Watch this haunting free performance tomorrow between the new NGV exhibition

ANAM musicians have put together a performance around Ron Mueck’s memorable and confrontational work ‘Mass’.

Curated by Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) musician Lily Bryant, ANAM at NGV: Ron Mueck will comment on Ron Mueck’s installation Mass and the theme of death. The program includes everything from Debussy and Schubert to more contemporary pieces, with performers occasionally moving through the audience. Tomorrow, August 6 from 2 p.m., it will all go off in the NGV and admission is free!

What you need to know

  • Conceived and curated by artists from the Australian National Academy of Music, ANAM at NGV: Ron Mueck contains a program that responds to the theme of the installation, death
  • It will take place on August 6 in the NGV at 2 p.m.
  • Admission is free and reservation is not necessary

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Ron Mueck is an Australian sculptor known for his hyper-realistic sculptures that often refer to the human body. Constantly playing with scale, works are as captivating as they are captivating. Mass, which premiered at the NGV Triennial 2017, is now on display at the Ian Potter Center in Federation Square until January 15, 2023. Featuring the work comprising 100 large-scale resin skulls, the ANAM and NGV performance takes place in and around the memorable and confrontational installation.

ANAM at NGV: Ron Mueck is curated by Lily Bryant, the recent winner of the Australian Youth Classical Music Competition. It features performances by Lily Bryant (flute/curator), Clare Fox (clarinet), Matthew Garvie (keyboard), Reuben Johnson (keyboard), Alisya Rae (voice), Ethan McAlister (electric guitar), Rachael Kwa (violin), and Oliver . Russell (cello). The Australian National Academy of Music is committed to shaping the careers of Australia’s best emerging musicians and often hosts events in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia.

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