The Con­ver­sa­tion Hour: Artist Can­dice Bre­itz renames NGV exhib­it Wil­son Must Go’

Steve Martin
ABC Radio Melbourne, 14 December 2017
Steve Mar­tin is fill­ing in for Jon Faine. His co-host is Dr Helen Szoke, the Chief Exec­u­tive of Oxfam Aus­tralia. Helen was the Fed­er­al Race Dis­crim­i­na­tion Com­mis­sion­er, and Vic­to­ri­an Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty and Human Rights Com­mis­sion­er. She recent­ly returned from vis­it­ing Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar (Bangladesh, where they have fled from Myan­mar). … Their first guest is singer Kylie Auld­ist (The Bam­boos, Cookin’ On 3 Burn­ers, solo). You can catch her tonight at the Car­a­van Music Club with Stephen Cum­mings & Jon Von Goes, on Fri­day lunchtime at Base­ment Discs (Block Arcade), this Sat­ur­day (16thDecem­ber 2017) at Belleville (Globe Alley, off Lit­tle Bourke Street), on New Year’s Eve in Fed­er­a­tion Square, and on Sat­ur­day 20th Jan 2018 at the Mel­bourne Recital Cen­tre (Rock a Bye Baby). Then they are joined by Can­dice Bre­itz and Brodie Neill, who both have pieces in the NGV Tri­en­ni­al exhi­bi­tion. Can­dice is a Berlin based South African artist, and her work is the video instil­la­tion Love Sto­ry (fea­tur­ing Julianne Moore & Alec Bald­win), which she has renamed Wil­son Must Go in protest at the secu­ri­ty fir­m’s work at the Manus Island and Nau­ru asy­lum seek­er deten­tion cen­tres. Wil­son pro­vides secu­ri­ty for the NGV. Brodie is a Lon­don based Tas­man­ian design­er and his work is the table Gyro (fea­tur­ing frag­ments of ocean plas­tic waste). The NGV Tri­en­ni­al, with work by more than 100 artists and design­ers from 32 coun­tries, is on at NGV Inter­na­tion­al (St Kil­da Rd) from Fri­day (15th Decem­ber 2017) to April 2018
Dura­tion: 1hr 
Broad­cast: Thu 14 Dec 2017, 11:00am
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