Exhibition talks: Australian vernacular photography

    • 	Image: Fiona Hall Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia, October 1975 1975, gelatin silver photograph, 28.2 × 27.9 cm, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1987 © Fiona Hall
    • Short talks by artists and curators

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Exhibiting artists and curators discuss photographs in the exhibition and what it means to picture Australian people and places.

Second Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm
12 February - 14 May 2014

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery

Related exhibition: Australian vernacular photography

Related galleries: Photography gallery

Image: Fiona Hall Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia, October 1975 1975, gelatin silver photograph, 28.2 × 27.9 cm, Hallmark Cards Australian Photography Collection Fund 1987 © Fiona Hall

    • Gerrit Fokkema, artist

      Free

      Wednesday 12 February 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Gerrit joins us to speak about his works in the exhibition, Woman hosing, Canberra (1979) and Blacktown man (1983), and the role that the unique Australian light plays within his practice.

    • Anne Zahalka, artist

      Free

      Wednesday 12 March 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Anne joins us to speak about her work in the exhibition, The girls #2, Cronulla beach (2007) from her series Scenes from the Shire, and to consider the importance of history and place within her practice.

    • Isobel Parker Philip, writer and photographer

      Free

      Wednesday 9 April 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Isobel was interning in the photography department of the Art Gallery of NSW during the development of this exhibition. She will discuss the thematic premise of the exhibition and analyse key works on display.

    • Eleanor Weber, assistant curator

      Free

      Wednesday 14 May 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Eleanor is assistant curator, photographs at the Art Gallery of NSW. She will discuss the selection of photographs in the exhibition and how they trace the development of a particularly Australian photographic vision.