David Malouf celebrates his 80th birthday
This is a big year for David Malouf – his 80th birthday, the release of his new book of poetry Earth Hour and a new book of essays and other writing entitled A First Place!
Here at the Museum an entire exhibition will be dedicated to this Brisbane treasure with David Malouf and friends, opening Friday 16 May. 5 contemporary artists will create new artworks inspired by Malouf’s work and he in turn will respond to their creations. With a substantial program of accompanying events, including appearances from David Malouf himself, the exhibition promises to be truly fitting celebration. Stay tuned for more details.
“On the eve of his 80th birthday, Brisbane’s greatest literary icon reflects on the city that shaped him. Phil Brown catches up with David Malouf.” Brisbane News, March 5-11, 2014