C14 Buster Keaton Alive!

  • Sunday, 5 May 2024

    2:30 pm

  • National Film and Sound Archive

    McCoy Cct, Acton ACT 2601

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Two classic and hilarious moments of the 1920s silent movie culture brought into vivid new light by one of Australia’s most remarkable expat musicians, Ashley Hribar. With Ashley’s fingers at the keyboard, Buster Keaton’s trademark deadpan has lost none of its punch, even after one hundred years.


Buster Keaton: Sherlock Jr (1924) and Cops (1922), accompanied live at the piano by Ashley Hribar (photo Yoshi Toscani)

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Artist Ashley Hribar, piano


Ashley Hribar is an Australian born pianist-composer-curator with a deep interest in contemporary aesthetics. Hailed as “a brilliant pianist and exceptional artist” (Heilbronner Stimme Stuttgart), Ashley’s projects embrace multimedia, world music, cross-disciplinary art forms and traditional genres. His compositions may be described as ‘poly-stylistic collages’ often employing extended performance techniques, voice and electronics.

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