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All I Have Are Dreams of You – Claudia Nicholson 20170401 20170331
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Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

All I Have Are Dreams of You – Claudia Nicholson

THE NATIONAL: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART 2017

All I Have Are Dreams of You – Claudia Nicholson

Claudia Nicholson creates an alfombra de aserrín as a memorial to the Latina pop star Selena Quintanilla, whose dedicated community of fans were mobilised by grief following her murder in 1995. A day after Selena Day (31 March), Nicholson’s memorial will be animated by a tribute performance that will feature a performance of Selena’s hit songs by Amanecer, an Andean folklore group of six teenage musicians who share a passion for music with Latin roots. Latin American community dance group Azahares de Salsa perform over the alfombra de aserrín, echoing the ceremonial rituals that take place in Guatemala during Semana Santa, Holy Week. And Koco Carey – a Sydney-based queer performer – delivers an impersonation of Selena Quintanilla.

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A major exhibition partnership between three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions, The National: New Australian Art is a six-year initiative presenting the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art over three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021. MORE

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Image: Claudia Nicholson, Lost Without You 2016, (Alfombra de aserrín) Sawdust and Glitter, image credit: Lucy Parakhina. This project was made at Turnbull Family Funerals in Hobart for the Funeral Parlour Party that was held as part of MONA’s Dark Mofo festival.

1 APR 2017

1 APR 2017 4:30PM

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