2016 House Programs Cultural Collisions - Page 22

Kindly Supported by Norman and Meryll Wodetzki WHERE Grainger Museum 13 Royal Parade University of Melbourne WHEN M T W T F S S 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 TIMES Tue-Fri Sat & Sun Sat 15 10am – 4pm 12-4pm 12-9pm From the democratisation of art to the promotion of non-western musical traditions, Grainger’s ideas made him an outsider in his age. But it didn’t stop there: a vegetarian and extreme fitness junkie, designer of multi-coloured costumes and supporter of ‘sexual outsiders’, it’s no wonder that it took so long for the rest of the world to begin to get a handle on the composer. CREDITS Curatorial Team Brian Allison, Astrid Krautschneider, Clare Williamson Let the University of Melbourne’s Grainger Museum lead you on a journey through the life and works of one of music’s most idiosyncratic geniuses, and compare your own time and place with his. PERCY GRAINGER: THE ACCIDENTAL FUTURIST Image: Grainger and synthesizer. Courtesy of the Grainger Museum collection. 23