Social sounds at AGNSW

Come make some noise with Junkyard Beats and The Human Sound Project. In this collaborative, improvised performance/workshop, led by The Human Sound Project and Junkyard Beats, everyone joins in to make some noise! Using junk instruments, body percussion and the enduring power of song, we’ll learn to create rhythm and melodies together, culminating in an uplifting communal song. Everyone is welcome and no musical experience is required.


Wednesdays 7pm
14-28 June 2017
Free, drop-in

Performance salon: It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective by Alex Martinis Roe at AGNSW

During the course of the exhibition The National 2017: new Australian art, artist Alex Martinis Roe will be a hosting a series of workshops in which participants develop their own stories that build on the feminist and political histories of 1970s and 80s Sydney.

Join her for a performance salon that marks the culmination of these workshops.

The performances will take various formats, which might include lecture-performance, amateur theatre, choreography, film or debate. Through this coming together, they will form a series of propositions for 'feminist collective practice'.

This body of work is part of Martinis Roe's It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015-17, which includes a three-channel video installation on display at the Gallery.


Saturday 15 July, 2pm
Free, bookings required
Duration 2 hours