Canberra International Music Festival

4 May
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location informationArc and Theatrette
Event cost$60 / $55

The NFSA is proud to host the Canberra International Music Festival, presenting a range of unique music with stunning visual imagery.  

Playing at the NFSA this year is Eyes and Ears – stories of bravery and sacrifice that connect 2 vastly different visual and aural experiences.  

Inspired by the people and experiences of East Timor through the 1980s and 90s, Martin Wesley-Smith presents his remarkable audiovisual performance in Arc cinema.  

Complementing this performance is Alice Giles in the Theatrette recounting her journey to Antartica through imagery and a harp.


Arc Cinema: East Timor through the eyes and ears of Martin Wesley-Smith 

Martin Wesley-Smith:
Beta-Globin DNA  
Tekee Tokee Tomak      
Welcome to Hotel Turismo  
Artist: Ruben Palma
Note: all views expressed are those of the artist and not of the NFSA. 

Theatrette: Alice in Antarctica 

Joshua McHugh: Billions of Penguins 
Jim Cotter: On Not Dancing with Penguins 
Nigel Westlake: Beneath the Midnight Sun   
Mary Doumany: Ice
Martin Wesley-Smith: Aurora Wynnis 
Larry Sitsky: Fantasia nos. 16 & 17 
Carlos Salzedo: Whirlwind



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