Cinema Session - Kusama: Infinity

Wed 19 May 2021
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Cost
$10
Accessible
05/19/2021 6:00pm 05/19/2021 8:30pm Cinema Session - Kusama: Infinity Join us for a screening of ‘Kusama: Infinity’, a documentary film about the life of internationally renowned artist Yayoi Kusama, introduced by guest speaker Kate Ryan (Curator, NGV). For decades, the artist’s work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from her peers and those in power in the art world. Kusama experienced the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family, sexism, racism and mental illness. In spite of it all, Kusama has created a legacy of artwork that spans the disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry, and novels.  Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase at the Arts Bar. Bookings required.   , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Join us for a screening of ‘Kusama: Infinity’, a documentary film about the life of internationally renowned artist Yayoi Kusama, introduced by guest speaker Kate Ryan (Curator, NGV).

For decades, the artist’s work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from her peers and those in power in the art world. Kusama experienced the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family, sexism, racism and mental illness. In spite of it all, Kusama has created a legacy of artwork that spans the disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry, and novels. 

Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase at the Arts Bar.

Bookings required.
 

Contact
Boroondara Arts
Category
Visual Arts
Film and cinema
Talks & interest groups