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ARTBAR April 2017

Today, 6.45pm, MCA

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ARTBAR April 2017

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– News from inside the MCA

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Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience more

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Art + Film
– Artist: Daniel Crooks

Where does art end and cinema begin? Catch a special screening of Daniel Crooks work Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement), (2009-10, 5min 28s) alongside a film which inspires him – the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five directed by George Roy Hill.

About Slaughterhouse-Five: This 1972 anti-war/sci fi film is based on Kurt Vonnegut’s novel of the same name about a writer who tells a story in random order of how he was a soldier in World War II and was abducted by aliens. (2hr 5mins) Rated R.

This screening will be accompanied by a Q&A discussion led by Jaimie Leonarder AKA Jay Katz.

Saturday 25 March, 2pm
Veolia Lecture Theatre, Level 2
Single Screening Tickets
$10 General
$8 MCA Members & Concessions*
$26 MCA Members & Concessions*

*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

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Explore the complete program of artist talks & screenings in this series here.

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About Jaimie Leonarder aka Jay Katz
Jaimie Leonarder aka Jay Katz has been involved in underground artistic ventures for well over thirty five years. He and his wife Aspasia, the subject of a Pagan/SBS independent film called Love & Anarchy are devotees of independent cinema running screenings in venues throughout the city for the last twenty years and are curators of the Mu-Meson Archives their own personal collection of film, books and obscure media.

Image credit: Daniel CrooksStatic, Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement), 2009-2010, single-channel digital video, colour, sound, Museum of Contemporary Art, donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Andrew and Cathy Cameron, 2011

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– When

25 March 2017, 2:00pm

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