sociale’, presents the Australian colonial history and the work of Aboriginal memory.
Charges apply.

Tuesday 12 November 2013
6pm | Lecture by Jessica de Largy Healy
Jessica de Largy Healy, French-Australian anthropologist, who works in the Research and Higher Education Department of the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, presents the meetings and exchanges between the Aborigines of Northern-Australia and the visitors of the monsoon, 17th – 21th centuries.
Charges apply.

Sunday 17 November 2013
4.30pm | Projections
“Black Boys”, by Dominique Masson et Laurence Fosse, (2005, 30 min, VO with subtitles)
“Ochre and Ink”, by James Bradley (2011, 27 min, VO with subtitles)

Tuesday 26 November 2013
6pm | Lecture by Claude Stefani
Claude Stefani, curator at the ‘Musées municipaux’ in Rochefort, presents ‘The Australian aborigine: dreadful savage? His representation in atlas of the French journeys between the end of the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century’.
Charges apply.

21 / 24 / 26 / 29 October – 2 / 16 / 30 November – 14 / 24 / 28 December 2013
2.30pm | Kids Activities | Kurunpa / Ground painting
2.30pm | Kids Activities | Mardukuru / Body Painting
Charges apply.

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