When:March - April 2018
Alongside Another Day in Paradise, TAC is developing a suite of public programs that invite the community to explore the challenging themes and questions emerging from this exhibition. Many groups and organisations, including schools, other education institutions and community groups, will respond creatively to Myuran Sukumaran’s paintings and his story, culminating in a series of events, exhibitions, performances and creative competitions.
Highlights will include:
|2 March – 29 April||No Place Like Home – A preview of new works by trailblazing stencil artist, Luke Cornish (ELK).|
|3 March||The Human Condition Death Cafe – An open discussion about death with no agenda or objectives…but with afternoon tea.|
|17 March||A Vigil for the Moon – A showcase of music and dance by young performers, acknowledging loss, celebrating transformation and sharing hope.|
|22 March||Just Punishment – A screening of Canberra filmmaker Kim Beamish’s documentary on the trial and execution of Van Nguyen.|
|24 March||Penalties and Purpose – A panel discussion about the purpose of incarceration, other punishments, and their impact and aftermath.|
|5 April||Literary Lounge: Reporting on Trauma – An in conversation event with social justice journalist Ginger Gorman, facilitated by Karen Middleton.|
|5 & 7 April||Skin and Bone – Senior drama students from Orana Steiner School will perform their dramatic response to Another Day in Paradise in the gallery, in conversation with the artworks.|
|7 April||The Human Condition Death Cafe – An open discussion about death with no agenda or objectives…but with afternoon tea.|
|14 April||Poems for the human condition – Poetry reading in the gallery focussed on the stories of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, and themes of compassion, forgiveness and redemption.|
|17 April||Myuran Sukumaran’s Birthday – the gallery will be open for extended hours and a special event.|
|29 April||The Final Hours – the Centre will be open from 7:00am for a creative vigil featuring visual artists, musicians, poets and filmmakers, followed by workshops, talks and a screening of the film GUILTY.|
- Word Portraits Youth Writing Competition – A competition for young writers to create a self-portrait in words.
- My Human Condition Art Prize – A competition for young artists to create a self-portrait in their preferred medium.
If you would like to find out how you or your group or organisation can get involved, contact Jacqui Malins at firstname.lastname@example.org.