MCA ARTBAR curated by Emma Price

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces artist Emma Price as guest curator of next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 22 February 2013.

Art Exhibition previously on at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in The Rocks precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Friday 22 February 2013 to Friday 22 February 2013

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Published by M.C.A. on Tuesday 19 February 2013.
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This ARTBAR is for lovers Emma Price (The Kingpins) presents a night of heavy petting for music, museum and art lovers alike. Roving performance, video installations and random acts of desire turn the MCA into a temple of love.

Scott Redford, The Kingpins, and Sam Doctor explore the rituals of sex and space while David McDiarmid, Liz Ham, Richard Goodwin, Doctor Lisa Cooper and Daniel Mudie Cunningham flirt with themes of intimacy and desire.

Visitors can expect passionate perfOfl11ances by Betty Grumble, Sarah Coconis, Kieran Bryant, Beth Dillon and Nick Fox, plus a two-part love story lecture presented by Craig Judd; a make out, make up or break up live set by concrete jungle beat queens TWINCEST, La Mancha Negra’s Tsunami swamp heartbreak blues and Punk F*ck love by Glory Hole; eternal honeymooners, heavy metal serenades, flesh and thorns and clown-on-punk live action as Stephen Allkins spins four hours of heart-stopping beats.

And there’s a kissing booth.

Come and see that there IS such a thing as love at first sight.

It is art but not as you know it.
$201$15 MCA Members and Concessions in advance (booking fees apply)
$25 at the door (subject to availability)
Over 80s only.

Friday 22 February, 7:00-11:00 pm

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Born in Sydney in 1975, Emma Price is a performance artist who completed her Masters of Fine Arts in
sculpture, performance and installation in 2008 a1 Sydney’s College of Fine Art. Forming one quarter of MCA Collection artists The Kingpins, Price explores issues of gender, identity, pop culture and commercialisation through her performative practice. Price is a lecturer at COFA and is represented by Neon Pare, Melbourne.