John Curtin Gallery

Seeking Basic Needs and Other Tales of Excess

JCG is proud to present the audio performance Seeking Basic Needs and Other Tales of Excess by Renée Newman in collaboration with sound designer Ben Collins.

The works invites participants to self-navigate the Curtin University grounds with a headphone set/audio device listening to personal stories of migration and patterns of human behaviour. The work is a reflective meditation on hope.

Bookings for individuals and small groups are not required. Headphone set/audio devices are available to borrow at the John Curtin Gallery Reception.  Tour takes approximately 55mins to 60mins. Last loan is at 3.00pm Monday to Friday, and 2.30pm on Sunday afternoon.

For larger groups of six or more people please book via or phone 9266 4155.

Seeking Basic Needs and Other Tales of Excess was developed and premiered by the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) as part of their contemporary performance model.
Photo: Aaron Webber.

Event starts
Thursday 28 March, 2019
Event Ends
Thursday 18 April, 2019
John Curtin Gallery
Venue Address
Building 200A

Western Australia, Bentley

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