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This week we go regional, to Albury’s wonderful, new media rich MAMA and to a new work featuring Circa inspired by a Wollongong undergoing transformation. We guide you through the dance-led performance terrain of the 20th Biennale of Sydney, applaud musician Adam Simmons’ fusion of durational performance and research, query the high standing of Sue Brooks’ Looking for Grace, and feel the power of Romeo Castelluci’s Go Down, Moses in Ben Brooker’s report from the Adelaide Festival.
Can Malcolm Turnbull do a David Cameron and seize the upper and lower houses of Parliament, even if he has to conduct a double dissolution to pull it off? What he might not anticipate is the steadily accumulating anger of artists, many already cheated of their futures by the George Brandis funding heist and Mitch Fifield’s favouring, with the plunder, of a commercial business in the first Catalyst round. The first challenge of the year to this policy-free disgrace has come from ANU’s Sasha Grishin and, rightly, is directed at the Prime Minister. It’s just the beginning.

Virginia & Keith
MAMA   Director Jacqui Hemsley reveals to Ann-maree Ellis the local, national and international ambitions of the recently opened and highly wired Murray Art Museum Albury.
FINDING PERFORMANCE   Highlighting the central role of performance, dance especially, in the 20TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY, RealTime provides you with a guide and handy timetable.
LANDSCAPE WITH MONSTERS   Yaron Lifschitz and Keith Gallasch chat about Circa’s collaboration with Merrigong Theatre Company, a work that reflects the changing urban geography of Wollongong and presents director and performers with new challenges.
GO DOWN, MOSES   The sheer aesthetic power of Romeo Castellucci’s distinctive vision is deployed to question notions of freedom across the span of human existence, writes Ben Brooker.
LOOKING FOR GRACE  Katerina Sakkas is less than impressed with grating tonal gearshifts in Sue Brooks' much-lauded new feature film.
Ben Brooker sees a greater kinship between the trilogy and The Tudors than with A Game of Thrones, let alone anything by Shakespeare.
Tim Bruniges, DRONES, at
Galerie pompom,
PLUS Tim Bruniges & Michaela Davies performance, Wed 16 March, 6pm for Art Month's Art at Night, Chippendale & Redfern.

The Melbourne musician’s 100 performances with collaborators over a month confirm a sense of community and provide actual research data for its future.

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