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2013 RIO TINTO EDUCATION PROGRAM EVENTS

 

THEATRE, CIRCUS  -  DANCE  -  MUSIC  -  FREE  -  PERTH WRITERS FESTIVAL  -  VISUAL ARTS  -  FILM

The House of Dreaming


THE HOUSE OF DREAMING

Ssshhh! The house is sleeping. Leaving their parents and guardians outside, three children at a time step inside this three-dimensional storybook world of wonder and dreams. Director, Chris Kohn, gives a special insight into The House of Dreaming as part of its premiere season at the 2012 Melbourne Festival – Watch it now 
MORE INFORMATION

AGES 5–10
CURRICULUM LINKS 
Drama, English, Technologies, Visual Arts and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Fri 22 Feb–Sat 2 March (Closed Tuesdays) Sessions from 10am–12.30pm and 4–6pm
Approx. 1hr (30min in the house)
Please note latecomers will not be admitted
WHERE 
ABC Perth Studios, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth
PRICE
 $5.50

Click to read The House Of Dreaming FAQ

Click to read Walk Through description of The House of Dreaming

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : EAR-O-POLIS

Build a three-dimensional world inspired by sound.
Build an Ear-o-polis.
The Ear-o-polis workshop is an innovative interactive theatre and sculptural experience for primary students. With the help of new wireless technology participants create their own strange and surprising worlds where everyday objects emit bizarre and unearthly sounds. Shoes growl, hats sing and balls squeal with laughter!

WHEN Mon 25, Wed 27 Feb–Fri 1 Mar 10am, 11am or 12pm
DURATION 2 hours including a visit to The House of Dreaming
WHERE ABC Studios, 30 Fielder St, East Perth
* Free with purchase of ticket to The House of Dreaming (Booking essential, limited spaces available) 

The Threepenny Opera

 

  

THE THREEPENNY OPERA

Revel in this 30-strong ensemble of actors and musicians performing one of the most familiar scores in musical theatre today. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, Music, Languages, Historyand General Capabilities
WHEN
Fri 8, Sun 10 and Mon 11 Feb 7.30pm, 3hr 20min including interval.
In German with English surtitles. Please note latecomers will not be admitted until interval
WHERE His Majesty’s Theatre
PRICE
$25  ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : FROM BRECHT TO HERE

Join Theatre Director and Perth Festival Education Officer, Jemma Gurney, as she takes a closer look at how Brecht’s visionary ideas continue to resonate on contemporary stages.

AGES 15+
WHEN Mon 11 Feb 3–5pm  FULLY BOOKED
          Fri 8 Feb 3–5pm  FULLY BOOKED
WHERE Main Meeting Room, Level 1, King Street Arts Centre
* Free (Bookings essential, limited spaces available)

National Play Festival

 

  

2013 NATIONAL PLAY FESTIVAL

The National Play Festival is an annual celebration of new writing for performance, bringing a range of Australia’s finest plays and playwrights to Perth for the first time in 2013. Each year hundreds of playwrights compete for a rare and coveted place at the National Play Festival. PlayWriting Australia selects the best playwrights and brings them together with a director, dramaturg and ensemble of actors to make the text come alive on stage.

Download the full programme for schools here

MORE INFORMATION

AGES 13+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, History and General Capabilities
WHEN
Time and full program details will be announced in January
WHERE State Theatre Centre WA Studio Underground
PRICE
 Performances: $15.50  |  Forums and Workshops: Free

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : INTRO PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP WITH LACHLAN PHILPOTT 

This is a chance for students to explore the importance of developing their individual voice and style, writing about what is important to them, and how to turn raw emotion into working plays. We invite classes to see a reading of Lachlan’s new play M ROCK, a new Australian play fresh from the rehearsal room and hear artists discuss their own craft and careers in our special lunchtime forum. Facilitated by Lachlan Philpott. This workshop will be followed by a lunchtime forum and a reading of Lachlan Philpott’s new play M Rock.

AGES 15+
WHEN Fri 22 Feb, Workshop 10am, Forum 12.30pm, M Rock Reading 2pm 
WHERE State Theatre Centre WA Studio Underground
* Free with purchase of ticket to M Rock reading. (limited spaces available)

The Secret River

THE SECRET RIVER

Three of Australia’s most revered artists, director Neil Armfield, writer Andrew Bovell and artistic associate Stephen Page come together for the first time to adapt Kate Grenville’s prize-winning novel for the stage. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Tue 26 Feb, post-show 

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, English, History, Civics andCitizenship, Cross-curricular Priorities and General Capabilities
WHEN
Tue 26 Feb–Fri 1 March 7.30pm, Sat 2 March 1.30pm, 2hr 30min including interval
Captioned Wed 27 Feb, Audio Description Sat 2 March
WHERE
His Majesty’s Theatre
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

Watt

WATT

The extraordinary story of an itinerant character who walks one day from a train station into the home of Mr Knott, whom he will serve, told with verbal elegance, immense pathos and fierce humour. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Sun 17 Feb, post-show

AGES 14+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, English and General Capabilities
WHEN
Thur 14 and Fri 15 Feb 8pm, Sun 17 Feb 5pm, 50min no interval, Captioned Fri 15 Feb
WHERE
Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA
PRICE
$15.50 ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED

School Booking Information

MEET A MASTER

Barry McGovern is a legend of Irish Theatre, world renowned for his adaptations, interpretations and extraordinary performances of the work of Samuel Beckett. Join McGovern as he explores the intricacies of one of the world's greatest playwrights and the challenges it presents to the actor in this fascinating masterclass.

WHEN Thur 14 Feb 11am–1pm 
WHERE Rehearsal Room 2, Level 1, State Theatre Centre of WA
* Free (Booking essential, limited spaces available) 

Mission Drift

MISSION DRIFT

An exuberant, athletic and bitingly funny wild musical voyage through the highs and lows of 400 years of history in pursuit of the soul of American Capitalism with a score that fuses Vegas glitz with Western ballads and Southern blues. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Wed 27 Feb, post-show

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, History, Economics and Business, Civics and Citizenship, Music and General Capabilities
WHEN
Fri 22, Sun 24, Tue 26 Feb–Fri 1 March 8pm, Sat 23 Feb and Sat 2 March 2pm, 2hr including interval 
Captioned Tue 26 Feb, Audio Description Thur 28 Feb
Contains strong language and adult themes (sexual references)
WHERE
Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : DEVISING WITH THE TEAM

The TEAM share their unique, collaborative approach to devising; encouraging students to experiment, innovate andcreate dynamic, physical and urgent theatre.

For WACE drama students - FULLY BOOKED
Wed 27 Feb 4–6pm
With Mission Drift cast members Libby King and Brian Hastert.

WHERE Rehearsal Room 2, Level 1, State Theatre Centre of WA
* Free (Booking essential, limited spaces available)

For Teacher/Artist 
Fri 22 Feb 5–7pm
With Mission Drift Director Rachel Chavkin.

WHERE Hackett Hall, Muesum of Western Australia,Trains to Subiaco depart Perth Station (Platform 5) every 30min.
* Free (Booking essential, limited spaces available)

A History of Everything

A HISTORY OF EVERYTHING

Inspired by Darwin and Dawkins on the theory of evolution, by cosmology and the infinite beauty of the physical world, this story about the universe and humanity is humbling yet celebratory, making you treasure your place in the vast astronomical history of everything. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Tue 19 Feb, post-show (Perth), Sun 24 Feb, post-show (Albany)

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Drama, History and General Capabilities
WHERE
Studio Underground , State Theatre Centre of WA
WHEN
Fri 15, Sun 17, Tue 19–Fri 22 Feb 7.30pm,1hr 30min no interval, Captioned Sun 17 Feb
Please note latecomers will not be admitted
Price
$15.50 

School Booking Information

La Cucina dell'Arte

LA CUCINA DELL'ARTE

Lose yourself in the nostalgic romance of the spectacular vintage big-top tent where the charm of the extraordinary Ronaldo family’s six generations of circus tradition come to life all around you. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Wed 13 Feb, post-show

AGES 12+
CURRICULUM LINKS Drama, Dance and General Capabilities
WHEN Sun 10, Tue 12–Fri 15 Feb, Sun 17, Tue 19–Fri 22 Feb and Sun 24 Feb 7.30pm 1hr 10min no interval
WHERE Russell Square, Northbridge
PRICE $15.50

School Booking Information

Invisible Atom

INVISIBLE ATOM

Atom is a bright, up-and-coming stockbroker with a gorgeous girlfriend and a beautiful new baby. A real success story.. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS Drama, English and General Capabilities
WHEN Denmark Civic Centre - Thur 28 Feb 8pm |  Albany Town Hall - Sat 2 Mar, 8pm
PRICE TBA

School Booking Information

Duck, Death and the Tulip

DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP

A theatrical investigation of life and friendship that offers a thoughtful, tender and intriguing perspective on a sensitive subject not often explored in children’s theatre. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 5+
CURRICULUM LINKS 
Drama, Music, English and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Fri 8 and Fri 15 Feb 6pm, Sat 9 and Sat 16 Feb 2pm and 6pm, Tue 12–Thur 14 Feb 10.30am and 6pm
AUSLAN Performance 
Sat 9 Feb 2pm
50min no interval
WHERE 
Subiaco Arts Centre
PRICE 
$19.45

 School Booking Information

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The Truth 25 Times a Second

THE TRUTH 25 TIMES A SECOND

Classical ballet and contemporary dance are fused with modern art and architecture to create a visually stunning work for the here and now that pushes the limits of human movement. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Sun 10 Feb, post-show

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS 
Dance, Visual Arts, Languages and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Fri 8, Sun 10 and Mon 11 Feb 8pm, 75min no interval
Please note latecomers will not be admitted
WHERE
 Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA
PRICE
 $15.50 ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED

School Booking Information

3G (Trois Generations)

3G (TROIS GENERATIONS)

This seminal work places the cycle of life centre-stage and magnifies its beauty as a single dance score is interpreted in different ways by three generations of dancers. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Fri 1 March, post-show

AGES 7+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Dance and General Capabilities
WHEN
Thur 28 Feb–Sat 2 March 7.30pm,Sat 2 March 1.30 and 7.30pm, approx. 80min no interval
WHERE
Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

Clouds

CLOUDS

Unexpected at every turn, take a mesmerising journey as clouds transform into sheep, dancers perform captivating routines and giant green apples fall from magical trees. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Sun 17 Feb, post-show

AGES 4+
WHEN
Thur 14 and Fri 15 Feb 7.30pm, Sat 16 and Sun 17 Feb 1.30 and 7.30pm
50 min no interval. Please note latecomers will not be admitted
WHERE
Regal Theatre
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP: IMAGINATIONS LET LOOSE!

Children take a magical adventure through the enthralling world of transformation and movement, guided by their imagination and performers from Aracaladanza.

AGES 4 and 5 
WHEN Sat 16 Feb 10.30–11.30am

AGES 6 and 7 
WHEN Sun 17 Feb 10.30–11.30am

WHERE Hackett Hall, Muesum of Western Australia,Trains to Subiaco depart Perth Station (Platform 5) every 30min.
* Free (Booking essential, limited spaces available)

Shiva Shakti

SHIVA SHAKTI

Traditional and contemporary Indian dance unite in a production of astounding beauty and incredible human skill from the visionary and internationally acclaimed Daksha Sheth Dance Company with stunning aerial work set to powerful live music. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Thur 28 Feb, post-show

CURRICULUM LINKS Dance, Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities
WHEN
Tue 26–Thur 28 Feb 7.30pm, 90min including interval
WHERE
Regal Theatre
PRICE
$15.50 SELLING FAST

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : DANCE WITH DAKSHA SHETH

Daksha Sheth, founder of the Daksha Sheth Dance Company, is a pioneer of contemporary Indian dance. Daksha, accompanied bylive musicians, leads students through their own exploration of Disha – an amazing fusion of classical Kathak dance and traditional martial arts, Kalaripayattu, Chhau.

AGES 13+
WHEN Thur 28 Feb, 2.30–4.30pm 4 SPACES LEFT
WHERE Hackett Hall, Muesum of Western Australia, Trains to Subiaco depart Perth Station (Platform 5) every 30min
* Free (Booking essential, limited spaces available)

Ballet at the Quarry

BALLET AT THE QUARRY

West Australian Ballet presents the 20th anniversary of Ballet at the Quarry with two world premieres. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 14+
CURRICULUM LINKS 
Dance and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Tue 12 and Tue 19 Feb 8pm
Gates open 6.30pm
WHERE 
The Quarry Amphitheatre, City Beach
PRICE 
$15.50

School Booking Information

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Philip Glass Complete Piano Etudes

PHILIP GLASS COMPLETE PIANO ETUDES

Experience the fascinating evolution of Glass’ compositions, and playing style, on stage in this world premiere of all 20 Etudes – the final three commissioned by Perth Festival. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Music, Drama and General Capabilities
WHEN
Sat 16 Feb 7.30pm, approx. 2hr 30min no interval
WHERE
Perth Concert Hall
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : SALLY WHITWELL

Join ARIA award-winning pianist, composer and educator, Sally Whitwell, to explore the beauty and danger of the Western Australian coastline through music, voice and theatre. See Sally Whitwell perform part of theComplete Piano Etudes in Perth (Sat 16 Feb) or attend her solo concert in the Great Southern (Wed 13 Feb). More Information

AGES 12–16
WHERE The Wardle Room, Perth Concert Hall
WHEN Fri 15 Feb 10am–1pm

WHERE Albany Entertainment Centre
WHEN Tue 12 Feb 10am–1pm

* Free

Karin Schaupp and Pavel Steidl

KARIN SCHAUPP AND PAVEL STEIDL

Two of the world’s finest guitarists present a concert of stories and music that celebrates the history of the guitar itself. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 13+
CURRICULUM LINKS Music and General Capabilities
WHEN Thur 21 Feb 7.30pm, 2hr including interval
WHERE Perth Concert Hall
PRICE $15.50

School Booking Information

WORKSHOP : GUITAR MASTERS AT WORK

World-renowned musicians, Karin Schaupp and Pavel Steidl demonstrate the magic of guitar in a masterclass with local guitarists; take part as they discuss this beautiful instrument. Schools must register to attend with schools@perthfestival.com.au.

AGES 13+
WHERE The Wardle Room, Perth Concert Hall 
WHEN Wed 20 Feb 4–6pm

WHERE Albany Entertainment Centre
WHEN Tue 19 Feb 11am–1pm

* Free

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet

LAURIE ANDERSON AND KRONOS QUARTET

Two legendary forces in new music since the 1980s come together for the first time, bringing their unique brand of global eclecticism in a phenomenal evening of electrifying sound. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Music and General Capabilities
WHEN Wed 27 Feb 7.30pm
WHERE
Perth Concert Hall
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

Kronos Quartet

KRONOS QUARTET

From the cutting edge of music both new and old, Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet are the perfect acoustic trendsetters. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Thur 28 Feb, post-show

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Music and General Capabilities
WHEN
Thur 28 Feb 7.30pm, 2hr with interval
WHERE
Perth Concert Hall
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

Tenebrae et Lux (Darkness and Light)

TENEBRAE ET LUX (DARKNESS AND LIGHT)

In this extraordinary Perth Festival commission, Gesualdo’s evocative works are brought to life by the St George’s Cathedral Consort and a new light-based installation to create an immersive experience of unmatched power and beauty. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Mon 11 Feb, post-show and Tue 12 Feb, pre-show 7pm (Dolphin Theatre, UWA) 

AGES 13+
CURRICULUM LINKS
 Music, Visual Arts, Drama and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Mon 11 and Tue 12 Feb, Sun 17 and Mon 18 Feb 8pm, 50min no interval
WHERE 
Winthrop Hall, UWA
PRICE
 $15.50

School Booking Information

Bluebeard's Castle and The Wooden Prince Suite

BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE AND THE WOODEN PRINCE SUITE

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Western Australian Youth Orchestra to create an epic 115-piece ensemble in celebration of one of the leading spirits of revolutionary music in the 20th century. MORE INFORMATION

ARTIST TALK Sat 2 March, pre-show 6.30pm and post-show in the foyer

AGES 15+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Music and General Capabilities
WHEN
Sat 2 March 7.30pm
WHERE
Perth Concert Hall
PRICE
$15.50

School Booking Information

FREE OPEN REHEARSAL

Join our Classical Music Program Manager, and acclaimed conductor, Chris van Tuinen for a closer look.

WHEN Fri 1 March 9.30–11am

MASTERCLASS WITH LISA GASTEEN

World-renowned soloist Lisa Gasteen leads opera singers from WAAPA in a masterclass of selected arias. Schools must register to attend with schools@perthfestival.com.au

WHEN Wed 27 Feb 1–2.30pm
WHERE Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

* Free

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Of All The People In All The World

OF ALL THE PEOPLE IN ALL THE WORLD: TIME ZONE GMT +8 

As you enter you are handed a grain of rice. That grain of rice is you. There are a lot of other people there. Hundreds of millions. Each represented by a single grain of rice. In heaps and patterns and piles: all the people in our time zone GMT +8. 1.54 billion. 30 tonnes of rice. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 7–17
CURRICULUM LINKS Mathematics, Visual Arts, Economics, Civics and Citizenship, Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities
WHERE GPO, Forrest Place
WHEN
Sat 9 Feb–Sat 2 March 10am–6pm daily, except Sun 12–4pm, Fri 10am–8pm (Closed Mondays)
 * Free

WORKSHOP : GET INVOLVED

Members of Stan's Cafe take children and young people through a range of surprising and challenging activities inspired by their unique and thought-provoking installation – an insightful exploration of humanity.

AGES 7–17
WHEN Tue 12 Feb–Fri 1 March (Closed Sat–Mon) 10am–12pm or 1–3pm
WHERE GPO, Forrest Place
* Free (Booking essential) 

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Festival Welcome: Beginnings

FESTIVAL WELCOME: BEGINNINGS

Join us by the Swan River at dusk to welcome the 61st Perth International Arts Festival.
Drawing together voices and ideas from the earliest Noongar stories through to some of the world’s most celebrated writing, we invite you to revel in the creative beginnings that open so many possibilities. MORE INFORMATION

ALL AGES
WHERE Matilda Bay
WHEN
Fri 8 Feb, 6pm, approx. 45min
Please note that Hackett Drive will be closed. Limited parking isavailable at UWA and surrounds. Patrons are encouraged to consider public transport.
* Free

Lotterywest Festival Spectacular: BPM

LOTTERYWEST FESTIVAL SPECTACULAR: BPM

From the darkness, a clock ticks, bells toll and fireworks hypnotically dance across the night sky. The rhythm accelerates, rising to a magnificent spectacle of riotous sound and jaw‑dropping pyrotechnics, unleashing a burst of adrenalin. MORE INFORMATION

ALL AGES
WHERE
 Langley Park
WHEN Sat 9 Feb, 8pm, gates open 6.30pm
Paid Parking available east end of Langley Park
* Free

Tangle

TANGLE

A huge, colourful, messy, fun, elastic-weaving event created by children and their adults. It’s part visual arts installation, part performance, part playground, part dance party and all chaos. MORE INFORMATION

ALL AGES
CURRICULUM LINKS
Visual Arts and General Capabilities
WHEN
Thur 21–Sun 24 Feb 10am–12pm, 3–5pm
WHERE
Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge
 * Free


Perth Writers Festival Schools Day

PERTH WRITERS FESTIVAL SCHOOLS DAY

We welcome students of all ages to celebrate the wonder of words at the Perth Writers Festival precinct: the place to share yourpassion for reading, books, characters and stories. With a jam-packed program of sessions from world-renowned authors and illustrators, there’s something inspiring for every literacy level. MORE INFORMATION AND SESSION TIMES

WHEN Thur 21 Feb
WHERE 
Perth Writers Festival Precinct, UWA
MORNING PACKAGE 
$10.50
AFTERNOON PACKAGE 
$10.50
ALL-DAY PACKAGE 
$16.50

 School Booking Information

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Scattered Light

SCATTTERED LIGHT

In the lush surrounds of Kings Park, Jim Campbell’s remarkable work is, by day, an intriguing canopy of suspended white light bulbs, yet by night a three-dimensional screen projecting the bustling energy of city life. MORE INFORMATION

ALL AGES
CURRICULUM LINKS Visual Arts, Technologies and General Capabilities
WHEN Tue 7 Feb–Sat 2 March, available daily, lights on 7.30pm–midnight
WHERE Fraser Avenue, Kings Park, enter via Kings Park Road
* Free

My Name is Raj

MY NAME IS RAJ

A participatory installation that invites you to become part of the art, honouring the work of a Bollywood cinema pioneer. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 12+
CURRICULUM LINKS Visual Arts, Media,Technologies, Cross-curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities
WHEN Mon 18 Feb–Sat 2 March 12–7pm daily
WHERE Shopfront@central Central Institute of Technology, 149 Beaufort Street, Perth
* Free

Inside Running: The Sport of Art

INSIDE RUNNING: THE SPORT OF ART

Inside Running brings together artists whose obsession for sport has bled into their art. Their work, which includes video, sculpture and large scale installation, delves into Australia’s underlying obsession to play. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 10+
CURRICULUM LINKS Visual Arts, Health and Physical Education, Civics and Citizenship, and General Capabilities
WHEN Sat 2 Feb–Sun 7 April, 10am–5pm daily
WHERE Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle
* Free

Ross Manning: Volumes

ROSS MANNING: VOLUMES

Known for his dynamic kinetic light mobiles and installations, Manning employs everything from domestic fans, to glass prisms and LED lights to create incredible optical phenomena in playful and conceptually stimulating environments. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 13+
CURRICULUM LINKS Visual Arts, Technologies and General Capabilities
WHEN Sat 16 Feb−Sun 7 April, Tue−Sun, 11am−6pm
WHERE PICA, Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Perth
* Free

Grazia Toderi

GRAZIA TODERI

In her first solo exhibition in Australia, Grazia Toderi’s alluring digital visions are equally enthralling and unsettling as she suspends you between the wonder of city lights at night and a disarming sense of surveillance. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 12+
CURRICULUM LINKS
Visual Arts, Technologies and General Capabilities
WHEN
Tue 5 Feb–Sun 14 April, Mon–Fri 11am–5pm, Sat and Sun 12–4pm
WHERE
John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley
* Free

Words

WORDS

The Words project by Greyworld is an interactive experience that helps us ponder the preciousness of words, language and communication. Participants hold a box that lights up when their word is spoken into it and they journey with it encountering other words by fellow wanderers in a mysterious sonic environment. Soon they amass narratives or reflect upon the worth and weight of chosen words, before spilling their word out and extinguishing the light. Words can be shared with family or friends or enjoyed alone in the beautiful surrounds of the Sunken Gardens. MORE INFORMATION

AGES 12+
CURRICULUM LINKS 
Visual Arts, Technologies and General Capabilities
WHEN 
Fri 8 Feb–Sat 2 March, daily, approx. 15min
SESSION TIMES 
TBC
WHERE 
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA
Up to six people may enter the work at a time.Schools must book in advance throughLawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA.
* FREE

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No

NO

SPECIAL SCHOOL SCREENING

Director Pablo Larraín 115min, TBC In Spanish with English subtitles

Unfolding around Chile’s 1988 referendum on the Pinochet regime, and shot on period videotape, this engrossing political drama about the power of persuasion captures the fine line between commercialism and democracy.

MORE INFORMATION

WATCH THE TRAILER 

WORKSHOP

Join Film Festival Program Manager, Madeline Bates, for an in-depth discussion of the experimental style, cultural commentary and socio-political significance of this fascinating piece of Chilean cinema.

AGES 15+
WHEN Thur 7 March 9.30am–1.30pm
WHERE Cinema Paradiso, 164 James St Northbridge
PRICE $11.50 

School Booking Information

Caesar Must Die

CAESAR MUST DIE

SPECIAL SCHOOL SCREENING

Directors Vittorio and Paolo Taviani 76min, M In Italian and regional dialects with subtitles

Power. Freedom. Betrayal. The major themes of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar have particular resonance for former mafiosi in Rome’s Rebbibia maximum-security prison.

MORE INFORMATION

WATCH THE TRAILER

WORKSHOP

Gain a special insight into this innovative film, and its broader cultural and artistic significance, in conversation with a local WA filmmaker.

AGES 15+
WHEN Mon 11 March 9.30am–1.30pm
WHERE Cinema Paradiso, 164 James St Northbridge
PRICE $11.50

School Booking Information

Satellite Boy

SATELLITE BOY

Director Catriona Mckenzie  90min, TBC

A heartfelt story of a young boy’s triumphant spirit and a testament to the joy of family and belonging. MORE INFORMATION

Somerville 10–16 Dec, 8pm
Joondalup Pines 18–23 Dec, 8pm

School Booking Information

Sister

SISTER

Director Ursula Meier 97min, TBC In English and French with subtitles

Hustling tourists at a nearby ski resort to survive, 12-year-old Simon searches for a life beyond the margins in this emotionally resonant, bitter-sweet story of innocence lost.

MORE INFORMATION

WATCH THE TRAILER

Somerville 21–25, 27 Jan, 8pm
Joondalup Pines 29 Jan–3 Feb, 8pm

School Booking Information

Barbara

BARBARA

Director Christian Petzold 101min, M In German with subtitles

A haunting portrait of unexpected love and charity in the claustrophic confines of a surveillance state.

MORE INFORMATION

WATCH THE TRAILER

Somerville 28 Jan–3 Feb, 8pm
Joondalup Pines 5–10 Feb, 8pm

School Booking Information

I Wish

I WISH

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda 128min, PG In Japanese with subtitles

Two young brothers, separated by their parents’ divorce, embark on an epic yet whimsical journey to reunite.

MORE INFORMATION

WATCH THE TRAILER

Somerville 1–7 April, 7.30pm

School Booking Information

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