Schumannszenen: A Celebration of Original Artwork and Piano Recital
Professor Ian Holtham celebrates twenty years as the Head of Keyboard at the University of Melbourne with a unique event featuring Schumann’s two famous and enchanting scenic cycles, Scenes of Childhood and Forest Scenes. The recital is supported and illuminated by outstanding artwork by VCA Director, Professor Jon Cattapan, and Director of the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Dr David Sequeira.
Image: Vapour Line, Jon Cattapan, (2016).
Professor Jon Cattapan, VCA Director
Dr David Sequeira, University of Melbourne
Dr David Sequeira
University of Melbourne
Working in a range of media, David Sequeira explores the languages and information of colour and geometry. A selfconfessed hoarder, Sequeira collects books, vases and plastic plates which all find their way into his practice. Curatorship —making connections between objects, places and spaces —is an important aspect of his art practice. In 2015, he curated the highly acclaimed exhibition *My Learned Object: Collections & Curiosities* for the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne. Containing over 2000 objects ranging from paintings to dead animals in formaldehyde. In 2016 David was appointed as Director of the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA.
Professor Ian Holtham, University of Melbourne