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	Image: Flacco (21 September)

The mad square celebrity events

Wednesday night talks and performances on themes in the exhibition


Image: Flacco (21 September)

Wednesdays 10 August – 2 November 2011, 6.30pm


Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court

Related exhibition: The mad square: modernity in German art 1910–37

Paul Capsis, singer and actor

In conversation with arts broadcaster Fenella Kernebone, on the art of cabaret


Wednesday 10 August 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Paul Grabowsky, pianist and composer

On the influence of German music


Wednesday 17 August 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Mark Tedeschi, senior crown prosecutor and photographer, in conversation with journalist Richard Ackland

“Too many f.stops”


Wednesday 24 August 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Bob Carr, former NSW premier

Weimar: experiment in democracy


Wednesday 31 August 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Wendy Sharpe, artist

On the influence of German Expressionism on her work, particularly in relation to her commission as an Official Artist to East Timor by The Australian War Memorial

Photo: Peter Jones


Wednesday 7 September 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Tom Wright, associate director, Sydney Theatre Company

On the influence of German theatre


Wednesday 14 September 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Flacco and composer Stu Hunter

“Who’s your Dada?”
Duchamp made the urinal – Now Flacco takes the piss.


Wednesday 21 September 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Robyn Archer, cabaret performer

A special performance


Wednesday 28 September 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

David Stratton, film critic

On the significance of German modernist cinema


Wednesday 5 October 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Dr Gerard Vaughan, director, National Gallery Victoria

On the significance of German modernist art


Wednesday 12 October 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Verushka Darling, cabaret performer

A special performance

Photo: Petez Imagez


Wednesday 19 October 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Frank Strobel, orchestral conductor

On conducting Fritz Lang’s Metropolis

Photo: Kai Bienert


Wednesday 26 October 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Elizabeth Farrelly, columnist and critic

Modern architecture: the seductive paradox


Wednesday 2 November 2011 6:30pm – 7pm