Exhibition talks: Joy before the object

    • 	Image: Francesca Woodman, from the Eel series, Rome 1977-78 © Estate of Francesca Woodman
    • Short talks by artists, art historians and curators

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Exhibiting artists, an art historian and the exhibition assistant curator discuss photographs in the exhibition and the role and nature of object photography.

Various Wednesdays, 5.30pm
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Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery

Related exhibition: Joy before the object

Related galleries: Photography gallery

Image: Francesca Woodman, from the Eel series, Rome 1977-78 © Estate of Francesca Woodman

    • Emma White, artist

      Free

      Wednesday 9 October 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Emma joins us to speak about the imaginary pictorial space she has created in her exhibited work Still life with objects (2011) and about her practice more generally, highlighting the interplay between photography and sculpture.

      Related exhibition: Joy before the object

    • Robyn Stacey, artist

      Free

      Wednesday 13 November 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Photographer Robyn Stacey will talk about the processes and ideas embedded in her work Walnuts (2009) included this exhibition. Robyn will explain how her work draws our attention to practices of museology, particularly the categorising and photographing of artefacts.

      Related exhibition: Joy before the object

    • Eleanor Weber, assistant curator

      Free

      Wednesday 27 November 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Eleanor is assistant curator, photographs at the Art Gallery of NSW. She graduated from The University of Sydney in 2012 with honours, and her writing has appeared in Art Monthly Australia, frieze, Column and un Magazine among other publications. Eleanor will discuss the selection and display of photographs in the exhibition from a curatorial perspective.

      Related exhibition: Joy before the object

    • Catherine Rogers, artist

      Free

      Wednesday 11 December 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Exhibiting artist Catherine Rogers will speak about her works from the series The culture of the table (2007) and their relationship to the still life tradition in photography and art.

      Related exhibition: Joy before the object

    • Jaime Tsai, art historian

      Free

      Wednesday 8 January 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Jaime is an art historian currently working at the National Art School and at the College of Fine Arts. Drawing on her expertise in surrealism, Jaime will take us on a walkthrough of the exhibition, discussing the ways in which the object has been invested or divested of meaning through photographic representation.

      Related exhibition: Joy before the object