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Piano Transplants

Piano Drowning

Annea Lockwood, curated by Lawrence English

SAT 11 JUNE 

1—4.15PM

TICKETS

Free
  • 10-15 minute performances with breaks
A piano slowly submerged sings its final song.

New Zealand composer Annea Lockwood Piano Transplants series sees radical interventions with Western music’s most iconic instrument. The works speak to the transformation of objects, matter, energy and art.

Lockwood’s Piano Transplants are seminal sound works that expand the art of composition’s edges to include the chaotic addition of natural forces. At sites across Melbourne, three of Lockwood’s TransplantsPiano Burning, Piano Drowning and Piano Garden will see the grand instrument overwhelmed by plants, submerged by water and consumed by fire.

Session Details

SAT 11 JUNE 

1—4.15PM

WILLIAMSTOWN BOTANIC GARDENS
PERFORMANCE TIMES
On the hour, for approximately 15 minutes
  • 1—1.15PM
  • 2—2.15PM
  • 3—3.15PM
    - 4—4.15PM

Credits

IMAGES:

PIANO DROWNING BY ANNEA LOCKWOOD, 1972. PHOTO: RICHARD CURTAIN

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