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Collection - During Visit


Nick Cave once said “ I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.” Look around the exhibition for items he has donated to the collection. Take a note of these. Why do you think he would have donated objects to a collection such as this?


What can you hear while you’re in the exhibition? Listen to everything you can and take notes. What different styles of music can you hear? Can you identify the periods of time the songs are from.


What kind of items actually make up the exhibition? Make a list of the different types. How do these compare and reflect the Australian music industry? What are the specified themes of the exhibition? Think of things you or your family or friends collect and how you would put them on display.


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