Event The Museum of Accidents
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Venue The Performance Space, Redfern, NSW
First Date 26 September 1991
Opening Date 26 September 1991
Last Date 13 October 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Open City's new work, The Museum of Accidents, invited the audience on a misguided tour through their museum of the future, which featured human exhibits, accident relics and reenactments and curious creations of art and technology. Through speech acts, spectacle and speculation, The Museum of Accidents challenged the received wisdom and the museums of science and technology that 'forget' accidents.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Performance
Related Events
  • Is part of Taken by Speed , The Performance Space, Redfern, NSW, 6 October 1991, Taken by Speed is presented as a public program as part of The Museum of Accidents
Name Function Notes
Jonathan Mills Composer
Simon Wise Lighting Designer
Virginia Baxter Performer
Keith Gallasch Performer
Tony MacGregor Performer
Simon Wise Production Manager
Christa Hughes Singer
Jason Christopher Various Sculptor
Nigel Helyer Various Sculptor
Sue Pedley Various Sculptor
Ari Purhonen Various Sculptor
Virginia Madsen Video Designer
Andrew Rolfe Video Designer
Virginia Baxter Writer
Keith Gallasch Writer
Tony MacGregor Writer
Virginia Madsen Writer
Greg McKee Industrial Designer
Further Information Various = Sculptors.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record October 1991
Event Identifier 73616