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Performance

Booked out: Jumaadi
– The Life and Death of a Shadow

This event is booked out

Telling Tales Program

Enjoy a performance by Indonesian-Australian artist Jumaadi which draws on a form of traditional Indonesian theatre called wayang kulit, weaving poetic narratives based on historical connections between Australia and South-East Asia. In this new work, Jumaadi tells the story of a deaf musician who teaches the art of shadow play to his blind son.

This performance is part of the exhibition Telling Tales which explores the varied approaches taken by leading Australian and international artists to narrative form. An expansive installation of Jumaadi’s works can be found in the MCA Level 3 Galleries as part of Telling Tales from 2 June-9 October 2016.

Thurs 2 June, 6.30 – 7.30pm
$25 per Adult
$20 MCA Members and Concessions
Digital Studio, Level 3
Limited Capacity, Booking Essential

Important: Please note that we unfortunately cannot accommodate any latecomers. Thank you for arriving on time.

June performance dates (Tickets Selling Fast)
Thurs 2, 6.30pm Booked out
Fri 3, 1pm Tickets Available
Sat 4, 3pm Tickets Available
Sun 5, 10.30am Tickets Available
Sun 5, 3pm Tickets Available
Sat 18, 10.30am Tickets Available
Sat 18, 2.30pm Tickets Available
Sun 19, 10.30am Tickets Available
Sun 19, 2.30pm Tickets Available

Jumaadi’s (b. 1973, Indonesia) artistic practice encompasses drawing, painting, performance, weaving and installation. His work has been presented extensively worldwide, including in Asia, Europe, USA and Australia. Jumaadi holds a Master in Fine Art from the National Art School in Sydney and divides his time between Australia and Indonesia. He is represented by Watters Gallery, Sydney, and Jan Manton Art, Brisbane.


Image: Jumaadi, The Woman Who Married a Mountain, 2013, performance documentation, Moscow Biennale, image courtesy the artist and Watters Gallery, Sydney © the artist, photograph: Natasha Polskaya

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– When

2 June 2016, 6:30-7:30pm

– Admission

This event has finished.

Booking fees apply

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