– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR June 2017

30 Jun, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

NAIDOC Week 2017

05 Jul, 5.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

Master Class For Teachers

09 Jul, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

5 Years of ARTBAR

Roaming carrots, Hummer limos, tea ceremonies and bikes in the galleries. Five years proof that anything can happen at #MCAARTBAR more

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Canals, cats and curators. Clothilde Bullen reflects on the experience of attending the 2017 Venice Biennale on the occasion of Tracey Moffat’s Australian Pavilion. more

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

From the Archives is our blog series unearthing gems from the MCA’s archives, written by resident archivist Stephanie Ferrara more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Performance

Sounds on the Terrace
– February 2017: Sparrows & Goo

Experience the magic of Circular Quay from the prime vantage point of the MCA Sculpture Terrace, enjoy the sounds of talented performers over dinner and drinks from the MCA Cafe.

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 6.30–8.30pm
FREE, Drop in
MCA Sculpture Terrace, Level 4

Set times:
Sparrows: 7.40-8.25pm
Goo: 6.30-7.15pm

About Sparrows

Drawing on sound collage, Sydney artist Sparrows creates electro-pop with a twist, making music using found sounds and manipulated vocals. With musical influences including CocoRosie, Lamb and David Bowie, Sparrows’ music goes on a trek from doo-wop on prozac to movie soundtrack exploring textures that fuse with her child-like singing style.

“‘Get To Know You’ is an intricately layered cut where dynamics duck and weave throughout an eclectic and mesmerising soundscape…” – Yen Mag

“Vocals so angelic in tone, a sense of euphoria is achieved through tastefully written lyrics. Taking R&B beats, soulful vocals and deliciously intricate melodic perks, Sparrows masters the fun, eccentric vibe.” – Purple Sneakers

“This soon to be superstar is already doing some serious representing in the electro-indie-pop department. Sparrows is all about the abstract, and she certainly isn’t afraid to be a little weird.” – Music Feeds

About Goo

Goo is a producer/singer songwriter from Sydney, Australia. Her music is a mixture of electronica, dream pop, dance and synth pop. From influences such as Grimes, Flume, Crystal Castles and Balam acab, her music will make you dance, trip out and feel peace and love all at once. Goo’s unique, futuristic beats combined with her bubbly, eccentric aesthetic is one show not to be missed.

Image: Sparrows (top photograph) Goo (bottom photograph)

image for Sounds on the Terrace

– When

1 February 2017, 6:00-8:00pm

– Admission

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