Public Programme: Linie Line Linea: Contemporary Drawing / Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint


Exhibition Opening
6pm Friday 4 March
Adam Art Gallery
Join us for the opening of Linie Line Linea—Contemporary Drawing. The exhibition will be introduced by Head of Exhibitions and Curator of Modern Art at Kunstmuseum Bonn Dr Volker Adolphs and opened by German Ambassador HE Dr Anne-Marie Schleich.

Curator’s tour
11am Saturday 5 March
Adam Art Gallery
Join Volker Adolphs, Head of Exhibitions and Curator of Modern
Art at Kunstmuseum Bonn and curator of Linie Line Linea: Contemporary Drawing, for a tour of the exhibition.

Norman Mailer: The American (2010)
6pm Monday 14 March 
Adam Art Gallery
In preparation for the one-off screening of Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s film River of Fundament, which is based on Norman Mailer’s novel, Ancient Evenings, find out more about the author in this fascinating documentary by Joseph Mantegna.

Drawing and Performance
5pm Friday 18 March
Adam Art Gallery
Join Adam Art Gallery curator Stephen Cleland and art writer Anthony Byrt for a discussion about Matthew Barney’s DRAWING RESTRAINT performance series. This will be an opportunity to deepen knowledge of Barney’s work prior to the screening of the film River of Fundament.

Film event
River of Fundament, a film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler
6pm Saturday 19 March
Embassy Theatre
Book now for Adam Art Gallery’s headline event at the New Zealand Festival, the one-off screening of Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s epic 6-hour film, River of Fundament.
This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to see the culmination of seven-years’ work that brings together live performance, opera and film. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketek. Read more here.

Artist’s talk
2–4pm Saturday 2 April
Adam Art Gallery
Join visiting German artist Marc Brandenburg for an introduction to his work in the exhibition Linie Line Linea: Contemporary Drawing along with a discussion of his practice at large with the Adam Art Gallery’s Curator Stephen Cleland.

Roundtable Discussion
Talking Drawing
2–4pm Saturday 16 April
Adam Art Gallery
A moderated discussion with a range of practitioners known
for their drawing. This will provide an opportunity to consider
the role of drawing in today’s world.


Printable pdf of the Public Programme here.