Smokestack Piano by Ken Unsworth
Dates: 29 April to 22 May 2016
Presented by Canberra International Music Festival and Canberra Glassworks
One of Australia’s most iconic artists, Ken Unsworth is represented in Australia’s major collections. His ongoing obsession with pianos, stones and large scale theatrical installations has earned him a place on the international stage.
Ken’s latest work – a grand piano featuring large glass and lighting elements, made at Canberra Glassworks – will be showcased during intimate performances by pianists (including Jacob Abela and Roland Peelman) as part of the Canberra International Music Festival as follows:
- Friday 29 April 6.30pm and 7.00pm
- Saturday 30 April 3pm, 3.30pm, 5pm, 5.30pm
- Sunday 1 May 3.pm, 3.30pm, 5pm, 5.30pm
- Friday 6 May 6.30pm, 7pm
- Saturday 7 May 10am, 10.30am, 4.30pm, 5pm
- Sunday 8 May 10am, 10.30am, 4.30pm and 5pm
The Smokestack Piano will be accompanied by a display of work featuring the highly skilled artists commissioned by Ken Unsworth. They include Tom Rowney, Matthew Curtis, Brian Corr, Harriet Schwarzrock, Annette Blair, Scott Chaseling and John White.
These works will be on display from 29 April to 22 May 2016.